Vino Cultura (20 Kyriacou Matsi Avenue, Nicosia) – this is a wine bar, where patrons can order their favorite glass of white or red wine, and accompany it with either a cheese and charcuterie platter, or with one or more of this restaurant’s delicious and affordable tapas. Its relaxing lounge-like atmosphere makes it ideal for […]
Uncle Wu (5 John Kennedy Avenue, Nicosia 1075) – this is one of the few Chinese restaurants found anywhere in Cyprus. Given that this is a simple take-out style restaurant, items served here range from Chinese dumplings, to Hong Kong style sweet & sour pork, chicken with cashew nuts, shredded beef noodles, and sesame prawns. […]
Risto La Piazza (11-12 Alkminis Street, Paphos) – this is one of Paphos’ finer restaurants (located by the sea), whose chef (Prof. Raffaele Santoro of Venice) prepared both Italian and local dishes. Dishes served here include Veal escallops stuffed with Parma ham and cheese in white wine sauce flavored with sage; Pork medallions with crispy […]
Plan Be Bar (Spyrou Kyprianou 18, Nicosia 1075) – for those interested in checking out the local (Greek Cypriot) nightlife and music scene, this lounge is a good start. A steady stream of (contemporary) Greek & Cypriot singers and musicians are booked here, so there’s a regular following here.
Ocean Basket (Avanti Village Piazza, Posidonis Avenue, Paphos) – this is a popular local restaurant that serves prawns and other seafood dishes, as well as sushi. The seafood platters (cod with calamari, and cod with prawns) are popular here. It was gotten popular reviews on TripAdvisor.com from foreign visitors for quality, pricing and service. Along […]
Mavrommatis (Four Seasons Hotel, Agios Tychonas, Limassol) – located just outside the southern coastal town of Limassol, , this high-end restaurant, open during the Summer (June to October), provides al fresco dining, and serves Greek, Italian, and seafood dishes.riscos.
Limoncello Deli-Bar (Ayios Antonios Market, 1060 Nicosia) – this restaurant serves mainly Greek sandwiches (souvlakis, etc.), as well as (highly-rated) hamburgers and sandwiches. Aside from the simple and tasty fast food items, this restaurant has attractive interior décor and a cozy atmosphere, which helps draws in a local yuppie crowd.
La Spaghetteria (31A Evagoras Avenue, Nicosia) – this restaurant serves both Italian and Lebanese dishes – ranging from pastas, to pizza’s, fish fillet, steaks, chicken, salads, starters, baked pasta’s, Lebanese meze, tabbouli, lahm bajoun, falafel, hummus, koubbes and grills.
La Isla Seafood Restaurant (17 Amathus Avenue, Tychonas, Limassol) – this restaurant serves mainly seafood dishes (from salmon, to crabmeat, oysters, etc.). It draws in a steady crowd, due to its picturesque seaside location.
Hard Rock Café (21 Spyrou Kyprianou Avenue, Nicosia) – for those visitors who want to dine at a tourist-friendly restaurant, this tops the list, and is hard to miss while walking through Nicosia. Here, a selection of burgers, salads and desserts are available for such tourists. There’s also memorabilia, t-shirts and jackets from the Hard […]