Restaurant – Guides to Gothenburg

Gothenburg's hottest restaurants

Hottest restaurants

New restaurants pop up in Gothenburg the whole time and it's not easy staying up to date with everything, especially if you're just passing through the city. To help keep you in the know, we've created a guide to Gothenburg's hottest restaurants right now. You'll find everything from trendy food tru...
20 May 2024
The guide to Gothenburg's best lunch restaurants

Lunch restaurants

Finding the perfect restaurant for a business lunch, or a great spot for a daytime date over some food, isn't always that simple. The lunchtime jungle can be hard to traverse, particularly if you're just visiting Gothenburg, and to help you on your way we've listed Gothenburg's best lunch restaurant...
21 May 2024
The best outdoor dining areas in Gothenburg

Alfresco dining

When the city's outdoor dining areas start to open up around April 1st it means the summer season has begun. Gothenburg is full of fantastic spots with sunny alfresco areas, perfect for enjoying a summery lunch or a refreshing cocktail on a warm evening. More and more rooftop terraces open up each y...
20 May 2024
Where to find Gothenburg's best breakfast


Waking up early and eating breakfast out on the town can really kickstart your day. Do you like to grab a crisp croissant and an espresso while standing at a counter reading the newspaper? Or do you prefer to charge up your batteries for the day with porridge, eggs, juice and a latte? We all know br...
13 Dec 2023
The guide to Gothenburg's best brunch


Whether you want to get a group of friends together for a weekend treat, surprise your beloved or just ward off the effects of the night before, a hearty brunch is always a winning concept. Brunch is a more luxurious, relaxing and tasty alternative to a hotel breakfast and allows you to enjoy an ext...
8 Apr 2024
The guide to Gothenburg's best pizza


Pizza has a very special place in our hearts and in recent years the perenially popular dish has managed to find its way onto menus beyond the purely Italian. This guide gathers together both pizzerias and other restaurants in Gothenburg that serve pizza as part of their menu. Pizzas these days are...
20 May 2024
The best restaurants in Linnéstan

Linné restaurants

Linnéstan is one of Gothenburg's most popular restaurant neighbourhoods. Linnégatan, which runs from Järntorget up to Slottsskogen, is lined with restaurants and bars, and you'll also find numerous foodie gems hidden away on the neighbourhood's smaller streets. To make it easier f...
30 Apr 2024
Family-friendly restaurants in Gothenburg

Family-friendly restaurants

Going out to eat with the whole family may sound like a nice idea. But finding a restaurant in Gothenburg with space for buggies, a children's menu and tolerance from fellow guests when the kids start to get restless can be a challenge. We've picked out family-friendly restaurants in Gothenburg that...
20 May 2024
The guide to the best restaurants in Gothenburg city centre

City centre restaurants

Gothenburg city centre isn't exactly short on restaurants, but it's not always easy to know which ones are best. There are plenty of really good central restaurants and whether you want to round off a shopping trip around Kungsportsplatsen or kickstart an evening out on Magasingatan there are plenty...
20 May 2024
New restaurants in Gothenburg

New restaurants

New restaurants frequently open up their doors in Gothenburg and, for those of us who love trying out new places, the city is a foodie dream. This guide is updated regularly to ensure you're kept in the loop with all the latest news on the restaurant scene. We list restaurants that have opened in th...
20 May 2024
Where to find Gothenburg's best prawn sandwich

Prawn sandwiches

For many, prawn (or shrimp) sandwiches are synonymous with a visit to Gothenburg - if you're in town, you've got to eat at least one prawn sandwich. Opinions vary widely on how the perfect prawn sandwich should taste. Most agree on the basics - hand-peeled prawns, egg and mayonnaise - but after that...
11 Apr 2024
The guide to good-value restaurants in Gothenburg

Good-value restaurants

When your wallet's feeling a bit thin but you're hungry for a culinary experience, dinner out can feel like an incredible luxury. The truth is that dinner out on the town doesn't have to cost the earth. There are a whole range of really reasonable restaurants in Gothenburg where you can eat well and...
21 May 2024
Where to find Gothenburg's best burgers


You don't need to travel across the Atlantic to find the ultimate hamburger - Gothenburg seriously delivers in this genre. Whether you're in the mood for a cheese-smoothered budget burger or a slightly posher variation, you're sure to find your favourite in the city. Follow our guide to finding a re...
20 May 2024
Where to find the best weekend lunch in Gothenburg

Weekend lunch

Going out for lunch mid-week is standard practice in Gothenburg. But what could be nicer than taking a break from your Saturday shopping trip with a long weekend lunch? You can find weekend brunch spots all over the place but if you don't fancy a buffet full of hangover casualties, a proper à...
20 May 2024
The guide to Gothenburg's cosiest restaurants

Cosy restaurants

When Gothenburg is being battered by storms and driving, horizontal rain, what could be better than holing up at a warm, cosy restaurant? Whatever the weather, it's always a treat to sit down to a beautifully laid table and be taken care of. We've selected the restaurants in Gothenburg that are part...
19 Mar 2024
Where to find Gothenburg's best pasta


Italian restaurants are popping up all over Gothenburg. In certain parts of town, Italian restaurants are a dime a dozen, but who cares - we love Italian food! Several places make their own pasta from scratch and cook it using both traditional and modern recipes from all over Italy. In the mood for...
17 Jan 2024
The guide to Gothenburg restaurants serving home cooking

Home cooking

The restaurant scene is constantly evolving but traditional flavours and tried-and-tested recipes will always influence modern cuisine. Home cooking is a perennial favourite and there are plenty of places in Gothenburg still rolling meatballs and frying herring the way grandma used to. We've gathere...
23 May 2024
The guide to Gothenburg's best Italian restaurants

Italian restaurants

Italian cuisine, with its passion for simple, pure flavours and quality ingredients, is not hard to fall in love with. Creamy risotto, flavoured with parmesan and white wine, or a garlic-scented pasta vongole, can make almost anyone teary eyed. Gothenburg boasts a parade of Italian restaurants, all...
18 Apr 2024
The guide to Gothenburg's best vegetarian restaurants

Vegetarian restaurants

Looking for a vegetarian or vegan restaurant in Gothenburg? We've picked out the greenest and best places in Gothenburg serving plant-based food. Perhaps you're a dyed-in-the-wool vegetarian or vegan, you want to take a plant-based pal out to dinner, or just vary your own eating habits and flavour e...
27 May 2024
Gothenburg's best Asian restaurants

Asian restaurants

Asian food and Eastern influences have been popular in Gothenburg for some time. The concept is an extremely broad one and covers everything from sashimi to noodles and dumplings, not to mention fusion cuisines serving up unexpected flavour combinations. In Gothenburg, you'll find restaurants servin...
5 Mar 2024
The guide to affordable restaurants in Gothenburg

Affordable restaurants

When life feels permanently like the day before payday, Gothenburg's budget-friendly restaurants can reach out a hand - or rather, a steaming plate of food. And there's no shortage of wallet-friendly places to eat on the west coast. Choose from a wide selection of good value options such as pasta, p...
29 Apr 2024
LGBTQ+ guide to gay-friendly places in Gothenburg


As a LBTQ+ visitor to Gothenburg, there are plenty of rainbow-coloured places to hang out. Several have a specific LBTQ+ focus, others have occasional LBTQ+ clubs and events. This guide points the way to places in Gothenburg where the rainbow flag flies high, from restaurants, bars and cafés...
15 Sep 2023
The best seafood restaurants in Gothenburg

Seafood restaurants

With its close proximity to the sea, Gothenburg has a deservedly good reputation for excellent fish and shellfish. There are a number of well-known fish restaurants in the city which have long held a special place in the salty, sea-loving hearts of locals. True seafood enthusiasts should also take t...
14 Sep 2023
Where to celebrate New Year's Eve in Gothenburg

New year in Gothenburg

Out with the old and in with the new! The last weeks of the year tend to fly by and before long it'll be time to don your gladrags and toast in 2024. How to celebrate the new year in Gothenburg? Many of the city's restaurants and bars are preparing for a glamorous end to the year so follow our guide...
31 Jan 2024
The guide to Gothenburg's best Christmas julbord


Christmas 2023 is fast approaching and it's not long until julbord Christmas buffets are laid out around Gothenburg - some with pickled herring and Janssons Temptation, others with lobster and oysters. Naturally there are also restaurants where vegetarian and vegan options take centre stage. Are you...
26 Mar 2024
The best New Year's Eve dinner kits to take away

New Year's Eve at home

New Year's Eve is soon upon us and if you're celebrating the new year in Gothenburg it's high time to start planning your dinner. Hosting a new year dinner at home takes a great deal of planning and preparation. Luckily, several Gothenburg restaurants offer ready-made new year's eve meal kits and me...
19 Dec 2023