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Guidebook for the Faroe Islands

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Guidebook for the Faroe Islands

Food Scene
Here I have listed a selection of restaurants that I would recommend my guests to visit.
The best grillhouse in town!
THE TARV Grillhouse
3-5 Undir Bryggjubakka
The best grillhouse in town!
Lovely little restaurant serving a variety of local fish.
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Barbara Fishhouse
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Lovely little restaurant serving a variety of local fish.
Located in a historic building and famous for its lamb.
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Áarstova
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Located in a historic building and famous for its lamb.
If you want to try traditional Faroese fermented food, this is the place to eat!
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Ræst
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If you want to try traditional Faroese fermented food, this is the place to eat!
French cuisine in historic surroundings.
Fútastova
French cuisine in historic surroundings.
The only sushi restaurant in the country. Also great for take away!
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etika Sushi
3 Áarvegur
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The only sushi restaurant in the country. Also great for take away!
Italian food. Located in a beautiful old warehouse.
Skeiva pakkhús
19 Sigmundargøta
Italian food. Located in a beautiful old warehouse.
A busy take away place. You can for example order pizza, pita and sandwich.
eta
1 Tórsgøta
A busy take away place. You can for example order pizza, pita and sandwich.
Popular take away serving burgers, fried chicken and fries.
City Burger
17 Tórsgøta
Popular take away serving burgers, fried chicken and fries.
This is one of the world's most isolated TWO Micelin star restaurants. Exciting and innovative food using local produce. A great restaurant for special occasions!
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Koks Restaurant
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This is one of the world's most isolated TWO Micelin star restaurants. Exciting and innovative food using local produce. A great restaurant for special occasions!
Ramen in a cool atmosphere.
Suppugarðurin
100 Niels Finsens gøta
Ramen in a cool atmosphere.
Lovely café in cosy surroundings. It is located in the village of Sandavágur on Vágar island. Great place for a quick bite to eat or a coffee.
Fiskastykkið
360 Úti á Bakka
Lovely café in cosy surroundings. It is located in the village of Sandavágur on Vágar island. Great place for a quick bite to eat or a coffee.
Drinks & Nightlife
Here I have listed a selection of bars, cafés and music/cultural venues that I would recommend my guests to visit.
The best beer bar in town!
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Mikkeller Tórshavn
5 Bringsnagøta
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The best beer bar in town!
A cool juice bar in Tórshavn.
NO12
A cool juice bar in Tórshavn.
Here you will get the best cup of coffee in town.
Brell Café
9 Vaglið
Here you will get the best cup of coffee in town.
A cosy café at the edge of the old town.
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Paname Café
4 Vaglið
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A cosy café at the edge of the old town.
Old historic building often hosting live music.
Reinsaríið
3 Tórsgøta
Old historic building often hosting live music.
A busy café in charming surroundings.
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Kaffihúsið
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A busy café in charming surroundings.
A hip bar with live DJ's in the weekends.
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Sirkus Bar
2 Gríms Kambansgøta
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A hip bar with live DJ's in the weekends.
A cosy and stylish bar located in a historic building. Light food and delicious cocktails on the menu. Live music in the weekends.
Essabarr
1 Áarvegur
A cosy and stylish bar located in a historic building. Light food and delicious cocktails on the menu. Live music in the weekends.
Parks & Nature
Remote village with amazing views of the surrounding mountains. Walk along the sandy shore of the lagoon where you will reach a beautiful and secluded beach.
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Saksun
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Remote village with amazing views of the surrounding mountains. Walk along the sandy shore of the lagoon where you will reach a beautiful and secluded beach.
Beautiful village surrounded by scenic mountains.
Gjogv
Beautiful village surrounded by scenic mountains.
A stunning waterfall located in the scenic village of Gásadalur.
Múlafossur Waterfall
A stunning waterfall located in the scenic village of Gásadalur.
One of the best spots for birdwatching on the Faroe Islands.
Mykines
One of the best spots for birdwatching on the Faroe Islands.
Scenic hike with stunning views from the lighthouse.
Kallur Lighthouse
Scenic hike with stunning views from the lighthouse.
Scenic hike with stunning views.
Trælanípan
Scenic hike with stunning views.
Beautiful waterfall.
Bøsdalafossur waterfall
Beautiful waterfall.
The only park with trees in Tórshavn. A great place to stroll around and relax.
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Viðarlundin Park
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The only park with trees in Tórshavn. A great place to stroll around and relax.
Small island in the fjord outside of Tórshavn. Visit the cosy café Kunningarstovan for a cup of coffee and take a stroll around the village. There are also possibilities for hiking on the island. There are only a few roads on the island, so don't bother bringing a car :)
Nólsey
Small island in the fjord outside of Tórshavn. Visit the cosy café Kunningarstovan for a cup of coffee and take a stroll around the village. There are also possibilities for hiking on the island. There are only a few roads on the island, so don't bother bringing a car :)
Beautiful village surrounded by mountains. Big beach with a stunning view to the opposite island with the two famous sea stacks kalled Risin & Kellingin.
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Tjørnuvík
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Beautiful village surrounded by mountains. Big beach with a stunning view to the opposite island with the two famous sea stacks kalled Risin & Kellingin.
Trøllkonufingur means the Troll woman's finger. It is a 313 m tall monolith. You can park your car at the beginning of the hiking trail and take a relatively short and easy hike to see this beautiful sight.
Trøllkonufingur
Trøllkonufingur means the Troll woman's finger. It is a 313 m tall monolith. You can park your car at the beginning of the hiking trail and take a relatively short and easy hike to see this beautiful sight.
Sightseeing
Tinganes is the name of the charming old town in Tórshavn. Take a walk through the small streets and enjoy the old wooden houses.
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Tinganes
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Tinganes is the name of the charming old town in Tórshavn. Take a walk through the small streets and enjoy the old wooden houses.
An old fortress with lighthouse.
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Skansin
0 Yviri við Strond
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An old fortress with lighthouse.
The remains of a medieval cathedral are situated in this beautiful little village close to Tórshavn.
Kirkjubømúrurin
The remains of a medieval cathedral are situated in this beautiful little village close to Tórshavn.
A charming old wooden church in the old town.
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Tórshavn Cathedral
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A charming old wooden church in the old town.
From this place you will get a splendid view of Tórshavn.
Kongaminnið
From this place you will get a splendid view of Tórshavn.
Famous bronze and stainless steel sculpture called Kópakonan (the Seal Woman) located at the edge of the ocean.
Kópakonan
16 Bakkavegur
Famous bronze and stainless steel sculpture called Kópakonan (the Seal Woman) located at the edge of the ocean.
Shopping
The biggest shopping mall in Tórshavn.
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SMS, Tórshavn
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The biggest shopping mall in Tórshavn.
Cool and cosy small clothing store selling hand-knitted knitwear.
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Guðrun & Guðrun
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Cool and cosy small clothing store selling hand-knitted knitwear.
Souvenirs and knitwear.
Andreas í Vágsbotni
Souvenirs and knitwear.
Souvenirs and bookstore.
H. N. Jacobsens Bókahandil
2 Vaglið
Souvenirs and bookstore.
The only store in town selling wine and spirits.
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Rúsdrekkasøla Landsins - Tórshavn
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The only store in town selling wine and spirits.
If you want equipment for outdoor activities (hiking, camping, fishing etc.), this is the store with the biggest selection in town.
P/F Jógvan Weihe
10 Stiðjagøta
If you want equipment for outdoor activities (hiking, camping, fishing etc.), this is the store with the biggest selection in town.
Design store with local crafts.
Öström
18 Skálatrøð
Design store with local crafts.
Design store selling local Faroese design.
Ullvøruhúsið
27 Niels Finsens gøta
Design store selling local Faroese design.
Getting Around
The main bus terminal for the free bus service running throughout the Municipality.
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Steinatún
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The main bus terminal for the free bus service running throughout the Municipality.
Telephone: +298 36 36 36
Auto - Taxi
28 Niels Finsens gøta
Telephone: +298 36 36 36
Telephone: +298 32 32 32
Bil Taxi
Telephone: +298 32 32 32
The main bus terminal for busses going to and from Tórshavn (incl. the airport).
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Torshavn
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The main bus terminal for busses going to and from Tórshavn (incl. the airport).
Essentials
The biggest grocery store in Tórshavn.
Miklagarður
The biggest grocery store in Tórshavn.
Well equipped gym and fitness center.
Burn Fitness
Well equipped gym and fitness center.
The biggest pharmacy in town.
Tjaldurs Apotek
The biggest pharmacy in town.
Small parmacy.
Steinatún Apotek
Small parmacy.
The only hospital in Tórshavn.
National Hospital of the Faroe Islands
The only hospital in Tórshavn.
Tourist information centre.
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VisitTórshavn
17 Niels Finsens gøta
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Tourist information centre.
Local small grocery store called "Inn" located just around the corner from the flat.
Inn við Grønlandsvegin
16 Grønlandsvegur
Local small grocery store called "Inn" located just around the corner from the flat.
A decent-sized grocery store only 10 min walk from the flat.
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Føroya Keypssamtøka
64 Doktara Jakobsens gøta
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A decent-sized grocery store only 10 min walk from the flat.