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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

QUESTIONS
AND
ANSWERS

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HOW TO DO I GET TO GAMLA RIKSARKIVET?

The address is Birger Jarls Torg 2a, 111 28 Stockholm. The nearest metro station is Gamla Stan, one stop from Central Station (T-centralen) or Slussen. Take the exit to Riddarholmen. When you come out of the metro station, head right and along the water.

Buses 3 and 53 also stop at Riddarholmen. Once in the square, go through the black gates of the pink building on the right where Gamla Riksarkivet is located.

IS THERE PARKING?

There is limited parking at Riddarholmen both outside the church and further down the water. Parking is charged 24 hours a day.

DO YOU HAVE DISABILITY ACCESS?

Yes, we have both elevators and accessible toilets.

DO YOU HAVE VEGAN & VEGETARIAN OPTIONS?

We serve up an entire section with several delicious vegan and / or vegetarian options.

WHAT CHILDRENS MOVIES DO YOU SHOW IN THE CINEMA AT THE WEEKENDS?

It varies, both old Astrid Lindgren classics to more modern films. Our nanny will be happy to take requests.

DO YOU SERVE ALLERGY-FRIENDLY FOOD?

Yes. We signpost all allergens and we always have experienced chefs on site who are happy to help with any questions.

DO YOU HAVE WIFI NETWORK AVAILABLE TO THE GUESTS?

Yes, simply ask your waiter for the password.

DO YOU HAVE DRESSCODE?

Smart casual.

I LEFT SOMETHING BEHIND, WHAT DO I DO?

You can come by or call if you have lost something with us.

DO YOU HAVE AN AGE LIMIT? 

No, except for our child-free late sessions on Fridays and Saturdays, we have no age limits.

DO YOU TAKE BOOKINGS AT SPECIFIC TABLES?

No, we do not promise any specific tables.

DIRECTIONS

The Old National Archives is ocated at Birger Jarls Torg 2a, 111 28 Stockholm.This is not to be confused with the New National Archive which is located in Marieberg!

The nearest Metro station is Gamla Stan (Old Town), one stop from T-Centralen or Slussen on the red or green line.

As you come out of the turnstiles, head right and then right again along the water. Once in the big square you go through the black gates of the pink building opposite the big church and then follow the Christmas scent!

 If you come by bus, get the number 3 or 53, jump off at Riddarhuset and cross the bridge over to Riddarholmen.

 

IS THERE PARKING?

There is limited parking at Riddarholmen outside the church and further down by the water. They are payable 24 hours a day and the machines are dotted around the islet.

 

DO YOU HAVE DISABILITY ACCESS?

Yes, there are lifts to all floors and accessible toilets

 

DO YOU HAVE VEGAN & VEGETARIAN OPTIONS?

We serve a whole section with several delicious vegan and/ or vegetarian options.

 

WHAT FILMS DO YOU SHOWS THE KIDS IN THE CINEMA AT THE WEEKENDS?

It varies from classic to modern films, depending on the age of the kids at the time. We have a nanny in the cinema at all times who is available for requests throughout the day.

 

DO YOU HAVE ALLERGY FRIENDLY FOOD?

Yes, all our signs display all allergens and we always have chefs around the buffet that are happy to guide our guests with special requirements

 

DO YOU HAVE WIFI?

Yes, your waiter can provide you with the password. If Instagramming, don’t forget the hashtag #julpagamlariksarkivet for a chance to win a spontaneous prize!

 

DO YOU HAVE DRESSCODE?

Casual smart.

 

LOST & FOUND?

Drop by or give us a call if you have left something behind.

 

DO YOU HAVE AN AGE LIMIT? 

No, everyone is welcome, young and old!

 

CAN I RESERVE A SPECIFIC TABLE?

We don’t guarantee specific tables unless you make an exclusive booking of our one of our dining rooms or Chambre Separée but you are welcome to make a request.

IS THERE A CLOAKROOM AND WHAT DOES IT COST?

The cloakroom is on the entrance floor and is included.

IS IT POSSIBLE TO HIRE A SEPARATE DINING ROOM?

We take private bookings for parties of up to 140 people. 

DO YOU HAVE A BAR?

Yes, we have two bars on the entrance floor for up to 60 people each. Eldarbaren is open every day and serves cocktails, fine wines by the glass and other goodies. Portvaktsbaren is open for private parties but also as an extension of Eldarbaren when there is high pressure.

CAN WE BE INVOICED?

Invoicing is possible for groups of 25 people or more when an agreement is made at the time of booking. In case of invoice payments, a fee of SEK 195 will be added. We do not invoice individuals or foreign companies.

IS THERE A BOOKING DEPOSIT?

We charge a deposit of SEK 250 per booked guest which is deducted from the bill at the visit. Please note that this deposit is non-refundable.

HOW LATE CAN I CANCEL MY BOOKING?

Cancellations of the entire dinner can be made up to 10 days before and adjustments in number up to 48 hours before the set time. Cancellations after this are charged a fee of SEK 500 per no-show guest.

DO YOU HAVE TO ORDER DRINKS IN ADCANCE?

No, that is not necessary. We have knowledgeable waiters who are happy to guide you through our range of beverages. Should you wish, there are ready-made beverage packages.

CAN I BRING MY CHILDREN TO THE RESTAURANT? DO YOU HAVE HIGH CHAIRS? CAN I BRING A STROLLER IN?

Children are of course welcome to us. We can offer highchairs but due to fire safety do not guarantee that you can bring your stroller to the table, however, the seat part of the trolley may always accompany. Please note that our last evening sittings from 8pm are child-free.

DO YOU HAVE A CHAMBER SEPARÉE?

Yes, we have a chambre separée for parties up to 40 people. Our chambre is not suitable for people with disabilities or small children as it is located one floor up via a spiral staircase.

DO WE HAVE TO BOOK A TABLE OR CAN WE DROP IN SPONTANEOUSLY?

You can drop by spontaneously and take a chance but if you want to be sure of getting a table, we recommend booking.

DO YOU SELL GIFT VOUCHERS?

Unfortunately, due to limited opening hours, we cannot guarantee availability.

DO YOU HAVE A CLOAKROOM?

The cloakroom is located on the ground floor and is included in the price.

 

IS THERE A PRIVATE ROOM TO HIRE?

We take reservations for exclusive hire of our dining rooms up to 130 people. Our smallest room holds up to 35 people.
If you wish to have an area to yourselves before your Christmas Dinner or Lunch, you can hire our cinema by the hour that holds up to 76 people seated. One of our bars (Portvakten) is also available for hire after your lunch or dinner from 17.00 everyday which holds up to 60 people.

 

DO YOU HAVE A BAR AREA?

Yes, we have two bars on the ground floor for up to 60 people each. Eldarbaren is open every day and serve up cocktails, fine wines by the glass and other delicious drinks.
Portvaktsbaren is open for private parties but also as an extension to Eldarbaren at busy times.

 

IS IT POSSIBLE TO BE INVOICED?

We offer invoicing for reservations of 25 people or more. A fee of 195 SEK per invoice is applicable and we don’t invoice individuals or foreign companies.

 

CAN I CANCEL MY RESERVATION?

Cancellations are possible up to 7 days prior to the booking and adjustments in numbers 24 hours prior, by email.

 

DO WE HAVE TO PREORDER DRINKS?

No pre booking is necessary, we have experienced members of staff who are able to guide you through our menus. We do have selected drinks packages available if you wish.

 

DO YOU HAVE HIGH CHAIRS AND CAN WE BRING A STROLLER TO THE TABLE? 

We have a number of high chairs. Space for strollers are very restricted in the dining rooms due to fire safety but please let us know when you book and we will try our best to meet your specific needs. 


DO WE NEED TO RESERVE A TABLE OR CAN WE DROP IN?

You can drop in spontaneously and see if we have a table available but we strongly recommend that you book to guarantee a spot.

 

DO YOU SELL GIFT VOUCHERS?

Unfortunately, as we can’t guarantee availability due to high pressure we have decided to not offer gift vouchers.

PLANERAR DU ETT EVENT?

BOKA EN VISNING AV GAMLA RIKSARKIVET

ANMÄL DIG TILL NYHETSBREV FRÅN STUREPLANSGRUPPEN

BIRGER JARLS TORG 2A, 11128 STOCKHOLM

+46 (0)8 - 51 94 21 52

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