Restaurants call out Danish diners’ behaviour

Copenhagen restaurants are seeing high rates of no-show reservations, according to the hospitality trade association Horesta. Several sector workers argue that no-shows should pay a cash penalty.

Restaurants are struggling to plan their stock orders, staff shifts and service flow because so many bookings are not showing up. Photo: Raoul Croes/Unsplash

Empty tables, and too many or too few people arriving for reservations. Danish restaurants struggle every day with no-shows – guests who never arrive for their bookings, often having reserved tables at several restaurants, and attended one without cancelling the others. “Danes have a relaxed approach when they go out to eat. They want to […]

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