Entertainment in Stockholm


Cinema, Nightclubs in Stockholm


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Cinema

The two main commercial cinema companies in Stockholm are Sandrews and SF, but the most interesting films are shown in the independent theatres such as Zita, Sture and Kvartersbion. You can check the cinema listings through the websites of the daily papers:

A trip to the cinema will usually cost around 8 euros although it’s often cheaper on Mondays.

There’s a large cinema complex at the Filmhuset, Borgvägern 3-5, metro Gärdet, and you may also be interested in the Heroncity complex, which features Scandinavia's largest cinema with no less than 18 screens:

Nightclubs

Many clubs in Sweden request a membership card. Some visitors have reported that this can be used as a form of discrimination against visible minorities although this is certainly a rare occurrence.

Here are some of Stockholm’s most popular nightclubs:

WHITE ROOM (very young and very trendy nightclub, open late but closed Sundays to Thursdays) - Regeringsgatan 61
Tiger (young crowd, dancing through the night) - Kungsgatan 18
Sloppy’s - Hamngatan 2
Fasching (Stockholm’s No.1 jazz club) - Kungsgatan 63
Biblios - Biblioteksgatan 9
Café Opera (yes, it is a nightclub, actually one of Stockholm’s hottest) - Kungsträdgården
Sturecompagniet - Sturegatan 4
Sophie’s Bar (serves food and drink) - Biblioteksgatan 5
La Isla (salsa venue, also serves latin food) - Underground in the Fridhelmsplan T-bana station complex
Patricia (Gay nightclub, on Sunday nights, serves food) - Stadsgårdskajen 152
Also check out:

ALLMÄNNA GALLERIET 925 (bar open 5pm till 1am, restaurant, art exhibitions, live music)
Kronobergsgatan, Tel: 46 8 4106 8100

GRODAN (simple food but great atmosphere, outdoor seating in warm weather, traditional dining room, nightclub events)
Grev Turegatan 16, Tel: 46 8 679 6100

STUREHOF (restaurant, bar, terrace in summer, includes a live music venue called Obaren)
Stureplan 2, Tel: 46 8 440 5730

BERNS (19th century hotel, lively Asian restaurant, French Bisto, bar, nightclub and concert venue!)
Berzelii Park, Tel: 46 8 5663 2222

Update 15/05/2008


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