Your best bet is Banyean & Hans Highness, Strandgt. 2-4 (tel. 78-42-96-00), found in the previously recommended Thon Hotel Hammerfest. Banyean is a sailor's pub, whereas Hans Highness is more like a nightclub. In the pub, you can order plenty of mugs of beer or other drinks along with burgers and pastas. In the nightclub, live music is frequently featured, at which time a cover of NOK40 to NOK100 ($8-$20/£4-£10) is imposed. Sometimes the night is devoted to karaoke. Most patrons range in age from 25 to 45. Banyean is open daily from noon to 1am (until 2am Fri-Sat), and Hans Highness is open only on Friday and Saturday from midnight to 3am. If you'd like a cozy retreat from all this Nordic madness, you can head for a drink in the hotel bar.

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