Top Choice Cinema in Laugavegur & Skólavörðustígur

Bíó Paradís

This totally cool cinema, decked out in movie posters and vintage officeware, screens specially curated Icelandic films with English subititles. It's a chance to see movies that you may not find elsewhere. Plus ther…
Top Choice Live Music in Old Reykjavík


Dark and raw, this large bar opens up its back room to make a concert venue, with live music or DJs most nights, and is one of the best places in town to close out the night. Run by the same folks as Bravó, it's got…
Dance in Reykjavík

Icelandic Dance Company

The Icelandic Dance Company is in residence at Reykjavík City Theatre.
Cinema in Reykjavík


Iceland’s biggest cinema, in Smáralind shopping centre. In summer a free shuttle connects Smáralind with Reykjavík's Main Tourist Office.
Stadium in Reykjavík

Laugardalsvöllur National Stadium

Iceland’s football (soccer) passion is huge. Cup and international matches are played at this national stadium in Laugardalur. See the sports sections of Reykjavík’s newspapers or Football Association of Iceland, an…
Theatre in Laugavegur & Skólavörðustígur

National Theatre

The National Theatre has three separate stages and puts on plays, musicals and operas, from modern Icelandic works to Shakespeare.
Theatre in Reykjavík

Reykjavík City Theatre

Stages plays and musicals, and is home to the Icelandic Dance Company.
Theatre in Old Reykjavík

Iðnó Theatre

Music and Icelandic theatre, tending towards the comedic.
Live Music in Laugavegur & Skólavörðustígur

Café Rosenberg

This big, booklined shopfront is dotted with couches and cocktail tables, and hosts all manner of live acts, from local singer-songwriters to jazz groups, with broad-paned windows looking onto the street.
Theatre in Old Reykjavík

Let’s Talk Iceland

Comedic play about Icelandic lore; group bookings.