Enjoy flagship stores, have a good lunch or dinner, and sip cocktails in the rooftop bars. Gallerian, located in the middle of Stockholm, is a modern shopping mall and a meeting place where things always happen. Come and experience!
Last updated: August 25, 2021
The year was 1976. Gallerian opened the doors on Hamngatan 37, and this is where it all began. Stockholm’s first galleria saw the light of day and is today known as an iconic shopping destination and meeting place for Stockholmers and tourists around the world. Fun fact: It was the establishment of Gallerian that made the word ‘galleria’ a common expression among the Swedish people.
Gallerian is a hub for shopping, dining, experiences, and socializing with millions of visitors each year.
Today, there are 52 shops, 28 restaurants as well as cafés and bars serving everything from breakfast to street food and fine dining. Gallerian offers full-day experiences from morning to evening. Fill your day with shopping from Swedish and international brands, relax with a spa treatment, continue with a dinner at Bastard Burgers or Il Molo, and then end with a drink in the rooftop bars 14 floors up. Extend the evening with after work, club, and party, or check-in at the lifestyle hotels At Six or Hobo.
As you see, Gallerian is much more than just a shopping mall. It’s a hub for shopping, dining, experiences, and socializing with millions of visitors each year.
“We early became a meeting point for Stockholm’s subcultures. We’re a place that has played a big role for many people who grew up in the city, an open spot that welcomes everyone,” says Sandra Vanneque, Marketing Manager for Gallerian and Urban Escape, and continues:
“Even though we have moved on and evolved, it’s something we carry with us. We want to be a dynamic meeting place and the hub where work, pleasure, and life meet in new experiences every day.”
We want to be a dynamic meeting place and the hub where work, pleasure, and life meet in new experiences every day
– Sandra Vanneque –
The recent rebuilding of Gallerian is now almost completed and is part of the development of the new city block Urban Escape. The idea is to link Gallerian with the rest of the neighborhood to contribute to a more vibrant and attractive city center. On 130,000 m², in the middle of the city, are four streets, two squares, six houses with offices, and two international lifestyle hotels that together form what is called Urban Escape.
Inside Gallerian, a new top floor has been built, and the interior is updated with contrasting facades, lighting, and greenery. The ambition was to create an inspiring outdoor feeling with a mix of genuine materials and urban elements that follow the history of the street Norra Smedjegatan. They have also expanded with areas for socializing and meetings, including cozy winter gardens.
The range of stores has been expanded with both Swedish and international brands. The new Gallerian and Urban Escape is the home of a number of popular brands and operators such as Nike Store, Victoria’s Secret, KICKS Flagship Store, Nespresso, Hollister, World of Toys, Forex, Vete-Katten, Bastard Burgers, Stockholm under Stjärnorna, TAK, At Six, Hobo, and many more.
On the fourth floor, you’ll find the concept P.U.S.H. – a newly-moved-in urban meeting place where a skate park, concept stores, and events are combined.
Extended opening hours and a doubled number of restaurants have made the new Gallerian a given destination for food and socializing. Sit down at Regeringsgatan 21, The Fishery and the Farm Family, Bastard Burgers, or explore the entrance at the square Brunkebergstorg where a dozen restaurants have come together and established a new restaurant cluster in the city with menus from morning to evening.
“Gallerian is a food destination. Here you can learn to enjoy – or continue to dislike – coriander, discover a new cuisine or taste a new good wine. There are breakfast, brunch, lunch, coffee, afternoon tea, after work, dinner, and party,” says Sandra Vanneque.
|Hamngatan 37, 111 53 Stockholm, Sverige|
Sponsored article in collaboration with Gallerian.
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