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“A café and the oldest buildings in Göteborg”
Review of Kronhusbodarna

Kronhusbodarna
Reviewed April 11, 2013

Just behind the very important East Indian Museum (Göteborgs city Museum) is some of the oldest buildings in town. This is the coffee shop in the complex. Romantic, but still just a simple coffee shop.

Very close to that is a specialist store selling chocolate. Recommended!

Just across the street is the Himalayan restaurant. If you like Indian food with traditional taste and spices, this is the best Göteborgs has to offer.

Just three streets away (towards the big shopping center ) is the largest vegetarian restaurant in Göteborg. Recommended.

Thank TheSwedishBeaver
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

The Kronhus and the Kronhusbodarna are supposed to be the oldest houses in Göteborg.
Unfortunately, you cannot visit everything there because some musicians live in it.

Thank Karithana
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Reviewed November 1, 2012

I suppose it is a bit of a tourist trap, but I always enjoy taking visitors to see the old buildings & cobblestone courtyard. The glass blowers and the old-fashioned candy shop are sure to please! Don't make the mistake of staying here for a bite to eat, however. I was embarrassed by the rude treatment I & my friend received at the cafe recently, and would hate to have out-of-town visitors get their first impression of Swedish culture from a similar experience. The man behind the counter was unsmiling, curt, and made me feel about as welcome as a skunk at a garden party! Bizarre treatment at such a quaint, old-fashioned location... what about "Old World" hospitality??

Side note: Strollers/prams are not a great fit for this site. The cobblestones are absolutely wicked when it comes to pushing a stroller, and the cafe strictly forbids the presence of strollers inside.

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Reviewed June 28, 2012

Those old buildings downtown Gothenburg once was the birthplace of the Swedish Parliament in 1621. The Kingdom of Sweden was for a short time run from here - which in that particular time was the heart of Nya Lödöse.

Thank Mikael A
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Reviewed June 12, 2012

Having lunch at the cafe, sat outside in the sun, is unbeatable. The lasagne here is consistently decent, the sandwiches good, the coffee strong. Not sure I would bother coming for lunch if I was going to sit inside, but love the outdoor seating.

Thank Ian G
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