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John's Place

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2 Taangkoerarvaegen, Varberg, Varberg Municipality 432 54, Sweden
+46 340 109 03
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Bath, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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Reviewed August 21, 2015

We are a group of six adults, well versed in restaurants around the world. This was a delightful experience in a very popular spot on the beach. The food is grilled over hot coals, there is a good selection of meat and fish, expertly cooked and presented with a variety of sauces and salads. The service is knowledgeable, attentive and... More 

Thank bathkatz
Almhult, Sweden
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

We were a large group (6 adults, 3 kids) who visited in order to celebrate a birthday. The food is really good but not very innovative. The location is beautiful just by the ocean and service is friendly and efficient. It's very popular so remember to make a reservation! Try the Pluma (pork, from Spain), very tender and juicy!

Thank John G
Varberg, Sweden
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4 reviews
Reviewed July 29, 2015

Nice location near by the sea, be in time a busy Place ! Best view and atmosphere in Varberg Apelviken

Thank Leif P
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed July 27, 2015

Very good food and a nice location. We arrived for a very late lunch at about 4pm and got nice seats in the sun. But, we where lucky as the next guests where not therefore I would recommend booking. Food took about 30 minutes to show up but was very good indeed and worth waiting for. Recommended!

Thank RoStSwe
Varberg, Halland County, Sweden
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed July 23, 2015

The food is excellent, probably the best you can get in Varberg. All the meat was great but the Pluma was outstanding. The service was good and fast even thou the place was packed. The view is nice and I only wish that we would have had better weather.

Thank Magnus K
2 reviews
Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is one of our favourite restaurants. Its so relaxed and with a warm atmosphere. The service is always great and the food is unbelievable. You have to try their grilled Lamb! I highly recommend a visit to John's if you are in Varberg.

Thank Sara J
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

What a great Experience. Food, Wine, service everything were perfect!! The Meat exceptional and the marengues dessert fantastic. Just great!!!

Thank Ilpibe
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 11, 2015

Excellent starters, puddings and drinks. The Lamb was a little salty for the main course which sadly masked the flavour of the tender lamb but overall i was very happy.

Thank Olli G
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2015

My family has been going to John's for decades. Even having long since moved from Varberg this place is a MUST every time I return. Their steaks can easily compete with top steak houses from around the world. Even just the smells from the kitchen hit you like a brick wall as soon as you open the door, simply mouth... More 

Thank StephanieKristensen
Gothenburg, Sweden
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2015

The lamb filet is to die for. My company had ribs of high quality too. The staff was friendly but a bit stressed. Good location, especially in summer. Make reservation since it's almost always full.

Thank hbse1234

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Barbecue, European, Swedish
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Taangkoerarvaegen, Varberg, Varberg Municipality 432 54, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  West Coast  >  Halland County  >  Varberg Municipality  >  Varberg
  • Phone Number: +46 340 109 03

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