There’s plenty to see, do and discover in Majorna. Experience the culture on offer by going to a concert, art exhibit or visit a museum. Have a look in one of the many independent shops, selling everything from designer goods to rare LP records. You won’t go hungry either; there are several exciting restaurants and bars to try. Majorna is perfect for a midday stroll – walk along the river Göta Älv or enjoy the beautiful park Slottsskogen.

The exterior of Röda Sten art centre.
Ehibitions, concerts and a popular restaurant at the bustling art centre Röda Sten.

Art, concerts and museums

The cultural scene in Majorna is alive and well, not least thanks to Röda Sten Art Centre. This cultural hub of Gothenburg provides exciting exhibitions, concerts and more. The art centre sits just below the impressive Älvsborgsbron bridge, and is well worth a visit for its location alone.

Interior design at Fabriken.
Carefully selected vintage interior design pieces at Fabriken.

Shop local from independent stores

There are plenty of exciting shops to visit while in Majorna, ranging from trendy interior design shops to shops selling locally produced art work and clothing. Check out Fabriken and Skivhallen Majorna.

Majorna is also known for its many vintage and second hand shops.

The bakery Cum Pane from the outside.
Artisanal sourdough bread is very popular at the bakery Cum Pane.

Swedish Fika at cosy cafés

A traditional Swedish ”fika” is a must when visiting Gothenburg, and if you happen to be in Majorna you have plenty of cafés to choose from. Cum Pane offers sourdough deliciousness sure to please even pickiest of hipsters, and cosy café Matería is a green oasis right next to the lively square Mariaplan. Just down the road you’ll find trendy and cosy Kafé Gapet.

Chefs at Enoteca Maglia.
Enoteca Maglia is a tiny slice of Italy in the heart of Majorna.

Italian, Japanese, tapas and more

The area surrounding the square Mariaplan keeps growing with exciting restaurants being added continuously. A local favourite is the Italian restaurant Enoteca Maglia, and its adjacent wine bar Vini e Liquori. Looking for natural wines and tapas? Head to Tapsbaren, further down Mariagatan.

Close to the square Stigbergstorget you’ll find gourmet sushi restaurant Hoze. Make sure to book well in advance, the renowned restaurant only seats 6 people and there’s an approximately 3 month long waiting list. More great restaurants around Stigbergstorget include Diket, Bang Matbar, Oceanen and Fyrens Ölkafé.