Restaurants, Cafés & Nightlife

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Throughout its history, Oulu has traded with many other coutries and cultures, with foreign ingredients finding their way onto local plates. The influnces of Lapland and Kainuu, and from Southern Ostrobothnia, can be still be tasted here, and there are also restaurants providing traditional Russian fare. With so many university students residing here, and so many festivals every year, you won’t be surprised to discover the city has a very lively nightlife, with numerous bars and clubs to explore and enjoy.