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In this beautiful Esentepe region there are many local restaurants to try. You can find fresh local fish, traditional Cypriot cuisine with meze dishes, kebabs, Indian dishes and international menus. 

Entertainment evenings can be found in these venues most nights of the week. 

Many of the local restaurants offer a pick up and drop off service, making your evenings a nice relaxing experience with no driving required! 

Of course there are also the on site restaurants Joya Bar & Bistro and The Coconut Bar.  

Here are just a few examples of the 15+ choices in a 10km radius of our holiday resorts....


Tuncay'ın Yeri

Meaning 'Tuncay's place'. 

Located just off the main road on the way out of Esentepe area, in the direction of Kyrenia, this restaurant serves mostly traditional Turkish Cypriot dishes. A friendly place with relaxing gardens and lighting, and an outdoor family area, with children's play area. 

Esentepe Restaurant

A family run restaurant in traditional simple style. A fairly basic menu with kebap and pide choices, cooked to perfection every time, with a large spread of mezes keeps everyone returning again and again. Situated at the top of Esentepe hill, the elevated summer dining terrace gives amazing views of the coastline and the Kyrenia area. 

Tumba Restaurant

Situated at the edge of the quaint old village of Esentepe, this family run business has a special atmosphere, with a large and beautiful garden terrace offering views over Kyrenia. The menu is a varied selection of traditional Turkish Cypriot kebaps and International dishes. With Sports TV and small children's play area this restaurant is highly popular with families and groups.  

Stone Castle Restaurant

Sitting at the edge of Esentepe coastline this impressive castle style restaurant serves a la carte menu with all choices of dishes at a high standard. With 2 outdoor bar areas, extensive  outdoor terracing and perfect sunset views this is  a popular choice with locals and visitors. 

Spice Garden

At the halfway point between Crystal Bay Marina, and Crsytal Bay Vilage, this speciality Indian Restaurant is a favourite with everyone. Serving a wide range of authentic indian dishes and European menu also, this restaurant holds regular entertainment evenings, football on tv during the relevant season and will also prepare take-away for the local area. 

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