Quality Hotel 11
Phone: (46) 31 7791111
Fax: (46) 31 7791110
Maskingatan 11, Gothenburg, SE, 41764
- Phone: (46) 31 7791111
- Fax: (46) 31 7791110
Hobbycenter is not only for children, but also for anyone interested in model-making, RC cars, planes and helicopters or model trains. The shop has been well established in Gothenburg for a long time now and probably has the best selection anywhere in Gothenburg. And if they do not have what you are looking for, they will order it for you. To get here, take trams 3, 4 or 9 to Stigbergstorget.
Bengans, named after its founder Bengt, is a classic in Gothenburg. The record shop is housed in a cinema and here you will find most types of music, ranging from the obscure to the latest hits. There is a special department for classical music and jazz. In addition to this, Bengans has a guitar department squeezed into the shop. Next to this is a small stage used for various purposes, often for performances by current artists. The best thing about Bengans is the service. You can pick out the CD of your choice and then listen to it at one of the many stations. Bengans also has a lot of DVDs, videos and magazines and in the foyer is a ticket service for most musical events in the city.
One of the largest second-hand music and video stores in Gothenburg, Andra Långgatans Skivhandel is known for its quirky and diverse collection. Here you can find CDs, but the store is best known for its unique vinyl collection. There are also DVDs and, believe it or not, VHS tapes, so if you're looking for a particular movie or TV show, you just might find it here.
Stop into Shelta for any number of clothing needs. The brand is mostly known for its sneakers, but here you'll find clothing, accessories and more for women, men and children. The look is based in contemporary street style, so expect to find a lot of hoodies, jump suits and baseball hats.
Butik Kubik is a store combined with studio where Stina and Anna Borg Saltzman design and make clothes and Sara Ring designs, makes and repairs jewelry. You can also find products by other designers here. Every Wednesday at 6:30p the girls organize an event called Kväll i Källaren, "an evening in the basement." There you can see all kinds of performances, from concerts to poetry readings. The small size of the space makes the shows intimate and unique.
Linnégatan runs from Järntorget to Linnéplatsen. If you are in the district of Haga, Linnégatan is only a few minutes walk away. It is packed with boutiques, cafes, pubs and restaurants. It is perfect for a pub crawl, or if you just want to try out one of the nice cafes along the street. It is a residential area, so the pubs and restaurants close a little bit earlier than the ones on Avenyn. There is also a cinema, Hagabion, on Linnégatan. Take the number 1 tram from Brunnsparken, or walk it is only a 15 minute walk from the city center.
Owned and operated by a UK crew, you'll find hip, vintage clothes and accessories at this personalized store. The clothes are styled after a UK look from the 1950s to 1980s and you'll find items for men, women and children. Walking into Reggie & Friends is like walking down Notting Hill or Brick Lane.
At this special shop for all comic strip lovers, you can buy new and old Swedish comic books and a limited selection of foreign titles too. Ordinary books are also for sale, along with with a good selection of ice hockey, Pokémon and Magic cards. The staff at Seriehörnan is knowledgeable and helpful. The store is located on the crossing of Haga, Landsvägsgatan and Linnégatan.
If you're looking for an activity to do while drinking coffee, then Pick-N-Paint is a great place to visit. Here you are invited to decorate your own ceramic item that you can then take home and display around the house. If you aren't feeling artistic, you can still come and hang out, but the fun is really getting into the paints. Be sure to make a reservation if you want to explore your pottery side.
If you're into modernist design, then Bebop Antik is the place for you. The shop specializes in Scandinavian design from the 1920s to 1970s and you'll find brands like Wegner, Mogensen, Jacobsen and Juhl, but also furniture from new and upcoming designers. The furniture here has clean lines and are mostly wood and leather, tactile stoneware and shining silver. In addition to furniture, you can also find a few jewelry pieces here.
Feskekörka the “Fish Church” is a market hall for seafood built in 1874. The building is reminiscent of a church, hence the name. Fresh fish is slightly more expensive here than average, but the quality and the atmosphere make it worth it. Feskekörka is located by the Rosenlund canal and is within walking distance of Brunnsparken. Or take trams 1, 2, 3, 4 or 9 to Grönsakstorget, which is only a few minutes' walk away. There is also a restaurant in Feskekörka.
Udéns is a well-established sports shop in Gothenburg. It has always had a strong focus on skiing, but lately outdoor equipment has started to dominate. Here you can find most of what you need, be it for cross-country, downhill or telemark skiing. You can also rent skis here, sometimes a cheaper solution than renting them at a resort. The shop also offers ski servicing and repairs.