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African shopping in the Stockholm area
Shop Name   Description   Contact/Location   Our Comments
African House   General foreign goods, food, clothing, hair products, etc. Sister company nearby fo.r African hair cair   Sveavagen 17, Hötorget T-Station. Tel/Fax: 08-222715. Opening Hours: Mån-Fre: 10-1830, Lör: 11 - 17   Generally good service. Goods can be bought by mail. Credit cards not accepted.
africanow   They sell all kinds of products with an African design - even their electronic products have African motifs. It is art, but for now, exclusively South African and very 'wired'. Interesting stuff. Go here to see for yourself...   Södra Kungsväg 65, inside Walther Arkitekter AB's premises. T-bana: Ropsten. Opening hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays - 18 - 20. Tel: 0734-406026. Email:
  Wonderful website, great pictures of the products on sale. It certainly looks like an African, sorry, South African modern art gallery. Online shopping fully available and all major credit cards accepted. Swedish only.
Afro Specialist   African unisex salon - haircuts, waves, colouring, dreadlocks, etc.   Tegnergatan 45 (T-bana: Rådmansgatan). Tel: 08-21 79 84, 070 886 53 04.   African hair salon and beauty products. Drop in and appointments
African Spices
African Spices
  African shop selling African type goods - food items, beauty products, African clothing, shoes and other accessories. You can hire sewing machines for use in the shop, sew yourself or make alterations. Order your festival decorations here. RIA Money Transfer available.   The shop is located on Kvarnhagsgatan 126, Hässelby Gård (T-bana: Hässelby Gård). Tel: 05-599 025 32, 0739 077 128. Opening hours: Mon - Lor: 10.00 - 19.00. Closed on Sundays.
  Good "corner house" shop in the neighborhood. Offers usual range of African products and services. They make dresses too. Credit cards are not acceptable and web page still under construction.
Bisi Afrique   New African shop selling general African goods - hair and beauty products, garments, food and also 'Nigerian movies'.   The shop is located on
Erik Segersälls Väg 3
126 50 Hagersten
Aspudden Centrum
Phone: +46 8645 2497, +46 762 154 585
  Shop promises 'unimaginably low prices' because they 'just don't fuss too much about huge profits' ... Find out yourself.
ethiostar   African restaurant   Saltmärtagatan 19A. Tel: 08-305044. Opening Hours: Mån-Tors: 11-23, Fred: 11 - 24. Lörd: 14 - 24 Sönd: 14 - 23.   The party place of choice for our South African brothers and sisters.
ggkiky   African drop in barber's shop and hair salon. African cosmetics and food, media, etc.   Kungsholmsgatan 13. Tel: 08-6509442. Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 11-19. Closed on Sundays.   Great website. More pictures have been added but still no online shopping.
gibe travels   GIBE Travel Agency is an IATA certificated travel agency with worldwide ticket sales and a specialization in African destinations.   Bryggargatan 8
(just behind Åhlens)
111 21 Stockholm.
Tel: 08 101677 (24 hour service) Fax: 08 7919872.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 930-1800; Sat: 930-1500.
  Website contains everything you need for your travel. Online booking is available but the itinerary selector is incomplete and does not work.
Gladys Hair & Cosmetics
Gladys Hair and Cosmetics
  Gladys Hair & Cosmetics specialises in African Beauty products. These include wigs, loose hair (natural and fake), creams and ointments. They do African hair too.   Klädesvägen 7, Brommaplan (Opposite Apoteket). Tel/Fax: 08-26 99 03, 073 744 61 61
Opening hours: Mån - Tor 11.00-17.00
Fred 12.00-16.30
Lunchstängt: 13.00-13.45
Lördagar och söndagar stängt. Online sales available 24 hours.
  Gladys Hair & Cosmetics has a very excellent website with a fully functional online sales. The website has good pictures of all the products on sale. All major credit cards are acceptable both in the shop and in the online sales. But the webiste is only in Swedish. Gladys is a professional cosmetologist trained in England.
just_africa   This shop used to be called Burkina Faso. It is now JustAfrica and they have moved to Södermalmstorg. They still sell an assortment of African items - textiles, jewellery, chocolate, coffee, tea, spices, etc - all fair trade. The art gallery is still there and they arrange cultural activities too.   Södermalmstorg 4, 116 45 Stockholm. T-bana: Slussen. Next to Hilton Hotel.
Öppettider: mån-fred: 11-18
lör: 11-16
Tel: 08 - 10 06 82
  An interesting shop, lots of curiosa from Africa. A functional website. Online sales are possible with full return rights (öppet köp). Visit the shop in person if you can - it is also a gallery of African artefacts.
  African cosmetics made fron only natural ingredients   Products sold in two shops in Stockholm: Asmara Afro-kosmetík, Degerbygränd 3B, Spånga and Kilimanjaro Afro-kosmetik, Barnhusgatan 2 (vid Drottninggatan 73).   No online sales. This is actually not a shop but a product line. Web page is still under development.
mensah   African cuisine and ready made food items.   Web based shop. Email:   This is a webbased shop but no online purchases are possible. You can only reach them by email. Site seems to be in its infant stages
orkarinte   They do all the jobs that you just don't want to do:städning, diskning,tvätt, barnvakt, shopping, etc.  
  Roslagsgatan 13, 11355 Stockholm, Sweden,
Tel:08-154926/154885(vid akut), 073-5605209/076 216 9132
  This is a sister company to Safari Club. Great website.
  Dance company that performs African, particularly Ghanaian, dances has a shop that sells African musical instruments  

Bendoula AB Besöksadress: Emågatan 52, Bargamossen. Tel: 08-649 91 01, 070-338 16 91.

  Website still under construction all this while. The product catalogue of musical intsruments on sale is a pdf file and takes time downloading. NB: webaddress is 'rythm' and not 'rhythm'.
Afro Söder   African drop in barber's shop, salon, cosmetic products.   Kruksmakagatan 20, Tel: 08-316420.   Sharrif is one of the oldest African barber's shops in town - he is a natural talent. Sherff now works with Teddy
Taj Mahal   Taj Mahal: All kinds of foreign items imaginable from all parts of the world.  

Kammakargatan 40, Drottninggatan 100. Tel: 08-212281 T-bana: Rådmansgatan, Hörtoget
Email: Website:

  Taj Mahal is the mother of all foreign shops in Stockholm and it shows. The website is now very elaborate and online shoping is available. There is a good search engine to go through the vast array of goods available. All major credit cards are acceptable both in the shop and online. They even have an electronic newsletter distributed for free.
We add more shops to our list and update information on the ones already here from time to time. In the future, we will give you price comparisons on selected items all to help you make the best purchases. Just keep coming back. Shopowners, please contact our webmaster for corrections or if you want your shop to be placed on this list.
Last updated: May, 2012

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