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River Cafe

1 Dockepiren, Gothenburg 417 64, Sweden
+46 31 51 00 00
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
“julbord” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
1 Dockepiren, Gothenburg 417 64, Sweden
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

A good restaurant with excellent food. However it’s far too crowded to go here for lunch. You need to queue to the salad bar for about 10 minutes and then you need to wait for the food during totally 30 minutes even though we all...More

Thank Joky80
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I have been eating a handful time in River café. Standing in the middle of the river on the pier is really nice. The food is usually of very good quality. For this Christmas we took the julbord, typical Swedish buffet for Christmas, in the...More

Thank Sweetieto
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Went here with my wife, two of our kids and our parents-in-law. The location is stunning right by the water but the service is a bit too casual given the type of restaurant and the food quite disappointing. Pasta from Alsace - never heard of...More

Thank Joachim P
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Really delicious food, great service and beautiful view! Perfect for a romantic diner with my hubby.

Thank Irina L
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Good but somewhat limited menu. International wait staff - all very nice, if not too knowledgeable about the menu. Food reasonably well-prepared - a bit pricey for the quality. Tables close together in nice space.

Thank James P
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We were first evening with a small group, next day with 16 persons. It says enough that we went there twice on a row. They have a good menu with quality food for reasonable prices and clean toilets. Also for groups it is nice because...More

Thank marc l
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I went today (29 April 2016) for lunch. I ordered fish for "lunch of the day". The ingredients were good and the food was cooked well. But the taste was nothing special i.e only a grade of "C" (mediocre). I had eaten lunch there twice...More

Thank Foodie-MIM
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I went here with my family for a birthday lunch. What I really liked about this place was the view from every angle in the room, of the city and its harbour. Quite an experience! The lunch (salmon) was very fresh and tasty and included...More

Thank vagabond01
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Very nice place, great location and excellent view. Waiters were very friendly and the food good. I really do recommend it.

Thank BlaadjeG
Reviewed 12 December 2015

My business friend had booked a Swedish "julebord" on a windy Wednesday night. The staff is friendly ; especially the lady who served our table. She was always there checking if there was anything we needed. The "Julebord" was great with a nice selection of...More

Thank Aimar45
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Dockepiren, Gothenburg 417 64, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  West Coast  >  Vastra Gotaland County  >  Gothenburg
  • Phone Number: +46 31 51 00 00
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