In the beautiful town hall building from 1892, in the middle of central Umeå lies Rex. Bar, Brasserie, beer cellar, cocktail bar, bistro, nightclub, and conference rooms in the same house. The large party room seats 110 people at round tables or up to 200 people with traditional long tables. Rex offers a concept for between 250-750 people called "The whole house". Each guest receives a badge in a band around the neck, which has several different stations with meals and drinks marked on it. The guests then travel around the entire house to get the various meals and drinks from the different stations, making this a natural mingle. To be inspired, watch this film.
In central Umeå, located in Umeälven river, is restaurant Sjöbris. Two boats that together with a large glazed and heated floating dock creates Umeås most close-to-water place to dine - all year-round. With a focus of quality and taste, charcoal grilled, wood oven baked and seafood is served. Up to 620 people can eat a seated dinner simultaneously during summer and 250 persons during winter.
In the middle of the cultural center Väven, on floor 5 is the conference floor P5. With a view of Umeå city and river, the facility can accommodate up to 250 people for a seated dinner or mingling for 500 people. The surfaces offer flexibility and here there is always access to the roof terrace, summer and winter. The restaurant is KRAV- and Kranmarkt.
In Umeå Folkets Hus, there is the Swan-labelled Restaurant Äpplet, which has many guises. The venue can alternate between hosting conference lunches, company parties, concerts and pub shows. Up to 700 people seated and of course the room can be screened off to create a pleasant environment for smaller groups. There is a stage with technology for dinner entertainment or presentations.
On the Umeå University campus, next to Aula Nordica, is the restaurant Universum. With fantastic light and a large, lovely venue, over 600 people can eat a seated banquet dinner and 900 people can have a standing mingling meal.
Vävenscenen, which is located on Väven's first floor closest to the Umeälven, is a large so-called multistage that can be rented for all kinds of events. Theater productions, lectures and seminars, musical performances and concerts as well as dance performances are some examples. The weaving stage is also used for banquet dinners with stage and technology. Here, up to 360 people can eat a banquet dinner with dinner entertainment. The kitchen that delivers the food is KRAV-labelled.
About 15 minutes' walk away (or seven minutes by bus), in the Gammlia area, is the beautiful Sävargården. Since the 1920s, the manor's halls and cabinet have housed celebrations and festivities. Here, the group gets a private event on the upper floors, with the option of renting the Kamenski cellar until well into the small hours. Sävargården belongs to the Blå Huset group together with P5, U&Me Hotel, Stora Hotellet, Kulturbageriet, Fika! and Gotthards Krog.
South America-influenced restaurant and night club with cozy atmosphere. On late Friday and Saturday nights, Cinco turns into one of Umeås favourite night clubs. When eating here, it is encouraged to choose the sharing concept from the menu where guests order and share the food with each other at the table (yes, it is sanitary and safe). Here, Latin American tapas are prepared with lots of love and hand-picked ingredients. Up to 350 persons can enjoy a seated dinner at Cinco.
In the heart of Umeå center in the MVG mall lies a cozy, modern and relaxed bistro surrounded by a cool city pulse vibe. Tonka has evolved from being just a small café with soup and pintxos on the menu to a high-quality bistro with flavors from all over the world, and menus adapted to harness seasonal local produce. Up to 170 seated guests are welcomed here, or 500 persons standing mingle.
Right by the Umeälven and directly adjacent to the artistic campus is the Tonka Strandgatan restaurant. It accommodates up to 160 people in a pleasant restaurant environment with a terrace along the promenade. On request, the entire restaurant can be booked.
In the middle of conference and fair venue Nolia lies Restaurang Kummin with its KRAV-certified kitchen and the mantra “food with love”. When conferencing on Nolia, all of the food and fika is created by Kummin, of course non-conferencing guests are welcome as well. This restaurant has room for up to 300 seated guests.
Elite Hotel Mimer.
Hunger och Törst
Located in the beautiful Aschanska Villan on the promenade is the restaurant Hunger & Törst. Groups of up to 80 people can be seated here.
First Hotel Dragonen
In the largest hall Salongen, up to 200 persons can enjoy a seated banquet. The possibilities for creating the right feel for the event are many – a stage with technology, projector screens and walls that can change color, it is set for an evening to remember.
Elite Hotel Mimer
In the more than 100-year-old majestic building, Umeås former school of higher education, lies Elite Hotel Mimer. The largest hall Mimersalen, the former auditorium, hosts everything from lectures and conferences to banquets, dinner theaters and wedding receptions. The hall accommodates 120 seated guests at round tables and 160 persons in traditional long tables. The food is made with great care by a dedicated team led by a chef who has been involved in preparing the Nobel dinner for two consecutive years.
Norrlandsoperan's bistro, bar and dining room. It accommodates groups of up to 200 seated guests or 500 mingling. Combine with a performance at the Opera.