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Barken Viking

$$ - $$$European, ,
Gullbergskajen, Gothenburg 411 04, Sweden
+46 31 63 58 00
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good39%
  • Average36%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
6 Sep 2017
“Lunch with a 19th century Flair”
14 Aug 2017
“Problem start but just got better”
Restaurant Hours
European, Swedish, Scandinavian
$$ - $$$
Gullbergskajen, Gothenburg 411 04, Sweden
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Viking is a three masted square rigged ship and is used as a hotel and a restaurant. Currently they only serve luncheons. The food was good, but not outstanding, the ambiance however exciting. All is paneled in dark wood with matching tables. Of course there...More

Thank TravelG16
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

First thing is to flag up that the reception closes at 11pm. They are clear about this but I tried to phone them twice in the uk and used their website twice to send messages on what the arrangements were for someone arriving after midnight...More

Thank Suff0lktyke
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Well this place deserve 10!! First of all we had a real swedish food, salmon burger, fish and mussels were all very good. The view is speachless, and at the end we paid less than many touristic restaurant on the high street this was a...More

Thank 78Mik
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I thought with the reviews this would be a novelty but it was not. With the dark rooms and slopping floors and meak breakfast one could get over it IF YOU COULD GO ON DECK HENCE THE REASON TO BE ON A BOAT...but it was...More

1  Thank Leigh E
Reviewed 23 November 2016

If we did not have good friends in Gothenburg, we'd stay here. A fabulous tall ship, the largest built in scandinavia and launched in 1906, converted into a hotel in the city centre and close to all the ferry connections. We only called in for...More

Thank tyketyke
Reviewed 14 September 2016

There was very little on line about this restaurant outside of Trip Advisor, but we went expecting to have lunch and were told it was closed for the season. Trip Advisor is requiring a rating so I put average despite not being able to visit...More

Thank Penny H
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Just had a beer and a rosé wine which was not expensive if you also look at the space and the nice view you have on this beautiful ship. It was a nice sunny day so it was enjoyable to have a drink on the...More

Thank IneKie
Reviewed 29 July 2013

A simple menu of fresh steaks or seafood, the chef grills the entrees on the deck near the tables and brings it over himself. Served with traditional Swedish salads and breads with limitless refills. Be sure to save room for the Swedish national dessert...a melt-in-your-mouth...More

Thank dlonghorn
Reviewed 8 July 2013

We had lunch there it was ok but nothing special. I had mussels that was not bad.. The menu is very small, and nothing for kids. Location is great, old boat. If your in town go once but dont expect a lot.

Thank wietzeklijnstra
Reviewed 30 May 2012

I went to this boat/restaurant with a workk group. Once you board the ship ( and get past the serious list) you notice that the dining room is filled with similair groups. I suspect that work or tourist groups are their bread and butter. Once...More

Thank nisajoy
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European, Swedish, Scandinavian
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gullbergskajen, Gothenburg 411 04, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  West Coast  >  Vastra Gotaland County  >  Gothenburg
  • Phone Number: +46 31 63 58 00
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