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Nikola Tesla 11, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
(0)2 3061 726
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
restaurant Lira

One of the best Restaurant in Skopje. We enjoyed so much with a beautiful ambiance,Very delicous foods,(Viener Snitzel and Şopska salat,Skopsko beer),and orkestar with macedonian enstruments (every night) , very well old Macedonian songs,just live music, very polite waiters... Thanks so much... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Istanbul, Turkey
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

One of the best Restaurant in Skopje. We enjoyed so much with a beautiful ambiance,Very delicous foods,(Viener Snitzel and Şopska salat,Skopsko beer),and orkestar with macedonian enstruments (every night) , very well old Macedonian songs,just live music, very polite waiters... Thanks so much .We'll go again as soon as possible.you must visit . you will be happy.

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Sofia
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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We chose this place after reading reviews on trip advisor and were not disappointed. As a vegetarian and vegan pair we found sufficient on the menu to satisfy us (and were able to know that before we went because the menu is available in English online). The restaurant had a lovely feel to it and the live music was pleasant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Best ambient, service, food and very authentic unplugged music (violin, cello, guitar etc.). Must go!

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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122 reviews 122 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Taste food,good ambient.The Band makes a very pleasant atmosphere. Recommending the starters and dishes.

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The menu is full of varios meals and dishes. The home-made pastries and pies are renown. The salads are fresh, tasty and well decorated. The meal dishes taste great as well. The service is always excellent, the atmoshpere is warm and cozy, with open fire in the winter and live music that is not loud or anoying. I visit the... More 

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I was always a big fan for Lira and I knew the owner very good. Since she died the restaurant lost not only her big smile and soul but rating. I was there for a friend reunion with around 5 persons plus children. The suddenly stopped the normal music and some very loud and bad quality Arabian music game out... More 

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Roseville, Minnesota
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105 reviews 105 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The restaurant has a really nice ambiance, esp. by candlelight. I dined alone, and the shopska salad was excellent--huge, really, and beautifully fresh tomatoes and cucumbers. A pepper, grilled and stuffed with goats cheese, was also done very nicely. I had their specialty entree, pork "a la lira", which was a stew of pork, green peppers, and onions, and although... More 

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Malta
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Outstanding Macedonian restaurant for a difficult customer like me. I cannot eat any food which contains or is contaminated with gluten and/or rice. I explained my predicament when I entered the restaurant, and asked whether they could accommodate me. The answer was a straightforward “yes”. And indeed they did. Immediately I realised that I was in good hands, because the... More 

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Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Very nice restaurant with excellent hot and cold apetizers and a variety of main courses, mainly macedonian cuisine. Staff experienced and professional. Plus unplugged live music to make your stay even more pleasant. I go to Lira every time I go to Skopje. Would recommend reserving a table, especially in summer time.

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Milan, Italy
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344 restaurant reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013 via mobile

I've been there two times and yesterday's was the most recent one. Unfortunately no live music with traditional songs was played and that make quite a difference as food here is good, but not extraordinary. I had a dish with some vegetables and cheese as starter and continued with lamb which was barely on the average (too dry). Prices are... More 

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

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