Reykjavik Nightlife

Whether you visit Reykjavik in the summer with 24 hour sunlight or in the freezing cold winter when the capital sees only few hours of daylight, you can always count on a vibrant nightlife.

You couldn't possibly plan a trip to Iceland without learning about the crazy Reykjavik nightlife along the way. Reykjavik at night is a place where mass public drunkness is completely socially acceptable from Thursday evening to Sunday morning, even though it's technically illegal. The locals are usually not in a hurry to get to the downtown area, so don't expect to see big crowds out there before midnight. When they eventually get there however, they will party until the break of dawn. You may stay out just as long as the locals at bars, clubs and pubs.

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  • Lebowski Bar

  • Address: Laugavegur 20a, Capital Area, 101
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b5 Bar-Bistro

B5 bar/bistro has become a very popular establishment with the locals of the capital. What has made it so popular is the fact that b5 is a multifunctional establishment - café, bar, bistro and even a...

Kaldi Bar

Kaldi bar sprung naturally from the Kaldi brewery in 2011 and has since then served the four Kaldi beers on tap, including the very popular unfiltered Kaldi, as well as a variety of other beers....


One of the cornerstones of Kringlan shopping center in Reykjavik is Kringlukrain, an old-line restaurant that first opened on March 1st, 1989, the day beer was legalized again in Iceland after a long...

Cafe Paris

Cafe Paris is one of Reykjavik city's most beloved restaurants and cafes, offering great food from morning to night. Fantastic outdoor seating in the summertime, great selection of coffee and coctails...