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Coral Bay Avenue | Coral Star Complex, Peyia, Cyprus
26622243
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Samisen - YOU HAVE TO GO THERE

This is one of my favourite restaurants in the world. We go to Cyprus 3-4 times a year and always eat there 2-3 times per visit. Super food, great staff and not overly expensive. Forget all of the pubs that do average British food - go and eat here, you wont be disappointed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
laurencemoss
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This is one of my favourite restaurants in the world. We go to Cyprus 3-4 times a year and always eat there 2-3 times per visit. Super food, great staff and not overly expensive. Forget all of the pubs that do average British food - go and eat here, you wont be disappointed.

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Limassol, Cyprus
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70 reviews 70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

A birthday surprise meal was the order of the day. And, what a treat. From entertainment, table-side by a talented chef to tasty fayre prepared right in front of our own eyes. Oh, and the staff are all so friendly to boot. We live in Cyprus and will definitely go again. If you are looking for a great restaurant while... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

this is a great restaurant for a fun night out - we always take our grandson (10) here - he always has a really good and fun filled night out. Food is not bad at all either - its a little expensive but then you do get a private cooking show with flames, shouting and knife banging.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Very impressed! Food excellent, the staff were fabulous and the chefs amazing. Highly recommended, but don't even think about turning up without booking in high season!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

I went to this restaurant not knowing what it was going to be like. I do not normally eat Japanese food, but when our meal was cooked it was the best tasting meal I had ever had! They are energetic and will let you join in with the fun and games, such as throwing an egg in the air and... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Wow! Had so much fun here - from the moment we sat down the laughter never stopped. Our chef was so funny, talented and also an excellent cook. The food was faultless, we just ordered too much of it, shame the evening went so quick. I have been to a few of these style restaurants around the world - this... More 

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Stoke on Trent
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Went here to celebrate the boys birthday while we were stopping in Coral Bay. Food was average but the entertainment factor made up for it. Prices were about right for 2 courses with drinks. Overall a good night out.

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Paphos, Cyprus
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Went to Samisen last night with my parents and had the BEST time there. Our chef was fantastic! So funny, so entertaining, delicious fresh amazing food - all cooked in front of us. No faults at all. bit pricey is the downside. But overall a definite restaurant everyone should try out. People of all ages would love it!

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Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We went there to celebrate my birthday. It was expected to be a nice and quiet diner for two but ended as funny and entertaining show. I suppose people come back to this place because of the excitement and all "on stage" experience. You don't care about the food anymore ( which was great), you care about the atmosphere.

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Tel Aviv
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Take in mind this is Paphos and not London, so most of the places are way below average. We had fantastic time there, good food and atmosphere. I defiantly recommend the place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Coral Bay Avenue | Coral Star Complex, Peyia, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Paphos District  >  Peyia
  • Phone Number: 26622243

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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