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Nikola Tesla 11, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia
+389 77 701 896
8:00 am - 11:50 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:50 pm
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Stockholm, Sweden
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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We were very excited to go here since we saw good reviews on Tripadvisor. When we first arrived the staff didn't even welcomed us and said hello before we asked if this was the restaurant Lyra. After we've been seated we asked for recommendations from the staff about the food and drinks. He didn't have a clue about what to... More 

Thank MrWaltner
Montevideo, Uruguay
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Lyra is still one of the best places in Skopje. Nice atmosphere, good service, music - You may like it or not, but is always of good level. The food is good, the selection of wines too. I have found the service quality variable from time to time. I cannot say I found bad service, but up and down yes,... More 

Thank Dario C
Brussels, Belgium
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Have been to Lira several times. The food is the standard Macedonian selection - ok, nothing fancy, but compared to other places a bit more expensive. This time I was with a CEO from a foreign company and his colleagues who were visiting Macedonia for a potential investment. At the end of the dinner the CEO paid with his credit... More 

4 Thank highlandhiker
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

The enterior is really nice, kind of rustic style, really warm colours. The personel working there are more then welcoming. Would recomend to everyone that would like to have nice dish with good price wines.. In the evening there is a typical kafana band playing traditional Macedonian music.

1 Thank Jakov S
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Always feel welcome, food is good feels like we're visiting friends. Our family loves this place there's something for everyone and we all feel satisfied when we leave.

1 Thank ElizabethZM
Bodrum City, Turkey
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

We've prefered Lira because of positive reviews on Tripadvisor. The atmosphere was very pleasant and quite authentic. But the loud and dated 90's pop music from a radio station doesn't match the ambiance at. The food seemed to be rushed out of the kitchen and didn't seem to be prepared with care. My wife had veal medallions but it contained... More 

Thank EkinBirol
Paris, France
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Friendly reception in very nice rustic surroundings a little distance from the beaten track. English was understood and spoken to various degrees by most waiters. Help was provided in choosing from the menu, which had a selection of international and local cuisines. The veal in a cream sauce with boletus mushrooms was very tasty though slightly overcooked. Good selection of... More 

1 Thank Jean Rahman D
Zagreb, Croatia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

very good food and service, traditional restaurant, not overpriced, easy to find, would recommend to business and leisure.

1 Thank Martina A
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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315 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Restaurant Lira in Skopje is the place where you can enjoy in the food, beautiful food and where you can enjoy in the summer terrasse, very interesting and very stylish. The enterior of the in restaurant is faboulous

1 Thank Silvana J
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

In May 2015, I hosted a 5-course traditional Macedonian dinner for 30 private guests at the Lira. The menu and seating arrangement was briefly pre-discussed with the restaurant manager and the cook the day before, and they knew that the purpose of the event was my first reunion with my cousins and their families after 40 years. Hence, I wished... More 

1 Thank NattJam

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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
International, European, Eastern European, Barbecue
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:50 pm
8:00 am - 11:50 pm
8:00 am - 11:50 pm
8:00 am - 11:50 pm
8:00 am - 11:50 pm
8:00 am - 11:50 pm
8:00 am - 11:50 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nikola Tesla 11, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Republic of Macedonia  >  Skopje Region  >  Skopje
  • Phone Number: +389 77 701 896

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?