SEB Gothenburg 2017

Drinking & Dining

Photo: Lars Ardarve AB / Göteborg & Co

Gothenburg has a wide range of drinking and dining options to keep you entertained throughout the evening. The city makes the most of its seaside location with a focus on fresh, delicious seafood dishes whilst beer is the drink of choice with a number of local micro breweries providing an array of refreshing ales.

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Whether you want Michelin star fine dining, a tasty bite from a street vendor or a dedicated vegan restaurant, Gothenburg has options for every taste.

Sjömagasinet is a 1 Michelin star flagship for Swedish gastronomy and offers excellent service in a rustic setting. The restaurant has a picturesque location by the waterfront in Klippan.
Address: Klippans Kulturreservat
Distance from conference centre: 3.4 miles

Heaven 23
Enjoy a cocktail or dine-in as you take in the city views from the 23rd floor of Gothia Towers. Try the famous King Size shrimp sandwich to get a taste of Gothenburg's signature seafood.
Mässans gata 24 (Gothia Towers)

Restaurang Gabriel
This seaside restaurant is located above Gothenburg's historic market hall 'Feskekôrka' (Fish church). With it's proximity to the local fish markets providing the freshest of produce, this is a perfect fit for seafood lovers.
Distance from conference centre:
1.5 miles

This Bar/Restaurant is a great spot to try your hand at traditional Scandinavian cuisine. Try some traditional elk, reindeer or a classic meatball dish.
Vasaplatsen 3
Distance from conference centre: 1.1 miles

Hos Pelle
Hos Pelle provides diners with a simple seasonal menu bursting with traditional Swedish flavours. Take a seat in the dining room or wine bar and choose the four serving tasting menu or pick your favourite dish.
Address: Djupedalsgatan 2
Distance from conference centre: 1.6 miles

Lilla London
Lilla London is a popular with locals and provides great food in a casual setting. Enjoy a meal on the veranda or choose a drink from wide variety of beer and wine available. 
Distance from the conference centre:
1.0 miles

Mr P
Mr. P is a contemporary restaurant with influences from around the world. Enjoy your choice of small or large dishes. Perfect for everyone at the table to share. A great place for food enthusiasts.
Address: Götaplatsen
Distance from conference centre: 0.5 miles

Vegetarian Restaurants

Hagabions Café Och Bar Kino
The Hagabion Cafe is one of the most ambitious and popular vegetarian restaurants. The food ranges from sandwiches to more daring experiments and is always well prepared. In the evenings, it is often crowded and noisy, and so is the associated Bar Kino, where Gothenburg’s music and culture-loving crowd gathers.
Address: Linnégatan 21
Distance from conference centre: 1.8 miles

Open New Doors
Open New Doors describes themselves as a "Ecological Raw Food-Joy restaurant" and are making it clear that well-being is an important part of their concept. The menu features vegan raw food dishes which are all made from seasonal ingredients.
Address: Tyska bron 1, Norra hamngatan
Distance from conference centre: 1.5 miles

Restaurant Thali serves vegetarian dishes from south and north India, but is also inspired by other oriental cuisines.
Address: Värmlandsgatan 18 B
Distance from conference centre: 2 miles

Photo: Beatrice Törnros/Göteborg & Co


Bar Himmel
Home to Gothenburg's largest outdoor dining area, at Bar Himmel you can order a refreshing cocktail or try their tasty fruit juices. Sit at the bar, at a table or in the vault under Gothenburg Museum of Art to admire the view of Avenyn
Address: Götaplatsen 1
Distance from conference centre: 0.7 miles

The Rover
A traditional pub which is popular amongst locals featuring over 30 varieties of beer from around the world and delicious pub style food.
Address: Andra Långgatan 12
Distance from conference centre: 1.9 miles

O'Learys Avenyn
O'Learys is Sweden's first genuine American sports bar and restaurant. Here you can catch up on live sport and in the evening you can enjoy the music at the bar with friends.
Address: Kungsportsavenyn 9
Distance from conference centre: 0.6 miles

John Scott's Palace
The former fine arts palace Fürstenbergska is today housing the gastro pub John Scott. Classic pub food is served to live piano music or major sports games.
Address: Södra Hamngatan 2
Distance from conference centre: 1.2 miles

Ölrepubliken is a mix between a pub and restaurant with a focus on quality beer and good food. The beer selection is large with about 30 different varieties on tap and in the fridge there are another 200 to choose from. There is also a wide range of whiskey available.
Address: Kronhusgatan 2 b
Distance from conference centre: 1.5 miles