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The Kyrenia Tavern

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Turkmen Sokak 2, Kyrenia, Cyprus
815 2799
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The venue is a very different and quirky and the food is simple wonderful. No menu you get what your given so check before booking if you don't like a particular meat. With that said the meze style food is tasty and it keeps coming until coffee, Turkish delight and a little snifter of choice at the end. Owners are... More 

Thank Geoff A
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this lovely cosy place through Trip advisor. the comments showed that this Tavern was a must-to-experience. The place is owned by a Turkish-Cypriot couple and their son, who has been in this business since 1960s. Among the owners Mr. Ozkan Bey, a true gentlemen, warmly welcomed us and served the most unique gastronomic pleasures that we never tasted... More 

Thank Arzu U
Welwyn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience with the family that run it. So much food, such brilliant value. Will definitely be going there again!

Thank Hornets44
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner at the Kyrenia Tavern twice during our holiday, after it being recommended by another couple staying at our hotel. The first thing to say is that this place is unlike any other restaurant you will have been to before! It's owned by a couple in their 80s, who you can't help but love, and... More 

Thank dah0600
Norfolk UK
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful to see both elderly parents back after their recent hospitalisation. We particularly liked the couple’s son explaining all the ingredients of the mezze which are all home made & delicious. We have been visiting this restaurant for many years & it never fails to please. We look forward to revisiting again next year on our annual trip to Northern... More 

Thank Jim H
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is fantastic, and the family are extremely friendly, if you don't like run of the mill and want to taste authentic Cypriot cuisine then this is the place to go. There is no menu as it is all freshly cooked on the day, you do have to book, and this not at all fast food. A hidden gem... More 

Thank Andy G
cyprusKyrena, The owner of the son 🙃 AHMET at The Kyrenia Tavern, responded to this review

Thank u 4 your comment , we look forward to c u on your next visit to cy's 🙏 👍 More 

Connah's Quay, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you would like something unique and different you definitely need to try the "Kyrenia Tavern" in Girne. What can we say: First of all make sure you have a great appetite as the food just kept on coming out to the table all night. It was our first time at this restaurant but definitely won't be our last time,... More 

Thank Richard K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Six of us had a fabulous night at the Kyrenia Tavern. Run by husband wife and son who does the cooking. Food just kept coming all evening. Local fresh food cooked to a high standard. Set in a garden full of objects from every walk of life and you must visit while on holiday. A lovely evening out we will... More 

Thank Gloria T
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Our first time in this restaurant but definitely will not be our last. The food was excellent and so much of it. It just kept coming. The atmosphere in the Karenina tavern is great. As it gets dark the assorted lampshades start to come on. You look around the restaurant and see things that you played with as kids, it... More 

2 Thank Brenda C
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

So happy to have found this delightful restaurant. They reopened last night and we went in by very fortunate chance. Like eating in a magic garden. Food is delicious freshly prepared and served with love,by the delightful family. So happy that both Mum and Dad who have been in hospital are now back and doing well. Definitely on our repeat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Turkish, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Turkmen Sokak 2, Kyrenia, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Kyrenia District  >  Kyrenia
  • Phone Number: 815 2799

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?