We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Sankt Eriksgatan 3 | Mitt emot Göteborgsoperan, Gothenburg 411 05, Sweden
+46 31 13 00 02
Certificate of Excellence
All photos (106)
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“injera” (6 reviews)
“kitfo” (2 reviews)
“red lentil” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
African, Ethiopian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Sankt Eriksgatan 3 | Mitt emot Göteborgsoperan, Gothenburg 411 05, Sweden
All Details
Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Simba
1. Love It!!!
"The food is just amazing."
Prithvi M
See reviews that mention ethiopian food
2. Delicious!!
"The food here is fabulous!"
See reviews that mention Delicious!!
3. Vegan
"This place has Gothenburg's best vegan dish."
Juha-Matti S
See reviews that mention Vegan
Write a ReviewReviews (140)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Dined here twice during our short trip to Gothenburg, the cuisine was absolutely fantastic! The dishes were delicious, fairly priced and the staff were very friendly and welcoming (especially Kale!). So, the first time we dined here, my girlfriend and I ordered this sharing platter...More

Thank hugo d
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Everything about this experience makes me happy. The interior was beautiful and cozy. The service, very good and kind. The food, amazing. The meat was cooked to perfection, the chili sauces on the side was so good. And the desserts were just as good, if...More

Thank lalaisaa
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Choose this restaurant because of the good reviews and I can only confirm that it was exactly what we expected. The food and service where top.

Thank Miguel M
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

A restaurant with full of our ancesters decoration! With good East african food specialised on Eritrea & Ethiopia well service and quality! The outside service is also Perfect for summer warmness!

Thank Yonathan S
Reviewed July 19, 2018

The food is delicious! The range of tastes in one bite is just amazing. You have to try this! I highly recommend the six dish meal for two. You will enjoy every bite! The environment is pleasant and staff is helpful. Close to the city...More

Thank Zita M
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We took our toddler here and had a lovely dinner. Our server was friendly and explained everything to us. The food itself was delicious and even my kid cleaned her plate. This is a must-try in Gothenburg.

Thank Felicia P
Reviewed May 31, 2018

The food here is fabulous! So many wonderful flavours! We ordered the platter that consisted of 3 meat dishes (chicken, lamb and beef) and 3 vegetarian (green lentils, red lentils and potatoes). All to be eaten with Injera, a type of flat bread used to...More

Thank Kennedy1981
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Restaurants from unusual countries often get high ratings on this page, not so much because their food is great but because their food is different. And yes, the food at this Ethiopian place is different and most people will find it fun to eat here....More

Thank GD C
Reviewed November 19, 2017

If you want to try something different, this is a nice place to go to. Good prices, and nice atmosphere.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Simba offers a genuine Ethiopian culinary experience with injera based dishes served up with house brewed tej (honey wine). Beyond the more traditional Ethiopian dishes like Tebs and kitfo, the restaurant offers starters and main dishes of a more exotic variety, like crocodile (though, surely,...More

Thank RasAnbassa
Nearby HotelsSee all 64 hotels in Gothenburg
Hotell Barken Viking
567 reviews
.19 miles away
Scandic Europa Gothenburg
1,713 reviews
.26 miles away
Hotel Opera
1,213 reviews
.31 miles away
Hotel Robinson
33 reviews
.32 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
349 reviews
.16 miles away
26 reviews
.17 miles away
82 reviews
.18 miles away
Nearby Attractions
377 reviews
.16 miles away
Goteborg Opera (Goteborgsoperan)
222 reviews
.08 miles away
City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum)
327 reviews
.24 miles away
Lilla Bommen
166 reviews
.19 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Simba staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$119 - $289
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sankt Eriksgatan 3 | Mitt emot Göteborgsoperan, Gothenburg 411 05, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  West Coast  >  Vastra Gotaland County  >  Gothenburg
  • Phone Number: +46 31 13 00 02
  • E-mail
Opposite the Gothenburg Opera, you will find our Ethiopian and Eritrean restaurant. With great care, Simba has chosen a number of traditional and exciting dishes to take you on a taste trip! Come and try new flavors in a unique environment. Warmly welcome to us!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing