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Icelandic Bar (Islenski Barinn) - CLOSED

Posthusstraeti 9, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 517 6767
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Great soup

Visited first as part of a food tour, then went back almost every day. For something a bit... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Excellent food with a good atmosphere

This bar was recommended to us and lived up to expectations. The menu was a mixture of Icelandic... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2016
Elaine Q
Rawtenstall, England, United Kingdom
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25 Sep 2016
“Great soup”
1 Apr 2016
“Excellent food with a good atmosphere”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Posthusstraeti 9, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 517 6767
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Visited first as part of a food tour, then went back almost every day. For something a bit different, try the lobster dog. Brilliant. Great selection of beers, draft and bottled and friendly efficient staff.

Thank littleltl
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This bar was recommended to us and lived up to expectations. The menu was a mixture of Icelandic fare and the ubiquitous burgers - but burgers with a twist! They had sauces which were different to the usual barbeque or ketchup, and very well presented....More

Thank Elaine Q
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The Apotek hotel recommended this restaurant to our group. We were looking for a casual, nearby, Icelandic (less touristy) place to have dinner on our first evening in town. Could not have ended up at better place for that. Burgers, sandwiches and a few other...More

1  Thank aquaman2662
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Loved Islenski Barinn! Despite it being a Friday night, we waited just 20 minutes for a table and were able to grab a drink at the bar while we waited. The staff were so lovely and the food was DELICIOUS. Definitely recommend as it is...More

1  Thank Sakshi B
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel as we wanted to try some Icelandic food. The staff were friendly and helpful, atmosphere lively and food fantastic. I would not hesitate to recommend, best meal we had on our holiday.

1  Thank Kate C
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Maybe I am just judging this bar on a good day or the fact that we arrived shortly before a couple of bands kicked off playing I don't know. But what I do know is this is the sort of place to pop in if...More

1  Thank Sheed888
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Classic pub atmosphere, really nice staff. Food is not particulary advanced but really good and quite good value for your money.

1  Thank Carl M
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We wanted a local fish disk and they did not disappoint. I had the fish and chips with waffle fries it was great. The waiter was very helpful on selecting our beer. They have so many...! we had 2 different beers each they were great....More

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 9 May 2015

A very friendly bar with a good selection of beer and spirits. The food was great. They served a selection of traditional food if you wanted to try something unusual. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable about the food and beer that they served.

Thank Penny T
Reviewed 4 February 2015

this is a well frquented place, and they serve quite tasy food in jars. We had smoked puffin and hering etc. Really good. The place is welcoming and lively and comfortable. And if you go during Happy Hour the Wine or beer is even affordable.

Thank karinswhite
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