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The Dragon

Iskenderun Caddesi, Metform Plaza, Dogankoy | Girne, Mersin 10, Kyrenia, Cyprus
0090 533 830 06 55
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Ranked #85 of 201 restaurants in Kyrenia
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 31, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Turkish first
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English first
UK
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We tried the Dragon for the first time in its new location near the Lemar supermarket. I was a littl put off by the prices - 75TL for a two-course set menu is horrendous for N Cyprus, but we love Chinese food so decided to give it a try. We sat outside, and we found the surrounding agreeably pleasant. The... More

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Orange County, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This restaurant still has the most decent Chinese food in the Kyrenia region however you do not get value for the money spent and add to that an automatic 10% service charge - you end up paying in the 100s (tl) per person (and the only sophisticated item we had was a duck). A restaurant should not charge an automated... More

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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We have visited the Dragon every year for the past 7 years to celebrate my daughters birthday. When it was located at the Rocks Hotel it was top notch. Now, in a shopping centre, it's not the same. The food was good but I wonder if he has lost his chef? And the service was excellent as usual. We were... More

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new york
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

After having lived in Turkey for two months, my husband and I were only looking for something a bit different from the normal fare when we spent a weekend in Northern Cyprus. So we decided to have dinner at the Dragon, not expecting a lot. But we were pleasantly surprised. The service was excellent, the food was extremely nice and... More

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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84 restaurant reviews
535 helpful votes 535 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We had the set menu, and I know Chinese food tastes differently in other countries, but the blandness and lack of sauces here made it disappointing, especially when you are paying top whack. My wife loves her spare ribs usually, but commented that these spare ribs appeared to have been cooked "as is" ie no herbs or spices, and a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This is a difficult restaurant to review, the ambience is nice and the staff very helpful, yet it suffers slightly from pretension. Unfortunately if you are going to charge prices in excess of twice some other chinese restaurants locally then you have to also outperform them for taste and overall experience, The Dragon doesn't. There is nothing wrong with the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

Normally when I don't finish my meal its because either I'm full up or because the food isn't very nice. I never expected boredom to be a factor, but such was the blandness of the food at the Dragon, it was the sheer tedium of eating that put a stop to my meal. Average food is one thing, but when... More

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Paphos, Cyprus
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Whilst we were recently on holiday, we thought we would treat ourselves to one of our favouite meals... Chinese, so we went to the Dragon Restaraunt, Rocks Hotel, Kyrenia. Unfortunately we were very disappointed with the whole experience. The food was just about acceptable, we have eaten far better, and occasionally far worse, so "acceptable" is a fair assessment of... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

we were looking for something different in Kyrenia and were having a drink at the bar in The Colony when a local Turkish Cypriot gent recommended the Dragon.We took his advice and went .The place was brilliant ,food and service were excellent as was the place itself,aircon helps in August.I agree with other reviews easily the best Chinese in North... More

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We have used many restaurants in north cyprus but the dragon is by far the most consistent food always hot always tasty . We use the restaurant with friends family a d special evenings and have never had any kind of problem . The staff are tops as are the management always smiling and happy .

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