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Things to do in Stavanger Sentrum, Stavanger

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Science Museum
“For over forty years, the Stavanger region has led Norway's development as an energy nation. This museum explains how oil and gas are created, discovered and produced, and what they are used for. ”
  • 72 locals recommend
Bar
“Hamburger in Stavanger? Yessssss, absolutely at one of the best restaurants. Book a table in advance if possible. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
City
“Take a stroll through the coziest street in town. Come look at the colours and lights and enjoy a coffee or beer in one of the great bars and cafes. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The more affordable but still excellent option in the Renaa conglomerate. For those who are not into robbing banks. 5 min walk.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“The municipality of Stavanger is located in a coastal landscape, bordering the sea to the west and Boknafjorden in the northeast. The Byfjorden and Gandsfjorden run along the east side of the city. It is part of the Low-Jæren, a flat area of land consisting mostly of marsh, sand, and stone aur, that ranges from Ogna River in the south to Tungenes in the north; it is the northernmost part that includes Stavanger. The color street is a well-known street and landmark in Stavanger that should be experienced. Stavanger Concert Hall is also a great attraction The Oil Museum may be worth a visit if this is of interest.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Local beer favorite that has the widest collection of beer in norway? The barista's have good knowledge and can help you choose. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Cinema
“A night at the cinema! They show all the new movies and is located in the local library, generously open almost all the time. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Fish Market
“The Stavanger Fish Market is a restaurant and market where you can buy fresh seafood and try ferske reker (fresh shrimps), salmon, cod, King or Snow Crab, and several local dishes using these as ingredients.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Pub
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“Located on the famous "colored street", Cirkus has it all... as do most pups on the street! ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Church
“Stavanger's St Svithun Cathedral is a beautiful building from 1125 that is the centre of the city's history. Its roof is styled with shipbuilding methods, its chandeliers crafted by Emmanuel Vigeland, brother to famous sculptor Gustav Vigeland. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bar
$$
“When you want a beer in a casual setting. not to crowded. They also schedule quiz nights on Tuesdays and occasionally has live music.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious sushi take away. It is also possible to sit at the counter or in the window to eat. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Nightclub
$$$
“Open kitchen, and delicious dishes. Restaurant, bar, lounge and nightclub. By the sea in Vågen.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Italian, cosy, view over the harbour, pasta, pizza and other dishes, great wine, medium price range”
  • 23 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Fargegata is the best street for vibrant Café's and small local businesses. In the daytime you can enjoy a wide selection of good coffee / tea or local beer. Accompanied by a friend or with a book. Some of the Café's have board and card games you can play, seated down in small retreats, covered with pillows and blankets. The classic and traditional wooden houses on cobblestone roads combines seamlessly with the casual environment of today. That combination creates the vibe you are looking for and will fully immerse yourself into the experience of a local citizen. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Hamburger in Stavanger? Yessssss, absolutely at one of the best restaurants. Book a table in advance if possible. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The more affordable but still excellent option in the Renaa conglomerate. For those who are not into robbing banks. 5 min walk.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Fish Market
“The Stavanger Fish Market is a restaurant and market where you can buy fresh seafood and try ferske reker (fresh shrimps), salmon, cod, King or Snow Crab, and several local dishes using these as ingredients.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bar
“When you want a beer in a casual setting. not to crowded. They also schedule quiz nights on Tuesdays and occasionally has live music.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious sushi take away. It is also possible to sit at the counter or in the window to eat. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Nightclub
“Open kitchen, and delicious dishes. Restaurant, bar, lounge and nightclub. By the sea in Vågen.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Italian, cosy, view over the harbour, pasta, pizza and other dishes, great wine, medium price range”
  • 23 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Real home-made italian cuisine. The small and cozy restaurant is one of my all time favorites. $$”
  • 24 locals recommend

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