Government monopoly stores
The legal drinking age in the Faroes is eighteen. The Faroese love to party, and drinking is much more popular than doing drugs. There are two brands of Faroese beer: FÃ¸roya BjÃ³r and Okkara. FÃ¸roya BjÃ³r is well established and is the oldest of the two breweries. It as picked up occasional awards abroad. Okkara was recently established and can only be bought in cans.
Alcoholic drinks are very expensive. Light beer may be purchased in shops and unlicensed restaurants and cafÃ©s. Stronger beer, wine and spirits can only be purchased in the Government Monopoly stores in major towns and in licensed restaurants, cafÃ©s and bars etc.
For a coffee go to the Western harbour "VÃ¡gsbotn" - just below TÃ³rshavn Dome and have a cup of coffee at cafÃ© KaffihÃºsiÃ°. KaffihÃºsi is located down by the sea and has a very nice atmosphere.
The CafÃ© Dugni is located in the middle of town. Bill Clinton had a cup of coffee there when he visited the islands a few years back. At dugni you can buy Faroes handicrafts while having coffee and home made faroese cookies at the same time.
Other CafÃ©s include CafÃ© Kaspar at hotel Hafnia, and Baresso at the shoppingcenter SMS. Hvonn is one of the most popular places at night, keeping it sophisticated and clean, and also includes a brasserie.
There are few bars and nightclubs outside of the capital. Rokkstoavn is the only bar in KlaksvÃk. In TÃ³rshavn the real Nightlife is down by the harbour. Here you can find the bar Cirkus FÃ¸royar, where musicians hang out. Hvonn is at Hotel TÃ³rshavn again situated by the harbour, across the street from Cirkus. Most young people come here during the Weekends.
The bar CafÃ© NatÃºr is close by. Every wednsday there is a pub quiz at CafÃ© NatÃºr. The wooden interiors is similar to English / Irish pubs, and have live music usually in the form of a singer / guitarist.
In the Another place is Cleopatra right in the town center which has a restaurant on the lower floor, with the main bar on the next floor up. The entrance to the bar is up some green felt stairs.
A nightclub is Rex, at third floor in the same building as "Havnar Bio", the cinema. You need to be 21 to get in.
For young people the nightclub Deep is a place to visit. It is the same as in most European cities. You have to be eighteen to get in.