Gothenburg Restaurants

  • Cheap bite (€15 and under) (13)


    Meet is a sophisticated yet warm and friendly restaurant with a focus on grilled meat. The chef wholly believes in natural produce and creates delicious dishes in simple yet inspiring ways. read more

  • Fine dining (€60 and above) (11)


    Like many of the top dining venues on the west coast, Fiskekrogen specialises in seafood. Try the chef's signature dish of lobster, oyster and langoustines cooked in dill. read more

Gothenburg Nightlife

  • Chilled (12)

    Mahogny Coffee

    Mahogny Coffee is a Nordic coffee house with an Italian passion for coffee. Homemade sandwiches and cakes accompany the perfect cappuccino in this small and cosy café. read more

  • Clubbing (11)


    This trendy bar and music venue is popular among young media and advertising professionals. read more

This Month in Gothenburg:

By Hedvig Andersson

Do: W19 is a one-of-a-kind Gothenburg fashion store stocking selected items from exclusive brands. Check out the January sale to bag a bargain from American Vintage, Nolita, Björn Borg and Tod's (15 Karl Gustavsgatan).

Sightseeing: Swedish artist Torsten Jurell spent five years renting a studio in Beijing. An exhibition of the work he created there is on at Röhsska Museet until 19 February. His work is inspired both by archeological findings in China and that country's contemporary art scene.

Gothenburg News & Gossip

Egg on his Face

Egg on his Face

What would you do if someone was throwing eggs at your house? Pin them down and smear their face with the off ending substance? After discovering a group of teenagers "egging" his home during Halloween last year, a 35-year-old Gothenburg resident cornered one of the boys, seized one of the remaining eggs and smeared it in the kid's face. The Swedish authorities were unsympathetic - they recently charged the vigilante with harassment and fined him 11,400 krona (€1,264).

Gothenburg Trivia

  • January: The legendary beer bar 7:ans Ölhall opened in 1900 and is probably the oldest bar in Gothenburg.

  • December: With over 60,000 students, Gothenburg University is the largest in Scandinavia.

  • November: Gothenburg has over 600km of bike lanes making it a perfect city to explore on two wheels.

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