Gothenburg restaurants

Top Choice Scandinavian in Gothenburg

Thörnströms Kök

Classic technique, flawless presentation and a creative approach to local, seasonal ingredients helped chef Håkan earn his Michelin star. Hidden away in a quiet side street, his dining den is one of Gothenburg's cul…
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…
Cafe in Gothenburg

Da Matteo

The perfect downtown lunch pit stop and a magnet for caffeine connoisseurs, this cafe and award-winning microroastery serves ethically sourced speciality coffee, as well as freshly made pastries, toasted sandwiches,…
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…
Market in Gothenburg

Saluhall Briggen

Originally built as a fire station in 1891, this handsome red-brick pile is now home to an appetite-piquing indoor market. Scan the counters for a plethora of treats, from freshly baked bread to glistening seafood, …
Swedish in Gothenburg

Koka

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 …
Italian in Gothenburg

Magazzino

You may need to wait for a table at this moody, boisterous Italian restaurant, complete with verified Italians in the kitchen. Options range from Neapolitan-style, sourdough pizzas, to pasta dishes like cannelloni s…
Peruvian in Gothenburg

Ceviche

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…
Vegan in Gothenburg

Green Food

This is one of several restaurants in the city that focuses on offering a vegetarian or vegan menu. Geared for the budget conscious, Green Food is Asian-inspired with dumplings, ramen and a green food plate with veg…