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Nikola Tesla 11, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
(0)2 3061 726
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place great food nice customer service

The enterior is really nice, kind of rustic style, really warm colours. The personel working there are more then welcoming. Would recomend to everyone that would like to have nice dish with good price wines.. In the evening there is a typical kafana band playing traditional Macedonian music.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2015
Jakov S
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Brussels, Belgium
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Have been to Lira several times. The food is the standard Macedonian selection - ok, nothing fancy, but compared to other places a bit more expensive. This time I was with a CEO from a foreign company and his colleagues who were visiting Macedonia for a potential investment. At the end of the dinner the CEO paid with his credit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

The enterior is really nice, kind of rustic style, really warm colours. The personel working there are more then welcoming. Would recomend to everyone that would like to have nice dish with good price wines.. In the evening there is a typical kafana band playing traditional Macedonian music.

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Thank Jakov S
Maryland
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Always feel welcome, food is good feels like we're visiting friends. Our family loves this place there's something for everyone and we all feel satisfied when we leave.

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Thank ElizabethZM
Bodrum City, Turkey
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

We've prefered Lira because of positive reviews on Tripadvisor. The atmosphere was very pleasant and quite authentic. But the loud and dated 90's pop music from a radio station doesn't match the ambiance at. The food seemed to be rushed out of the kitchen and didn't seem to be prepared with care. My wife had veal medallions but it contained... More 

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Thank EkinBirol
Paris, France
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Friendly reception in very nice rustic surroundings a little distance from the beaten track. English was understood and spoken to various degrees by most waiters. Help was provided in choosing from the menu, which had a selection of international and local cuisines. The veal in a cream sauce with boletus mushrooms was very tasty though slightly overcooked. Good selection of... More 

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Thank Jean Rahman D
Zagreb, Croatia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

very good food and service, traditional restaurant, not overpriced, easy to find, would recommend to business and leisure.

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Thank Martina A
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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255 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Restaurant Lira in Skopje is the place where you can enjoy in the food, beautiful food and where you can enjoy in the summer terrasse, very interesting and very stylish. The enterior of the in restaurant is faboulous

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Thank Silvana J
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

In May 2015, I hosted a 5-course traditional Macedonian dinner for 30 private guests at the Lira. The menu and seating arrangement was briefly pre-discussed with the restaurant manager and the cook the day before, and they knew that the purpose of the event was my first reunion with my cousins and their families after 40 years. Hence, I wished... More 

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Thank NattJam
Perth, Australia
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131 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I visited this restaurant in a party of six people. It looks charming immediately as you enter. It is a recreation of an old style Macedonian building. There is a large indoor area, which can easily cater to several large parties at once. There is also a large outdoor area, with tables of various sizes dotted through paved garden areas.... More 

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1 Thank JohnJohnG
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279 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Really nice restaurant with excellent atmosphere, and finally with not loud music (very rare here). I tasted the liver, was not bad but not perfect. The ribs were delicious, beer was cold. Prices are ok (visit their homepage, menu can be learnt). Waiter was kind and helpful, service was fast. The best was its atmosphere, it is worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Nikola Tesla 11, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Republic of Macedonia  >  Skopje Region  >  Skopje
  • Phone Number: (0)2 3061 726

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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