Kaifo – Open
Familjen Orrmyr, who run the restaurants Bord 27, Natur, Totale, Salut Mat & Vinbar and Brasserie Lavette, has now opened the Asian fusion restaurant Kaifo. Here, inspiration is drawn from various Asian cuisines, which are mixed with both Scandinavian and European flavours. Kaifo is located at Södra Vägen 24, at the intersection with Tegnérsgatan.
Gurras – Open
Stureplansgruppen and the award-winning chef Gustav Trägårdh have opened the restaurant Gurras. At Gurras, dishes inspired by street food from around the world and playful drinks are served in a homely venue with a cosy and rustic interior. The restaurant is located between the picturesque and charming Kronhusbodarna and Nordstan shopping centre.
Vinbaren – Open
Next to their New York inspired Italian restaurant Tavolo, Götaplatsgruppen has opened their new wine bar, Vinbaren (The Wine Bar). It offers exciting and wines of high quality, as well as more relaxed and familiar ones. Vinbaren has a large selection of wines and a wine cellar built by high-class sommeliers. One of them has even won an award as the world’s best sommelier!
La Belle – Open
Both in the name and what they serve, La Belle has allowed itself to be inspired by the romanticized French era La Belle Époque, the sweet time. Here they have a menu that offers breakfast, lunch, dinner, and coffee. La Belle opened its doors in Condeco’s old premises inside the department store NK and provides a good reason to enjoy French classics before, during or after shopping.
Poppels Citybryggeri – Open
Poppels craft brewery in Jonsered, outside Gothenburg, makes some of Sweden’s most popular beers. Last year they opened a restaurant next to the brewery and this year they’re opening a brand new city brewery in Platinan on the Göta älv river.
Enoteca Roma – Open
The family-run Italian wine bar and restaurant Enoteca Roma was introduced this summer as a breath of fresh air to the peaceful and popular district Bagaregården, between Redbergsplatsen and Kålltorp. The smaller but delicious menu focuses on Italian food, with influences from the restaurant owner’s hometown of Rome.
Bodega Nord – Open
The gang behind Viktors Kaffe and Bar Palavas opened the doors to Bodega Nord in the district Linné during the summer, bringing New York’s iconic sandwich deli culture to Gothenburg. They also have a smaller shop section, where raw materials and dairy products are sold. On the menu, the sandwiches take centre stage, consisting of specially made Japanese bread from Landvetter and selected ingredients from the store.
Brasserie Lavette – Open
On Södra Vägen, the fish, seafood and grill restaurant Brasserie Lavette aims to deliver an array of experiences and flavours to its guests. The menu offers, among other things, seafood, grilled fish, tarte flambé and tournedos Rossini. Behind Brasserie Lavette is the Orrmyr family, which, among other things, runs the restaurants Bord 27, Natur and Totale in Gothenburg.
Bar Palavas – Open
The Swedish French bistro Bar Palavas is run by the founders of the well-known café Viktors Kaffe. The restaurant has an inviting and familiar atmosphere, which can partly be attributed to the collaboration between themselves and their closest friends. For example, the cabinetmaker Kim Björnson, who was Viktors Kaffe’s first employee, is behind the furniture and large parts of the decor at Bar Palavas. On the menu you will find French-inspired dishes with Swedish seasonal ingredients and locally produced raw products. Bar Palavas can be found on the increasingly popular street Teatergatan.
Me and the Goat – Open
After spending their first year at Spinneriet in Lindome, Me and the Goat moved to Majorna. The feeling of creativity from Spinneriet came with them in their move, which is noticeable in the café’s flowery painted facade and colourful interior. Me and the Goat offers freshly baked goods and an inviting atmosphere in one of the city’s cosiest neighbourhoods.
Popsicle Cafe – Open
Popsicle café on Donsö is taking over Skärgårdens café & restaurang on Vrångö this summer, creating another great reason to visit the south of the Gothenburg archipelago. The same lovely feeling as on Donsö awaits, with homebaked treats, handmade ice cream and quality products.
Bulot – Open
Internationally renowned chef Gabriel Melim Andersson and Emil Bjelke are opening their new restaurant Bulot on Norra Hamngatan in May. They work closely with local producers and growers, and sustainability is close to their hearts.
Chef Thomas Sjögren, who already runs several restaurants in the region, is now opening a new fine-dining restaurant at Hällsnäs Hotel, 15 minutes outside Gothenburg. Seafood is the common thread running through Signum’s 18-course tasting menu, with a focus on local produce.
Ivans Pilsnerbar – Open
The most colourful craft beer bar in Gothenburg? Go to Ringön and find out, when Ivans Pilsnerbar opens its doors this spring. The bar will be an explosion of colour, art, electronic dance music and top-quality craft beer. The kitchen will serve vegetarian and pasta dishes made with local ingredients.
Sitgbergets Shangri-La – Open
In their old premises on Gamla Varvsgatan, where they used to brew their beer, Stigbergets Bryggeri now invites you to the restaurant and beer pub, Stigbergets Shangri-La. Here you can, among other things, choose from Stigbergets Bryggeri’s wide varieties of beer, but also from a number of other guest beers.
Moreno Pizza – Open
In an old 1940s cinema, in the trendy district of Majorna, Göteborgsfamiljen is now opening Moreno Pizza – said to be the world’s largest pizzeria, with three wood-fired pizza ovens built in, 20 pizza chefs and seating for 350 guests in the restaurant and 300 in the bar. Impressively, the rooftop Biergarten has space for another 1000 people.
Ilse Grøn Krog – Open
Ilse Grøn Krog is a vegetarian bistro with culinary influences from all over the world. They live by the motto of serving delicious food, certified natural wines and cocktails, all in an charming and intimate environment.
Bar Shtisel – Open
Bar Shtisel is an Italian espresso bar with Jewish influences, open from early morning to late evening. They serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks, wines and, of course, always great coffee.
Angeli – Open
The small, but very popular, natural wine bar Bar La Lune has a long-awaited big sister in the space next door. Angeli, with its Spanish stone floor and Etna tiles at the bar, seats 28 guests and feature two large wine coolers with capacity for 800–900 bottles.
Crêperie och logie is a restaurant on Övre Husargatan in Gothenburg. This is the fourth creperie in Sweden, with the popular concept already established in Åre, Stockholm and Visby.
Indian fine dining is not exactly common in Sweden. But now the concept has come to Gothenburg, with the team behind the Masala restaurants recently opening up The Spice Room on Magasinsgatan.
Melody Club – Open
At Melody Club, the focus is less on the food and more on one of the coolest karaoke experiences. The restaurant and bar promise sparkling cocktailsand brilliant food inspired by the world’s clubs and bars.
Corner – Open
Stop by Corner for a game of shuffleboard, or enjoy a menu combining flavours from southern Europe with north American attitude. Corner is located on the corner of the hotel Gothia Towers near the public transport hub Korsvägen.
Beer N Fries
Do you like fries with tasty toppings? We sure do, so we’re excited that Beer N Fries has opened near the square Grönsakstorget.
Take a trip to Hawaii at Värmlandsgatan with a visit to Molokini café, a colourful place with authentic poke bowls and Hawaiian coffee!
Sharing is caring, and fun-dining restaurant Klang Market is built for just that. The menu aims to cater to a wide audience, with gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options aplenty. Klang is a dog friendly restaurant.
Bov disco bar
Mix disco, drinks and pizza together and you get Bov disco bar! A new restaurant by the people who gave us Bov (one of the best pizza restaurants in town). See you at Tegnérsgatan!
Gothenburg is a great beer city, and it just got even better. The local brewery O/O has been recognised for producing some fantastic beers, and now you can try them at their own bar at Bangatan 22 in Majorna.
Sit down for a seven course meal or pop in for a glass of wine. At Vilda, sustainability is key and the menu is made up of what is in season. Vilda is located at Vasagatan, just a short walk from the main boulevard Avenyn.
Star chef Martin Moses, former head chef at SK Mat & Människor and Swedish “Chef of the year” in 2019 now has his own place on Risåsgatan. Personal, human (yep!) and sustainable are the keywords, which means everything from recycled furniture to seasonal ingredients and a long-term employer commitment. Wednesdays through Fridays they serve a lunch menu which is identical to the dinner one, for anyone who wants to enjoy a four-course meal and a drink without staying out late.
Hotel Flora has a new restaurant! The cosy hotel by the square Grönsakstorget welcomes you to Södra Larm Bar & Bistro. The menu consists of traditional Swedish dishes with a touch of french cuisine added.
Behind this new exciting restaurant is the same trio that runs Magic Flamingo on the street Linnégatan. The menu draws inspiration from the Japanese and Peruvian kitchens, and the bar focusses mainly on rum and tequila.
14 dart lanes + tasty food + cocktails = true, at Oche by the square Järntorget! The concept is already a success in Oslo, Amsterdam, Brisbane and Miami Beach, and since June you can enjoy it here in Gothenburg. The menu, with dishes like Tuna Tataki, Stikky Beef Tortilla and various pizzas, is created by award-winning chefs Michael Lunga and Niels van Halen using organic and locally produced ingredients.
New restaurants at Liseberg amusement park
In the new restaurant 1923, named after the amusement park’s opening year, you’ll find timeless classics and cocktails in a stunning Gatsby-inspired setting. Berghs Bistro is a new family restaurant in the “Rabbit land”, serving healthy food in a friendly atmosphere. Vegetarian restaurant The Green Room has got a make-over this year and aims to be best in town at genuine, plant-based food.
At the top of the hill Skansberget in cosy Haga, next to the fortress Skansen Kronan, you’ll find one of this summer’s most spectacular outdoor restaurants. The combination of a large wooden (sunny) deck with plenty of space, barbecue dishes, an amazing view of the city and a 400-year-old fortress is a must-visit.
Gaubi køk & bar
At Eriksberg, right beneath the large gantry crane, you’ll find the new place Gaubi køk och bar. On the menu there are “Swedish” bowls with tacos and smoked salmon, as well as special pizzas with new exciting flavours. Gaubi køk & bar opened in May and want to bring something new and unique to the restaurant scene on the island Hisingen.
In the beautiful old brick building where Linnégatan meets Tredje Långgatan, the bistro Papa Mastani opened their doors in May. Enjoy crêpes, local beers on tap, oysters and classic French dishes with a twist.
Just in time for Walpurgis night, restaurant group Göteborgsfamiljen opened a whole set of new venues at the square Skanstorget. Skanshof is an NYC inspired bistro with different bars, a rooftop terrace and a wine garden; Bar Etzy serves steaming hot espresso; Mucho Macho Taqueria offers Mexican food and Champagneria serves appetizers, sangria and all kinds of bubbly.
In a garage with an industrial character at Gullbergsvass, Monopolet are serving street food and locally produced beer at lunch and dinner. The venue resembles Copenhagen’s Kødbyen and New York’s Meatpacking district, and also sports one of Gothenburg’s most beautiful courtyard.
St Agnes kafé
Combine your visit at Röhsska Museum with a coffee break at the cosy café St Agnes, that specializes in vegan and vegetarian food and pastry. The café strives to work with organic and locally produced ingredients.
When taco restaurant Little Meats closed, locals were sad to see one of the best hole-in-the-wall-style restaurants in town dissapear. Well, turn that frown upside down, because Wyatt Crusick, the man behind Little Meat, is back with a new restaurant. Big Bird offers street-food-style dishes, mainly chicken-based, with doughnuts and desserts on the menu as well.
Japanese comfort food at its best. Here you can enjoy a rice bowl with fish, meat or vegetables. Visit the restaurant on Aschebergsgatan and enjoy a sake or beer with your meal, or have your “donburi” to go.
There’s a new trattoria and wine bar in Mölndal, just south of the Gothenburg city centre. Centrale is located close to the brand new mall Mölndals Galleria in the centre of Mölndal, and boasts a wine list full of tasty treats from Italy. The menu consists of hearty traditional Italian dishes, available for take away as well as dine in.
What used to be Brasserie Lipp in the main boulevard Avenyn has been transformed into Cheri-Lee, a contemporary pan-Asian 1960s dream with a Japanese Robata grill, dim sums and sushi. Come here for lunch, brunch, dinner or drinks to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere.
Sedan i mars satsar restaurangen Deg fullt ut på pizzor inspirerade av Italien. Pizzorna gräddas i “high temp” på samma sätt som de välkända napolitanska pizzorna, men Deg vill sätta sin egen prägel. Miljön på restaurangen har inspiration från 70-talet då den svenska pizza-kulturen fick sitt stora genomslag.
Local brewery Dugges have opened a bar and restaurant! Since february, locals and visitors have been able to enjoy a wide selection of excellent beers and a variety of tasty dishes to go along with the beverages.
The popular Spanish restaurant Boqueria, that entered Stockholm’s restaurant scene in 2012, has now landed in Gothenburg. Tapas, pintxos and delicacies from the Spanish kitchen are served in a relaxed setting.
Brödernas is Swedish for “the brothers” and behind this endeavour you’ll find two pairs of brothers: Jonas and Joakim Wiklander; and Monir Kalgoum and Mika Zibanejad. The two restaurants, on Järntorget and in Nordstan Shopping Center, serve super tasty burgers and pizzas, as well as a range of their own beers.
Yay, the market hall Stora Saluhallen has opened another restaurant, on a brand new floor! Upstairs, you can enjoy world class fish and seafood on restaurant Kajutan.
The popular café Alkemisten has blessed the neighbourhood Kvillebäcken with specialty coffee since 2015. Now, the owner Kristian Hedborg and his team are bringing their best beans to Lindholmen, where they will also serve a vegetarian lunch.
Götaplatsgruppen has transformed the old regiment’s stables on Magasinsgatan into a restaurant with a breathtaking ceiling. The menu? Italian “with a New York twist”.
The Goods Basement
After a great start in Kungsmässan, the guys behind The Goods Co has now opened a new burger restaurant in Gothenburg. The Goods Basement is inspired by the US and their burger culture with simplicity at its core value. The burgers are made from smashed Black Angus meat, potato rolls and cheese imported from the US.
Family-owned craft brewery En Aleigen in Kungälv are especially keen on Belgian and British Ales. One or two Saturdays each month they open up their tap room bar, and they also arrange beer tastings now and then. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for current dates.
Crave Street Food
Former Korv United on Magasinsgatan have a new truck, a new menu and a new name – Crave. Stop by for tasty sliders, filling wraps and a wide range of vegan and vegetarian options.
Do you miss Way Out West and Gothenburg Culture Festival? Get into the festival mood with freshly baked langos on Värmlandsgatan! Here you’ll find everything from traditional sour cream, cheese and onion toppings to sweet langos with Nutella and fresh fruit.
From 1888 to 1928, Elvira Kjellberg had a market stand on Grönsakstorget where she sold fruit. In her honour, the new restaurant in the former premises of Bourbon Street has been named Gumman Elvira. Here you can enjoy flatbread pizza, snacks and fruity drinks.
The people who created restaurant Fabrick have moved into former Más at Grönsakstorget, and replaced it with a “wine cafe”. Here you can enjoy wine, coffee and food all day, every day – outside in the sun as well!