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Best in Reykjavik

Great place with rock dark mood, live events, friendly staff and a restaurant. But most of all a... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
Chania Town, Greece
via mobile
Crazy fun

On fleak. Crazy fun place. I think they had a dragshow before we came and then the karaoke started... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2018
Stockholm, Sweden
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Dec 12, 2018
“Best in Reykjavik”
Nov 23, 2018
“Crazy fun”
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
Tryggvagata 22, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 781 7273
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Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

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
Thank JohnClif
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

Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Great place with rock dark mood, live events, friendly staff and a restaurant. But most of all a venue where racists, fascists, homophobics, etc have no place!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

On fleak. Crazy fun place. I think they had a dragshow before we came and then the karaoke started. Music, singing & dancing. Total love vibe.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank eleonora276
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IOT78
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

I went on a Monday for English language comedy night and it was awesome. Lots of fun acts and a really nice atmosphere. Will definitely be back when I'm back in the country.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrew P
Reviewed July 12, 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!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Olia_P93
Reviewed May 18, 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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank hmill42894
Reviewed April 29, 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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lisa F
Reviewed April 21, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank keith_brittany
Starri H, Owner at Gaukurinn, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Great to hear! hope you come back!

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