The second-largest city in Sweden, the largest non-capital in the Nordics and an important seaport on the west coast. Home of world-class restaurants, a vibrant cultural scene and a stunning archipelago coastline - and Way Out West. Welcome to Gothenburg. Here are a few tips if you've never been!
Bang Matbar, Oskarsgatan 9
A home away from home, full of gastronomic surprises and imaginative taste combinations.
Bhoga, Norra Hamngatan 10
Fine dining with seasonal Scandinavian cuisine.
Björk & Bambu, Vegagatan 50
Where Swedish and Asian flavours meet.
Hagabions café, Linnégatan 21
Ambitious vegetarian restaurant with the associated Bar Kino, which hosts a delightful outdoor patio during summertime. By the way, Hagabion is one of Sweden’s leading independent cinemas and a vital part of Way Out West Film.
Unity Jazz, Kyrkogatan 13
Unity Jazz is a lively wine bar and jazz club in the center of Gothenburg focusing on natural wines and traditional jazz. Casual yet cooking with live music every night.
Kafé Magasinet, Tredje Långgatan 9
A cozy bar and café with a relaxed atmosphere in the Långgatorna neighborhood. Breakfast, lunch, bagels, beer, wine and pizza – a definite must-visit.
Alkemisten Kaffebar, Gustaf Dalénsgatan 14
Organic and delicious drip coffee and espresso, located in the green Kvillebäcken on the island of Hisingen.
Brøderi Borgskog, Prinsgatan 3
Beautiful sourdough bakery. Their buns are a piece of art.
Kastello, Landsvägsgatan 38
A cool and cozy coffee joint in the Linné district. Popular among cyclists.
Da Matteo, Vallgatan 5
If you pass this place which is situated in a quiet courtyard in the city center, the smell of freshly roasted coffee will surely draw you in.
Go island hopping among charming villages, breathtaking nature and nice beaches. There’s also seal safaris, sea-fishing and other activities to choose from.
Hagabadet, Haga Östergata 6
A wonderful place for everyone who wants to relax and recuperate. Established in 1876, this classic bath offers spa treatments, massages, fitness, yoga and much more.
Boule, various activities for the kids, the iconic Gothenburg landmark Feskekörka (”the fish church”), bars, boutiques and much more.
Plikta Playground, Slottsskogen
This is a popular attraction that is close to Way Out West, a little fact for you… it hosts Gothenburg’s biggest playground – Something for everybody!
Flowers, history, architecture! A verdant ocean in the very heart of the city; a place to relax and be inspired.
Andra Långgatans Skivhandel, Andra Långgatan 33
The largest thrift store in town for music and films.
Bengans, Stigbergstorget 1
Such an institution it’s impossible to imagine Gothenburg without it.
Dirty Records, Andra Långgatan 4 A
A place with great character – and great coffee, too.
Linné Skivbörs, Andra Långgatan 20
Rock, pop, soul, jazz and much more!
Skivhallen Majorna, Älvsborgsgatan 35
In the heart of cozy neighborhood Majorna, this jewel is filled with bargains as well as rare stuff.