Best Western Plus John Bauer Hotel


Restaurant Ester Kök & Bar

À la carte

Monday-Saturday: 17.00-22.00
Closed on Sundays

Welcome to restaurant Ester Kök & Bar, located in the heart of Jönköping by the lake Munksjön. Here comes the food in the barrels and in deep dishes. To get the chance to try several dishes we have lowered the price and made allowances for the great dishes. For that you should be full and happy we recommend that you take a few dishes per person.

A la carte menu»

Lunch buffet

Monday-Friday: 11.30-14.00

We serve lunch of the day Monday-Saturday, a buffet. Besides the lunch of the day there is also served pasta of the week and fish of the week. 

The price is 105 SEK including sparkling water, sallad buffet, coffee and a homemade cookie. 

Breakfast buffet

Monday-Friday: 06.00-09.30
Saturday-Sunday: 07.30-10.30

Breakfast buffet: 119 SEK

Table reservation

About us

Eco labeled and member of the Regional Culinary Heriitage
We are proud to announce that we are Småland's first ECO labeled tavern, which means that we work with as much organic and local produce as possible, including organic wines and beverages. We are also members of the Regional Culinary Heritage to take advantage of the region's raw materials and favoring local producers.

Weddings and parties
We have great experience in catering for venues as weddings, parties, and grand openings. Since every event is unique, it is important that we work together with You to accommodate the service according to Your needs and wishes. We are open to suggestions and we can handle the most.
We also host cooking classes, wine and chocolate tastings in connection to your conference, kick off, bachelor/bachelorette party. 

For more information please contact our chef Morgan Östberg 
Phone: +46 (0) 36-34 90 05

Who was Ester?
Our restaurant is named after the wife of John Bauer, Ester Ellqvist. Ester was, as her husband John, a talented painter and they met at the Royal Academy of the Free Arts in Stockholm. Although, Esters artistry suffered restraints when she married John and they had children.

No cash
We do not accept cash as a payment in our restaurant which means that you can only pay with credit card.

Ester's Christmas table 

On 24th November, we serve the first Christmas table of the year at Ester Kök & Bar. With local delicacies topped with our own specialties with local ingredients. Also included is a large lovely dessert table with everything you can imagine and of course is everything homemade, from the herring to Swedish meatballs.

Most welcome!

Book a table
+46(0)36-34 90 20
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