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Good craft beer

Visited this bar for our first experience of Icelandic beer - and wasn't disappointed! Nice bar... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2019
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
You can't not visit it, really

Probably the most famous bar in town, given its links to '101 Reykjavik' and Damon Albarn... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2019
Mark W
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“happy hour”(32 reviews)
There is one word above all others that screams 'Reykjavik Nightlife': Kaffibarinn. Not everybody loves the place, but everyone knows exactly where it is and would be sad if it ever closed down. But there is very little risk of that, if the queues...more
Bergstadastraeti 1, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 1588
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Nice cosy place to drink something. It's located at the crossroads of Laugavegur and Bergstadastraeti. There are happy hours there during the day. Beer, Wine and strong drinks.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Vovdey K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to mix with Icelandic people and other Tourist in a nice Pub type atmosphere this is the place for you. I would highly recommend this place due to the friendly staff, it quite near to the centre of the main street. For...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank murray_campbell250
Reviewed 24 January 2019

This is a really neat bar that mostly locals hang out in. Went there for happy hour. The service was great and the selection is really impressive!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rob H
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Good beer and great atmosphere. We had a lovely corner seat where we could people watch. At the time we were there, they had some nibbles up for grabs. I first thought it was a private party but then observed that everyone seemed to help...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 123michaelae
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

This is a fabulous bar to visit with excellent craft beers. As withy everywhere in Reykjavík it is expensive so make sure you visit in Happy Hour. Seems to be frequented by locals and a few tourists. Gets busy on a weekend. Lovely place with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DawnPritchard
Reviewed 9 January 2019

Visited this bar for our first experience of Icelandic beer - and wasn't disappointed! Nice bar which gets fairly busy and a great choice of beer - even better during 'happy hour'!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Russ06
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Probably the most famous bar in town, given its links to '101 Reykjavik' and Damon Albarn. Apparently a bit wild but was quiet when we visited in the early evening. Small, front bar, narrow room at back. Looks like there's an upstairs but this was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark W
Reviewed 10 December 2018

We stumbled across this place and luckily found a table in the corner. You can tell all the locals like hanging out there bc most of them had their dogs running around loosely. Good beer selection. Nice, friendly staff. Make sure to go when there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nki65
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Great little place, full of local hipsters! Music was super chilled and they served local gin- win win in my book! Recommend for sure!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MeenaTrav
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

We did really enjoy the atmosphere but the bartender was rude and they do not have any sort of mixer except tonic. Also good to know, they do not allow you to take pictures inside the pub. This is apparently for the “privacy” of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank mofrain1
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Rachel A
19 February 2019|
Response from gudnyj | Property representative |
Hello Rachel A. No i’m sorry, Damon Albarn does not own Kaffibarinn. Kind regards