En drink i form av en krukväxt står på en bardisk.
Believe it or not, that’s a drink! Credit: Adamo


Adamo is the latest cocktail bar to open in Gothenburg. It is located on the street Södra vägen, close to the main boulevard Avenyn. At Adamo, expect the unexpected, with creative takes on drinks including a much talked about drink in the form of a potted plant (with edible soil!).

Having a drink at Avalon bar.
Avalon is a popular hotel with a great bar.


A natural meeting place, like the kitchen at a great party. The bar at Avalon Hotel suits everyone. This place is a pre party, an after party, an after work or just a nice place to hang with your friends or partner – all in one. This bar has been named one of the best bars in Sweden on many occasions and their motto is to always serve one of the best cocktails you have ever had.

Zamenhof will spoil you with choices.


At Zamenhof, no less than three different concepts are gathered in one place; Café Gazette, The Silver Lining, and MayDay. Here, you can spend the whole day, finishing it off with some fine cocktails at The Silver Lining. This concept is somewhat unique, and with the open-air café, you’ll be sure to have a lovely evening. In this “grown up kindergarten”, as it is described, you’ll also find board games and dozens of locally produced beers to drink.

Bar Bruno

Classic, ageless and burgundy red – that is the concept of the newest place in the cosy courtyard on Kyrkogatan. Bar Bruno is run by the same owners as Champagnebaren, but here they go all in on cocktails. Regardless of your taste, you can get anything. You could always go for a classic drink, or why not experiment with some new flavours? Everyone is welcome and this small place contributes to a homey feeling.

Amazing cocktail bar hidden away in the city centre.


Finding this bar is not the easiest. But once you do, you will have a blast. Stranger has a historical and serene atmosphere, taking you back to the American 20s and 30s. In this cellar, you will be able to taste a variety of refreshments, from all over the world. With their new concept, you and your taste buds will be travelling to different regions of the world, trying out flavours from specific places.

Barabicu brings a flavour of New Orleans to the area Rosenlund. Credit: Superstudio


The cocktail bar at Barabicu is renowned in Gothenburg. This bar treats you with classics such as Sazerac and Ramos gin fizz, as well as modern ones. Enjoy your cocktail in the sun, right by the canal, or sit inside the delightful restaurant and experience flavours from from the Mediterranean and the Middle East.

Popular restaurant Familjen serves fantastic G&T’s.

Restaurang Familjen

The Swedish White Guide named Familjen, Årets Hjärterestaurang (the Heart Restaurant of the Year) in 2018, and they have high ambitions. Here you can of course treat yourself with a Gin & Tonic or a Bloody Mary, but you can also get cocktails in a new, bolder way. How about a drink with blueberries and cream cheese? Or a Plommonstop (a bowler hat) with plums. Here, berries, spices and alcohol are mixed in a different and reconstructive way, in a homelike environment.

Leave the world behind at Bar Amuse.

Bar Amuse

Bar Amuse is located in the award-winning Hotel Pigalle, a bar offering everything from malty cocktails and champagne, to charcuteries, smørrebrød and cheese. The interior is expressive with dark colours, chandeliers and deers hanging on the wall, reminiscent to an old Edgar Allan Poe short story. At Bar Amuse you leave the outside world behind to enjoy luxurious drinks and appetisers, or just to spend some time with your friends in a different environment.

The bar at Bruk.
Bruk wants to be a home away from home.


Bruk, a bar where everyone is welcome whether it is for a drink or for food. Here, emphasis lies on the service and everyone visiting should feel like home. Bruk is a bar fond of their food, beverages and especially cocktails.
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Hotel Dorsia will floor you with their colourful interior design.

Hotell Dorsia

Step into the classic and innovative Hotel Dorsia. Experience “La Belle Epoque” with some delicious and tasty cocktails. In this well thought out environment, anyone can be charmed. Try one of their champagne drinks or try something completely new from their extensive list.

Enjoy Basque pintxos and cocktails at Pix.


Pix is a Basque influenced restaurant and bar with pintxos, cocktails and modern street art. The two story bar and restaurant, located at Grönsakstorget, mixes drinks in a very professional manner. Pix is the urban sister of Bourbon Street, who works more with American vibes. The Basque restaurant has made Grönsakstorget more popular than ever, and attracts people looking for a modern and flavourful experience.

Cuckoo’s nest is an award winning bar at Lindholmen.

Cuckoo’s Nest

Cuckoo’s Nest bar is a relaxed oasis with a homey feeling. The bar has a tradition of experimenting and developing with drinks and cocktails on a daily basis. No matter your taste, the bartenders of Cuckoo’s Nest is there to serve you only the best. They’ve won two international prizes, one as the Best European Hotel Bar, and one as the Best Designed Bar in Europe.