This summer Gothenburg will get a new exciting restaurant called Botánico. Behind the new place 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. There is also a large outdoor area where you can enjoy the sun.
Oche – open
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 – open
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.
Kronans terrass – open
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 – open
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.
Papa Mastani – open
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.
Studio Sticazzi – open
Since May you’ll find the best of Italian and French cuisine, along with a wine bar and a “spritzeria” in what was once Studio HPKSM and Faye Emmy. The outdoor terrace has plenty of sun and the atmosphere is vibrant.
St Agnes kafé – open
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.
Big Bird – Open
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.
Centrale – open
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.
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.
Cheri-Lee – open
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.
Boqueria – open
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.
Restaurang Brödernas – open
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.
Kajutan Saluhallen – open
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.
Alkemisten Lindholmen – open
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.
Tavolo – open
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 – open
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.
En Aleigen Brewery – open
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.
Lángos GBG – open
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.
Gumman Elvira – open
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.
Wolfgang vincafé – open
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!