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Kex Hostel Restaurant

28 Skulagata | T561 6060, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 561 6060
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
28 Skulagata | T561 6060, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited here looking for some cheap eats and were not disappointed. We missed happy hour so beers were typically pricey for Iceland but the food was reasonably priced and worth every penny. The burger was amazing, really peppery and my boyfriend...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for some food and beers. Burgers were good and they have a great selection of beers. Happy hour ends at 7!

Thank nayb0t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Kex for something to eat before our Northern Lights tour on the recommendation from a friend. It doesn't look much from the outside (as it's the old biscuit factory) but lay welcoming, cosy and quirky on the inside. The food was great...More

Thank MrandMrsDornan
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing butternut squash soup here! Kex hostel doesn’t look like much from the outside but once you get inside, it’s a retro style with amazing food and a cool bar. Must check out the food here if your in Reykjavík

Thank Jordan U
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We had a good meal here - salt cod was fine. Staff were helpful. It is a busy place. The entrance is not straightforward - just a door off the street (for the hostel also) and up the stairs to the bar/restaurant. Lots of young...More

Thank Travel1302
Reviewed 2 March 2018

My wife and I ate here earlier in the week. We decided to try it out as it was recommended as a relatively less expensive place to eat. I had the ling and my wife had the burger - both were delicious and the service...More

Thank Stoofpotje
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Hard to find with construction going on around it. Just look for the large KEX banner. Food was excellent, and there is a large draft beer menu. Highly recommend the braised beef cheek and Thunder IPA.

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Great find by the waterfront two minutes from main shopping street. Great atmosphere, casual, laid back with good choose of beers and food reasonably priced for Iceland. Well worth dropping in.

Thank Livster64
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Great food, the Ling is outstanding. The staff (three bartenders) appeared bored (and I mean bored, you could see it in their eyes). You have to make an effort to place an order or get the bill (or get utensils).

1  Thank michaeljflack
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here one night and it was great. Amazing flavours, big portions, and OK priced. friendly and professional staff. Super nice atmosphere with a band playing softly in the background. Would definitely recommend! It was crowded so it might be good with a reservation...More

1  Thank Marielle H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 23:00
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12:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 23:00
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07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Skulagata | T561 6060, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 561 6060
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