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Centralstationen is among the top two railway stations in the country and is frequented by travelers of all kind. It is not surprising to find restaurants and shops in this very popular travel hub. Pressbyrån Centralstation is a part of the Pressbyrån chain of convenience stores. Drop in to check or buy a range of magazines and newspapers from national and international press. They also stock chocolates, snacks and beverages.
Coop Konsum Friggagatan is a well stocked local grocery store. This local Swedish chain has more than 700 outlets across the country and stocks both major brands and their own in-store brands at reasonable prices. Whether your looking for daily provisions, organic food or health food, Coop Konsum Friggagatan has a good selection of products to choose from. From fresh produce, cold cuts, cheeses, meats, seafood, pasta and staples; the store has enough to stock up your pantry. The deli counter is a good option if you want a quick bite in a hurry, or something to take home for a meal. for details on the outlet and in-store offers, visit the website.
The Polarn O. Pyret brand makes nice, comfortable cotton and wool children clothes in bright and neutral colors. One of the policies of the shop is that it should be easy to find what you're looking for. The Polarn O. Pyret shop is in the Nordstan shopping center, close to Brunnsparken (where all trams stop).
Stadium has five shops in Gothenburg, two of them within the moat, so it should be easy to find one. They have a very wide selection within various sports like football, running, skating, skiing, camping and hiking. Naturally, the shop cannot be as good as specialized shops in each specific discipline, but the prices are reasonable and you are almost sure to find what you are looking for. To get here, take any tram to Brunnsparken.
This branch of the Rocks chain is a part of the music shop scene in Gothenburg, and the premises is quite well-known to locals. The shop has a large and up-to-date selection, with separate departments for classical music, PC/CD Games and DVDs, and a wall dedicated to the current pop chart where you can listen to the records. The service is good and the prices are at standard levels (with some cheap exceptions). The location is fabulously central, between Brunnsparken and Kungsgatan.
Nordstan is one of the largest shopping centers in Scandinavia. With over 150 shops, restaurants and cafes, it occupies the same area as 12 football pitches. At Nordstan you can find almost anything under one big roof. The square in the middle has an information booth. This shopping center was completed in 1972, after a huge redevelopment process which transformed the area, neglected in the 1960s. To get here, take any tram line to Brunnsparken. If you're lucky enough to be here in May, the center is filled with many events from the Vetenskapsfestivalen (International Science Festival Göteborg).
Papeterie shops are chock-full of cute paper things that inspire you to do more in arts and craft. These shops stock on paper products, mainly from United Kingdom and United States of America, expect a several prettily decorated notebooks, boxes, greeting cards, paper napkins and lots more. They also have a good selection of scented candles and toys for kids. One of their Gothenburg outlets is located in Nordstaden on Lilla Klädpressaregatan. Open all week, Papeterie is a great place to shop for pretty and creative presents.
Cederleufs & Svenheimers is a bright and spacious cafe situated in the Stampen area, a short walk from the Svingeln tram stop. The popular cafe is a nice place to stop by for a loaf of traditional-style bread or a delicious flaky pastry. Choose from their mouth-watering display of freshly baked goods. You can also enjoy a hot meal like a pasta or a light salad at the cafe. A delightful array of treats are spread out before you from the Salted Caramel Cake, Imperial Crown pastry, Apple and Cinnamon wreath, Wiener cake, Chiabrod, Snoddas and more. Their specialty breads and buns are well known across the city for their freshness and quality. Special order cakes are also available on request with designs, photo prints and more. For details, contact the bakery.
This branch of the Wettergrens chain is in the east wing of the Nordstan shopping center, claimed by the locals to be the largest shopping center in Scandinavia. The Wettergrens Nordstan bookshop has an impressive amount of books in stock. Most topics are covered, including computing books and data materials as well as office equipment.
Holmens Herrekipering offers top-quality men's wear in an aesthetically designed space. It stocks an extensive collection of formal and casual shirts, blazers and other clothing items. Apart from fashionable apparel, you can also shop for trendy hats, perfumes and shoes. The boutique also offers tailoring services if required. Find top labels including Ralph Lauren, Gant, Armani and Hugo Boss at Holmens Herrekipering.
You will find Hemköp in the enormous shopping center of Nordstan in central Gothenburg. The store is located below the department store Åhléns. Hemköp has the usual groceries as well as fish, cheese and delicacy counters. They also offer a lot of different take-away dishes. To get here, take any tram to Brunnsparken.
While today's world is dominated by the metrosexual man, few can deny the inherent appeal of rugged masculinity. The MCS store at Gothenburg offers its customers a collection of clothing for men that is at once rugged, yet refined. Drawing inspiration from the Old American West, MCS has created a collection that is contemporary, yet boasts a classic style. The collection includes denims, shirts, jackets, shoes and accessories to help you build a complete look, or to complement your existing wardrobe. This renowned American brand offers its customers comfortable, casual clothing that is perfect for the outdoor man.