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5.6 /6 Wonderful 95 Reviews

Taste Of Cyprus

Beckenham Greek ££ +100
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About Taste Of Cyprus

Founded way back in 2002 (remember Blair-mania? No? Us neither...) the Taste of Cyprus Greek restaurant on Croydon Road in Kent’s Beckenham quickly became a mainstay of the area’s dining scene. Serving the energetic food of Cyprus and the Greek mainland, this is a local eatery with plenty to offer regulars and dilettantes alike. Taste of Cyprus invite you to bring your friend and family to taste the Cypriot way of eating – heed the advice.

Opening Hours

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 17:00 - 23:00
  • Wednesday 17:00 - 23:00
  • Thursday 17:00 - 23:00
  • Friday 17:00 - 23:00
  • Saturday 17:00 - 23:00
  • Sunday 12:00 - 21:00
Taste Of Cyprus, 145 Croydon Road, BR3 3RB London

Further Information

The team behind Taste of Cyprus Greek restaurant on Croydon Road in Kent’s Beckenham are rightly proud of their restaurant’s commitment to traditionally prepared Cypriot and Greek food, served generously in their comfortable dining room. Moments from London, Taste Of Cyprus has turned its back on the fripperies of the capital’s dining scene and returned to classic, Greek dining instead. Expect a warm welcome and affordable menus, London doesn’t matter here.

The Taste of Cyprus dining room is reminiscent of family meals when you were a kid. There’s tablecloths, candles and waiters keen to learn your name. The menu covers all the classics of Greek dining: kleftiko, stifado, dolmadakia, moussaka and some less familiar fare for the bold. Croydon Road in Kent’s Beckenham is an unlikely spot for a family-orientated restaurant of the Taste of Cyprus’s character, but their winning formula has been rewarded with a legion of loyal fan. A short drive from London, this is the kind of laidback restaurant to take all the family out for a pleasant meal and a taste of Greek culture and cuisine.


95 Reviews

5.6 /6 Wonderful 95 Reviews
Food: heavenly
Waiting Time: no waiting time
Noise: quiet
Atmosphere: excellent
Quality/Price: great value
Service: extraordinary
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Zena W.
1 review so far 6
16.01.2017 06:04

Had a great time at Taste of Cyprus ,the meal was delicious and plentiful served with a smile. I have been here before several times always enjoyable

Leah A.
1 review so far 6
04.01.2017 18:28

Brilliant, I've been quite a few times. Great value for money and always great service. The prawns are absolutely fantastic. If you haven't been, you definitely need to go.

Susan d.
1 review so far 6
18.12.2016 00:00

Excellent evening, food was very good. I was not a lover of the house wine, (that was just me) so had the NZ Sauvignon Blanc which was great. Staff were all very attentive. Would recommend and will visit again.

Andy R.
1 review so far 6
10.11.2016 00:08

Lovely fresh food, and we were very looked after by all the staff. I would recommend this restaurant for everyday dinning, or special party occasions.

Alan F.
1 review so far 5
01.04.2016 21:20

Michael (The Manager) made us feel like old friends although this was our first visit. The waiting staff were efficient and courteous. We will definitely be returning. It wasn't packed out with tables to maximise on turnover but was subtlety placed apart giving a sense of 'space'. Although we don't smoke there is and outside courtyard to the front with some tables and chairs (great for summer dining) where smokers can have a sly drag. This restaurant actually made you feel as if you were in Cyprus. For those wine aficionados out there may I highly recommend the light fruity red Wine of Cyprus 'Troodos red dry' Don't care how much it costs - just buy it! You'll love it!

Arthur P.
1 review so far 6
15.11.2015 17:57

Easy to book, reminded of booking the day before. Nice welcome on arrival, good choice of inexpensive wines. Excellent starters that were well presented. Good gap between courses. Main courses were really good and inexpensive, the fillet steak we rated very highly. The staff were very polite, in particular Michael. The restaurant appeared full, deservedly so. When departing, the affable Michael shook our hands and held the door for us. Our friends were very happy that we had booked A Taste of Cyprus and we will certainly make further bookings. Greek hospitality at its very best.

Wendy W.
1 review so far 6
22.02.2016 20:53

The restaurant is well laid out, the staff are very friendly and the food is excellent !! There is a good choice on the wine list, the prices aren't too frightening either.. A Cyprus red went down very well with our lamb .. We never felt rushed by the staff, also we didn't feel we were waiting for courses.. Timing was just right, even on a busy Saturday night.. For a friendly relaxed meal with delicious food , not overpriced, it's a great place to go.. Give it a try 😋

Jenni S.
1 review so far 6
07.02.2016 22:46

This restaurant is fantastic! The food is excellent with a good mix of typical Greek food and popular English dishes. The service is also very good. All the staff are really friendly The prices are very reasonable for the quantity and quality of the food. It's usually busy which speaks for itself. I would highly recommend anyone to give Taste of Cyprus a try!!!

Ade A.
1 review so far 5
10.12.2016 17:31

The manager and staff were very warm and polite. The food was well displayed, decent size portions, very tasty menu. I was part of a party of 8 adults, and we all have a great evening. Please improve on the quality of your ice creams, it was not great, but that did not spoil the lovely food and experience.......well done guys! Thank you Taste of Cyprus, we will be back .......

Tracy G.
2 reviews so far 6
13.10.2016 17:22

Went to the Taste of Cyprus for a girl's night out, we all had the set fish Meze and all of us were thoroughly impressed. The quality of the food was amazing and the amount of food was more than enough. The service as usual was very welcoming.

Phil W.
1 review so far 6
14.01.2016 04:33

Got a warm welcome when we got there was seated straight away. Within minutes we offered drinks and given a menu, there was a excellent choice and our food was brought to the table in good time. The food was excellent and the service even better.

claudette w.
1 review so far 5
29.05.2016 23:14

I booked a table for my daughter birthday with Quandoo, arrived at taste of Cyprus, Micheal the manager was waiting to greet us, & explained the menu, we had meze starter, it is tasty & filling had no room for the main mixed grill had to ask for container to take home.

Rob W.
1 review so far 5
09.11.2016 04:21

Good staff very helpful and very nice seroundings,the manager Micheal was very cheerful and recemended various dishes . We settled on meat mazes all different dishes we can only say they were delicious. We have been back and it is always fresh and at a reasonable price.Good Food !

Christina M.
1 review so far 6
12.09.2016 17:35

This was a lovely Sunday lunch. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The food was good with complimentary bread and olives to start and all the meat was tender and well seasoned. Many thanks, We will visit again.

Kim B.
1 review so far 6
15.04.2016 22:56

We had a lovely meal everyone was happy with their choice from the menu. The staff were attentive but not in your face all the time. I would happily book to eat there again and recommend it.

Barbara C.
1 review so far 6
10.08.2015 06:07

Michael made us very welcome. The food and ambience is excellent, so much so that we visited on Tuesday to celebrate our wedding anniversary and returned on the following Sunday with friends. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Greg H.
1 review so far 6
30.01.2016 20:47

Delicious food, welcoming atmosphere. It didn't give my elderly parents indigestion, which is no mean feat in this day and age. I recommend the kleftiko - the meat is so tender it practically melts in your mouth.

Daryl L.
2 reviews so far 6
29.11.2015 19:27

Excellent food and service, we have been a few time now and never had a bad meal or service. We also use the voucher deal that out at present which saved you £15 off the bill.

Andrew H.
2 reviews so far 6
20.07.2015 20:49

It was amazing in every way, the food, the service and the price. One of the best restaurants I have ever been to. I would strongly recommend going there. We will definitely be going back

kelly w.
1 review so far 6
15.05.2016 06:57

the place was packed , yet ample staff to cope, so quick service from very pleasant staff and the food was wonderful and authentic - had meze(what else!) - just great and reasonably priced too!

Nalini C.
2 reviews so far 6
13.08.2016 17:08

The table was ready when we arrived . There was a good selection of wine at a good price. The service was great. The food when it arrived was pretty good. Overall a fantastic experience.

Rebecca M.
1 review so far 6
31.07.2016 16:34

Great service, attentive without rushing you. Olives and bread were provided on arrival. We had the fish mezze which was very tasty and just the right size to leave a little room for dessert

Clifford M.
1 review so far 6
13.03.2016 18:34

Booked restaurant as my family had held my 70th birthday here in October. I took my elder daughter and granddaughter as Good food, friendly staff and a great atmosphere made an enjoyable evening.

Glyn H.
2 reviews so far 6
11.11.2015 08:36

Booking was fine and the restaurant were expecting us. Table fine service excelllent Cost fair certainly not cheap. Wine was good so had 2 bottles. Our sober daughter drove us home. will return

Kim M.
2 reviews so far 6
15.10.2016 04:02

Great food which is always supremely cooked, presented and is plentiful. Warm, comfortable surroundings, attentive service and a wonderful dinning out experience makes the Taste of Cyprus the best restaurant in Elmers End.

Toby N.
1 review so far 6
19.10.2015 18:39

Michael is delightful. His staff are amazing and they ALWAYS make our family welcome. We've had our daughter's christening meal there and numerous birthdays and they have always delivered excellent food and service.

sarah b.
1 review so far 5
09.03.2016 19:35

Love this place. Reasonably priced, great food, great buzzy atmosphere, friendly staff. Have eaten here on a Sat night and restaurant is always fully booked. No long waits for food. Free on street parking. Try the meat Meze :)

Alexandra P.
1 review so far 5
14.06.2016 16:43

A relatively small menu that allows the chefs to focus on the quality of each dish. Tasty charcoal grilled meats are the highlight of the meal. Good service and a lively atmosphere make this a local to return to.

Andrea P.
1 review so far 6
02.07.2016 16:22

Excellent place! Food delicious, prompt efficient service, friendly staff. Been coming here for about two years and it never fails me. Be back soon and would highly recommend it to others

Melinda C.
1 review so far 6
20.05.2016 20:03

Taste of Cyprus had lovely food, generous portions, welcoming and friendly staff and was reasonably priced. It is pretty much everything you would want for a great local restaurant. Highly recommended!

Tracy U.
2 reviews so far 5
14.07.2016 15:24

Just moved to the area and fancied something other than a ruby Murray. Great food, good selection and attentive staff. Would recommend the sharing option, so much food for two people. Overall we had a lovely evening

Kobie v.
1 review so far 5
28.11.2016 00:26

Good food. Good service. Slight delay with being able to request the bill. A quiet night and the staff were using tablets / reading books when not serving. Wife wasn't so keen on the restaurant. She's fussy.

Tracy G.
2 reviews so far 6
02.04.2016 18:09

We have eaten at The Taste of Cyprus several times before and it never disappoints. The food is excellent, the service is very friendly and it's good value for money.

Christina T.
1 review so far 6
02.05.2016 03:38

Great service, great food, very tradition and filling. I had a great experience here and would definitely recommend it and come back again soon. Thank you for a great lunch

Chris G.
2 reviews so far 6
25.07.2015 16:07

Great food, great atmosphere and great service. Will definitely be visiting again, especially being so close to hom. They take taste card so with this extremely good value as well.

Carol Ann W.
1 review so far 5
18.12.2015 20:55

Attentive staff, reasonably priced, great quality food in an authentic local restaurant. Recommended! We used our Taste card to get a 50% discount. A 3 course meal with wine cost approx £21 per head. Bargain!

2 reviews so far 6
05.07.2016 17:56

Went there last week ,food was very good ,service was fast , price was OK , so happy customer, can recommend this place , for a good night out.

Patricia B.
1 review so far 6
30.05.2016 07:15

Thank you for a lovely meal. Excellent food, large portions no room for desserts. Customer service excellent. Well priced, will be reckommending to friends. Planning our next visit already.

Lorraine W.
1 review so far 6
07.02.2016 19:10

We had an amazing meal and all staff were really friendly. Great way to spend time with friends and an excellent way to celebrate the end of the week.

Georgina S.
1 review so far 6
10.03.2016 18:49

i treated my mum and nan for Mother's Day, both were more than happy with the lunch. We were really impressed with both the fantastic food and excellent service.

Kat G.
2 reviews so far 6
02.07.2015 17:24

Been here a few times already and had a great meal every time. Food is so tasty and there is always plenty of it! Would definitely come back again!

Sue B.
1 review so far 5
12.06.2016 22:25

It was great food and great atmosphere. The staff teamed up with my family to throw me a surprise. I loved it. Thank you Taste of Cyprus for making my birthday remembered occasion xx

Robert R.
1 review so far 5
27.04.2016 15:38

Nice long established restaurant. Good range of choices. From our party of 5 the calamari was particularly good (best I've had) as was the swordfish steak. Good service and owner very pleasant. Would recommend.

Victoria R.
4 reviews so far 6
03.10.2016 22:13

Lovely friendly staff. The restaurant gets very busy, especially on a Friday/Saturday, so I'd advise you book. The food is good and good value - especially with Tastecard!

Dawn D.
2 reviews so far 6
25.06.2016 09:23

Always good, well cooked food, added bonus takes taste card Prefer to have single plates of food, rather than the meze, personal choice, friends love the meze too

Marta S.
1 review so far 6
09.05.2016 03:14

Everything was perfect! I closed my eyes and suddenly I was by the sea! Food delicious and atmosphere amazing!!!! I recommend the Fish Meze and the greek wine!

Tony L.
1 review so far 6
29.07.2016 19:37

Lovely restaurant. Staff very attentive and great food. Highly recommend. The wife loved the food. We came away feeling the food was worth the money. Will be back.

Michael C.
1 review so far 6
20.01.2016 05:55

Lovely food and great staff nice relaxing atmosphere I would highly recommend this I took all the family around 15 and I could not fault the service

Michelle P.
1 review so far 6
04.10.2015 21:02

Lovely restaurant good attentive service friendly. very accommodating to all needs had a 9 mth old baby too. Very warm and welcoming. I had a lovely birthday!!

Magali M.
2 reviews so far 6
08.11.2015 19:40

The food is really good. We ordered the meat mezze. It was a lot of food - almost too much. The meat was succulent, especially the lamb.