Nightlife

Top Choice Wine Bar in Gothenburg

Champagne Baren

What’s not to like? This champagne bar has an idyllic setting on an inner courtyard with uneven cobbles, picturesque buildings and plenty of greenery. Along with glasses of bubbly, there are platters of cheese, oyst…
Beer Hall in Gothenburg

Ölhallen 7:an

This well-worn Swedish beer hall – the last remaining from its era – hasn't changed much in over 100 years. It attracts an interesting mix of bikers and regular folk with its homey atmosphere and friendly service. T…
Bar in Gothenburg

NOBA Nordic Bar

With ye olde maps of Scandinavia on the walls and a glassed-over beer patio with birch tree stumps for stools, this bar takes its Nordic beers very seriously. From Iceland's Freja to Denmark's Kärlek, you name it, t…
Gay in Gothenburg

Greta’s

Decked out with Greta Garbo memorabilia, Greta's is Gothenburg's dedicated gay club, featuring flamboyant Tiki parties, DJs and other kitsch-a-licious fun on Friday and Saturday nights.
Pub in Gothenburg

Notting Hill

This friendly and pretty local pub between the Haga and Linné districts – on a corner crammed with appealing drinking establishments – looks like it could've dropped in from the Cotswolds. There's a respectable sele…
Club in Gothenburg

Nefertiti

Named rather incongruously after an Egyptian goddess, this Gothenburg institution is famous for its smooth live jazz and blues, as well as club nights spanning everything from techno and deep house to hip hop and fu…
Bar in Gothenburg

Barn

As the name suggests, this bar is all roughly hewn wood and copper taps, and the beer/wine selection is guaranteed to get you merry. Excellent cocktails – vouched for by local bartenders. The burgers make fantastic …
Cafe in Smögen

Barn

Arguably the nicest cafe for miles around, the Barn (formerly Coffee Room) serves burgers and fries, salads and sweets in a cozy candlelit room or outside on its pretty covered terrace.
Pub in Halmstad

Harrys

American-style pub complete with a great alfresco terrace and the likes of pulled-pork sandwiches, falafel burgers and baby back ribs to back up your beer.
Bar in Gothenburg

Cafe Santo Domingo

Cafe–record shop serving mean espressos by day turns into a bar with a great array of beers and rowdy live-music sets by night.