For Gourmets

Cyprus is famous for its hospitality and cuisine. Paphos has some fantastic places to enjoy a nice meal in a lively environment; here are some of our recommendations:

1. Yiannis Kathikas Tavern – the best Traditional Village Cyprus Meze!

 

Address: 11 Georgiou Kleanthous, 8573 Kathikas, Paphos, Cyprus

Tel: +357-26633353; Mob: +357-99914067 2

 

2. Costas Tavern – Cypriot Tavern. Excellent food, live music, dance and fun! This is a nice little Tavern with the host Kostas making you most welcomed! The best day to go is Friday with live music! Advice: book a table!

 

 Address: 120 Makariou Avenue, Koloni, Paphos 8310, Cyprus

 Tel: +357-26961774; Mob: +357-99175807

3. Demokritos –  Traditional Cypriot Folk music and dance show and restaurant. Food is not great but the show more than makes up for it (you try balancing 20 glasses on your head and dance!!!).

Address: 1, Dionysou Str., K.Paphos, Cyprus

 Tel: +357-26933371, Mob: +357-99613041

 

4. Agios Georgios – Fish restaurant. This is on the cliff face with fantastic views of the sea, small harbour below and Akamas National Nature Park. The fish is always fresh (the owners father owns one of the fishing boats below in the harbour!). Best to go there for lunch to enjoy the views and the nice sea breezes from the terrace.

Address: Leoforos Agiou Georgiou, Pegia, Paphos, Cyprus

Tel: +357-26621306

5. Try a traditional bakery! There are a lots of bakeries dotted around Paphos town. Just pop in to try the local sweet and savoury delicacies!

 

 6. La Galateria –The Best Traditional Cyprus Ice-cream!

On the promenade in Kato Paphos not far from car parking. There are many Ice cream places, but this is the tastiest by far with the friendliest atmosphere! Try the local frozen yogurt with fruits of your choice! You will never forget it!

7. If you stay in Coral Bay, we advice you to go to:

* Corallo restaurant (next to Angela’s Supermarket) – traditional Cyprus cuisine.

* Palm Grove (Next to Kleos Bar) – Italian restaurant, local & international cuisine, fresh fish dishes, pizza, pastas, steaks.

P.S.: Advice from us: try the Cyprus Meze which is certainly one of the most famous Cyprus delicacies. Or to put it another way: Mezedes are a great number of different Cyprus delicacies. Eating a Meze is one of the “must” on any visit to Cyprus, and is a great guide to understanding the Cypriot mentality. Don’t be surprised at how long it takes and how much food is offered! It can include up to 20-30 dishes! Don’t forget about fresh fish, cheese Halloumi and nice local drinks (zivania, Cyprus Brandy, beer, wine and Ouzo special or “Brandy Sour”)!

 

 

For party animals… Bars, Clubs, Karaoke

Bar Street in Kato Paphos “Ayios Antoniou Street” is where most of the nightlife is located. Boogies Karaoke Bar, great friendly place with 4am opening for a nice sing song and boogie!!

Cocktails bars: Capons, Waves, Felix, there are lots more to choose from…

Visit “Out of Africa” the best chicken and steak in Pitta kebab for a midnight snack!

In Coral Bay the best cocktail-disco bar is KLEO’S on the Coral Bay square.

 If you need more information just head for the Tourist Office (Gladstonos 3, CY 8046 Kato Paphos, Tel: 26 93 28 41) who’ll be able to advise you as to the local sites of particular interests.

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