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Gaukurinn

Tryggvagata 22, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 781 7273
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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 1 week ago
Hannah M
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New Jersey
Get your dance on

I recently moved to Iceland, and this place is my spot. I love everything about it. Makes me feel... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisa F
via mobile
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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 sometimes foreign musicians as well. All genres of music are welcome at Gaukurinn. We have Standup Comedy every Monday and Wednesday, and Karaoke nights every Tuesday. We are open every day from 2 PM and have special daytime offers on draft beer and other drinks. Happy Hour is every day from 7 to 10 PM. We have a specious, heated smoking area, and offer a selection of computer games and board games to our guests, free of charge. We look forward to seeing you!
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“happy hour” (5 reviews)
“great comedy” (2 reviews)
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Tryggvagata 22, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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+354 781 7273
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 15 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

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

Great to hear! hope you come back!

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Reviewed 23 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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 19 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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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Usually something going on, good prices and nice smoking area. We go there often and the service is always impeccable.

Thank Nína A
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