In Iceland, alcohol isn’t sold in the grocery shops. You can only buy alcohol in the state-owned liquor stores named ÁTVR, usually called ‘Ríkið’. Twelve stores are operated in the capital area and one is located in the city centre. Common opening hours: Mon.–Thu. 11:00–18:00, Fri. 11:00–19:00, Sat. 11:00–18:00.