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Travellers' Choice Best of the Best

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US$14 - US$60
European, Fusion, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took 2 friends on Monday 27 Sept. It was very hard to find the restaurant as the sign thru the glass doors was hard to see until we were almost at the door! Once inside we were greeted cordially and shown to our seat....Our waitress, who came from France, was delightful and very helpful as we were 3 oldies. We ordered potato chips, pumpkin and kale salad, pork belly, salmon and sirloin steak. They were all very delicious and there was plenty. Then I ordered banoffee ? which we all tasted and was also very yummy. Our waitress put our mains we couldn't eat into boxes for us to take home. A lovely outlook with tall glass windows and a view of the river. We enjoyed our time there and would go again.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had 2 dishes the kale and pumpkin salad plus the gnocchi. Both were divine still salivating now! Everyone just know the food was fabulous and everyone in my group would agree. Just go…

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s the second time my family held a birthday dinner in this restaurant. The staff are friendly and helpful, which is impressive. We loved the food, deserts and cocktails as well! Kerp up with your excellent service! Highly recommended!

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a tapas type restaurant with a wide choice and good sized portions. We were glad we booked becuase it was very busy (which is always a good sign). Service was good and the food presented outstanding. The balance of flavours we experienced would...do credit to the best restaurants anywhere. I can see why it is rated Number 1, Thanks for a great evening.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here plenty of times and had a nice time. The wine list and service is always great but the foods slipping... I feel everything was over seasoned, over flavoured, far too salty and far too heavy. This isn’t the first time the calamari...is soggy and chewy... this is one entree they just haven’t managed to master. I left feeling bloated, and yuk. I didn’t even finish my meal. There nothing light or refreshing on offer. Shame. This restaurant use to put a lot of love in their meals. Appears times have changed. I don’t think I’ll be back sorry. There are far greater restaurants In HamiltonMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous food, great service, never fails to please. Highly recommend the lamb ribs and the dahl - in fact everything is so delicious you can't go wrong! Even the menus are disinfected!

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely lunch at Gothenburg with family. The service was attentive and the food outstanding, as always. Many thanks! I look forward to returning soon.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I just wanted to say thanks for lunch today! The team really enjoyed it. I got great comments from everyone. I really appreciated your ability to cater to our varying requirements and supply it on such short notice.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 7 August 2021

Three of us booked for a Wednesday night dinner. We arrived half an hour early and out table was already for us. We sat down and promptly our waitress arrived she was very knowledgable, pleasant and friendly. We ordered an array of tapas which arrived...promptly the food was very well presented and tasty. We had such a lovely time there. The place was packed for mid-week, which is a testament on how popular it is. Planning our second trip there very soon.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 August 2021

Perfect ambiance, great food and amazing service. A little pricey but worth it. We had tapas and some dessert that was just a great way to start the weekend. Atmosphere can't be beaten. Well done!

Date of visit: August 2021
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27 June 2019|
Response from genleta2021 | Reviewed this property |
Not yet. Should have it though.
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Response from Carlgothenburg | Property representative |
Hello, please call us at the restaurant and we can talk about some options. 07-8343562
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Response from thenzfoodies | Reviewed this property |
I thought their response was witty and well thought out. They provided evidence dismissing your wife's claims that the chilli burnt her mouth. I myself have eaten the dish as well as many of my friends and we not once have... More
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Gothenburg is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5