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Backpackers Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Akureyri Backpackers is a hostel bar and restaurant. The restaurant is located in the centre of Akureyri. We offer burgers, sandwiches and vegetarian options. On weekdays you we offer fish of the day and brunch during weekends and public holidays. The bar is ideal to sit down for a pint or just a coffee.
$17 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, Cafe, European, Pub
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for happy hour and the potatoes with Camembert was excellent. The hamburgers and salads looked fabulous!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank taylor52
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a find! Food was delicious and less expensive than other restaurants. Nice laid back vibe. Clean. I had an amazing salmon and my kids had fabulous burgers,

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Passport779287
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by just for a beer but we really enjoyed the atmosphere. Cosy and affordable compared to the rest of the bars we visited in Iceland. Worth a stop!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank eleonorateruggi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm only grading the place from bar experiance after a night out with a friend. Good selection of beer, Good draft, international mood like being abroad plus the service was absolutely fine but I thought for a while my wallet was missing and the staff...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Gylfi G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here to have a quick lunch. Ordered a burger and a kebab. Both were very good and were pleased with the service as well. Definitely recommend if you want to have a good meal without spending a lot of money.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank greensboro71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at hotel Kea, but had dinner and breakfast here. The dinner portions were huge and the food was pretty tasty. The same can be said for the breakfast. The portions were very good. I did not leave the place hungry. This was a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank marcanthony1984
Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

Lucky enough to hit the Backpackers just at the end of happy hour (17.00-19.00) so great start to the evening. Food was very good burger for and a lovely lamb kebab for the Mrs. Both piping hot and freshly cooked and served with a good...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank alanjamesg2017
Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

I haven't spent a night in BP so I cant say much about it. Those young people I have talk to about it seem to be quite happy though. The restaurant/bar is just nice and provide you with what you need. Expencive as anything in...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Eggert70
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Relaxed, comfortable place. Tasty food, very reasonable for Iceland. Happy hour beers are also at the cheaper end. Some cards & board games which is a nice addition.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank LauraW277
Reviewed May 2, 2019

As a traveller, I was in desperate need of washing some clothes! The staff at eh Backpackers were very friendly, clearly explaining what to do. I was going to eat some food there whilst waiting for the laundry to finish, but due to dietary restrictions...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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December 22, 2018|
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Response from Icehot1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I suggest contacting them directly through their website or Facebook messagenger.
February 6, 2018|
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Response from Whitley1962 | Reviewed this property |
Kea hotel 4-6 pm backpackers bar 6-7 pm R5 bar 7-8
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