Nightlife

Pub in Tromsø

Ølhallen

Reputedly the oldest pub in town, and once the hang-out for salty fishermen and Arctic sailors, this is now the brewpub for the excellent Mack Brewery. There are 67 Norwegian ales on tap to try – including a selecti…
Bar in Tromsø

Bastard

Bastard (with the stress on the second syllable; let's not get unwittingly confrontational) is a cool basement hangout with low beams and white, furry walls (no polar bears killed during construction). It engages ar…
Bar in Tromsø

Verdensteatret

Norway's oldest film house will satisfy both cinephiles and those in search of a great cafe. The bar is a hip place with free wi-fi and weekend DJs. At other times, the bartender spins from the huge collection of vi…
Bar in Tromsø

Bardus

Former cinema Bardus serves up Oscar-worthy cocktails and a selection of local beers to a mature crowd. It's smart without being pretentious, with weighty wooden tables, sofa seating and potted bamboo trees lending …
Bar in Tromsø

Blå Rock Café

The loudest, most down 'n' dirty bar in Tromsø packs people in for live music (rock, naturally) and sports, and professes to have the best burgers in town. There's almost 50 brands of beer to wash them down. Kitchen…
Cafe in Tromsø

Kaffebønna

One of our favourite Tromsø cafes, this cool little spot right in the town centre does the city's best coffee, accompanied by tasty pastries.
Cafe in Tromsø

Circa

One building, two venues. Downstairs, Circa is a cavernous cafe-bar with a retro aesthetic that serves light meals by day on Friday and Saturday, and morphs into a cool space for cocktails and clubbers after dark. U…
Bar in Tromsø

Skarven

Skarven has an extensive waterfront terrace and offers fine bar meals and an agreeable atmosphere. It's a fairly generic Norwegian experience by the water, but it's still lively and fun.
Bar in Tromsø

Tromsø Jernbanestasjon

This engaging railway-themed pub with its ex-train-carriage seating is typical local humour – Tromsø has never, ever had a railway station.