Thanks for joining us for this discussion on where to buy wine, liquor, and beer in Reykjavik. Our alcohol guide will try to cover the topic in as detailed of a way as we possibly can.
A list of the best liquor stores and wine shops in town will get us going. Anyone that is ready to go pick up a bottle of vodka, tequila, wine, or a case of beer will get their info quick and be ready to head out the door.
Up next we will dive into the best breweries and beer bars near you, and a list of Reykjavik wine bars will follow that up. Wineries and vineyards in your area will get a shout out, and we will wrap this up by mentioning some of the best local happy hours where you can buy cheap alcoholic drinks near you after your work day ends.
Towards the end you will find an alcohol map for your area with all of the various venues we are mentioning pinned on it. And everyone is welcome to read some of our other posts on where to grab a drink around Europe.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Reykjavik
Whether you want to buy a case of beer, some vodka, tequila, wine, or just about any other alcoholic drink you should be able to get them at this best wine shop in Reykjavik:
- The Wine Shop at Stuðlaháls 2
- Vínbúðin at Austurstræti 10a, 101
- Vínstúkan Tiu Sopar Wine Bar at Laugavegur 27, 101
- Sante ehf at Eyjarslóð 9, 101
- Port 9 at Veghúsarstígur 9, 101
Vnbin is a liquor store that sells spirits, wines, beer, and other alcoholic beverages. Vínstúkan Tiu Sopar serves a wide range of wines with a preference for natural varieties produced by smaller wineries. Every week they add and remove new types and they have roughly 200 bottles on the list.
Sante has strong passion for wines that are one-of-a-kind and can be traced back to their origin. Port 9 is a pioneer in Icelandic wine culture with a diverse collection of wines from throughout the world.
Breweries & Beer Bars Near You
When you want to go sample some new suds or just watch the game with some pals these local breweries and beer bars are a great option:
- Skúli Craft Bar at Aðalstræti 9, 101
- RVK Brewing at Skipholt 31
- Bastard Brew & Food at Vegamótastíg 4
- Frederiksen Ale House at Hafnarstræti 5
- Ölverk Pizza & Brewery at Breiðamörk 2
- Ölvisholt Brewery at Ölvisholti Flóahreppi 801
Bastard Brew & Food boasts a large collection of excellent beers including two specially brewed beers and several brands that are simply good whether on tap or in a bottle. They also put a lot of effort and passion into creating artisan cocktails and other beverages from scratch.
lverk Pizza & Brewery is a one-of-a-kind in-house brewery powered by geothermal energy that serves premium wood-fired pizzas accompanied by outstanding local Icelandic craft beers. They offer traditional brewery tours in a private area that can accommodate up to 44 people.
Wine Bars In Reykjavik
Wine bars in your area are a great place for a date, a business meeting, or to hang out with a big group of friends:
- Wine Bar at Laugavegur 27
- Port 9 at Veghúsarstígur 9
- Krost at Laugavegur 107
- Solon Bistro & Bar at Bankastræti 7a
- Vedur Bar at Klapparstígur 33
The Wine Bar has an excellent selection of natural wines as well as a knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff to help you discover the ideal drink for you. You can visit them from 4:30pm to 11pm on Sunday through Thursday and from 3pm to 11pm on Friday and Saturday.
Krost is a wine bar near you that prepares delightful dishes using only high-quality seasonal and local ingredients. Their wines have matured in ideal conditions in a cellar for years and match well with grilled and slow-cooked dry-aged meats.
For a delightful range of small courses, salads, hamburgers, sandwiches, steaks, and fresh fish head to Solon Bistro & Bar. They are housed in a beautiful historic building with a lovely interior design that gives the restaurant a vivid and romantic appearance. There is also a broad variety of wines, coffees, cocktails, and snaps of different sorts to choose from.
Wineries & Vineyards In Your Area
Unfortunately we don’t know of any great wineries or vineyards in Iceland but if you do please tell us in the comments, thanks.
Best Local Happy Hours
These happy hours in Reykjavik can be a great option to buy cheaper alcoholic drinks after work when you need to unwind:
- The Beer Garden at 1, 105, Þórunnartún
- The Irishman Pub at Klapparstígur 27
- Cute Pig Gastropub at Hafnarstræti 1-3
- The Drunk Rabbit Irish Pub at Austurstræti 3
Aside from draught beers, cocktails, and some of the best wines in your area The Irishman Pub also features a game of darts, a spin on the wheel of fortune, live music on Thursday through Saturday evenings, and a private karaoke room. They host local happy hours from 12pm to 7pm every day.
You can have lunch or dinner with great drinks and delectable meals in a fun and relaxed atmosphere at Cute Pig Gastropub. They focus on excellent dishes created from high-quality ingredients at affordable prices that pair well with a wide assortment of beers, wines, and cocktails. There is a daily happy hour for beverages from 3pm to 6pm.
For more of the best happy hours near you head to Bastard Brew & Food from 4pm to 7pm every day or The Drunk Rabbit Irish Pub from 12pm to 7pm. You can read more of our posts on:
- Oslo Local Happy Hours
- Copenhagen Local Happy Hours
- Stockholm Local Happy Hours
- Helsinki Local Happy Hours
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In Reykjavik
For the time being that is all we have to share but check back in because we will do our best to keep this page updated. After reading about all of those liquor stores, wine shops, breweries, beer bars, wine bars, wineries, vineyards, and happy hours near you we think you are ready to accomplish your goal.
Do us a favor and mention if we got anything incorrect or if any of the above places have closed down in the comments so we can keep the lists up to date. Now have fun drinking wine, liquor, or beer in Reykjavik.