The Bothnian Coast restaurants

Top Choice Swedish in Umeå


One of the best spots to dine in town, light-filled, contemporary Koksbaren puts sophisticated spins on quality produce, much of it regional. Expect anything from a Nordic take on the fish taco (toasted flatbread fi…
Top Choice Fusion in Gävle


The menu at this small, stylish bistro is short, sweet and seasonal, with a real depth of flavour to the dishes, wonderful attention to presentation and a relaxed ambience. Feast on lobster tacos, oysters paired wit…
Top Choice Seafood in Hudiksvall


Lörruden's restaurant sits amid red fishing cottages right by the water and has a devoted following of Sundsvall customers due to the chefs' passion for locally sourced ingredients. Dishes such as the hearty fish st…
Top Choice Seafood in Umeå

Två Fiskare

This white-tiled place takes Nordic fish very seriously indeed. Not only does it sell it fresh, it also prepares a handful of exquisite seafood and fish dishes daily for those in the know. From smoked shrimp to crab…
Top Choice Burgers in Luleå

Bastard Burgers

Could possibly do with a name change, but Bastard Burgers is a big hit with locals in Luleå. While the signature burger is known as The Bastard, it goes international with the New York Original Streetburger, the Ber…
Top Choice Fusion in Luleå


Is it a bakery? Is it a deli? Is it a bar? Is it a bistro? Hemmagastronomi wears many hats and we love them all. Come for a leisurely lunch, or for a bit of romance in the evening under dimmed lights over softshell-…
Top Choice Swedish in Härnösand

Kanal Café & Restaurang

This compact cafe, only a couple of minutes' walk from the central square, has a loyal local following thanks to lunchtime dishes, such as hot-smoked salmon with house mayo, dinner delights that include steak with J…
Top Choice Swedish in Hudiksvall

Skatans Cafe & Krog

Superlative marina-side restaurant in the village of Skåtan, serving up fresh fishermen's offerings, as well as a bounty of smoked prawns and gravlax from its very own smokery. Ship-shape rooms upstairs in sailor st…
Top Choice Cafe in Sundsvall

Tant Anci & Fröcken Sara

Humongous bowls of soup or salad are the speciality at this frilly organic cafe, where you can also get hearty sandwiches, giant bowls of pasta and pastries.
International in Umeå

Rex Bar och Grill

This popular upmarket bistro, bar and nightclub (at weekends) has northern Swedish cuisine meeting international brasserie in a convincing explosion of flavours. Choose the northern menu (bleak roe, smoked Arctic ch…