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Best Bar in Reykjavik

If you like your craft beers, you must stop here at least once. Been in Reykjavík all week and have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
willh571
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Reykjavik, Iceland
via mobile
Nicest sit down bar in reykjavik

There's nothing like sitting down on session craft bar and look down the window on the foot traffic... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2019
EtinnEats
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Gardabaer, Iceland
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“Best Bar in Reykjavik”
Jan 19, 2019
“Nicest sit down bar in reykjavik”
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At Session Craft Bar we concentrate on quality. With cooled keg room we can keep the beer as fresh as possible from production. Variety of local and foreign beers. It's not only a craft bar but we also serve variety of premium wines, cocktails and...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Bankastraeti 14, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like your craft beers, you must stop here at least once. Been in Reykjavík all week and have kept going back to the bar. Knowledgable owner who was happy to discuss the different beers currently on tap, and even recommended other bars /...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank willh571
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a regroup and to get our bearings after our northern lights tour was cancelled. We was met by a nice enough guy behind the bar and he advised us to go for number 10 which was an IPA. We charged our...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 279damiane
Reviewed February 21, 2019

The beer was tasty and loved trying local. The bar tender made good recommendations too. I tried the Session IPA and it was delicious (as was the Stout). The location offers a great view of Laugavegur street, but it is up stairs so easy to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TabathaSoltay
Reviewed January 19, 2019

There's nothing like sitting down on session craft bar and look down the window on the foot traffic in Reykjavik, with a nice cold... craft beer. :'D I am a local and I appreciate this place. The love they have for beer is second to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

Easy to miss despite being on the main downtown road, as it's an upstairs bar. While most of the bars we tried had a cosy, pubby feel to them, Sessions is more minimalist: lots of stainless steel and neon. The windows offer great views of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark W
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Excellent place for a drink. A range of beers and tastes. Two different evenings as Wednesday was Christmas quiz night - sadly without English subtitles. Ironically all the music was British indie of the 80s and early 90s. When a lot of the bars were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Adeheathen
Reviewed November 12, 2018

The Session Craft Bar has a good selection of Icelandic craft beers. As all "premium" beers it costs a lot (it is cheaper than the BrewDog or Mikkeller bars).

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank allanbowers
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Very cozy bar! You often see the owner behind or near the bar, he is both helpful and very nice. The bar has good music and a good and ever changing selection of beer, and other beverages. The bar is in the middle of town,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CCRHansen
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Really nice drinks and beer. Friendly and helpfull service. I’ll come back any time for the cosy low key atmosphere.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IBDJ
Reviewed October 23, 2018

I went here with my son (25 yrs old) after receiving a recommendation on a walking tour earlier in the day. There was a wide selection of beers and the barman suggested a different beer for each of us based on our normal preferences. My...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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