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Ruby Bar

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Bar, European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Pub
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24 Kungsportsavenyen, Gothenburg 411 36, Sweden
+46 31 751 54 00
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Melbourne Australia
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141 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is a nicely positioned restaurant and bar. Staff are helpful. The menu is a little limited but what is on offer is good and serving are of good portions. The restaurant is suitable for families with young children. A venue that delivers at prices you can afford. If you join the Scandic Club you get 20% discount.

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Thank Radar16
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Please Note: this review is base solely on an evening with drinks in the bar and does not reflect the quality of the food (which looked very good from the dishes we saw served). We decided on having a nightcap here as we were staying in the hotel in July 2016. We sat down an read the menu and decided... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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41 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I ate lunch (buffet lunch) two times on week days in the beginning of 2016. The buffet salad and the choice of two warm dishes were disapointing. But they had a good dessert/fruit buffet and good coffee. I therefore decided not to eat there again (I never tried dinner there). On July 16, 2016 I decided to eat lunch from... More 

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Sacramento, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Yes, the restaurant and bar are in a Scandic hotel (which are usually crapholes all the way around, especially for the price), but don't skip over the restaurant this one, because it's excellent. The search results list this as a "swedish fare" restaurant, but the apparently new-ish chef has had experience elsewhere in Europe, so isn't stuck on the typical... More 

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1 Thank Michelle R
Drammen, Norway
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Ruby Bar is on the ground floor in Hotel Rubinen. Nice to sit out and have a beer or a drink. Week-ends are perfect at Ruby Bar.

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Thank Hans Fredrik S
Sydney, Australia
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161 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

This restaurant/bar is part of the Scandic Rubinen Hotel facing "the Avenue" and provided a nice meal which was something I can't pronounce or spell but effectively was a rib eye piece of steak served along with the trimmings. It was just what I needed. The bar has a wide selection of drinks and certainly plenty of options if drinking... More 

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1 Thank Greg W
London, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Lovely stylish bar with a very knowledgeable barman and fantastic wine list. They serve a limited bar menu during the day - the meatballs were great! Good place to hang out for a drink and a chat/ read a book. Apparently there is a rooftop bar for the warmer months.

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Thank Yvonne C
Kungsbacka, Hallands Län, Sweden
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251 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Ruby Bar is in my mind for drinks and snacks, I go here often when staying in the hotel. The service is atentive and swift, good choice of beers and whiskeys, not sure about the wines. The seating is not really for full dining, but comfortable enough for a short stay. Location is right on the "Avenyn", Göteborgs answer to... More 

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Thank Michael E
Stockholm, Sweden
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

and everything you'd need while visiting. So nice for us staying at the hotel being able to use this bar and nice also not just hotel-guests visiting during the day/evening

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Thank TheBakers01
Vught, The Netherlands
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105 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Trendy place, nice wines, great snacks. Especially the oysters are something you dont want to miss out one

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$37
Cuisine
Bar, European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Kungsportsavenyen, Gothenburg 411 36, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  West Coast  >  Vastra Gotaland County  >  Gothenburg
  • Phone Number: +46 31 751 54 00
Description
Gothenburg's Ruby Bar serves well prepared food inspired by nuevo latino cuisine. In other words, you get to try out exotic Latin flavours, such as grilled whole sea bream with coconut rice and mango and grape salsa; costillas (rack of veal braised in white wine with pistachio and sweet potato ragout and sour apple sauce); and cordero (lamb entrecote fried in herbs with potato gnocchi, pecorini cheese and pancetta chips). The food is served in warm and friendly surroundings with a cosy atmosphere.

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