From the White Guide Nordic 2018:
- Address: Lilla Torget 1, 411 18 Gothenburg
- Phone: +46 31 10 10 05
- Web: fiskekrogen.com
- Seats: 200
- Opening Hours: Mon-Thu 5.30 PM-10 PM, Fri 5 PM-10 PM, Sat 12 noon-10 PM
- Directions: See Google Map underneath
A focus on fine fish
The premises have been freshened up, the gold details seem to glisten a little more than before, and the atmosphere seems to crackle on those evenings that Bifångst is open. (Bifångst is a small restaurant inside Fiskekrogen that offers a specially composed menu to 15 guests.) Otherwise, most things are the same at Fiskekrogen, this temple consecrated to the delicacies of the sea. After all, Lars Ahlström has steered the ship for two decades now, and at this point he is wise enough not to change too much in their winning concept: really well prepared dishes using the finest fish and the freshest seafood the west coast can offer. In addition to the popular seafood buffet served on Fridays and Saturdays, the classics are the biggest attractions. Smooth lobster bisque with lobster mousseline; hearty turbot with horseradish and beets; and not least, Ahlström’s codfish balls served with caviar sauce, can make anyone nostalgic. The desire to innovate at Bifångst, which means “Bycatch” (think caviar with pig’s blood and burnt cream) does infect some of the dishes at Fiskekrogen, like those under the title “Together” in the menu, which includes mini dishes, and the intent is that you should eat many of them and preferably share with your party. Crab salad with jalapeno miso, pears and salsify is a few steps too far from the kitchen’s comfort zone and doesn’t play at all, while the tartare of fine bonito is quite excellent in the company of bleak roe and cherry vinegar. The voluminous wine list has a bias towards the classic and is especially crazy about Burgundy. The clientele consists of mainly of business diners and large groups...
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