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Jakaranda Restaurant

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Aga Cafer Pasa sokak | Old Harbour Kyrenia, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful decor, setting, food and service. Part of the kyrenia palace luxuey hotel, really worth checking out. A hidden gem. Small menu choice but cooked to perfection

Thank Havana P
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the restaurant last night and thought the setting was gorgeous. We visited tonight for a birthday meal. I emailed the restaurant in the afternoon to ask about the menu and reserve a table. I received a swift and detailed response. Upon arrival the environment was indeed lovely. Our waitress was very helpful and efficient. We ordered the grilled... More 

Thank VincentCornelius
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

The set menu provided an excellent meal for a family with fussy children allowing them to try a variety of local cheese, humus and seafood but also with the security blanket of grilled chicken as the main. The venue also provided a cool tranquil setting away from the hustle and bustle of harbour side dining options.

Thank Bevan C
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We ate out in the garden, which is very attractive with big shady umbrellas and very pretty flowers. We just wanted a snack so ordered pita breads. They came with a big salad. We had one beer and one soft drink. The bill was 52lira. More expensive than some places, but worth it for the ambience and delicious food.

Thank KrispyPlymouth
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 337 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

It is really worth a short , admittedly uphill walk from Girne (Kyrenis) harbour to sample some of the restaurants there. Jakaranda is one such, and possibly the best. We were regally looked after, and had a truly enjoyable time. Both our meals were excellent, the wine was far too good with superb service - the young couple out front... More 

Thank cherriesfan_9
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

First place we visited on our trip had a very nice selection of meze followed by fish. It was a fairly standard northern cyprus meal but did seem of slightly better standard than some of the harbour side restaurants.

Thank Junglist_grans
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We stopped here for a quick coffee while visiting Kyrenia - so glad we did. The 'courtyard' setting is absolutely beautiful. We didn't eat, but the food looked delicious. Staff were so very pleasant and helpful and a really good cup of coffee. Just delightful.

Thank diane l
Istanbul Province, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

I was on a business trip. I dont normally prefer to dine in the restaurants of the hotel I stayed in, but the place (at the backyard of the hotel) seemed so surreal with the lights, stone walls and the stairs. The food was fresh and delicious. The staff was so friendly. Thanks for the night guys!

Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We have visited this restaurant over the years (Set Pizza, Set Restaurant, Jacaranda) and always enjoyed the courtyard ambience (with a stone 'Romeo & Juliet balcony' for photo ops! We were disappointed to see the review saying it was closed in 2014 but delighted that we have just booked for tomorrow night...

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Knebworth, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This has been our favourite 'in town' Kyrenia restaurant for many years and I have reviewed it previously, with a solid five 'stars'. Consequently, we were very disappointed to find that it has not opened to the general public in 2014 and is being used only in conjunction with the adjoining Set Hotel, which is in the same ownership. Hopefully,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Turkish, European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aga Cafer Pasa sokak | Old Harbour Kyrenia, Kyrenia, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Kyrenia District  >  Kyrenia
  • Phone Number: +903928156008

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