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I loved this place

Nice small and cozy! Different things to do every night and the karaoke nights was a must! I would... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
lots of varieties of theme nights

We came here twice during our stay in Reykjavik. One night was a karaoke night, and the other night... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Hannah M
New Jersey
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Jul 12, 2018
“I loved this place”
May 18, 2018
“lots of varieties of theme nights”
Gaukurinn is a live music venue and bar, situated in downtown Reykjavík. Concerts and events are held every day of the week, the schedule is available on our website and Facebook page. We offer a wide range of live music, mostly Icelandic bands but...more
Tryggvagata 22, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 781 7273
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Nice small and cozy! Different things to do every night and the karaoke nights was a must! I would just like to have a little bit of organizing in that part! Far from than I really liked it!

Thank Olia_P93
Reviewed 18 May 2018

We came here twice during our stay in Reykjavik. One night was a karaoke night, and the other night was a stand-up comedy night. The karaoke night was so much fun; there was a good mix of karaoke songs and everybody had such good energy....More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I recently moved to Iceland, and this place is my spot. I love everything about it. Makes me feel warm and cozy, cause everyone is super friendly and chill AF.

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

I found this place by accident and I’m glad I did. Reasonable drink prices, great atmosphere and have live music and cool shows there. And the bartenders are really fun too. Don’t get me wrong, most of the bars and places in Reykjavik are great...More

Thank Ken Z
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We stumbled here on an open mic night. Great music! Good space for dancing or watching tunes. The bartender was helpful if not friendly

Thank keith_brittany
Starri H, Owner at Gaukurinn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Great to hear! hope you come back!

Reviewed 24 February 2018

Monday night is English comedy night and what a scream it is. Great value for money as it's free to get in. Beers are reasonably priced and there are a dozen or more comedians to entertain you. What a good time this is for a...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Nice happy hour drinks, friendly German bar lady and good drinks 👍 Would be happy to return during an evening event

Thank Markh1205
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing!!!! So chilled, a rock bar but everyone welcome, had a great time we came back again. The music is low until 10 so easy to sit and have a great beer and even play chess, draughts or back gammon xxxx

Thank annmarie2512
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

My sister and I stumbled upon this place in Reykjavik and had the most fun time. People were constantly singing karaoke and really getting into it, giving us a fun show to go with our drinks. Bartenders were also friendly and will serve up anything...More

Thank nsshast
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Great service and a happy hour that goes until 9pm. It was karaoke night when we were there which was actually a lot of fun. Awesome staff too!

Thank szeller6
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