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Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Place to Take the Kids

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Best Place to Take the Kids Fjölskylduland Dugguvogur 4, 104 Reykjavík Described as Iceland’s “first holistic Indoor Playground and Family…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Art Museum

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Best Art Museum Gerðarsafn Hamraborg 4, 200 Kópavogur Gerðarsafn is often unfairly neglected when discussing the best that the Greater…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Cinema

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Best Cinema Bíó Paradís Hverfisgata 54, 101 Reykjavík  What? The street magazine chose the only cinematheque in Reykjavík? Well, that…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Theatre

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Best Theater Tjarnarbíó Tjarnargata 12, 101 Reykjavík This one really is a no-brainer. It’s smack in the middle of downtown…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Pool

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Best Pool Lágafellslaug Lækjarhlíð 1a, 270 Mosfellsbær The panel this year skewed towards the over-30 bracket, so the criteria for…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Date Place

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Best Date Place Kaffibrennslan Laugavegur 21, 101 Reykjavík The panel decided that Kaffibrennslan is the best place for a date….

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Outdoor Drinking (Summer)

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Best Outdoor Drinking (Summer) Bódega Týsgata 9, 101 Reykjavík When thinking of a good place to drink outside in Iceland,…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Goddamn Bar

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Best Goddamn Bar Röntgen Hverfisgata 12, 101 Reykjavík For the third year in a row, Röntgen claims the prize of…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Craft Bar

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Best Craft Bar Session Craft Bar Bankastræti 14, 101 Reykjavík Catering to seasoned craft beer veterans as well as lightweights…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Bar to Start the Night

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Best Bar to Start the Night 12 Tónar Skólavörðustígur 15, 101 Reykjavík 12 Tónar brings the concept of the duality…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Bar to End the Night

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Best Bar to End the Night Kiki Queer Bar Laugavegur 22, 101 Reykjavík No need to debate this one. Kiki…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Sports Bar

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Best Sports Bar Reykjavík Sportbar Hverfisgata 40, 101 Reykjavík   As far as sports bars go, the panel all agreed…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Bar for Live Music

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Best Bar for Live Music Húrra (RIP) Tryggvagata 22, 101 Reykjavík Without going into the details, Húrra closed a few…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Place for Cocktails

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Best Place for Cocktails Jungle Cocktail Bar Austurstræti 9, 101 Reykjavík Although they don’t have the smash hit “Welcome to…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Happy Hour

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Best Happy Hour Prikið Bankastræti 12, 101 Reykjavík What have we done to deserve this? Prikið’s too-good-to-be-true happy hour serves…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Newcomer Bar

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Best Newcomer Bingó Drinkery Skólavörðustígur 8, 101 Reykjavík (enter from Bergstaðastræti) From the same folks who brought us the best…

What The News: Not Everyone On The Bus

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And other news making headlines in recent weeks Public transit provider Strætó announced in late June that it is raising…

The Útlendingur’s Guide To Getting Shit Done: Divorcing

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Consciously uncoupling in Iceland Are you longing for your significant other to hold a less significant place in your life?…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Wine Bar

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Best Wine Bar Vínstúkan Tíu sopar Laugavegur 27, 101 Reykjavík Tucked away in the cellar of Laugavegur 27 is the…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Ásgeir, Bílskur, Stjórnin & More

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As June comes to an end and folks begin to mosey out of the office and into the countryside, the…

Grapevine Events: HÁTÍÐNI, Hjarta Hafnarfjarðar, Exhibitions & More

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Crazy to believe that June is already over. We’ve had a hectic one over at GV HQ; between going into…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Sævar Jóhannsson, GDRN, IceGuys & More

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It’s another grey rainy summer day over here and that means one thing: staying inside and listening to some fresh…

Grapevine Events: dreymandi hundur, Örvar Smárason, Sakaris & So Much More

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It’s that time of the week again! Events aplenty! We just passed the longest day of the year yesterday, the…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Sigur Rós, Silva & Steini, Dauðyflin & More

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Another Friday, another batch of new tunes! It’s not just another Friday for us over here at Grapevine HQ because…

20 Years Of Grit, 20 Years Of The Grapevine

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Former editors look back on their time at The Reykjavík Grapevine From A Pagan Chief To Bobby Fischer It seems…