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17 Grantham Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-834 3562
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (291 reviews)
“polenta chips” (31 reviews)
“pork belly” (53 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
European, Fusion, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 Grantham Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
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Reviewed today via mobile

What a fantastic place - the space and the vibe are great. Big space so sense of release and the vibe is one of “let’s relax”. Having spent time in Scandinavia I really felt like I was back there, yet this was fundamentally a Tapas...More

Thank EnglishHugh
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked a table early evening and were rewarded with a river view. Prompt and friendly service with extensive wine, beer and cocktail list. The tapas are delicious. We opted for a vegetarian, fish and meat tapas. All were flavoursome and made fresh to order....More

Thank Scottishsuese
Reviewed 2 days ago

Gothenburg is the type place you take someone if you want to impress. The dishes are delicious and portioned to be a comfortable taster, especially if you are sharing, or a lighter meal if you are having the dish to yourself. The ambiance is very...More

Thank teganmmorris35
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dinner out with my daughter, introducing her to tapas styled eating for the first time. I love this way of eating, with variety, rather than volume. This is a must do on your list of dining out venues. You'll love it! Awesome selection of foods,...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time lunch visit and not disappointed. Menu selection excellent and staff/service A1. Great space with river views a pleasant treat. Perfect setting to impress for a business lunch. Look forward to an evening visit. Great work to the team at Gothenburg.

Thank Passenger12713113227
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Can’t beat their polenta chips, butter milk friend chicken! Every thing on the menu is amazing always a great meal!

Thank AbbyD376
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We understood why this place is popular. The chef is obviously very talented, all dishes are very well presented and recipes are imaginative and original. You wouldn’t be wrong if you called this a “gastronomic adventure” or something hip like that. One thing we didn’t...More

Thank Haris42
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed this amazing place in July this year for a birthday and had the function room. The tapa food was amazing - fresh, tasty and unique flavours. Service and atmosphere were also great. We will definitely try out the restaurant downstairs next time!

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent tapas based menu... beautiful dishes... we tried the chefs selection. Craft beer, riverside location. Prices medium/high but excellent dining.

Thank 937grahamw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very classy restaurant specialising in high quality food and wines in a modern riverside setting . The service is excellent and the food varied . It is a place to be savoured . Classics get a modern twist and everything is cooked...More

Thank jnmjones
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Richard C
3 May 2017|
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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
Kathryn H
12 April 2017|
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Response from Carlgothenburg | Property representative |
Hello We recommend 4 or 5 tapas for a table 2. Hope to see you soon Cheers Carl
3 May 2016|
Response from Carlgothenburg | Property representative |
Hi there! You are most welcome to come in for a coffee any time. During the day time our bar area operates a little like a café, we have a cabinet full of goodies and the espresso machine is of course humming away all day... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Grantham Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-834 3562
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Gothenburg serves a great selection of tapas. We focus on having a relaxed atmosphere combined with excellent service. We have a beautiful view of Waikato River from our dining room and outdoor terrace, and are located just a minutes walk from the main street.
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