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Cafe Chimera

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Kyrenia Harbour, Kyrenia, Cyprus
815 4394
08:00 - 17:00
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Velden, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Very nice staff and good food! A good price-quality ratio. The staff remembers who you are so it's nice to visit them again

1 Thank Snne91
Sark, Channel Islands
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Kyrenia / Girne is, in July and August, a very hot place - somehow drawing in the rays between the mountains and the harbour. So the primary requirements was finding somewhere cool that didn't mean eating in the dark inside - the setting in the harbour is lovely and you don't want to miss it. Chimera won out because it... More 

1 Thank TheStressman
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We were in Kyrenia harbour on July 9, 2015. This restaurant is on the harbour and enjoys a fantastic location. But that is where everything good comes to a halt for this restaurant. We bought some ice creams that were priced at Euro 7 each on the menu. But the cashier of the restaurant unscrupulously charged us Euro 10 for... More 

1 Thank Sushmit B
Beirut, Lebanon
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44 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

a table right on the harbour wall is an excellent way to spend the evening - good range of fish to choose from and nice cold wine to follow - a very pleasant evening.

Thank Christine1309
Paphos, Cyprus
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189 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

A lovely place to eat, drink and watch the world go by. Friendly and welcoming staff. Good place for taking pics as the back drop is wonderful.

Thank Itsgemini
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136 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

On our visits to Girne this is one place we return to time and again. Friendly staff and a warm welcome, great location with views of the harbour and a lovely place to watch the world go by. Food is good quality and priced slightly less expensive than other harbour restaurants. Long may it continue!

Thank TravelBag13
Caterham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

There is no better place to sit and watch the world go by than here. We have photos over twenty years of our children and now grandchildren, sitting in the shade, sipping drinks with the beautiful background of the old harbour. Summer is always hot, the beer always cold. Sit and enjoy.

Thank BillandMichelle2014
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I love this place..The waiters are great so friendly and welcoming every time i go..Bayram is exceptional such a hard worker and always smiling.Great service,lovely food,varied menu,all very clean..lovely. I always feel sad when its time to leaveTo me its the best place in the harbour..In the daytime its fab too people watch and watch the boats sailing in and... More 

1 Thank krissie d
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

The only place to unwind whilst at the beautiful harbour in Kyrenia. Gengiz and the team are most wonderful, sit down and enjoy an Efes in great company and beautiful scenery or have a bite to eat.

1 Thank Daniel O
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Been here many times. It is, in our opinion, the best restaurant in the lovely harbour in Kyrenia. Set below the battlements of of imposing Kurenia Castle you will have to walk the gauntlet of touting waiters all telling you that their restaurant is wonderful. We have tried most of them over the years and they have consistently fallen short.... More 

Thank JohnH1947

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Turkish, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kyrenia Harbour, Kyrenia, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Kyrenia District  >  Kyrenia
  • Phone Number: 815 4394

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