Top Choice Scandinavian in Gothenburg

Thörnströms Kök

Specialising in modern Scandinavian cuisine, chef Håkan shows you how he earned that Michelin star through creative use of local, seasonal ingredients and flawless presentation. Feast on the likes of rabbit with pis…
Top Choice Swedish in Gothenburg


For top-notch Swedish husmanskost, like the speciality meatballs with mashed potato and lingonberries, it's hard to do better than this smart yet down-to-earth restaurant-bar. Mod-Swedish options might include hake …
Top Choice Thai in Gothenburg

Moon Thai Kitchen

The owners have opted for a 'Thailand' theme and decided to run with it a few miles, hence the kaleidoscopic whirl of tuktuks, flowers and bamboo everything. Luckily, the dishes are authentic, the whimsical menu fea…
Modern European in Gothenburg

Magnus & Magnus

Ever-fashionable Magnus & Magnus serves inspired and beautifully presented modern European dishes in an appropriately chic setting. It’s an unpretentious place in spite of its popularity, with pleasantly down-to…
Burgers in Gothenburg

Restaurant 2112

Appealing to refined rockers and metalheads, this upmarket joint serves only burgers and beer. But what burgers! These masterpieces range from the superlative Smoke on the Water with its signature Jack Daniels glaze…
Swedish in Gothenburg


Stylish Koka is distinguished by its smart, contemporary decor – blond wood, clean lines, mood lighting – and a dedication to conjuring up inspired dishes from the seasonal ingredients of Sweden's west coast. Brace …
Cafe in Gothenburg

Da Matteo

The perfect downtown lunch pit stop and a magnet for coffee lovers, this cafe serves wickedly fine espresso, mini sfogliatelle (Neapolitan pastries), sandwiches, pizza and great salads. There’s a sun-soaked courtyar…
Market in Gothenburg

Saluhall Briggen

This covered market will have you drooling over its bounty of fresh bread, cheeses, quiches, seafood and ethnic treats. It’s particularly handy for the hostel district.
Italian in Gothenburg


Expect to wait for a table at this perennially popular Italian restaurant on a pedestrian stretch. With Italians in the kitchen you can expect authentic cuisine, plus some gourmet additional ingredients like pasta w…
Peruvian in Gothenburg


Well worth the short trip across the river, the city's only Peruvian eatery is found on the 1st floor of a market hall. Sate your cravings for ceviche (five types!), and the weekday specials – aji de gallina (chicke…