Restaurants

Top Choice Turkish in Around Kyrenia & the Ranges

Tervetuloa Restaurant

If you like your meze, don’t miss Tervetuloa. It’s a casual place with little pretension that serves up a parade of some of the tastiest meze dishes in Northern Cyprus, outshining the main dishes such as Cypriot cla…
Top Choice Cypriot in Bellapais (Beylerbeyi)

Bella Moon

Head through the arch to the leafy courtyard to dine on meals of simple grilled-meat dishes which all come loaded down with plenty of homemade meze. This family-run restaurant has a charmingly old-fashioned atmosphe…
International in Bellapais (Beylerbeyi)

Kybele

Even if the food was so-so, the atmospheric garden setting and fantastic views of Bellapais Abbey next door would still make Kybele the prime spot for dining in the village. Luckily the menu of steaks, seafood and k…
Cypriot in Around Kyrenia & the Ranges

Eminem Restaurant

If meze feasting tops your to-do list, then head to this family-run restaurant, just off the Kyrenia–Çatalköy (Agios Epiktitos) highway. The fresh flavours of Cypriot cooking shine in the set menus, including creamy…
Cafe in Bellapais (Beylerbeyi)

Cafe Oregano

This cafe's shaded outdoor terrace, decked out in geraniums and gerberas, is one of our favourite places to put our feet up after wandering Bellapais' lanes. The menu of European-style sandwiches (the smoked turkey …
Turkish in Around Kyrenia & the Ranges

Buffavento Restaurant

If you want views with your meal, this large, rustic wooden restaurant on the Beşparmak (Pentadaktylos) Pass – just opposite the turn-off to Buffavento Castle – is a great lunch choice. All the usual kebab suspects …
Indian in Around Kyrenia & the Ranges

Jashan’s

If you’re hankering for a taste of the subcontinent, Jashan's is one of the area's top spots. To cater for its main customer-base, the menu is mostly British-style Indian food with the usual kormas and chicken tikka…
International in Bellapais (Beylerbeyi)

Huzur Ağaç (Tree of Idleness) Restaurant

Across the road from Bellapais Abbey, the shady verandah at Huzur Ağaç is Bellapais' most famous lunch spot, with a large menu of sandwiches, kebabs and classic Cypriot favourites. Outside is the 200-year-old robini…
Cafe in Bellapais (Beylerbeyi)

Tarihi Değirmen Historic Mill Cafe

Follow the signs from the road up Bellapais hill from the abbey and you’ll find this cafe, set in an old mill (with grinding machines on show) where locals once produced their olive oil. It’s a good option for coffe…
Cafe in Around Kyrenia & the Ranges

Cafe Corner

The terrace in front of this little cafe makes for a relaxing pit-stop while meandering Karmi's lanes. There is decent coffee, excellent homemade cakes and biscuits and a small menu of snacks.