Let’s bowl, let’s bowl, let’s rock’n’roll! Don’t you love bowling? It is the perfect mix of contest and entertainment that you can both do with friends, family, and workmates. Bowling fits everyone, no matter what age you are, or what skill level you are on. So are you ready to score? Then here is your ultimate guide to the bowling centers in Stockholm city.
Bowling centers in central Stockholm
John Scott’s Kungsgatan, City
John Scott’s is located on Kungsgatan and when you enter you are greeted by a genuine British pub environment. They offer 16 high quality bowling lanes that are available every day of the week. If you feel like eating or drinking something during your game you can order something from the menu, and you can also dine in the restaurant with plenty of seats.
Svea Bowlinghall, City
The most central bowling center in downtown Stockholm is Svea Bowlinghall on Sveavägen. It is also the oldest bowling center in Europe, and was established in 1929. Besides traditional bowling they also offer disco bowling and “cosmic bowling”, which means that lanes, pins, and balls are luminous in UV light. In addition, there are music, smoke machines and lighting effects to help create the atmosphere. Moreover, Svea Bowlinghall has a restaurant and they also offer conferences, children’s parties, company events, etc.
Address: Sveavägen 118 (underground station: Rådmansgatan)
Phone: +46 (0)8 441 85 50
A bowling center located on Kungsholmen. It has a fully licensed restaurant with several different buffets that you can combine with the bowling. It is a great place for parties, children´s parties, after work, or other events. The lanes can be adjusted for children if needed. Kungsholmens Bowling also offers disco bowling on Fridays and Saturdays from 5 PM and on Sundays from 12 PM.
Birka Bowling, Sankt Eriksplan
Birka Bowling is located in central Stockholm close to Sankt Eriksplan and since the early 70’s it has been a natural place for bowlers. Several bowling team practice in the center, and they have held many tournaments over the years. The facility offers 17 modern bowling lanes, a cozy restaurant and a sports bar (Heja) where you can watch the latest sporting events. Moreover, they offer the possibility to rent a VIP lounge if you and your party want to play bowling and enjoy some privacy. In the lounge, suitable for up to 15-20 people and booked by the hour, you have access to three lanes, comfortable furniture, music system where you can play your own music, and a TV. Of course the refrigerator is loaded with beverages of your choice.
BallBreaker is a large activity center that offers bowling together with many other fun activities like racing, dart, shuffleboard, ski simulator, and golf. In the bowling center you can find 20 high quality lanes that meet international standard, integrated in with a nice restaurant and a club environment. So if you are a professional player this is the place to be. In the weekends, BallBreaker pumps up the volume, turn on the lights, and serves you a great disco bowling. Definitely one of Stockholm’s best. And of course you can combine your bowling night with a nice meal in the restaurant and chilling at the bar.
O’Learys Tolv Stockholm, Tele 2 Arena
O’Leary in Tolv Stockholm, a part of Tele 2 Arena, is not just a sports bar and restaurant, but a 4,000 square-foot activity center where you among other things can play bowling. The resort offers 15 modern bowling lanes, nine with disco bowling and six with an underwater theme (the only one of its kind). Other activities you can try at the same time is table tennis, billiards, basketball, racing simulators and a themed adventure golf with 18 holes.
Rock & Bowl, Mariatorget
Rock & Bowl is a classic bowling center in Stockholm, founded back in 1937. It’s located in Hornsgatan close to Mariatorget, and here everyone is welcome to bowl and listen to cool rock music. During your play you can also buy refreshments in the bar. Perhaps it is also the coolest bowling alley in Stockholm since it is the first in the world to have lit their courses with LEDs. They play rock videos every day, and from 5 PM on Fridays and Saturdays they use lighting effects and large screens above the lanes – an unbeatable combination that must be experienced. There is also children’s parties and disco bowling if you’d like that.
New Bowl Center, Gullmarsplan
New Bowl Center at Gullmarsplan, founded in 1960, offers bowling (16 lanes), restaurant, children’s parties, disco bowling, bowling tournaments, a café, and a fully licensed bar with a good selection of drinks, snacks and several dishes. Why not try one of their food and bowling packages?
Bowl-O-Rama is located in Årsta Partihallar and is Stockholm’s biggest bowling center with 29 lanes. The facility also has a pub and fully licensed restaurant, assembly rooms, three conference rooms, children’s bowling parties and disco bowling.
Impererial Lanes, Sickla Köpkvarter
Imperial Lanes is an entertainment center in Sickla Köpkvarter and definitely the place you should visit if you want to go bowling in Nacka. The facility is located at the top of the building Magasinet and besides bowling they offer a light and fresh restaurant, sports bar and celebration premises. During the weekend they organize children’s parties with bowling, you can play disco bowling several times a week, and it is the perfect place for office parties. And why not take a break from your shopping in Sickla Köpkvarter and roll some balls?
We hope you will find a bowling center in Stockholm you’ll enjoy. Happy Rolling!