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Roots Bar

Open Now: 4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Open today: 4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
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My favourite place

From a warm welcome to a heartfelt goodbye Roots will always make you feel welcome, great food... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Iain W
Midweek meal out

This is our local bar,don't normAlly go out midweek but as they were hosting an Italian night... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Esentepe, Cyprus
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“great bar”(16 reviews)
“great music”(11 reviews)
“great hosts”(8 reviews)
Roots Bar, with its laid back vibe, sea views, friendly staff and creative decor inside and out is seen as pretty unique along the North coast of Cyprus. Roots Bar was initially just a drinking hole hosting top quality live music nights twice a...more
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Old Coast Road, Famagusta 99640, Cyprus
+90 533 867 48 64
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All reviews great bar great music great hosts north cyprus music nights live band pool table feel at home reggae bar great company nothing is too much trouble fantastic night welcoming staff watch the sun fabulous food quick drink evening drinks
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From a warm welcome to a heartfelt goodbye Roots will always make you feel welcome, great food, great atmosphere and one of the friendliest places you’ll ever go to, everyone that works there is like a family and will make you feel part of it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Iain W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our local bar,don't normAlly go out midweek but as they were hosting an Italian night thought we'd give it a go and we're so glad we did the food was amazing presentation and taste was fantastic.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Whodyafink
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

I’ve alwsys heard about this bar but never managed to get there due to my living in the other side of Girne. What s great bar and restaurant! The owners put a lot of effort into service, and can honestly say the bar was packed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Girlsontour K
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We stumbled across this gem of a bar by pleasant accident. Ashley, the owner, is a really nice guy and a lot of his own unique and fun-loving personality is stamped all over this place. It's essentially a reggae bar with Caribbean feel. The food...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Juzkrewzin
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

This place was always good but with the addition of a decent food menu that you won't get elsewhere it's gone to another level. Good music night's and friendly host's Ashley, Hannah and their staff ensure a warm welcome. One of the best places in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mike E
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Very lively and busy bar with good live bands. Bustling atmosphere and staff are very welcoming and friendly and helpful. Food menu is smaller than normal but has ample choice. Food is well cooked and nicely presented with some local home cooked dishes. Highly recommend...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JohnStephenson009
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Have visited Roots before but only for drinks. This time went for a meal. As always, staff very friendly and attentive. The food was amazing and portion size very good. Would recommend this place to anyone.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 987neile
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Since Day 1 six years ago we have spent many lovely evenings and nights with Ash and Hannah and many great people. What a great place and atmosphere with added food attraction and amazing Live and Acoustic Music its the place to be along the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janicke G
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Found this place by accident when we’re lost and the first place had stopped serving food and recommended Roots up the road.Chilled vibes in a beautiful spot amazing views and great value funky meals and drinks.Great play area for the kids aswell,can’t waitt to go...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank daniel b
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

What a great friendly place. Great food and drinks. Brilliant staff. Easy to find. You’ve got to visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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August 30, 2018|
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Response from carolinesalmon | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Roots usually has a live band on Fridays and then a smaller duo or similar on Sundays. Have a look on their Facebook page, they usually update and post who is on and when. I hope you enjoy it.