Bar La Lune and Angeli
At Bar La Lune you’ll most likely get the impression that the small and cosy space is full, but you’ll still somehow manage to squeeze in and get a glass of wine from the impressive and extensive wine list. The menu consists of whatever the kitchen felt like making that day, but it’ll always be delicious. Right next door the folks at La Lune opened wine bar Angeli in early 2022, make sure to check that out too!
At Champagnebaren they pop open bottles from both large wine brands and small independent producers and the skilled staff will help you find a champagne to suit your taste. The bar is located right in the shopping district of Gothenburg, and has one of the city’s most beautiful courtyards. If you’ve had enough of sparkling wine, there are a lot of regular wines, beers and other drink options at Champagnebaren.
Bar Palavas is a Swedish-French bistro located on the street Teatergatan, parallel to the main boulevard Avenyn. Bar Palavas shares the welcoming and familial atmosphere with the well-known café “Viktors Kaffe,” which is operated by the same owners. The menu at Bar Palavas includes a variety of small dishes, snacks, and main courses, all complemented by carefully selected French wines. “Enchanté!”
Bar Centro is located on a narrow street next to the main boulevard Avenyn. It’s a celebrated wine bar and restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere. Bar Centro’s wine list consists mainly of natural wines – wines made from organically-grown grapes and produced in a natural way with as little impact as possible on the manufacturing process. Do you think it sounds as interesting as we do? Visit Bar Centro.
On a side street to the main boulevard Avenyn, you’ll find cosy Somm Restaurant & Wine Bar. Here you can choose among no less than 30 different wines by the glass and even more by the bottle. If you need help choosing, the knowledgeable staff will be happy to tell you all there is to know about grapes, districts and vintages. If you’re hungry, try the smaller, larger or sweeter dishes on the menu – combined with carefully selected wines of course.
Vinbaren means simply “The Wine Bar” and has a large selection of wines and a wine cellar built by high-class sommeliers. One of them has even won an award for being the world’s best sommelier! Vinbaren is located right next to the sister restaurant Tavolo. A perfect place to either have a quick tasty wine on the go or to plan an entire evening that ends with letting your taste buds delight with a wine you’ve never tasted before.
On the entrance floor to the clothing and interior design store Vallgatan 12 you’ll find the restaurant and wine bar Tolv Vinbar. Here you can enjoy a good lunch or dinner and a good glass in direct connection to the shopping.
On the street Teatergatan 32 you will find Enoteca Sassi – a small restaurant opened in 2015 by Primo Pellegrino to share his passion for Italian wines and delicacies. The venue has an open and relaxed atmosphere and offers a menu with good wines, canapés, cured meats and fabulous cheeses.
On the street Teatergatan you will also find the Basque and Pyrenees inspired wine bar, Juan Font. The bar has a selection of Spanish and French wines in various price ranges and the main menu features light meal alternatives such as tartar, oysters, cured meats and cheeses.
Okay, so it’s not exactly a traditional wine bar but rather the first urban winery in the nordic region! At Wine Mechanics in Gamlestaden, grapes from Germany and France are turned into locally produced wines. There is also a restaurant offering lunch, dinner and a weekend brunch.
The bar and restaurant Folk is located in the theatre foyer of Folkteatern at Järntorget in the Linné area. The bar was one of the first natural wine bars in Gothenburg, and has a selection of red, white and sparkling natural wines. If you’re hungry you can order delicious vegetarian dishes made by chef and restaurateur, Emma Kolback.
You’ll find this gem slightly hidden in a courtyard on the street Tredje långgatan. The place has become a bit of a favourite hangout for wine-lovers in Gothenburg. The staff at Olssons vin has great wine knowledge and can help you to find your favourite from their extensive wine list.
Barsac is located in the Vasa district. The restaurant offers an impressive collection of wines both by glass and bottle, as well as good service and knowledgeable staff that knows how to combine wine and food. The kitchen has a passion for traditional Swedish food, but also get inspiration from other parts of Europe. Read more on Barsacs website.
A short walk up the street from Barsac lies the popular wine and deli bar Björns Bar. This place has become a favourite haunt among locals and is found downstairs from the relaxed fine dining destination Koka. Björns bar offering a clever take on the fine produce served upstairs and you can choose between a number of wines served by the glass. The wine list as well as the cooking offers great variety and creativity, which is part of the success.
The newest wine bar in Majorna is run by three experienced chefs, which means that you’ll be sure to have something tasty on your plate as well as in your glass. The menu changes frequently, as does the wine on tap on offer!
Vini e Liquori
At Mariaplan in the neighbourhood Majorna restaurateur Robert Maglia owns two places – the restaurant Enoteca Maglia and the wine bar Vini e Liquori. Here you will find mostly Italian wines, liqueurs and spirits. If you fancy dinner, head over to Enoteca Maglia which is located right next door. Molto buono!
In the same neighbourhood as Vini e Liquori, just a short walk away, you will find Tapasbaren. The eatery has quickly become a popular sport among locals. The bar serves tasty tapas, wine by the glass, a nice atmosphere and lively music.
The wine bar and restaurant Poppy, which you’ll find at the street Fjärdelånggatan 1 in the neighbourhood of Linnéstaden, is despite its own description “A very serious restaurant” a playful place with yellow brick walls, seasonal food and a lively wine list. A perfect place to have a glass of wine or a bite to eat. A must in Linné!