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Samisen

Coral Bay Avenue | Coral Star Complex, Paphos, Cyprus
26622243
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Ranked #6 of 437 restaurants in Paphos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

The food is not that great, but this is more than made up for by the Cook's skills who incredibly juggle and skilfully cut up food in front of you, keeping up an amusing banter throughout. Worthwhile going not for food, but for the entertainment value.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

Returning to Cyprus with my family after 4 years away, I had to eat at Samisen again following my previous experience. Once again I was not disappointed. The service was excellent (in fact Louka the owner remembered me from my previous visit), the quality of the food outstanding and the chef's show left even my 2yr old amazed. The new... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Excellent Japanese style food cooked in front of you by a crazy chef. Food is cooked for a number of people at a time seated around the cooking area .The chef was an absolute performer. Great tricks with knives and other utensils.Food good and you choose exactly what you want and how its cooked .More than just a meal you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Highly recommended starting from the delicious food and the extremely funny and extraordinary show to the 5 start service to the customers. A must do in Paphos and worth travelling the one and a half hour from Nicosia just for that restaurant!

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Kent UK
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94 reviews 94 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We went to this restaurant as we had walked past many times and seen the entertainment as the chefs prepared the food. It was a really good fun evening with everything cooked in front of you and served fresh, mushrooms first, then potatoes, then vegetables, then your choice of meat. At the same time it was a fun show with... More

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England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Samisen is a fantastic place for everyone because of the amazing show they put on and cook your dinner in front of you I only wish you could get their fantastic hat so I would definitely go there again and recommend

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Fantastic, been there many a time and highly recommend it, great food and a great evening out. Kids love it too. The deep fried ice-cream is amazing .Will be back again :-))))))

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Penryn, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I love this resturant, i visited in 2009 on my honeymoon and had the best evening, everthing is cooked in front of you and is very fresh, the entertainment factor is just second to none! the chefs are so talented and i decided if we ever went back to coral baby we must go again! I visted them again this... More

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Paphos District, Cyprus
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food is cooked at the table in front of you with the chefs juggling eggs, and implements. Very entertaining. You can also have a go at juggling eggs yourself, which the older children greatly enjoyed

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

2nd time we have been there and it was as good as the 1st. Food was excellent and the entertainment by the chef was brilliant. Will definitely be going back and would strongly recommend to others

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