Kaldi Bar is a popular watering hole amongst the locals and tourists alike in the city of Reykjavik. This bar is known for offering a wide range of local and international beers and has at least four beers on tap along with other spirits of your choice. Its cozy interiors and friendly staff make this an ideal spot for unwinding after an exhaustive day with your loved ones. Besides, this bar is famous for hosting a plethora of events and regularly hosts live music performances by talented artists.
Situated in the elegant Icelandair Hotel, Slippbarinn takes you on a gastronomic adventure through the flavors of Iceland. Dimly-lit, cozy and intimate, this where you should go to get a glimpse of the essence of Icelandic culture and hospitality. Treat yourself to a palate-pleasing array of regional-inspired dishes from Pork Belly Stew and Rack of Lamb to Calamari and Marina Fish Soup. Adding to the buzz in the place is the breakfast and brunch buffet, where you can feast on an all-you-can-eat supply of delicious Chorizo and Serrano Ham, fresh salad, tiramisu and much more. To complement your meal are a host of signature concoctions like Blue Job, Reykjavik Summit and Jamaican Blazer.
After more than 60 years in the business, Prikið is still going strong, attracting a clientele that is as eclectic as its entertainment offer. Diner by day, bar by night, this local coffee shop is ideally situated at the very beginning of Laugavegur, known as the heart of the city's shopping, dining and entertainment district. During the day, enjoy a cup of coffee and typical diner-style food at Prikið, or stop by after work and indulge in a drink or two with friends. Happy hours are from 5p to 7p on weekdays, so bring your friends along and unwind at Prikið after a long day. The night brings with it new forms of entertainment, with every thing from film screenings and markets, to live band performances and DJs featured at Prikið throughout the year. The party goes on into the wee hours of the morning, with plenty of dancing, drinks and good old fashioned revelry. If you're still out when night once more turns to day, stop by Prikið for a serving of their famous "hangover killer" breakfast special before heading home.
Dillon Whiskey Bar is a watering hole known for offering a wide range of whiskeys from local as well as international brands. With a collection of over 100 whiskey brands, this cozy bar is just a perfect setting to catch up with your friends on a relaxing evenings. Though the bar doesn't serve food, you can hop on to the various restaurants that dot its neighborhood. Its friendly staff and elegant decor along with the beverage variety, will make you want to come back for more. Besides, Dillon Whiskey Bar is popular for hosting live music performances by local talents and is a great spot to unwind in the company of your friends or by yourself.
For a taste of Ireland in Icelandic city of Reykjavík, look no further than Boston, an intimate two-level bar. The lower level feels like a traditional Irish pub, though the food is a bit more eclectic than what is traditional found on menus throughout Ireland. Upstairs, patrons will find Victorian furniture and decorations that are both elegant and inviting. The spot is known for hosting live music events and for whipping up delicious cocktails.
Enjoy a night on the town, Danish-style at Den Danske Kro. This lively and laid-back bar is the perfect addition to the city's downtown scene, with a warm and cozy ambiance that is redolent of the kind of pubs you might encounter in Denmark. Danish flags and other memorabilia adorn the walls, while the menu offers a good selection of brews, including the hard-to-find Danish white beers. Live music is featured every night after 10p, alongside a weekly roster of quiz nights, beer bingo and darts tournaments. Happy hours are from 4p to 7p daily, attracting a large and lively after work crowd. Stop by Den Danske Kro for a fun-filled night with friends.
Coined after a legendary song written by noted songwriter Paul McCartney and first released by the acclaimed rock band Beatles, Ob La Di Ob La Da is a lively karaoke venue in the northern part of the Icelandic capital. An artsy-themed atmosphere greets lovers of karoake, while the Beatles memorabilia adds to the hip setting. Live concerts by indie bands are regular here, while a few troupes also play Icelandic blues and other local genres to an enthusiastic audience.
Bravó is a trendy, up-beat bar which is a popular hangout with locals and tourists alike. Known for its live music acts by local bands in the electronic genre, the club also organizes regular DJ nights to keep the crowd entertained. Sip on one of their selection of beers or throw back a couple of shots of their assortment of liquors and let the music sweep you away.