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You could blame it on those long winter nights or perhaps the endless summer days, maybe it has something to do with the exceptional quality of the locally produced beer and Icelandic schnapps; but whatever the reason behind Reykjavík’s legendary nightlife or "jammith" as the locals refer to it, it’s certainly gaining a reputation for being one of the hottest places to party in the world today!
Compiled below is a list of local bars, pubs, and clubs.
Stylish upscale place perfect for cocktails before venturing out on the town.
At the Viking Restaurant Fjorugardurinn, the décor is in the Viking style and a true Viking feast is offered with traditional meals served in old-fashioned Viking-style trays.
Austur is one of the hottest clubs in downtown Reykjavík, and has been since it first opened in 2009.
Cosy basement café on the main shopping street serving snacks, coffee and cake during the day and into the evening.
Players is a sports bar and a restaurant where one can play pool and watch any kind of sport
Snaps is a bistro-style restaurant that takes influences from Scandinavian cuisine; great for breakfast, lunch or dinner, or just to have a glass of something with good friends.
Kaffi Vinyl is a new bar /café and record shop located in the newly renovated Hverfisgata, parallel to main shopping street Laugavegur.
Café Rosenberg is a jazzy little joint in downtown Reykjavik, and one of the city's most popular live music venues.
Kringlukráin started in 1989 as a genuine pub, but gradually it has developed into an 'a la carte' restaurant.
Early until late, Slippbarinn is where you can experience Reykjavík like a local while enjoying exciting events such as live jazz, dj‘s and refreshing pop-up shows.
Ölstofan is one of those rare neighborhood atmosphere pubs located in the center of Reykjavík. It first opened its door in 2002 and has been a landmark in the Icelandic social scene ever since.
Bistro-style restaurant and bar/club in the heart of Reykjavík, with a wide-ranging menu and free wireless internet.
Named after (in his own opinion, at least) Iceland's greatest man, Sólon is a popular daytime cafe with a good menu and great views for people-watching on Laugavegur.
The bar shows all major sports events live on multiple flat-screens. Serves cold beer and tasty food, a perfect place to watch the game.
Alcohol which is stronger than 2.25% isn’t sold in the grocery shops in Iceland. You can buy alcohol in the state-owned liquor stores named Vínbúdin.
Irish pub. Live troubadour on the 1st floor and a live band on the basement floor every weekend.
If you're looking to have a drink in a beautiful environment, Boston is definitely worth looking into.
Den Danske Kro is a traditional Danish bar and looks so authentic that it would fit just as well in the middle of Copenhagen as it does in downtown Reykjavík.
Once upon a time, there was a small English pub. The pub had a dream, and that was to be the finest English pub in the world’s most northerly capital city of Reykjavík, Iceland.
Vegamót (Crossroads) is a trendy two floor bistro-bar, located in the heart of the city on Vegamótastígur.
In the 3 hour Reykjavík Bar Crawl you will experience all the best of Reykjavík by night.
We take you with our local guide to some of the best bars and clubs in Reykjavík, and show you the secrets of the Icelandic night life.