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Though it's called Star Bowling, don't think this place is just about throwing heavy balls down wooden lanes. For starters, this American-themed restaurant has a huge menu with foods associated with New York, California, Texas and New Mexico like Santa Cruz spareribs, the Santa Rosa sandwich and New York steak. You can also come by just for the games. Here you'll find a bowling, darts, billiards, and more! Just be aware if you want to play games, you have to be 18 years or older Monday through Thursday and 22 years or older Friday and Saturday.
Walking along the quay or Gothenburg's waterfront on a pleasant afternoon is a lovely way to experience the city. The Packhuskajen is a departure quay from which several cruises and steamers depart and stop. Besides this, the quay side is filled with numerous places to visit including the Casino Cosmopol. Art and history enthusiasts will enjoy proximity to Maritiman Museum, Goteburg Opera and Emigranternas hus. Summertime is the time to visit, when the entire area is vibrant and bustling with a festive air when the Goteburg Culture Festival or the Goteborgs Kulturkalas starts. For details visit the festival's website.
Teater Uno is mainly a theater for children and youths, but people of all ages can definitely enjoy their shows. They seldom use an ordinary stage, but play amongst the audience members, who then become a part of the play. They are either asked questions or act as bystanders or scenery. When they performed The Prison Colony the crowd acted as a visiting delegation that was shown around by a prison guard, who spoke about how excellent and efficient the prison island was.
Trädgårdsföreningen (the Garden Society) is located in the center of Gothenburg and was founded in 1842. The park features a rose garden, a palm house, a butterfly house and some lovely old architecture. The palm house has an exotic climate and tropical plants. It was constructed in 1878 as a replica of London's Crystal Palace. In the butterfly house, you can enjoy numerous species of butterflies flying around freely in their own habitat. If you get hungry the park has a few cafes and restaurants. The park also hosts special events such as theater, concerts and special gardening days.
Located on Bergslagsgatan, just a few minutes away from Göteborg Centralstation, Klubbhuset Sporthall lies at in the heart of Gothenburg. Established in 1956 as an exhibition center, the place was soon converted to a multi-sport facility. The establishment now offers various sports and activities such as golfing, tennis, handball and badminton, to name a few. Klubbhuset Sporthall also includes a gymnasium that features a weight training room, treadmill, elliptical and lots more. They host several sporting and cultural events all year, check the website for more information.
The origins of Gamla Ullevi go back to 1916 when it was first inaugurated. However, around eight decades later, this stadium was demolished only to be rebuilt without affecting its large seating capacity. Today this stadium serves as a home ground for around three football clubs, namely Örgryte IS, Gothenburg Athletics & Sports Association and IFK Göteborg. Despite of several controversies doing rounds, this 18000 seat stadium has managed to acquire prominence and though it does not enjoy full attendance for matches played here, it certainly has a commendable number of fans thronging in to support their favorite teams.
Volvia Hallen was built in 1956 primarily to serve as a venue for an exhibition. The chief person in charge thought that it could serve as a sporting venue, mainly tennis, even after the exhibition was over, so the hall was made for sports thereafter. In 2002, the hall got a makeover with new flooring, badminton courts, training rooms and exercise machines. The great hall within the premises can be used for many sports including tennis, floor ball, volleyball etc. and can hold around 200 people. The hall also holds courses with facilities for seating and presentations.
You should head to Trädgår'n, if looking for a great, musical nightout. This restaurant cum event space cum nightclub is famous for its scrumptious menu, an impressive line-up of events and rocking club nights. While families can enjoy a delicious meal in a soothing ambiance, party lovers can come down and groove all night long in the funky nightclub. One can also rent the place for banquets and private events and expect the same quality service. Dancing to the tunes of DJ's like Calvin Harris, Steve Angelo, Steve Aoki, it takes entertainment experience to the next level. With outdoor dining and entertainment under one roof, it does not come as a surprise that Trädgår'n is preferred by many.
Nya Ullevi (Ullevi Stadium) has hosted scores of international sports and music events. Inaugurated on September 17, 1916, this stadium has seen it all. This stadium is used by popular local clubs for football (soccer) matches. Ullevi is also used as a venue for major events, its first being the 1958 FIFA World Cup. Since then, the stadium has staged some major concerts; the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Pink Floyd, Tina Turner, Michael Jackson, U2 and AC/DC have all wowed spectators with their best here. Sports fans have witnessed the World Cup, World Athletics Championship games, the European Championships, over 54 international fixtures, three-plus World Cup qualifiers, and seven-plus UEFA Cup finals here! The arena has top-class standards in terms of comfort, technical features and services. For concerts, Nya Ullevi admits about 25,000 people in the inner yard, and an additional 20,000 on the rafters.
If you wish to take a break from regular sightseeing, head to SF Filmstaden Bergakungen and entertain your gang with a great movie. SF Filmstaden Bergakungen is a state-of-the-art multiplex boasting of 14 huge screens along with one VIP hall. The SF Filmstaden Bergakungen shows latest film hits in Gothenburg and the on-site food stalls are all available to entertain your palate throughout the movie. Also, feel free to arrive here a bit early and linger around at the open bar before your movie starts. SF Filmstaden Bergakungen promises guests a complete family time and every visit here is full of delight.
The Mat & Vinstudio run by swedish taste is a great place to enjoy a meal, a glass of wine or participate in a cooking class yourself. Largely oriented towards corporate clients, the Mat & Vinstudio is a culinary studio that offers a great opportunity to enjoy an interactive experience with qualified chefs and a great way to socialize with your work colleagues either as a break from your conference or as a fun, evening get-together of a unique style.The studi offers a variety of options from classes, workshops, parties and lunches. The cooking studio is a unique blend or work and entertainment, perfect for a corporate event with a different twist.They offer buffet or a la carte menus for up to 100 people.For details, contact Mat & Vinstudio.
Scandic Opalen Comedy is a comedy club situated in Scandic Hotel Opalen, which in turn is nestled in the very heart of the city of Gothenburg in Sweden. The club offers dinner service, though the same is unavailable during the show. The performances are usually divided into two parts, with a short break separating the two. For more information about opening hours, reservation and booking, kindly contact the site.