Concept stores in Groningen

It’s hardly possible to imagine the shopping street scene without them: concept stores. The design and selection of these shops entirely focuses on a certain theme or lifestyle, and they are all about experience and inspiration. It is high time to highlight a few of these trendy concept stores in Groningen city.

KOKOTOKO | Oosterstraat 26

This is a concept store for people who wish to contribute to a happy world. It focuses on idealists who pursue fair wages and healthy working conditions in faraway countries and wish to encourage their own local economy. If you are looking for something special, you should know that the KOKOTOKO store has little to no stock, so there is not much chance to see that lovely shirt you just bought all around the city

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BIEN | Oosterstraat 54

A fashion, home interior and lifestyle shop filled with clothing and accessories of Dutch and Scandinavian brands, concept store BIEN has an industrial ambiance and is a place of inspiration with a Scandinavian touch. Everything in the shop is for sale, from interior design accessories and cookery books to occasional tables and pillows. 

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Holtbar | Oude Kijk in ’t Jatstraat 20

This trendy concept store is located in one of the most charming streets in Groningen. The shop annex coffee bar has a lovely blend of accessories and home interior accessories available, in addition to clothing, books and jewellery. Guests can also come in for a latte macchiato and some homemade vegan cake.

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Denderz | Westerkade 5

Denderz, which is also suitable for children, is a lovely meeting-place where you find cafés, restaurants and a kids concept store, all under one single roof. Take your time to find a new outfit or an original present while the children entertain themselves in the play corner and enjoy a cup of good coffee and a healthy lunch

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Handmade Hopes | Oosterstraat 28

The Handmade Hopes daycare project and concept store helps young people with a special story to discover their talents. Young people who, as a result of their personal situation, are temporarily unable to go to school or work, make magnificent products and give old furniture new life

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Tim-Tom | Nieuwe Ebbingestraat 19

Tim-Tom is a vintage item concept store with a Scandinavian touch. They sell vintage items, house plants and second-hand design home interior items, from rare record players to fresh plants and from Scandinavian design to wonderful art prints. 

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