Michelin restaurants in Gothenburg

Gothenburg might not be the first city you think about when you think “exclusive fine dining” – however it has nevertheless placed itself as a culinary destination. To have six restaurants with one star each in the gastronomic bible Guide Michelin, sure helps a lot.




A true Scandinavian experience – both in terms of food and interior design. Bhoga was awarded a Michelin star in 2014. Even though it is fine dining, this visit will not be too harsh on your wallet. A three course dinner has the subtle price of 400 SEK. If you’re after a true foodie experience the restaurants offers a 9-course menu.



Offers what they call a “modern West Swedish gastronomy“, in a space to match the food with polished wooden floors and walls. Koka has had their Michelin start since 2015. Here you can choose to have a 3, 5 or 7 course dinner with locally sourced produce.

Little tip: If you want a high-quality late-night snack, the basement bar beneath Koka, called Björns Bar, serves fantastic food into the early hours.

Restaurang 28+


Holder of a Michelin star for the longest time in Sweden, this Gothenburg great, Restaurang 28+ was awarded a star back in 1991 and has kept it ever since. The concept is French-Scandinavian food that changes with the seasons. Their wine collection is one of the best in the country.

SK Mat och människor


Serves food from Swedish traditions varying depending on the season. SK Mat och människor was awarded with a Michelin star in 2015. The restaurant features a Chef’s table, where you can even book to cook the food with one of the chefs before enjoying it. Even if you don’t book the Chef’s table you will be able to see the cooking, with the kitchen in the middle of the open-plan restaurant.

Thörnströms kök

Modern Scandinavian food since 1997. Thörnströms kök got their Michelin star in 2011. The restaurant seats 60 people and have a “chambre separée” for six people.

Upper house

The latest addition in Gothenburg to be awarded with a Michelin star. Upper house received their star in 2016, the restaurant is part of the hotel with the same name and situates within Gothia Towers. The view from up here is magnificent. The food can be described as having a West Coast theme. If you want the tasting menu, you’ll need to book in advance.


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