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Bars & Cafes
Bored of the local dishes? Head to Tio Pepe for a Spanish treat! Here you can choose from variety of Spanish dishes prepared with finest and authentic ingredients. Specialties like tapas and paella will surely tempt you and one can't help but go for a second helping. If you are not in for a whole meal, order for pizzas along with the choicest toppings. Apart from friendly vibe and tasty food, Tio Pepe is also known for live music concerts and other entertaining gigs hosted here. You can hire it for private events and parties too. For more details, check website.
A lovely restaurant serving quintessential local food, Café Stallbacken is a haunt for locals and travelers alike. Located in the arms of pristine emerald expanses, this cafe is perfect for a completely family and is equally intimate for a romantic dinner. Rustic on the inside, the old-school charm adds immeasurably to the character of this place, they also have an extended patio where patrons can enjoy scrumptious delights overlooking the gorgeous landscape. Waffles, scones and other baked goods make perfect breakfast specials here and lunch delights include sandwiches, pastas, spaghetti dishes and more. Whether you are a fan of poultry or a carnivore at heart, nothing at Café Stallbacken will ever disappointing you.
Old industrial communities are more prevalent in northern and central Sweden, but you will find one by the rapids of Mölndalsån, just a few kilometres out of Gothenburg. You will also find Kråkan which is a nice local bar. If you pass the paper mill, you will find beautiful old buildings on the slopes above the cafeteria. To get here, take tram 4 to the final stop. Cross the bridge and follow the road for a couple of hundred metres, then cross the next bridge on your right and you are there.
A popular chain of coffee shops, Espresso House has locations across the city. Conveniently located at Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport, this location is a great place for weary travellers to boost their energy with a signature cup of coffee or one of their delicious baked goods or snacks. The cafe features the usual trendy, laid back vibe and has several cozy armchairs to settle into, a good place to relax if you have a long wait. Plenty of tables and chairs pepper the space, good for settling with your laptop and getting some work completed while you wait.
Espresso House Sweden's, Frölunda Torg Shopping Center location regularly attracts hungry shoppers along with young professionals who work nearby. The successful coffee chain has carved a niche for itself because of the impeccable quality of its coffee and friendly service. Their signature espressos are known to leave a lasting taste on one's palate, the kind that will entice you back for more. Caffeinated drinks can be accompanied with scrumptious baked delights and savory bites.
This Bertilssons Stuga in Gothenburg is a quaint cafe housed in a 1800's cottage located near the Delsjön's nature reserve. This is very popular meeting spot for families and group of friends alike. The atmosphere is very relaxed and the food can be enjoyed either inside or outside (cushions and blankets are offered) the cafe. A wholesome menu consisting fresh home-made cakes for tea, good coffee, sandwiches, cinnamon rolls, pies and pastries make the experience pleasurable. Many gluten-free and organic options are also available here. The cafe can accommodate 40-45 seated guests indoors and 160 people outdoors for any private event.
Especially in springtime, but also in summer or fall, the Botanical Gardens are a wondrous place to relax. Botaniska Paviljongen has a large outdoor section and is situated on a big lawn with some trees. If you are interested in botany, all the trees are labeled. Big windows give you a good view even from the inside. The café serves ice cream, cakes and small dishes. Various spices and herbs from the gardens are also for sale. Unfortunately the café is only open on weekends. To get here, take trams 1, 2 or 7 to Botaniska Trädgården.
Pasta Etc Bar & Restaurang started off specializing in only pastas but has now also included pizzas in their menu. You will feel like you are in the home of an Italian friend and the aroma of the dishes will tantalize your appetite. Savor their Bruschetta Funghi, Cozze alla Marinara, Frutti di Mare, Scampi Verde, Penne Paradiso, Fettuccine al Pollo and Penne Arrabiata. Round it off with desserts like Tiramisu, Formaggio and Pannacotta.
Gao's Coffee & Sushi is a popular lunch spot for those who love sushi. Relish their fresh maki and nigiri which you can also order a la carte. The queue attests to its popularity but you can be assured that the wait is worth it. This small, well-appointed space has a cozy feel to it. Enjoy the hot coffee along with your meal.
Mackasinet is a charming little cafe at the Liseberg amusement park. The cafe offers diners a healthy alternative to the fast food restaurants that can be found scattered throughout the park. Prepared using fresh ingredients and oodles of creativity, the food served at Mackasinet is just as delicious as it is healthy. Apart from offering a variety of sandwiches, the cafe also serves up delicious pastries, cookies and coffee to satiate your appetite and keep you feeling light, active and refreshed as you explore the park and its many delights. Unfortunately, there is no seating available at the cafe, but then again when there is so much to see and do around you, enjoying your meal on the go seems like an excellent idea.
Mahogny is a charming little coffeeshop that has come to be known for its rich, bold and distinctive signature blends. Prepared using freshly roasted beans sounrced from all around the world, the coffee served at Mahogny is sure to delight even the most staunch coffee connoisseurs. The cafe itself is small and quiant, with a distinct vintage charm. Although the selection on offer is modest, each cup is prepared with love, care and passion. Cutomers are encouraged to set their gadgets aside and indulge in a little conversation as they sit back and enjoy the cafe's cheerful vibe, great music, tasty snacks and exquisite coffee. While the coffee alone makes this cafe worth a visit, Mahogny also organises theme nights, tastings and other fun events that are always well-attended. Choose from their delightful selection of sandwiches, pastries, cakes and treats, and you will surely not be disappointed.
Kafé Marmelad has its own unique style with three floors that includes a cozy basement that is especially popular during the winter months. The old fashioned light bulbs and radios that decorate the space, as well as the small rooms, gives the whole place a 1930s, jazzy feeling. You can also get some tasty bites like a variety of sandwiches on Ciabatta, lasagna, soups and salads. If you're not hungry, this is also a great place to grab a coffee or a drink.