Our bars.

Mingle by the sea. In the opera house there are two bars to choose between. Mingle a while in the Cocktail Bar or try the menu and feel the atmosphere in the Opera Bar.

The Cocktail Bar is on the ground floor with a view over the harbour. The proximity to both the restaurant and the foyer has made the Cocktail Bar a popular place in which to mingle. Place your order an hour before the performance to avoid having to stand in a queue during the interval.


Pay a visit to the opera star on second floor

The Göteborg Opera Bar received a complete facelift in 2009 and now boasts a brand new décor. You’ll find it on the second floor, above the main entrance. The Opera Bar opens two hours before the performance starts.

“The Opera Bar has its own head chef and offers a fantastic menu, including the Swedish classic Open-faced Shrimp Sandwich. We also have a special wine menu which includes several unusual wines served by the glass. Many of the wines are organic or biodynamic”, says Ousainou Mbye, head waiter and sommelier of The Göteborg Opera.

If you’d like something to eat during the break all you need to do is place an order with us before the curtain call. If you’d prefer to just have something to drink you can of course order this at the bar at any time.


The Opera Bar at the Göteborg Opera

Inspiring events in a unique atmosphere

Are you looking for something special for your next customer or staff event? The Opera Bar and all the opportunities it offers may just be the answer.

The Opera Bar is in a beautiful location, has an exclusive décor and is spacious enough to accommodate up to 200 guests, making it ideal for After Work, anniversaries, formal receptions and exclusive VIP events.

We offer you a world of possible activities to choose from - why not enjoy your pre-dinner drink here while being entertained by musical interludes featuring internationally renowned Göteborg Opera musicians or soloists. If you would like to include a presentation in your event everything we provide a small stage, sound and microphone equipment and a screen. Our kitchen uses local produce wherever possible and organic alternatives are available. Our aim is for you to enjoy a spectacular event - everything we do, from food and drink to service and attitude is first class.

Let us know exactly how you would like your event to be and we will tailor it to fit your wishes. We look forward to seeing you!


The Opera Bar at the Göteborg Opera offers:

– Space for up to 200 people
– Beverages and light meals
– Performances by soloists and musicians
– Master of ceremony/entertainers
– Small raised stage
– Sound and microphone equipment
– Possibility of showing images, films and presentations
– Guided tours in several languages
– Talks about the performing arts


Opening hours

The CocktailBar opens an hour before a performance begins.

The OperaBar opens two hours before the performance at the Gothenburg Opera's main stage. The kitchen closes 40 minutes before the performance starts.

It is not open to the public on premiere evenings.


See which performances are being given this season as well as the dates and times in our programme.


Restaurant Booking Service
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