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Pub Food in Tórshavn


Gastronomic treats that are nibbled at zinc-and-cream furniture, and washed down by wine in fish-bowl glasses, make Glitnir the intimidating summit of Tórshavn's modernist chic. Curiously, the pub downstairs is…
International in Tórshavn


Creditable food and good harbour views undermined by simpering muzak and a slight lack of atmosphere.
Steak in Tórshavn


The highly esteemed chef flambées steaks in cognac and poaches salmon in Riesling. The somewhat staid décor comes much more to life in the evening candlelight.
Buffet in Tórshavn


Small but tasty Chinese buffet above the cinema.
Pizza in Tórshavn

Pizza Kjallarin

For quickly made thincrust pizzas to go, head for Pizza Kjallarin .
Pizza in Tórshavn


The capital's most appealing sit-down pizzeria serves beer though it's not on the menu.
Steak in Tórshavn

Rio Bravo

Wild west-themed steakhouse.
Cafe in Tórshavn

Café Karlsborg

Exposed beams, a whitewashed 'rock' wall and plenty of endearingly kitschy knick-knacks make this Tórshavn's most atmospheric harbourside café. Sadly the cappuccinos are half-hearted.
Live Music in Tórshavn


Gentle acoustic live music (mostly covers) played nightly in a cosy British-style pub.
Live Performance in Tórshavn


This modern, architecturally interesting cultural centre has a turf roof and a mini-Stonehenge in the carpark. It frequently houses concerts, plays, exhibitions and conferences. There's a pleasant cafeteria.