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Kex Hostel Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European,
28 Skulagata | T561 6060, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 561 6060
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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28 Skulagata | T561 6060, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had great dinner at Kex. Service was excellent and staff polite. I recommend the lamb and the trout. They also have amazing sour beer selection.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 534gar_ars
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Some bars are great for drinking but you’d never want to eat there —- and Kex has a beer range second to none- some bars are restaurants with alcohol but too fussy for drinking - Kex is the perfect blend of bar and restaurant. Small...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank josef_travels
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal here! The restaurant had a great vibe and the food was delicious. We were hesitant at first because it is a hostel restaurant and we weren’t sure what to expect. This was one of our favourite meals in the city....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kait M
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a cosy bar in Reykjavik and tried several but most were either dark, smelly or empty. Kex hostel had such great reviews that we walked up to the first floor despite the uninviting entrance. The place was packed on a Friday...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank michawow
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

You need to follow your GPS to find them and trust that the wood door that looks.like a house door is the right one. Uircky little place with a library sitting area, bar, brewery and restaurant

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BumblechickFood
Reviewed 28 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Farah C
Reviewed 21 September 2018

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.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank slh2137
Reviewed 19 September 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank vanessapZ6858VV
Reviewed 11 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.

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lotekas
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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
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, View
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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