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Kybele Restaurant & Bar

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Grounds of Bellapais Abbey, Bellapais 00371, Cyprus
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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Large outdoor restaurant in the grounds of the monastery which at night are all lit up. Excellent meal and with drinks about £20 head. I shudder to think how much you would pay in this was in Italy or France. Service excellent and bar staff very friendly - worth booking to get a really good table with a view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly we were talked into staying at The Pia Bella in Kyrenia instead of a hotel in Bellapais, so only visited the Kybele twice Absolutely loved this place - set in beautiful gardens in the grounds on the Monastery - looks great in the day & unbelievable at sunset/night We came for lunch & had mixed mezze & a lovely... More 

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely setting and beautiful views. Food nice but slightly over priced, service could be a little friendlier.

Thank dawn672016
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

we stayed in a villa nearby and went here 3 times in 2 weeks. its perched on top of a hill and sitting near the edge gives great views. the food was good enough to keep coming back. would recommend anything really. very child friendly as there is an area of grass the kids can play on where they aren't... More 

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic setting, amazing view of area and sun set. Great selection on the menu, very good value for high quality meal. Starter and main course we're very good. Unfortunately the service and attitude of the staff was poor and we gave up trying to get a dessert.

Thank Steve W
Quebec, Canada
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We went for Sunday lunch and were amazed at the splendid location, almost in the Monastery grounds. We had a table with views to the harbour and to sea. A genuine Turkish menu, the mezze was excellent, The main dishes superb. The self service buffet for the puddings must attract the greedy, but the choice and quality were superb. We... More 

Thank Mungo88
Stockport, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

The setting at Kybele is second to none. However it lives on this. The service and food are below average . I believe people are blown away by the ambiance and standards are let slip unnoticed . It's a real shame. You can eat and get great service for half the price just outside the abbey grounds

Thank Glen_Gill_Lockett
Istanbul, Turkey
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We were going to another restaurant but when we saw kybele right infront of the cathedral overlooking kyrenia, nice tables, good atmosphere, nice music we decided to stay. The service was very good and everything we ordered was original and delicious. If you go to kyrenia bellapais is a must see place as well as Kybele restaurant.

Thank leyla1996
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Great service, the best workers you can possibly get! This restaurant has an excellent view, a view which you would trade anything for. The food, especially the sea food and carpaccio was great. TRY IT! It's like a fairytale with it's magical garden too.

Thank ranaaydin
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This restaurant is located right beside the beautiful remains of Bellapaise Monastery . There are several different bar & seating areas but for us the best was the terrace which affords views of the foothills down to Kyrenia & the sea beyond, the mountains behind & the majestic ruins to the side. Offers a fairly comprehensive menu, We had lunch... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, European, Turkish
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grounds of Bellapais Abbey, Bellapais 00371, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Kyrenia District  >  Bellapais
  • Phone Number: +903928157531

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?