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Olsmidjan pub

Laekjargata 10, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 578 0440
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Highly recommend!

I was travelling to Iceland alone and when I found this bar I was happy as first the price for beer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Cheap beer, and that's all...

If I was to talk about the facilities and the non-existent atmosphere I would probably rate it with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Olsmidjan is in one of the oldest houses in Iceland built in 1877 and is the first stone house built in Reykjavik. The bar is a big attraction to locals and tourists due to the low price on the famous Icelandic Gull beer and the atmosphere is very easy and relaxed!
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good51%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Highly recommend!”
4 weeks ago
“Cheap beer, and that's all...”
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Laekjargata 10, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 578 0440
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was travelling to Iceland alone and when I found this bar I was happy as first the price for beer is very normal comparing to other crazy prices in Iceland 🙈 the atmosphere is ok. Some people are rough, but no one bothers you....More

Thank Irina2808
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If I was to talk about the facilities and the non-existent atmosphere I would probably rate it with 2 stars but it's the cheapest place in Reykjavík by far (590 kr. for a pint of Gull) and also one of the few pubs where you...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Not incredibly friendly bartenders, but this is a cool mostly locals bar with very affordable drinks (for Reykjavik). Lively atmosphere and fun music. Would definitely go back if I'm in town again.

Thank Capt_Carbuncle
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This bar was pretty cool. It doesn't look like your typical dive bar. The bartender recommended a good local beer, the prices were good and there was a lot of comfortable soft seating. A+!

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Found what I would refer to as the local dive bar but a decent one. 500Kr for a gull beer with 400kr select shots. Cheapest beers we've found so far! Best thing, there's no happy hour...it's happy days so that's the price all day everyday.

Thank Erika P
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

It is a joke in the wall mixed with tourist and locals. gull at 590 isk all day and wifi. Bar tenders are awesome and the bar crowd is fun. Would definitely return!

Thank BM619
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Cheapest beer we could find in the city. Friendly locals and bartender. Smaĺl dark and quaint we would go back again.

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Loved this place. Quaint, dark, and just a really cool vibe. Not to mention one of the cheapest places to drink in the city. Go check it out.

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This is a welcoming hole in the wall bar that is good for a quick drink. Gull and Viking beers are on tap. Very friendly staff, but don't expect anything fancy.

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and welcoming guys behind the bar. If you are in Reykjavik this is a must 😃 we are currently in the bar so if in the city come and join us

Thank Jon J
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