As you walk into the main hall, the church décor has been replaced by bright painted walls, long tables and soft furniture.
This is where the communal dining takes place every day, costing only DKK 50 per person from Sunday to Thursday and DKK 100 for two courses on Friday and Saturday. For those with young children – those under 3 eat for free.
“The main thing is for people to meet, that’s what we want to do. And it has to be accessible economically for everyone else. So you don’t have to buy anything in Absalon – you can just come here and sit”, added Vejvad.