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Cyrano

This small Provençal restaurant has a cozy and intimate atmosphere with outdoor seating in the summer. The menu is classically French, but it is the pizza (with chèvre, Parma ham or pesto) that people come here for in droves! The place is not very large and soon becomes overcrowded as no reservations are accepted, but it is worth the wait.
Sjöbaren

Sjöbaren

A cosy and modern fish and seafood restaurant with both à la carte menu and composed menus. During the summer, the terrace in the back yard also serves as a dining area.
Bon

Bon

Paris in Gothenburg? Absolutely! Step into this popular French bistro and enjoy a good menu selection. Why not start with oysters and champagne? With an impressive international wine list, the affordable prices and a charming atmosphere makes this restaurant well worth the visit.
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Hello Monkey

Feeling like something exotic? Hello Monkey has two restaurants with two different menus, and both of them are very popular. At Magasinsgatan in the city centre, the focus is on Australian, Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese cuisine. Their Dim Sum is widely famous. At their newest restaurant at Linnégatan the food is influenced by Korea, Maylasia and Japan.
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Moon Thai Kitchen

Decorated with brightly colored lamps and booths made of bamboo sticks, the inside of this restaurant makes you feel like you have traveled to Thailand. The menu is sorted into price categories, cheap, not so cheap and a bit expensive and prices are given in both Swedish Kronor and Thai Baht.
Golden Days

Golden Days

Golden Days is a traditional English restaurant located in the city of Gothenburg featuring classic Swedish dishes. Golden Days offers a lunch buffet Monday–Friday, an à la carte menu, Sunday menu and a Swedish Christmas table. Able to accommodate 250 guests, the bar carries over 100 kinds of beer and more than 300 kinds of whiskey. Golden Days has its own beer and whiskey club with regular tasting sessions. Golden Days are members of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Golfkrogen Hovås

Golfkrogen Hovås

Golfkrogen in beautiful Hovås by the sea is a popular restaurant and party venue with a great reputation for fine dining. Offering a bar menu, business lunch menu and an á la carte menu, private functions and catering are available from this fully licensed restaurant. Whether dining outdoors or indoors, the light and airy facilities make a wonderful backdrop to lunch and dinner parties, and occasions by special arrangement. The venue houses a dance floor for weddings, and offers full catering including staff and dishware. Enjoy a great dinner or just relax in the lounge bar for a drink and maybe something easy from the bar menu. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Incontro

Incontro

Incontro, the Italian restaurant and bar located in the Gothia Towers hotel, is an international meeting place with a fantastic environment for mingling. Incontro offers lunch, Sunday brunch and an à la carte menu. On Fridays Incontro hosts a popular after-work event. During the summer, you can sit outside on Incontro's own piazza. Enjoy live music in the piano bar Wednesday through Saturday.
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Kajskjul 8

Seafood is best enjoyed by the water, which makes Kajskjul 8 the perfect restaurant with its' 70 metre long outdoor dining area located in the harbour between The Göteborg Opera and the casino. The former 19th century warehouse has been transformed into a summer bistro, show restaurant and event area.
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Enoteca del Signore

Enoteca del Signore serve the very best of Italy. Enjoy their appetizers or a traditional Italian four-course dinner accompanied by a selection of wines. In the summer you can enjoy the sun from their outdoors dining area.
La Cucina Italiana

La Cucina Italiana

Enjoy modern, Italian gastronomy from two generations, Pietro and Alessio Fioriniello presenting true Italian classics with a twist. The menu offers exciting combinations of dishes from all over Italy – from large cities to quaint villages.
Barabicu

Barabicu

Barabicu is located just steps away from the famous fish market hall Feskekôrka and has become a Gothenburg favorite. The restaurants' concept is Pan-American grill with a focus on seafood, fish and meat, cooked over an open fire. Barabicu has a popular cocktail bar and a wonderful outdoor terrace located along the canal.
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Berzelius Bar & Matsal

You will find this Swedish brasserie in the city centre of Gothenburg, close to the Swedish Exhibition Centre, Liseberg amusement park and the main street Avenyn. Enjoy over 20 different wines by the glass and try over 30 different types of beers. The menu offers well-known classic dishes as well as popular tapas with typical Swedish flavours
Avalon Restaurang & Bar

Avalon Restaurang & Bar

Avalon Restaurang & Bar is situated in the heart of Gothenburg, offering a high-quality, international selection of food from simple meals to extraordinary tasting menus. Their cocktail bar is out of the ordinary, and on the rooftop you will find a terrace with a swimming pool that can be rented for private functions. During the summer season you can enjoy their wonderful Sky Bar. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Cabaret Lorensberg

Cabaret Lorensberg

Cabaret Lorensberg invites you to a spectacular evening with music, dance, humour, magic and a first class dinner. Sit back and be entertained in one of the city's most popular show restaurants. After the show, the restaurant turns into a night club. As Gothenburg's most distinguished show bar, enjoy food, drink, and world-class entertainment in the same venue where stars such as Git Gay, Karl Gerhard, and Povel Ramel have trod the boards. You are invited to the very best modern variety show with spellbinding show numbers mixed with hilarious sketches and captivating music. You will be surprised, elated, enthralled, and above all, entertained. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Casino Cosmopol Grill

Casino Cosmopol Grill

Casino Cosmopol Grill is the perfect meeting place. The restaurant on the first floor has a lovely view overlooking the harbour. Here you will enjoy well-prepared dishes straight from the barbecue. There is always something happening on the stage; jazz, dance, music, quiz night or a magic show.
Danilo Restaurang Bar & Café

Danilo Restaurang Bar & Café

Danilo Restaurang Bar & Café is located at the cinema complex Filmstaden Bergakungen, close to Gothenburg's sports arenas and concert venues.Enjoy a repertoire of flavors from Italian, American or Asian cuisines in a great atmosphere.
Ett

Ett

The restaurant Ett is situated in the middle of the main street Kungsportsavenyn. The menu has been created with a strong focus on the quality of the ingredients. In the wine bar you can enjoy fine wine, aged cheese and cold cuts of meat. Right next to the kitchen is the chef’s table, where the chefs offer their favorites of the day. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Familjen

Familjen

Restaurant Familjen is a modern brasserie with a clearly west coast influence. The atmosphere is very friendly and the ambition in the kitchen is on a really high level. Familjen serves a 3 course dinner every night based on the best ingredients from the western part of Sweden. Small tapas sized courses based on the classic Swedish cuisine are also served. You do not need a large budget for visiting Familjen, the prices are very moderate. Reservations in one part of the restaurant and in the other it's just to drop in. During summertime one of Gothenburg’s most popular outdoor terraces is hosted here. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Fiskekrogen

Fiskekrogen

A top-class fish and shellfish restaurant. Fiskekrogen is a real classic and just as the name (the Fish Restaurant) suggests - fish and seafood of the highest quality on the menu. Dive in to the blue sea of Fiskekrogen and enjoy the culinary delicacies from the sea: lobsters, crayfish, shrimps, clams and oysters. The wine list contains more than 300 different wines from all over the world. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Hamnkrogen Liseberg

Hamnkrogen Liseberg

Enjoy the delicacies of the sea! Fish and seafood are a must when visiting Gothenburg , so why not enjoy the delights of the sea at Hamnkrogen in its' unique location at the biggest amusement park in Scandinavia. A cosy fish and seafood restaurant in a traditional maritime style, the restaurant is divided into three parts with two bars, a great place for dancing. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe

This famous American chain restaurant is located on the sunny side of the main boulevard Avenyn. The four floor venue offers live music, virtual bowling, nightclub and a sports bar. During spring and summer you can sit outside and enjoy the view of the buzzing and populous Avenyn. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Hos Pelle

Hos Pelle

This intimate restaurant aims to give you that little bit extra. In the dining room you will be served carefully prepared, high quality meals. Enjoy the wine bar and perfectly cooked Swedish dishes in great company. Hos Pelle serves traditional Swedish cuisine with a modern, international touch, using seasonal products. A set 3-course menu is served in the dining room, with starters and desserts selected by the chef. The bistro has a separate menu. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Joe Farelli

Joe Farelli

A mixture of American and Italian fare with a large menu offering pasta, pizza, bruschetta, lamb racks and hamburgers. The portions are very generous, so be sure to grab a seat as this restaurant is popular and often crowded on weekends. There is a bar menu and a large outdoor terrace in summer. Brunch is served on Sundays. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Kock & Vin

Kock & Vin

A top-class gourmet restaurant with a focus on West Sweden, the menus change seasonally. Kock & Vin is all about Scandinavian food and the philosophy is to focus on local produce. The finest combinations of food and drinks are presented by professional sommeliers. The basement of the restaurant houses the popular restaurant annexe, serving small dishes and a large selection of wines per glass. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”. Ranked in Guide Michelin
Kometen

Kometen

A 75 year old Gothenburg classic restaurant with cultural influences. Traditional Swedish food, à la carte and own specialties. Kometen also serves lunch every weekday. A unique and entertaining restaurant with an exceptional history and food tradition. Food follows a traditional Swedish theme, consisting of the very best raw produce and prepared under the guidance of celebrity chef Leif Mannerström.
Lilla London

Lilla London

Lilla London is considered by many as Gothenburg's most central 'local'. Offering great food in a relaxed atmosphere, you can enjoy classic, homemade dishes every day in traditional English surroundings. Why not try a classic Fillet Mignon, a Swedish ‘Toast Skagen’ or a tasty Pepper Steak? The Lilla London pub is always a good choice for a drink, as its faithful regulars will testify. Popular with the after work crowd and offering a wide array of beers, Lilla London is a safe bet any day of the week.
Linnéa Art Restaurant

Linnéa Art Restaurant

Linnéa Art Restaurant is a modern, playful and Scandinavian inspired kitchen, with an interior designed in collaboration with some of the world's leading glass artists. Offering a Bistro and Fine Dining Section, Linnéa Art Restaurant is a first-class restaurant and a wonderful gallery blended in total harmony. Everything, from food to art, from the furniture to the washbasins, are here to give you a world class experience. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Lisebergs Wärdshus

Lisebergs Wärdshus

A visit to one of the absolute oldest buildings at Liseberg Amusement Park is something special. Everything from the kitchen is made with the season's finest ingredients using organic and locally grown raw materials as a base. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Långedrag Värdshus

Långedrag Värdshus

This restaurant is located in one of the most picturesque seaside locations in Gothenburg, only 15 minutes from the city center with a fantastic view of the archipelago and the entrance to Gothenburg harbor. The menu is inspired by the sea and the large outdoor seating area lends itself as a great venue for weddings, conferences andmparties. Small and large groups up to 150 people are welcome. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
McDonald´s

McDonald´s

McDonald´s serves the world’s most famous hamburger and is one of the largest food chains in the world with 230 restaurants in Sweden. The aim is to provide good food with fast service in a clean and pleasant restaurants for a low price. McDonalds's in Gothenburg: Fredsgatan 6 Kungsgatan 17 Kungsgatan 55 Kungsportsavenyn 32 Götgatan 16 L. Klädpressaregatan 4 Nordstan, Postgatan 28 Scandinavium, Valhallagatan 1 Ekenleden 3, KÅLLERED
Mr. P

Mr. P

Have you been to an art exhibition at the museum next door or are you just after something good to eat and a nice glass of wine or beer? Mr. P has got what you are looking for. The restaurant has an easy-going and casual atmosphere with generous opening hours, and an affordable menu that suits any occasion. On the menu you’ll find great 'everyday' food with flavors from all around the world. During the summer, Mr. P houses a great terrace right on Götaplatsen, with a stunning view of the Poseidon statue on Gothenburg’s main boulevard, Avenyn.
Norda Bar & Grill

Norda Bar & Grill

At Norda Bar & Grill the local produce takes inspiration from across the Atlantic - the Swedish west coast meets the American east coast!Ma rcus Samuelsson is an internationally renowned chef who has surprised the world of cuisine with his extraordinary skill and ability to mix culinary influences from different cultures. Along with Jimmy Lappalainen, Norda Bar & Grill creates a restaurant that combines the best of two cities that have formed them - Gothenburg and New York. The menu includes street food and popular classics such as the "Halv Special", sausage with bread and mashed potatoes, and a "Mac and Cheese hamburger", side by side with the best seafood and meat dishes. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Palace

Palace

Palace is a classic restaurant based one of Gothenburg's oldest houses, dating back to 1749. Here you can enjoy lunch, dinner, banquet and conference services under crystal chandeliers. The menus are based on seasonal ingredients with recommended selected wines to suit your selection. The building's first hotel opened for business in 1907. The building itself was built in 1752 and was originally a sugar refinery. In 1841 it became private accommodations and in 1884, Pontus Fürstenberg, an art-lover, built turned parts of the building into a gallery. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Pasta +

Pasta +

One of Gothenburg’s real Italian restaurants, where you can taste the authentic flavours of Italy. Choose from a very large selection of dishes with different pastas, risottos, fish and meat. A children's menu is also available, and there is a Sunday dinner menu, group and event menus. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Pour Bon

Pour Bon

At Pour Bon you will enjoy well-made foods from selected ingredients, wonderful pastries and hand crafted sourdough bread. The menu includes Basque pintxos, cheeses, selected wines, great desserts, truffles and macaroons. Pour Bon puts emphasis on quality, both in ingredients and cooking. During lunch-time, Pour Bon offers a wide range of carefully prepared dishes, to be eaten on the spot or for take away. Visit in the afternoon and relax with a glass of wine and good cheese, or a cup of coffee and a sweet pastry. The large wine cellar is home to both wine and champagne of the highest quality. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Restaurang Gabriel

Restaurang Gabriel

A unique fish and shellfish restaurant located in the historic settings of the city’s famous Feskekörka fish market hall. Taste the seafood buffet as a starter, downing a few oysters. Rich chocolate cake and trimmings is recommended for dessert. Watch the kitchen from the bar as they produce your lunch, which varies daily depending on the season and produce. Some of the dishes have been made here for 25 years, such as the classic lemon sole with sautéed mushrooms and melted butter. The restaurant organizes events, corporate and wedding receptions. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Restaurang Ruckman

Restaurang Ruckman

Restaurant Ruckman's is situated in the beautiful Nya Varvet area, just down by the water, surrounded by large grassy areas and amazing nature. Ruckman's has one of Gothenburg's largest and most beautiful party premises, with almost unrestricted possibilities to arrange banquets of any size, from large gatherings to small family parties.
Restaurant Styrsö Skäret

Restaurant Styrsö Skäret

On the beautiful island of Styrsö, only 15 minutes by boat from Gothenburg, you find a charming restaurant with an ocean view. The cuisine is based on classic Swedish flavours with European influences, where seafood is a staple feature on the menu. The restaurant is situated in a 4-star hotel with comfort and luxury in an old world setting. The dining room is spacious with room for a hundred guests. Intimate parties may prefer the peace and quiet of our smaller dining room or veranda. The kitchen constantly produces exciting dishes, with a menu that naturally features catch of the day. The private vegetable garden, which thrives just round the corner of the restaurant, provides inspiration and tasty seasonal produce. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Swea Hof

Swea Hof

Experience fish and seafood cooked with utmost precision! Restaurant Swea Hof, located in the Elite Plaza Hotel, is careful to preserve the Swedish food tradition evidenced by the large selection of fish and seafood found on the menu. Herring and salmon plateau, seafood tapas, and dill cooked lobster are combined with carefully selected wines. The wine archive and chambre separée offer a unique setting for private dinners and tastings. The glass roof rises 20 meters above a contemporary interior decor showcasing a modern open kitchen, creating a fantastic space for a sumptuous meal. Plaza Bar is right next to the restaurant. Various tastings are available.
Trädgår´n Gothenburg

Trädgår´n Gothenburg

An award-winning restaurant in beautiful surroundings. Trädgår’n has flexible facilities and menus for all occasions, from family parties to corporate events. As well as its modern restaurant, Trädgår’n also offers a stage, function rooms, conference facilities and a nightclub. In the summer you can enjoy your lunch in the garden overlooking the park. Trädgår´n is one of the most spectacular restaurants and nightclubs in Gothenburg, with a capacity of 1700 people indoors and a 1000 more outdoors around the garden bar in the summertime. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Sjömagasinet

Sjömagasinet

Sjömagasinet is the flagship for Swedish gastronomy and offers excellent service in a rustic setting. The restaurant has a picturesque location by the waterfront in Klippan. Sjömagasinet has one star in Guide Michelin and is run by owner Ulf Wagner and head chef Gustav Trägårdh (Chef of the year 2010). The restaurant building dates back to 1775 and was previously used as a warehouse for the East India Company. World-famous stars like Bruce Springsteen and U2 have dined at Sjömagasinet. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Smaka

Smaka

Traditional Swedish home cooking and a popular bar with plenty of room for good cheer is what Smaka is all about. Try the classic meatballs dish with mashed potatoes and lingon berries, and other menu items like elk, reindeer and cabbage rolls, all at reasonable prices. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Storköket

Storköket

Storköket is housed in the Stora Teatern at Kungsparken and operated by Stureplansgruppen. Here you can enjoy the culinary experience with a focus on European cuisine. During the summer you can enjoy your food on one of the large terraces.
Swedish Taste

Swedish Taste

Known for modern fine dining, Swedish Taste offers dishes full of flavors with each course infused with influences from all over the world. Swedish Taste also offers cooking classes, food evenings, wine courses and walking dinners which take you on a foodie tour around Gothernburg. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
The Dubliner

The Dubliner

An Irish pub situated on two floors, offering an excellent selection of international dishes and great music. Live folk, rock and traditional music is played every night with a pub quiz on Wednesdays. The Dubliner turns into a nightclub on Fridays and Saturdays. Staffed with welcoming Irish bar staff serving a wide selection of beers, you will have a great time at this pub every night of the week. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
Thörnströms Kök

Thörnströms Kök

A culinary experience beyond the ordinary is promised here. Modern Swedish cuisine using carefully selected regional products are served in an elegant restaurant setting. Thörnströms Kök opened in 1997 and Swedish flavors are found on the menu, changing according to season and taking in influences from other European cuisines. All menus and dishes are accompanied by a suitable wine. Thörnströms Kök has one star in the prestigious Guide Michelin.
Restaurang Tvåkanten

Restaurang Tvåkanten

Inspiration, innovation, carefully selected high quality ingredients and a Swedish touch characterize our cuisine. Tvåkanten aims to do all they can to make your visit memorable. Enjoy an aperitif at the bar before dinner and enjoy chatting with friends without being disturbed by music. Upstairs is for conferences, private function rooms, cookery courses and tasting sessions, all set in fin de siècle settings. Whether enjoying a cognac after work on Fridays, or enjoying our interpretation of the classic Sunday roast on Sunday, relaxation and a tasty menu are the heart of Restaurang Tvåkanten. Catering is available.
Universeum café and restaurant

Universeum café and restaurant

Universeum serves freshly prepared food and beverages for adults and children. The ambition is to serve meals made from organic or local produce. In addition, all coffee is organic and fair trade. Fully licensed and open for guests who are not visiting Universeum. Coffee and the salad buffet is included in all meals. Gluten, lactose and egg free alternatives are also available. Universeum is a unique venue with 3,5 km of party possibilities in one building: everything you need for the perfect launch-party, special event or celebration including guided tours around the Rainforest Zone, Waters Way or dinner with the sharks in the Ocean Zone. Member of the Gothenburg Restaurant Association “Taste of Gothenburg”.
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