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Forsbacka Wardshus

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European, Swedish
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Vardshusvagen 22 | Forsbacka, Gavle 818 42, Sweden
+46 46 263 51 70
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Sollentuna, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

Have come here twice for lunches while passing by. I fall in love with the place. A bit worn interior, home-like kind hospitality and service. The lunch buffet was like the cooking of my beloved Grandma long ago, simple but tasty. This is a hidden gem, worth many more visitors. Must be a nice place for parties or family gatherings.

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2013

Our group stumbled upon Forsbacka Wardshus on a road trip through Sweden. Very charming, traditional restaurant (I believe only open for lunch) with a wonderful "old world" flavor to everything -- the service, the food, the beautiful surroundings. The menu is small but good (with the usual semi-heavy Swedish offerings) and it is not terribly expensive.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

Was taken here by Swedish friends for a long afternoon lunch to have a genuine Swedish experience. Staff were friendly and the décor authentic. Menu was limited but the food was good. After the meal coffee and biscuits in the sun on the terrace and the hostess kept replenishing the coffee. Situated in pretty historic area not too far from... More 

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Sandviken
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2012

We often go here to eat lunch. The food is good and is does not cost too much either. I like the old historical surroundings. The restaurant/inn (and hotel) is family owned, which you can feel when you enter Forsbacka Wärdshus!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2011

Forsbacka wardshus is between Gavle and Sandviken in an old impressive buildung from the 17th century. It is an ideal place for groups It also offers hotelrooms which offer a pretty nice stay in a historic swdish house. The restaurant room is impressive, huge with a view to the rooftop. All walls are painted with nice pictures and give the... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2008

Ok, but only open for lunch

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2008

Nice small inn with swedish and french food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Swedish
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vardshusvagen 22 | Forsbacka, Gavle 818 42, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Midnight Sun Coast  >  Gavleborg County  >  Gavle
  • Phone Number: +46 46 263 51 70

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?