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b5

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Miõborg
Bar, European
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Bankastraeti 5, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 9600
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Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I just had the most horrible experience in a bar, from all places I have been in the world. It was a Friday night around 2.10am and me and two friends were waiting for two other friends to come out of the bar and out of the blue the security guard pushed me violently. When I asked what was he... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We stumbled upon this hidden gem of a burger shack and were very pleased! Burgers made to your liking, plenty of chips. Cost 3,600 Krona (£28) for 2 x burgers, chips & drinks. This is the cheapest place we could find to eat that night and we were pleasantly surprised. We could listen to the live band in the bar... More 

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Thank Louise F
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77 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We were in a large group for a stag do and this place was great, recommend a visit here at around midnight onwards when it starts to get busy! Saturday didn't seem to be as busy!

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Thank Chris C
Edmonton, Canada
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106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We completely lucked out here. Walked passed it and entered purely to warm up from the cold outside. There was a local playing live music that was excellent. All the hits on his acoustic guitar... Then as the night progressed, the workers were slowly removing tables and chairs and setting up a que line outside. We left once the singer... More 

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Thank Chris D
Stockholm, Sweden
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Went there when two guys were playing guitar and singing... that was awesome! then they started to put away tables and chairs... making place for a nightclub... get ready for youngsters dressed up so much you feel so bad in your turist jeans... close to nidnight you will see that there's the biggest line waiting to come there.

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Thank Gabs C
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

The music is brilliant here but the people are very pretentious (especially the girls). The dancefloor is also far too tiny for the amount of people the let in which is a shame because the music is some of the best in Reykjavik if you enjoy chart music.

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Thank Ashleigh D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

My friend and I were staying in an apartment just across the road and we're wondering what all the noise was! We went down just as an amazing guitarist and vocalist was finishing (unfortunately) and thought it would go downhill, we were wrong! It was an amazing night and although we only stayed for a while we had a great... More 

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Thank louiseruff95
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted to see what the nightlife was like in Reykjavik. We asked around and people suggested this place. The drinks were rather expensive but I expected that as it's an expensive city. It's quite a cool and modern bar. The the live music provided was excellent. Was fun in there

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Thank Andrew B
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Check out B5 on Thursday nights, when they're open until 1 and have live music. Great drinks, really nice but laid back vibe. I'm bummed I stumbled upon this place on my last night in town.

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Thank Laura P
1 review
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great time at B5, they play great music, mostly top charts. Drinks are fairly priced about $8 for vodka and Sprite. Gets very crowded so I'd get there early so you don't have to wait in line.

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Thank Nick D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$37
Cuisine
Bar, European
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Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bankastraeti 5, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik>  > Miõborg
  • Neighbourhood: Miõborg
  • Phone Number: +354 552 9600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?