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Gaukurinn is an events venue and bar, situated in downtown Reykjavik. Concerts and events are held most days 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
The bar has great cheap beer with an extended happy hour. We didn't get a chance to see the live shows but they seem to host an eclectic list of acts. Their background music was good and not too loud. The bar was never too...More
Wouldn’t say a bad place, but didn’t allow me to place a request for karaoke. Friendly to all at the bar who’ll pay money, but not when they aren’t gettting something. Don’t expect much from the “karaoke queen;” a hack with provincial tastes.More
Date of experience: December 2018
Gaukurinn, Owner at Gaukurinn, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2018
Dear JohnClif, thank you for your feedback. We truly regret that you did not feel at all times welcomed by all of our staff and we are taking measures to fix that. Regarding the karaoke we have to stop accepting requests at a certain point...More
They have a wonderfully long and cheap happy ‘hour’ but above that it is a great bar. Good drinks, great staff, comfortable, interesting, wonderful atmosphere. They also have a vegan mini restaurant inside. I didn’t try this but the food looked very good.
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