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The English Pub

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
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Austurstraeti 12A, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 578 0400
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When we arrived, we were the only people in the place! Another 2 people followed, then an elderly gentlemen - the 3 of them all left and another couple came in to play darts, so it was nice and quiet the whole time we were in there. It was a lovely little find, drinks (as with everywhere in Iceland) were... More 

Thank Rai S
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We called in for a quick drink and a rest from the walking. The interior looks very English - dark wood bar and tables, leather upholstered seats, football, darts and good choice of alcohol available in English pubs. Very friendly and surprisingly quiet for a Saturday lunch time. English music too!

Thank Liam_v1
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved it went 3 times during our stay friendly staff good atmosphere had a great last night there fab music from a great duo who had us all singing locals and tourists all interacted here's to next visit ..

Thank Denise N
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited the 'English Pub' whilst in Iceland hoping to watch the Champions League football - an English team were playing in the quarter finals. We walked in and nearly every screen was showing Bayern Munich (Germany) v Real Madrid (Spain), which confused us. We found one screen showing an English team so we stayed. It was... More 

Thank JM2136
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrific pub on one of the mail downtown streets. Mix of locals and tourists, friendly staff, good happy hour prices. Went there several times for happy hour while we were in Reykjavik and would go back again.

Thank AnnetteCanada
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here on a Monday night for the live music, which was great! They took requests and had everyone singing and dancing.

Thank slthomp
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Perhaps it's typical to have super packed clubs/bars downtown. This place was like sardines.. could barely walk. I mean it was PACKED full. Had some good live music. Once again, brace yourself for the Icelandic prices... Place was loud and probably somewhat of a typical ENgligh Pub. We were with friends...maybe should have tried something more Icelandic.. but maybe things... More 

Thank Robert S
West Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Such a fun place to go to! Stopped in at midnight after getting back from our Northern Lights tour. Great musicians and playlists but the place was so crowded that our beers were spilling all over us due to the lack of standing room. Great atmosphere and looked like a fun place to stop in when walking by!

Thank Kate G
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Live music every day, nice atmosphere, prices are reasonable for Iceland. Always busy so must be popular.

Thank Ian H
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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Such a fun local place! Good music, good drinks, and overall good vibes! Love their spin wheel and the acoustic bands that play at night.

Thank Ruffi F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Austurstraeti 12A, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 578 0400

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