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Gardens of Irini

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Via Mersin 10 | Bellapais ,P.O. BOX 236, Bellapais, Cyprus
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

one of the most magical relaxing places on earth ,When ever we go to Northern Cyprus I have to have my fix of the place ,its enchanting ,The gardens are so pretty .random chairs ,a very quirky place but Brilliant, to sit there and have a lovely cold drink with beautiful music playing in the back round ,Deirdre the owner... More 

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Thank Brennie2015
Catalkoy, Cyprus
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Worth a visit.Owner very interesting and knowledgable. Quite happy to show you her rooms. Quite a lot of dogs and cats around. Personally wouldnt choose to stay longer than a couple of nights

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Thank holtwinston
north yorkshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Went here for an evening meal with our friends. What a delightful place it is. We sat in the garden under the orange tree for a drink, the homemade lemonade was delicious. For the meal we had fried cheese, lamb followed by the best homemade strawberry sorbet I've ever tasted we also received a complimentary liquor. Rounded the night off... More 

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Thank pamanntow
Epping, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

A lovely setting - garden, seating, trees, pet dog - a haven of tranquility. Cannot coment on food / drink as the lady was late back from shopping. There was a sign and we did go in and enjoy the gardens

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Thank lowryepp
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

We came upon the gardens of Irini by way of a walk uphill to see Bitter Lemons, the house Lawrence Durrell lived in during the 1950s. Dierdre was a charming hostess and we had some great conversation her friends who were at the time. Being a cat lover I was in my element with gorgeous moggies everywhere. We had a... More 

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Thank CatloverKaren
England, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

This place had been recommended to me by a friend so when some other friends came to visit, I decided to give it a go. The owner was very accommodating when I phoned her and I was given a choice of three or 4 items for the starters and main course, all very appetising - no problem. I knew the... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

A lovely pair of houses on a hill above Bellapais - but unfortunately our trip to Cyprus got off to a really bad start after an argument with the British lady who owns the place. The most unfriendly and spiky person we have ever met in twenty years of traveling the eastern Med!

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United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

We were staying in Bellapais for a few days as part of our latest North Cyprus holiday. Having read the many good reviews we decided to visit for lunch. Afterr climbing the hill up to this place we were welcomed by a board outside confirming that it was open for lunch. We entered, though we were clearly going to be... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

A well hidden delight. Very nice people. Good talk but the coffee is not worth the detour. The place is smalll and difficult to find.

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Thank zazimetro
Forfar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Recommended to us by friends, we eventually found the Gardens of Irini. Greeted by the owner, Deirdre, we were shown to a table and ordered some homemade lemonade. Her lunch menu is small and limited, but looks very nice and everything is homemade. She chatted and was an very entertaining lady. The cafe is actually her garden and had jazz/blues... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Mersin 10 | Bellapais ,P.O. BOX 236, Bellapais, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Kyrenia District  >  Bellapais

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?