Despite Stockholm’s rather dubious liking for ‘disco bowling’, the original version can be found in centres around the city. You’ll be unlikely to escape without the obligatory loud music and neon lights, but full-on disco performances can be avoided.
Sodra Bowlinghallen, Hornsgatan 54, Södermalm?
+46 (0) 8 642 25 00 www.bowlinghallen.com?
Midday-midnight daily in winter; 4pm-10pm daily in summer
About 200kr per lane, per hour.
Svea Bowlinghall, Sveavägen 118, Vasastan?
+46 (0) 8 441 85 50 www.sveabowlinghall.se?
Mon-Sat Midday-11pm; Sun midday-11pm
More expensive, with rates of approximately 350kr per lane for an hour. This bowling hall features a café with sophisticated Italian nibbles and a generally suave atmosphere.