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Kaffibarinn

Address: Bergstadastraeti 1, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Phone Number: 00 354 551 1588
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Ranked #55 of 148 things to do in Reykjavik
Type: Bars & clubs, Nightlife
Activities: Drinking
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Type: Bars & clubs, Nightlife
Activities: Drinking

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English first
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My boyfriend & I went to this bar every night while we were in Iceland. It was a friendly bar with a relaxed atmosphere... Most of the time! We too saw the roaming dog - in fact two different dogs on two nights but both were friendly enough. On the Monday evening of our visit there was a choir rehearsing... More 

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glasgow
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27 reviews 27 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We ended up in Kaffibarinn following the Sonar festival. It's a great bar and very lively with decent music and drinks (Kaldi). I wasn't so keen on the female queue jumping that was accompanied by screeching so loud some wild dogs in Canada thought they were in for an easy ride. Overall the locals are great fun, really friendly and... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

After a relatively tame night out, we were sedately walking home when we decided to step in to Kaffibarinn for a night cap. It's a busy bar, full of locals of all ages, playing eclectic music (Naughty By Nature - OPP had us all dancing). It's great for a lively drink with a mixed crowd - the atmosphere was definitely... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

I had a good experience at this bar on a previous trip to Reykjavik so recommended it to my friends on a return visit. A dog roamed around the very busy bar, which was quite upsetting for a friend as she was allergic. My friend took a photo of me at our table, and a staff member rushed over and... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Its a bar that sells beer, cocktails and anything else you fancy to drink. Happy hour is great for draught beer. Free snacks too! Pleasant staff and helpful, local or tourist, no difference. Worth a trip if you just want a beer without pretentiousness.

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Foz do Iguacu, PR
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
39 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Kaffibarinn is hyped as one of the oldest and coolest bars you should visit. It is worth a visit earlier on in the evening, where you still have some cool people around. Later on in the evening, you feel a temperature change and mood change within the place. What was nice and good fun, turned in a place we couldn't... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Had a couple of good beers in this bar on a recent visit to Reykjavik. Very chilled, good music, nice mix of people. Looked like there was an area on the side where you could make your own waffles if you fancied it. What more could you want!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Stopped here for a beer and paid UK price as it was on special until 1am!! Enough said. Cosy place with a very gothic look. Would come back

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stopped in Kaffibarinn as we saw that it was their happy hour. I love Icelandic beer (especially the locally crafted Kaldi) and this place has it on offer during happy hour (650kr... a steal!). Needless to say I was ecstatic! The bar had a nice, cosy vibe and there were some good tunes playing. It certainly wasn't pretentious in... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

we stopped in kaffibarinn for a quick cup of coffee late in the afternoon, and we were the only ones in there short of a couple other americans. we ordered our coffees and the bartender gave us a plate of cookies, as well. we sat in the back by ourselves and took our time and enjoyed ourselves. the vibe was... More 

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