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Kybele Restaurant & Bar

Grounds of Bellapais Abbey, Bellapais 00371, Cyprus
+90 542 877 77 70
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“flatbread” (13 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
“pudding” (5 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Grounds of Bellapais Abbey, Bellapais 00371, Cyprus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal here on 6th October, sat outside under the moonlight views are terrific,food first class waiters very attentive and obliging definately recommend booking advisable

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very small choice on menu despite having asked the maitre’d If vegetarians were catered for. There was a meze size dish of aubergine or asparagus but both with cheese. The two pasta dishes and spring roll dish on offer were with the meze menu so...More

Thank Soyaforme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a stunning setting right by and partly within bellapais Abbey with great views over kyrenia . Service was very prompt and persistent, we were asked numerous times by different waiters if all was ok with our meal, probably due to being there on a...More

Thank Lewis_England_9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular views, stunning location, excellent food, sadly the service let it down being very slow, also rather pricey.

Thank sharonlinsdell
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Sat in the shadow of the impressive monastery, this is an especially romantic location, particularly during the evening. Our food order was very good, being the kebabs, plenty to eat and we found the price to be reasonable. Service could of been a little more...More

Thank Big_Jeff_Leo
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Great view over Bellepais and beyond into Girne from the restaurant. The food was mixed - the quail was very tasty but on the other visit I had the Ottoman style chicken which was very disappointing.

Thank pharoahs_revenge
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Wanting to go to this restaurant for quite some time and really what a dissapointment. Firstly the staff couldn’t be bothered not a smile or greeting, waited for quite a while before I had to get someone to take a drink order. Again not busy...More

Thank Kathleen28
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The setting, next to the abbey is beautiful, but the food is pretty average and overpriced. Maybe have a drink and enjoy the ambience, but there are better places for food in the area.

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We have been to Kybele many times over years and thought it would be nice to take friends visting but turn out to be poor deceission. Starters arrived after the main-course, when we asked to cancel them confronted by a waiter saying “they already placed...More

Thank Ozgur T
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The atmosphere is as delicious as the food, set beside the ruins of Bellapais Abbey. Looking out over Kyrenia/Girne with the lights twinkling in the night [get there for sunset]. Food (My steak) was excellent, prepared as requested and delicious to boot.

Thank Brian J
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Roger D
20 October 2015|
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Response from Callybal | Reviewed this property |
We phoned ahead to book for the evening and it was in October and not busy at all.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grounds of Bellapais Abbey, Bellapais 00371, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Kyrenia District  >  Bellapais
  • Phone Number: +90 542 877 77 70
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Kybele Restaurant, inside of the Bellapais Monastery which has 800 years old historical background and also is one of the most beautiful heavenly places in Mediterranean, is the perfect place for you to taste the delicious dishes of the head chefs with a unique ambiance and an amazing view. The restaurant is also a great place for you to have a romantic evening.
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