The internationally recognised DJ Charlotte Thorstvedt guides you through her native Stavanger.
Stavanger-born Charlotte Thorstvedt is a Norwegian DJ and booking manager for the respected underground house & techno venue The Villa in Oslo. She has been crucial in creating its status, with her cutting edge bookings. Music industry media authorities like DJ mag, Pulse Radio, Resident Advisor, and The Guardian list The Villa as one of the top clubs in the world.
Stavanger is a university city and home to a number of institutions of higher education and research. This is reflected in the city’s urban and lively atmosphere, and in the varied assortment of shopping and dining opportunities.
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Address: Øvre Holmegate 32, 4006 Stavanger
Address: Steinkargata 23, 4006 Stavanger
The best place in town for foodies. Small, rustic and delightful. The menu is ever changing according to the seasons and the chef’s curiosity, so you have no idea what you will get, except that it will be local, fresh, and absolutely delicious.
Address: Kvitsøygata 25, 4014 Stavanger
An amazing spot for beer connoisseurs close to Tou Scene with a huge selection of beers. You can try some great stuff you won’t find anywhere else – local beers as well as foreign ones.
Address: Breitorget 6, 4006 Stavanger
Renaa Atriet in Stavanger has a Michelin star, which they absolutely deserve. The venue houses both the restaurant and a low-key and cheaper alternative called Renaa Matbaren. At this spot, your tastebuds are always in for a special experience. Inside the restaurant they even have one of Anthony Gormley’s “Rusty Men” sculpture pieces, which you can find all throughout the city at certain spots.
Address: Strandkaien 24, 4005 Stavanger
This is a classic place to sit and chill with friends and listen to some quality music while enjoying a cold beer.
Address: Øvre Holmegate 26, 4006 Stavanger
Address: Nedre strandgate 5, 4005 Stavanger
Of course I have to give mention to the place that gave me my start as a DJ at the tender age of 17. This is a great place to go out if you like rock and indie music.
Address: Skagenkaien 35-37, 4006 Stavanger
If you want to escape the city for a bit, there is a tropical oasis not far away. Just hop on the boat to get to this little island where you’ll find gardens full of lush greenery and palm trees. They also have a great restaurant.
Address: Salvågergata 10, 4006 Stavanger
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