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Kybele Restaurant & Bar

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Grounds of Bellapais Abbey, Bellapais 00371, Cyprus
+90 392 815 7531
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This restaurant is truly something special. It is difficult to imagine a more beautiful setting in which to dine - the courtyard of a romantic, ruined abbey. Lunch is good, but it is in the evening that this place really comes into its own, when it is lit by lanterns, the stars, and the moon. In winter, the service moves... More 

Thank paulandozzie
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Having walked through this lovely location so many times and only used it for a drink or two we thought we should try a spot of lunch before we departed from our holiday at Bellapais Gardens and we weren't disappointed. The location, service and food is first class - must try the metzes - you may need one to share.

Thank Alan C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

The restaurant is in the grounds of the Abbey and it's the best location in Bellapais. For me, lunchtime is best, when you can eat in the gardens overlooking the abbey, with spectacular views of the coast, mountains and Kyrenia in the distance. The food is good all round and the house white wine is well chosen. The only downside... More 

Thank BillHLondon
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

It is no secret that the location of Kybele is sensational, the ambience that being near to Bellapais creates is worth a trip alone and we go every time we visit Cyprus. However when it comes to the food and service there are better restaurants in Bellapais. The food at Kybele is good and not too expensive but never gets... More 

Thank Stammered
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Having visited Bellapais village and monastery a number of times we have promised ourselves we would use this restaurant but never have until now. A great way to finish our holiday with something special. not particularly expensive but more than most . Menu much wider than most typical cypriot eateries and a fantastic setting .Service superb .It was a little... More 

Thank SevenoaksJohn
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We always eat here at least once when in North Cyprus. Fabulous views and good food. The traditional fixed menu is good value - hot and cold mezze, a selection of kebabs, warm pitta and lovely fresh salad and chips. With a nice bottle of chilled white wine, what's not to like!

1 Thank Judith G G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

In the grounds of romantic Bellapais abbey near Kyrenia, looking out to the coast below and the mountains above, the location could hardly be bettered. The food is fairly standard Turkish fare, which means good. The waiters and owner are kurds from south-east Turkey, so hospitality is built in. The wines are Turkish too, and good. An enjoyable venue for... More 

Thank Kieran P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We had only a short while to visit this place, which we greatly regretted. By the time we arrived in Bellapais we were starving and this restaurant was a life saver. The food arrived quickly, was excellent and very cheap. The amazing view is just the cherry on top. Visit if you are in the neighbourhood!

1 Thank Alexander S
Stafford, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This restaurant really is something very special. ,! It is in a fantastic location, next door to the Abby, where music can be heard most evenings. The food is excellent...delicious lamb, excellent salads, every meal is carefully presented and cooked beautifully. The staff are friendly, helpful and charming. This is one of the best restaurants in this area. One you... More 

Thank Polly G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of my excellent memories i was my sister's guest with another friend and we went for dinner . I ordered fried fish and seizer salad .the environment was so beautiful and wonderful scenes with soft weather for enjoy your time and light music that I really enjoy the staff were polite and friendly and taxi available ,so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Turkish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grounds of Bellapais Abbey, Bellapais 00371, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Kyrenia District  >  Bellapais
  • Phone Number: +90 392 815 7531

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