Clarion Collection Hotel Odin
Phone: (46) 31 7452200
Fax: (46) 31 7112460
Though it's called Star Bowling, don't think this place is just about throwing heavy balls down wooden lanes. For starters, this American-themed restaurant has a huge menu with foods associated with New York, California, Texas and New Mexico like Santa Cruz spareribs, the Santa Rosa sandwich and New York steak. You can also come by just for the games. Here you'll find a bowling, darts, billiards, and more! Just be aware if you want to play games, you have to be 18 years or older Monday through Thursday and 22 years or older Friday and Saturday.
Tucked away in a street corner in the Stampen district of Gothenburg, is a hidden little gem waiting to be discovered. This little known restaurant offers diners authentic Italian cuisine served in a elegant, romantic setting. The menu consists of a wide variety of pastas, salads, pizzas, desserts and meat dishes, and the friendly, courteous staff is ever ready to help you with recommendations. Reasonable pricing, a pleasant ambiance and delicious food make it an ideal place for a quiet dinner with your loved one.
This is something as unbelievable as a Dutch neighborhood restaurant, located in between Ullevi and the train station. It offers traditional Dutch cuisine, deep-fried dishes, some smaller courses and pancakes in a genuinely friendly Dutch atmosphere. The actual restaurant is quite simple, the walls are cluttered with Dutch curiosities. The location of the restaurant is fairly central, near Nordstan with its shopping and just a stone's throw from Ullevi, the arena where many events take place.
Located in the Stampen district of Gothenburg, Odin's Pizza is a small eatery serving delicious Italian and Middle eastern cuisine at highly affordable prices. The Larholm pizza and the great kebabroulle dishes come highly recommended while a variety of options are available for vegetarians as well. Although small, great service, a friendly host and a pleasant atmosphere make it an ideal place to grab a quick bite in the neighborhood.
Max in Gamla Ullevi is a part of the famous Swedish Max Hamburgers chain. If you are looking out for something out of McDonald and Burger King, then this branch will definitely cater to your burger and fast food cravings. Dig into their Frisco Cheese 'n' Bacon, Maxburgare, Grand de Luxe Cheese 'n' Bacon, Chicken Wings, Max Fiskburgare and Deli Fresh Chicken Burger. Complement your meal with milkshakes or cold drinks.
Norda Bar & Grill prides itself on being part Swedish and part American with a menu that reflects a New York sensibility. In fact, the menu is divided in half, one part sea and one part land with simple standards like halibut and cod and steak and lamb. You'll also find hybrid dishes like the tacos, which sounds simple at first, but then you realize your choice of meats are salmon, halibut or smoked chicken. Though located in the Clarion Hotel Post, the Norda Bar & Grill prides itself on serving creative dishes, setting itself a part from other hotel restaurants.
If you are near the Centralstationen or are in the station, then Upper Crust is a nice option to satisfy your hunger pangs. This bakery is a pit stop that is known for their tasty quick bites. These include fresh sandwiches, breakfast choices and salads. Don't forget to try their booked goodies as well. Take a sip of their refreshing fair-trade coffee.
Zozaki Japan Restaurang has a limited menu but you can be sure of deliciois fare. You can see the love put in their cooking when you taste the freshly prepared dishes brimming with flavor. Though their food is traditional, they seem to add a twist to every dish with their presentation and preparation. It is a popular spot among the business people in the neighborhood for their business lunches. Enjoy a cup of coffee or a piece of cake after your meal.
Restaurang Ullevigatan is a nice place to dine for Nordic cuisine. Their menu is created by the Swedish Culinary Team and comprises of dishes made from poultry, meat, seafood and vegetables. The freshly sourced ingredients add to the flavor of their food. It is a popular lunch spot among the locals in the neighborhood.
A simple, unassuming local Chinese restaurant, Sunwall has its fair share of regular customers. While the interiors are simply decorated in an Oriental style with charming cherry blossom wall paper and red paper lanterns, the menu features an extensive list of Chinese specialties. A lunch and dinner buffet are available at a fixed rate of SEK78 and SEK89 per person, making it a popular choice for its value for money. Come here with an appetite as you can tuck into such delicacies as Fried Squid with Chilli sauce, Entrecôte with Ginger in Rice wine sauce, Steamed Prawns with Garlic sauce, Fried Duck with Steamed Vegetables and Crispy Fried Chicken with Sweet and Sour Sauce on the A la Carte menu. Mains are available in every variation from chicken, beef, pork, seafood and vegetarian. You can accompany your dish with an order of their many variations of fried rice and noodle dishes for a truly fulfilling meal that won't empty your pockets. For more details, visit the website.
Coffee and a slice of pie are what patrons mainly come here for, though the place is humming with activity at any given time of the day. The daily menu at Fröken Olssons Kafé usually features salads and baguette sandwiches stuffed with shrimp or ham and made in a traditional Swedish fashion, to be washed down with a mug of refreshing lager. Make sure you grab a table on the terrace in summer, and ask for a bowl of their piping hot homemade soup, followed by the main course. One of the huge, delicious meringues on a silver tray should wrap up the meal very well indeed!
Kafé Vanilj is a spacious and unpretentious cafe at Kyrkogatan, right in the city center. It is large with light colored wood furnishings. Vanilj's fruit pies are good, and they stay open late, even on Sundays. To get here, take trams 3, 4, 5, 6 or 8 to Kungsportsplatsen.