Your trip is not complete without at least one night out in Reykjavík. It is well-known for its vibrant, energetic nightlife. The city has a very good selection of bars, nightclubs and restaurants to guarantee a festive evening out.
Start your Reykjavík night by checking out the Happy Hour times to make things less expensive. Happy Hour is a good time to meet a local or two or rub shoulders with other tourists. This time can be seen as the warm-up for your first taste of Reykjavík pubs & nightlife.
Pub-crawling in Reykjavík is pretty easy and there is a wide range of different kinds of clubs and pubs. Most places have free entrance and are within walking distance from each other, so no taxis or buses are needed. You can just walk to one watering hole after another until you are ready to call it a night (or your friends have to carry you home).
If you want to listen to some good live music or discover an Icelandic band, there is bound to be something for you in one of the music venues at night in the city.
Below is a list of the popular pubs and clubs in downtown Reykjavík.
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At Bastard we brew beer. At the bar we offer a few of our own beers as well as dozen of beer from other breweries on draft and a good selection of bottled beer. We make ambitious craft cocktails where we do our own refreshing twists on classics.
Den Danske kro or "The Danish Pub" is a small danish themed local pub located on a side street of Laugarvegur. Den Danske kro is a casual place in the heart of downtown Reykjavík where everyone is welcome,
There's live music every night with local musicians and for someone feeling lucky, there is the wheel of fortune which you can win up to 1 meter of beer. If you enjoy live sport events for example English Premier League then The English Pub the the place to visit.
This bar has a great selection of Icelandic beers, serving up to 60 types of all available local beers. If beer isn’t your drink of choice, all liqueurs and spirits produced in Iceland are also available.