Salt & Sill (Salt & Herring) is located far out on the island Klädesholmen, north of Gothenburg, on the beautiful Swedish west coast. This is Sweden’s first floating hotel with six cubic houses built on pontoons, floating outside the restaurant.
Salt & Sill restaurant has one of the West Coast’s best locations with an outdoor serving and window seats with a sea view that provides an almost surreal closeness to the sea. Here you will enjoy fishing, shellfish and the Salt & Sill specialty ”herring plate” that has contributed heavily to the tavern as international recognition.
A smorgasbord wouldn’t be complete without pickled herring, as this fishy favorite remains the basis of every typical Swedish buffet. With an abundance of herring in both the North and Baltic Seas, Swedes have been pickling since the middle ages, mainly as a way of preserving the fish for storage and transportation. Pickled herring comes in a variety of flavors — mustard, onion, garlic and dill, to name a few — and is often eaten with boiled potatoes, sour cream, chopped chives, hard sharp cheese, sometimes boiled eggs, and of course, crisp bread.
The Salt & Sill is characterized by strong local ingredients from the coast and sea. The menu combines the best seasonal produce and what the sea for the day has to offer. Salt & Sill offers you authentic food, which accounts for both the Swedish tradition and innovation.
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