Saemundur í Sparifötunum

Saemundur í Sparifötunum is the gastro pub at the heart of KEX hostel.

It’s not quite a fancy bistro but swankier than your ordinary pub grub, Saemundur is that sweet spot in the middle, like the cream filling in the sandwich biscuit it takes it’s name from and was baked in the old biscuit factory. The menu offerings and daily specials change with the seasons and the creativity of our chef. But one thing always stays the same: our focus on wholesome local ingredients and Icelandic staples such as fresh fish, succulent lamb and creamy dairy products as well as tasty vegetarian dishes.

At the bar you can enjoy a frosty pint of a local lager or ale as well as spirits, cocktails and specially selected wines.

KEX also serves as a venue for small concerts and other lively happenings, with a healthy mix of music, comedy, pub quiz, karaoke and even a few open mic nights.