The foodie scene in this city is second to none and the pizza in Gothenburg is among the best in the country. So, like any sane food lover would, we set out to find the very best places to eat pizza in the city.
From classic Italian pizza to the thin and crispy American style right through to a simple slice on the go, there is something here for everybody.
So forget about the diet, grab a friend and get ready to work your way through the very best Gothenburg pizza spots.
Best pizza in Gothenburg
The pizzas at Magazzino are in high demand, so be sure to make your reservation as early as possible. Light and fluffy dough and gourmet toppings is part its popularity, and you can order any of the pizzas gluten-free.
They let the dough rise for at least 24 hours and then bake it in a stone oven for a deep flavour.
There’s two Brewers Beer Bars to check out in Gothenburg: one on the buzzing street Tredje Långgatan, and the other on equally trendy Magasinsgatan, Brewers specialise in sourdough pizza, including several vegan options. The Popeye is brilliant: cauliflower crème, feta cheese, Parmigiano-Reggiano, pea sprouts, spinach & garlic dressing.
Get your pizza to go, or combine it with a local craft beer at this top Gothenburg pizza joint.
BOV stands for “bread and wood” and is probably the most visited basement in Johanneberg. Feast on their fluffy wood-fired oven pizzas and carefully selected natural wines and you’ll understand why.
They also sell homebaked breads and gourmet goods in store, so you can take a little taste home with you.
The pizza menu here is divided into two parts: one with Italian flavours and one with Swedish flavours. Italian toppings include fresh mozzarella, grilled eggplant and zucchini, while Swedish toppings include marinated beef fillet, mushrooms, garlic, bearnaise sauce.
Mums also has a great lunchtime buffet, where you can try lots of different pizzas and salads.
This Instagram friendly hotel on the main boulevard Avenyn owes their amazing pies to pizzaiolo Turi, who brought his family’s sourdough recipe to Gothenburg. The crusts are thick and fluffy and the toppings are superb.
For something different, order the pizza with crème fraîche, bleak roe, red onions, chives, brown butter and lemon.
You’ll find this traditional trattoria in the Gamlestaden neighbourhood, where Emanuele Malgioglio runs the pizza oven in the proper Neapolitan way. There’s 17 different pies to choose from on the menu.
Every Friday they have Aperitivo, where they offer different Italian snacks to nibble on when you buy something to drink at the bar.
They cook up a more American-style pizza which is served by the pan on the table and which is perfect for sharing.
You could just imagine yourself in New York as you peel away the gorgeous and utterly gooey slices that are loaded with delicious toppings. There’s also unique kebab pizzas, with beef and spicy curry sauce.
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