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Address: Rosenlundsgatan, Gothenburg 411 25, Sweden
Phone Number: 031-13 82 34
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Activities: Dining
Description: Popular fish market and restaurant housed in a beautiful old building...
Popular fish market and restaurant housed in a beautiful old building which resembles a church.
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Church/market

Interesting place to visit - mostly if you like fish :)) I am not sure if it was church once, but now it is just a cool fish market L:)

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Interesting place to visit - mostly if you like fish :)) I am not sure if it was church once, but now it is just a cool fish market L:)

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Skegness, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Had a wonderful fresh shellfish salad in the lower part of the hall. My husband enjoyed his selection of marinated herrings too. I agree it probably is more for tourists than locals as most of our fellow diners seemed to be foreigners but we really enjoyed our food. The only minor irritation is the fact you need to have a... More 

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Gothenburg
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Once upon a time this was a really nice and authentic fish market. Somewhat of a showcase for Gothenburg. But not anymore. Nowadays it's a Tourist trap, with only a few fish stands, not very fresh fish, shrimps, etc. and expensive. Living in Gothenburg, I am sad not being able to recommend the Fish Church.

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We enjoyed our lunch there. It was cold outside but really warm and friendly. Great place in the centre of the city!

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Good quality of food and a lot of smell i the air from the smal shops with sometimes exclusive good stuff to buy and enjoy of. really a part of Gothenburg to visit to get to know quality grosserys as an alternative for boring supermarkets

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Shaped like a Church, gave the building its name 140 years ago. Open Tuesday- Saturday, the Indoor market offers seafood delicacies from the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean as well as an exclusive restaurant on the second floor.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

It is named Fish Church only because the building resembles a church, it has nothing to do with a real church. Inside there are fish restaurants, you can also buy fish and shellfish to bring home. There is also readily prepared lunch that you can take out. In the summer or on a warm day you can sit outside and... More 

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Timisoara, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

If you want to see all the best food the ocean can give us, go to see this market! You'll be surprised to find all seafood possible and some delicatessen ready to be taken home!

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Mechelen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is a really nice place to visit specially if you love fish... By some shrimps and sit outside and eat them directly on the channel side under the seagulls jealousy screem... A lot of couple get married here... just feel the atmosphere that you really are in the west coast!

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Beautiful building in the heart of Gothenburg, amazing selection of fish, good restaurant and lunches available from fishmongers, recommend Kerstins Delikatess.

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