Top 3 Places to Party in Akureyri

Top 3 Places to Party in Akureyri

Top 3 Places to Party in Akureyri

Akureyri, the largest town in Iceland with a bare population of 18,000, is covered with cool cafes, quality restaurants and lots and lots of amazing museums and art galleries! The city Akureyri is home to a sumptuous culinary scene that is sure to entice each and every foodie from far and wide. The city is home to numerous restaurants, bars and waterside lounges.

Akureyri's bars and nightclubs are within 10 minutes walk from each other, so you can roam until to find a spot or scene for your liking. Live music commands a cover charge over the city after the sun goes down and even if you don't want to drink, you can have the best time in the city. Akureyri's young crowd works hard and parties even harder. On weekends, teenagers stroll throughout the city at night to unwind and distress themselves.

Check out the best places to party in Akureyri:

1. Skipagata

The district Skipagata lies in the town center and attracts a chunk of population in the late hours. The area has some of the best nightspots in the city. Also being in the heart and center of the city, this neighborhood is easily accessible. The most gastronomic experience in town can arguably be found in the heart of the city center at Strikid. Located on the top floor of an office building, the ambiance is cozy and friendly. The place is great to have a cocktail or two with perfect views in front of your eyes. Another very popular place that lies in this district is the R-5 Beer lounge. With a great selection of international and local brews, R5 is great to sit, talk and drink. Though the spot is not the most spacious one in the town, yet you are sure to find something or the other that will delight your taste buds. Another place is Akureyri Fish and Chips, which is for all those who want a great start to their night with the most delicious food. Lastly, there’s a place called Capone, which is a composition of two clubs in one historic waterside building with occasional live music being hosted. The district is undoubtedly one of the hippest places to party in Akureyri.

2. Radhustorg

The district Radhustorg is one of the best places to party in Akureyri with lots of hot spots around the corner. One place in this district is Kaffi IImur. Located in one of the oldest homes in Akureyri, the place is one of the historic ones. Downstairs, visitors can get savory as well as fancy drinks and upstairs, there is a café serving healthy delicious food. You can also choose to dine on the outdoor tables and feel the chilly sea breeze. Another very popular spot of the city is Café Amor, a venue that lures the bright young blood of the city with its charming and vibrant atmosphere. Cafe Amor is known to have a very lengthy cocktail list and New World Wines which is a delight for night crawlers. Also, the spot houses a small pub upstairs, which draws a lot of people on weekends. For folks who just want to drink and talk, there's this place called R-5 Micro Bar. This one serves one of the oldest craft beers in the whole of Iceland. The bar has 10 separate beers on draught as well as more than 80 different kinds of bottled beers, ales, stouts, and imperial stouts. Also nothing like 25 kinds of beers available in Micro Bar can be found anywhere in Iceland.

3. Geislagata

In this district, you will find some of the most picturesque hot spots of the city. One of the spots is Olstofa Akureyrar, a downtown bar that offers an English pub feel with over 40 kinds of brews. If you are a sports fan, you will be delighted to know that the place covers as much as live coverage of British soccer as you can stand. Even for the non-soccer fans, the spot is perfect to chat and spends some time with your pals. Another place is Gotubarinn, known to be Akureyri's trendiest bar. The bar is located on the perfect shopping street and outdoor beer garden. Gortubarinn is a haven for those who love live music and want to stay out until 3 in the morning! With great brews and music, the place will surely treat you well!

In Akureyri, it's not just about drinking and dancing!

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