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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%
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“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 11 November 2011

A little piece of the European continent in Hamilton, New Zealand. Gothenburg makes you smile as soon as you enter and are warmly greeted and seated. The beer menu is incredible, and well chosen bottled selections from all over the world complement the (often local)...More

Thank GreigM
Reviewed 8 November 2011

this is a very cozy little restaurant with incredible food. the tapas were delicious, and my husband tried a fruit beer which was very tasty. this was a great experience and great food. definitely recommend it!

Thank SJ0904
Reviewed 8 November 2011

A fantastic find. It is worth it for the beer alone - a well thought out list with a number of beers I doubt you would find elsewhere in New Zealand, including a lot of unique Belgian options. The food is impeccable - delicious tasting/sharing...More

Thank Londoncallingkiwi
Reviewed 29 October 2011

Love the extensive beer list with amazing food to match, great coffee too. Been here many times and never had a bad time.

Thank Zytophilia
Reviewed 28 October 2011

Undoubtedly the best selection of quality beers in Hamilton, along with consistently excellent food and service at reasonable prices. Highly recommend it to anyone.

Thank Igor M
Reviewed 23 October 2011

Great food, great service, great atmosphere! A unique place in Hamilton, once you have enjoyed your meal there is an amazing selection of beer to try.

Thank Penny608
Reviewed 23 October 2011

Went to Gothenburg to celebrate birthday, food was fantastic, we shared 8 different Tapas and loved them all, the staff were friendly and suggested different drinks from their extensive wine and beer list, which everyone enjoyed. We finished off with the cheese board which was...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 22 October 2011

I have been frequenting Gothenburg since it opened over two years ago and have found the food and service consistently excellent. The tapas are defiantly my pick in the food department with a delicious assortment of dishes. The tuna carpaccio is exquisite and would have...More

Thank Luke345
Reviewed 22 October 2011

I am now a regular at Gothenburg and every time I go there I receive great service from the friendly and helpful staff, The food is consistently of a very high standard with a lovely selection. Definitely 5 stars, would highly recommend.

Thank KKSSee
Reviewed 16 October 2011

The best food I've ever eaten, I had the beef fillet which was superb. Value for money is excellent, staff attentive and decor is lovely and warm:)

Thank JessLing
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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
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
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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