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$$ - $$$European, Fusion,
17 Grantham Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-834 3562
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (257 reviews)
“polenta chips” (29 reviews)
“pork belly” (52 reviews)
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European, Fusion, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 Grantham Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

had dinner with family as daughter had been before. Wow the tapas were great and full of flavor. Staff were great and helped with selections and recommendations. also were able to assist with gluten free

Thank robyn343
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Doesn't matter if I go for business or pleasure the food is always fantastic and the team are lovely. Sharing tapas is the way to go. Love the polenta chips

Thank Rebekah K
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere of the restaurant. Staff was helpful and attentive. The craft beer choice was good and the prices for drinks were reasonable. Most of the food was outstanding which made one of our choices seem a little average (the...More

Thank Phillipa C
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Great place to go for lunch or dinner. Have been there several times and have not had a bad meal. Took friend out for b'day lunch, food was lovely, delivered to table as requested and selection of wines, drinks great. Asked for a table close...More

Thank j8her
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Went for a late dinner after a business meeting and wow was not disappointed at all - the ambiance was wonderful - amazing setting, you walk in and down some long stairs and it opens out into this amazing room with lots of noise and...More

Thank egyptmermaid
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Gothenburg is absolutely fantastic. After hearing many great things about the secluded fine dining restaurant with panoramic river views, the family and I paid it a visit to celebrate my mum's birthday. By no means did it disappoint!! The menu is expansive and authentic, but...More

Thank Sophie F
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Lunch by the river on a weekday - lovely window seat, not crowded. Fantastic menu with tapa style dining. There were so many great choices on the menu, it was hard to make a choice! Great sized dishes for sharing. Very reasonable price. Friendly, attentive...More

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed September 12, 2017

The food was fine, but I never expected to have tapas served in a place that is named after a Danish city. Too weird for meMore

Thank GipsiV
Carlgothenburg, Owner at Gothenburg, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2017

Our intention was not to make things weird for you. Hopefully you try us again with full knowledge of what to expect. Also Gothenburg is the second largest city in Sweden. We do have a dish on our menu called Skagen Röra, which is a...More

Reviewed September 10, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyable Saturday lunch. Interesting and attractive setting on the river and pleasant, professional service. The Tapas were an eclectic mix of flavours and styles from various countries and we particularly enjoyed the potato gnocchi and the dumplings. Prices very reasonable Would certainly recommend this...More

Thank Di S
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

We were told that this place is not where well take the kids as its tapas but we went and really enjoyed the food. Seems like its not going to be enough but it actually is heaps. Nice that you can share and taste various...More

Thank lezanim
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Richard C
May 2, 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
April 11, 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
May 2, 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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Business meetings, 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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