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Kex Hostel Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European,
28 Skulagata | T561 6060, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 561 6060
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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28 Skulagata | T561 6060, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I walked in, I might not have stayed if Frommer's hadn't given it a three stars rating. I'm glad I stayed. The Ling was excellent (2395 ISK). It did not come with any potato or vegetable. The Lamb Chops (2795 ISK) were served with...More

1  Thank bmaryWindsor_CT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 7 course Prix Fix runs 12,900 Kr/person (approx $US 122/person). The food was the one of two best dinners we had in Iceland. The service was excellent until the end when it was hard to get the bill...as it was probably after closing. Definitely,...More

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Who knew there's a super cool restaurant inside the Kex Hostel? We would have never found it had a friend who had been to Reykjavik before not told us about it. You can actually make reservations (which are somewhat loosely handled), and it's a pretty...More

1  Thank ilovebirdsky
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The place is very cute! The food was delicious and the beer tasty. However, it was fairly expensive. Beer was about $15 and the burgers were $25. While most of Iceland is very pricey, I was thinking it would be a bit more budget friendly...More

Thank olya_fasolya
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This was the first stop on our Reykjavik pub crawl. Overall space is crazy cool and inviting. Every appetizer we ordered off the menu was amazing and super tasty. We could've hung out here the entire night.

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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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