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Kex Hostel Restaurant

28 Skulagata, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Ranked #62 of 315 Restaurants in Reykjavik
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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London, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

What a place. Very difficult to actually find the place and I guess that is part of the charm. I went here on a Friday night and the atmosphere was also top. Good beer selection and nice bar staff, and the burger is simply sensational. Quick service too. I couldn't find any fault with this place.

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Melbourne
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Awesome food and very reasonably priced and had a live jazz band playing as well. Not too loud and was a great night. Highly recommend to anyone wanting something a little different

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Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It was a little hard to walk to with some nearby construction making getting there a little difficult but once there it was quite a nice place and well worth the effort getting there. We had the burger and pulled pork meals with some local beer. The food was excellent. The atmosphere was good too. We were sitting at table... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Even though its in front of the ocean we went during nightime so we focused in the interior of the place, which is amazing! It brings you back to a previous era and also gives you that sense of familiar and coziness. We had the burger, it said spicy in the menu but not even close. And the loacl beer... More

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Borgarnes, Iceland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I ate a several times at Kex Hostel Restaurant and I was satisfied every time. The restaurant is very good looking, modern, a little bit crazy but artistic. The food tastes fantastic. It is fresh and delicious. I will come back.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Food is normal but atmospher this place is perfect! I love come there for evening beer with friends. A lot concerts and events. For me one of the best place in Reykjavik.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Very hard to find (even though we had very good directions before we went), but well worth the visit. Quirky traveller vibe but the food was excellent and relatively modestly (for Iceland) priced. Only negative was the only seemingly vegetarian option came surrounded by meat, which wasn't mentioned on the menu; non meat eaters beware, always check first. Beer was... More

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New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Overall a fun night. You seat yourself and then have to order food and drinks at the bar. I was a little concerned about how this structure would work out, but it was fine. The food was good, and everything on the menu had a bit of a twist to it which was fun. Also there was free water (though... More

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Vienna, Austria
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Located at the ground floor of KEX Hostel, it's a somewhat artsy place. It's for young and old, everyone who's interested in nice chats and discussions with other travellers or locals. Kitchen is also good, beer sortiment includes local brands. Nice sortiment of gin, too! And if you're lucky, there's a live concert (like jazz) - without any fee to... More

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Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Great beer, I came over couple of times during free beer tasting and the place was crowded. There was a small hairdresser salon working during the evening. I haven't tasted wine, since they use no wine glasses. But I haven't visited Iceland to enjoy wine. I really liked the atmosphere, the vintage furniture in the lobby and little library which... More

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Address: 28 Skulagata, Reykjavik, Iceland
Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
Cuisine: European

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