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Kex Hostel Restaurant

28 Skulagata | T561 6060, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 561 6060
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“bread” (23 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
28 Skulagata | T561 6060, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu was fantastic! The ling cod and arctic char were amazing, as well as the innovative sides that they provide. The beer and drinks menu was extensive. We went on jazz night so it was very crowded, but the music was good and we...More

Thank Farah C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was OK. We ordered the "lamb chops" to share, but they were not lamb chops and they were incredibly dry. We couldn't get anyone to pay attention to us at the bar to order anything.

Thank Sashur H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the Arctic char (AMAZING) and the potatoes side dish because I thought he fish wouldn’t fill me up. It definitely did and I unfortunately led some potatoes because I was full. The total meal was around 3500 ISK. I definitely recommend stopping by...More

Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Great food in a very relaxed, casual atmosphere. The location seems a little improbable -- so don't be discouraged if you think you must have the wrong address.

Thank n s
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Horrible Food BAD stastless blend We waited for 2 portions of salads and one burger so we waited for 55min Staff sleeping DONT Recomend palce for anybody

Thank DovisD
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Had a few items on the menu, food is overall very good, although not varied - food is very well prepared, but felt pricey relative to portion sizes. Better choice of beer (with the Kex Social and the Kex Thunder being better than average). Breakfast...More

1  Thank dogecarbone
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Stopped in for a quick bite before heading to the airport in the morning. Decor was eclectic, cozy and tastefully done. I can easily hangout with a beer and a book here, if I was in town. It was great to chat with the staff...More

1  Thank DeGrandUni
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We were spending a couple of nights in Reykjavik and attempting to eat a decent dinner without needing a 2nd mortgage to pay for it. A travel guide suggested we try the cafe in the Kex Hostel. We were skeptical when we approached the venue...More

1  Thank 1antonacci
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Our tour guide took us to Kex on our first night in Reykjavik. We were a bit apprehensive when he told us it was a hostel, but we were up for the adventure. The door is easy to miss. There is just the 3 letters...More

1  Thank Marie K
Reviewed 22 July 2018

My daughter and I ate here twice will in Reykjavik. It's a little hard to find but persevere. The food here is quite good and cheap by Reykjavik standards. They have a fish special that's 1900K or so that's very good. Bread, butter and a...More

Thank Steve and Sarah... C
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Joe B
16 April 2017|
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hi there -- i'm not sure, but you can always connect with the hotel via facebook, and they'll reply to your messages pretty quickly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 23:00
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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