You want to try out the best gourmet restaurant? You’re looking for a cosy café? You’re looking forward to relishing local specialities? Or you want to turn the night into day at a cool club? Let our select choices inspire you.

    • Saluhallen

      Large market hall
      If you want to eat well, and ideally in the company of genuine Gothenburg originals, then be sure to visit the Saluhallen. Its 40 shops and eateries offer fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, meat, baked goods and delicacies from all over the world, either to buy and take home or eat on the premises. This is the perfect place to dip into the authentic Gothenburg atmosphere.
      411 17 Gothenburg
    • Sjömagasinet

      Fish restaurant with fabulous views
      Sjömagasinet is an excellent fish restaurant that is situated on the banks of the river Göta Älv. Diners enjoy seasonal dishes of the very best quality in a pleasant ambience and with fabulous views of the river. Fresh fish is a must, of course, and there is also a selection of excellent wines. Whether menu or à la carte, no one leaves here hungry!
      Adolf Edelsvärds gata 5
      414 51 Gothenburg
      +46 31 775 59 20
    • Le Village

      Typical Swedish cuisine
      Le Village is a short distance away from the tourist bustle, and offers typical Swedish cuisine with French undertones – as well as a deluxe wine bar. The highly entertaining wine tasting sessions are particularly popular. The atmosphere in the restaurant is unique, and an exceptionally pleasant time is guaranteed.
      Nordhemsgatan 22-24
      413 06 Gothenburg
      +46 31 141 060
    • Feske Körka

      Fresh fish
      In a wonderful location and with eye-catching architecture, the Feske Körka («Fish church») is a well-known landmark of the city. It was consecrated in 1874, and was home to the Gothenburg fish auction until it relocated to the harbour in 1910. Today, locals and tourists come here to buy fresh fish or to enjoy lunch in one of the comfortable restaurants. You can also take a prepared meal with you and enjoy a picnic beside the water or in the park. The fish couldn’t be fresher: once caught, it is taken straight to the Feske Körka.
      411 25 Gothenburg
      +46 31 13 46 81
    • KOKA

      Modern cuisine
      The KOKA is one of the best restaurants in Sweden, and has one Michelin star. The restaurant only uses the very best products, the focus is on local ingredients and all the dishes served are of the very highest quality. The menu varies according to the season, and there is a choice of 4, 6 or 9 courses. The KOKA offers all the culinary delights that the west coast of Sweden has to offer.
      Viktoriagatan 12
      411 25 Gothenburg
      +46 31 701 79 79
    • Café Kringlan

      At the heart of Haga
      Café Kringlan is in the popular «in» district of Haga. The aroma of fresh, home-baked cakes and pastries and freshly brewed coffee hits you as soon as you walk through the door, and you'll find it really hard to choose from the excellent range of delights. It’s lovely to sit outside and watch and enjoy the activity in the district – so you can easily justify having a second piece or slice of something.
      Haga Nygata 13
      413 01 Gothenburg
      +46 31 130 908
    • Da Matteo Panetteria

      Lovely courtyard
      The Da Matteo Panetteria is located on the popular Vallgatan shopping street. This café has its own bakery, and serves tasty items that are baked fresh every day with coffee that is also roasted on the premises. A good book or a delightful Swedish interior decorating magazine, and you’ll lose track of time in the pretty courtyard. Excellent snacks are served at lunchtime.
      Vallgatan 5
      411 16 Gothenburg
      +46 31 13 06 09
    • Kafé Vanilj

      Very popular
      The Kafé Vanilj is right at the heart of Gothenburg in the building of the Hotel Vanilla. Whether inside or outdoors in the lovely courtyard, the seats are all soon taken – because once you’ve tasted the wonderful home-made cinnamon pastries, you’ll want to come again and again! No wonder that the Kafé Vanilj is the favourite of many Gothenburgians.
      Kyrkogatan 38
      411 15 Gothenburg
      +46 31 134 054
    • Excet

      Eight bars and three dance floors
      The eight bars and three dance floors of the Excet are spread over three floors. There is also a terrace, where revellers can party under the open sky. The music ranges from Swedish hits and house to hip hop and R ‘n’ B. The Excet caters to every taste – which is obvious at the door, because the queue is long and the dance floors quickly become full to bursting point.
      Vasagatan 52
      411 37 Gothenburg
      +46 31 711 99 11
    • The Rover

      Pub with atmosphere
      The Rover is a friendly, cosy pub – so warm and friendly, in fact, that guests feel more as if they were at home than out for a few drinks. Beer is the landlords’ particular passion – and there is a tremendous range. However, you will also find wine, whisky and other spirits. Plus a hearty burger – and you’re guaranteed a pleasant time.
      Andra Långgatan 12
      413 28 Gothenburg
      +46 31 775 04 90
    • Heaven 23

      Cocktail bar
      Fabulous views of the city accompanied by a well-mixed cocktail – courtesy of Heaven 23. The bar and restaurant of the same name are in the Hotel Gothia Tower.The bar serves delicious snacks as well as tasty drinks. Heaven 23 is famous above all for its King Size Shrimp Sandwich.
      Mässans Gata 24
      412 51 Gothenburg
      +46 31 750 88 05
    • Lounge(s)

      After work
      This establishment is a popular meeting place for an after-work drink on Fridays. From 5 p.m., it gradually fills with happy people who are looking forward to the weekend. However, the Lounge(s) is also a great nightclub – guests party and dance to all kinds of music and with various DJs until the early hours.
      Kungsportsavenyn 5
      411 36 Gothenburg
      +46 31 711 15 41