Our neighborhood

In the heart of Oslo, you can experience it all! We are surrounded by a beautiful neighborhood with cool restaurants, parks, shops, bars and other attractions. When you stay at Anker Hostel, you have Grünerløkka in one direction and Torggata, concert halls and Karl Johan in the other. Come by our reception for local tips on where to go!

Below we have listed our top tips from our neighborhood:

Café Sara

Address: Hausmanns gate 29, 0182 Oslo

Café Sara is where the locals go for after work, a simple lunch/dinner or just to grab a beer with a group of friends. The atmosphere is relaxed and simple, just the way we like it. With a two-minute walk away from our Hostel we recommend this place to all of you who want to get to know have the locals from Grünerløkka and down town Oslo enjoy a relaxed night. 


Address: Brenneriveien 9C, 0182 Oslo

For those late hours, BLÅ is perfect for those who enjoy Intimate, alternative music venue staging international indie, rock & jazz bands, plus live DJ sets. The atmosphere is relaxed and chill, where exciting artists and DJs gives you that special musical experience in to those late-night hours. Friday til Saturday the dancefloor is open until 3 AM. Enjoy.


Oslo Street Food / Torggata Bad

Address: Torggata 16, 0181 Oslo

Located in Torggate and a 5-10 minute walk away from us, you’ll find food from all over the world gathered in one large, fantastic space, also named: Oslo Street Food / Torggata Bad. It’s the perfect place to experience different food-cultures, meet new friends and explore everything the large space has to offer. Torggata Bad is a place for activities and a place you can stay all day. At the activity venue “Tilt” you can test shuffleboards, pinball games and arcades from the afternoon and until late at night, and in the basement at Torggata Bad you will find Oslo Bar & Bowling.

Oslo Spektrum

Address: Sonja Henies pl. 2 0185 Oslo

Oslo Spektrum is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in east central Oslo. Spektrum is located close to Oslo S, a 8 min walk from Anker Hostel.