10 Best Places To Eat In Cyprus

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One of the wonderful parts of going on holiday to a different country, for me, is the food! Cyprus is not only blessed with year round sunshine, around three hundred days a year but also has lots of wonderful restaurants with an array of cuisines on offer. So if you feel like eating French or Lebanese food while visiting this sunny island, you can find it all here. If you wish, you could try a new cuisine every day and when you are relaxed and watching the world go by as you soak in the sunshine, what better way to create some wonderful holiday memories than to tantalize your taste buds at the same time! So sit back, grab yourself a snack and read about the best places we have selected for you to eat in Cyprus.

1. La Maison Fleurie in Limassol

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Posted by La Maison Fleurie Limassol Cyprus on Wednesday, June 30, 2021

This wonderful French restaurant has been described by some as a little bit of France in Cyprus. There is a truly French atmosphere as soon as you step through the doors and it feels like being in the center of Paris surrounded by good French food, that represents French cuisine perfectly. If you are visiting, the lobster soup and scallops with wild mushrooms are must-tries!

La Maison Fleurie in Limassol

Address: Christaki Kranou 18, Limassol, Cyprus

Opening Times: Every day, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Phone: +357 25 320680

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2. Pyxida Fish Tavern in Nicosia

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Set in a converted 1930s house, Pyxida Fish Tavern has been recognized as the best fish specialist in central Nicosia, Pyxida is handy for lunch after visiting the Cyprus Museum. It is fair-priced and the fish is fresh and of good quality. There is an excellent international wine list to enjoy with all the lovely fresh dishes.

Pyxida Fish Tavern in Nicosia

Address: Menandrou 5, Nicosia, Cyprus

Website: Pyxida Fish Tavern. Nicosia

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3. Santa Marina Fish and Chips in Paphos

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Posted by Santa Marina Fish & Chips on Tuesday, February 2, 2021

If you visit Paphos, then you must visit Santa Marina Fish and Chips. The batter is crispy, the chips are fresh and properly cooked, the portion sizes are perfect and the staff is welcoming. If you want a little break from eating out at pricey restaurants without compromising on the quality of the food then you should eat here, at least once while in Cyprus.

Santa Marina Fish and Chips in Paphos

Address: Coral Bay Avenue, 8575 Peyia, Cyprus

Opening Times: Sunday - Saturday, 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Phone number: +357 26 621401

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4. Maqam Al Sultan in Larkana City

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Reopening on March 16th and we are excited to be back! We can't wait to see you again and to serve you with your favourite Lebanese food Reservations: 24400665

Posted by Maqam Al Sultan on Sunday, March 14, 2021

What could be better than to step off a beach and straight into a restaurant serving good quality and heart warming food? The location of Maqam Al Sultan could not be better, right in front of Phinikoudes beach, which is a lively area with amazing scenery. On the extensive menu is what you would expect in a Lebanese restaurant: hummus, moussaka, shawarma, and falafel.

The chicken and lamb dishes are especially recommended. Lebanese food is known for satisfying flavors without being over powering in spices and Maqam Al Sultan hits just that note. The staff is attentive and friendly. A visit here is highly recommended.

Maqam Al Sultan in Larkana City

Address: Agkiras 7 | Phinikoudes Seafront, 2026 Larnaka City, Cyprus

Phone number:+357 24 400665

Opening Times: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Website: Maqam Al Sultan. Larkana City

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5. Efendi Bar Restaurant in Kyrenia

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Posted by Efendi Restaurant Bar on Saturday, January 25, 2020

Set in an old Ottoman House in the Turkish quarter, dining outside in the gorgeous courtyard garden with its giant apricot tree will be a special experience you will remember for a long time. Dining outside always feels more special in the evenings as you can see the stars and hear the wind gently rustling amongst the trees. Efendi offers a European, British and Mediterranean menu, so there is something on offer to suit everyone. The lamb tagine, duck breast, and steak are highly rated.

Efendi Bar Restaurant in Kyrenia

Address: 11 Kamil Pasa Sokak, Kyrenia, Cyprus

Phone number: +90 533 867 9677

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6. Sage Restaurant & Wine Bar in Ayia Napa

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Sage is counted amongst Ayia Napa’s fine dining spots and has steadily carved a reputation as one of the most exclusive restaurants on the southeast coast of Cyprus. You can enjoy salads, vegetarian dishes, pasta, steak, and seafood dishes under the stars on their delightful terrace. The list is endless.

Sage Restaurant & Wine Bar in Ayia Napa

Address: Kriou Nerou, 8, Ayia Napa

Website: Sage Restaurant & Wine Bar. Ayia Napa

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7. Oliveto Stonegrill Dining in Paphos

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Oliveto Stonegrill Dining boasts a comprehensive European and Mediterranean menu list and a reputation for serving delicious steaks. Located near the Tomb of the Kings, this is a perfect restaurant to stop and enjoy the food once you’ve seen this tourist attraction. The steak and mixed grill are recommended.

Oliveto Stonegrill Dining in Paphos

Address: 96, Tombs of the Kings Avenue, 8015 Paphos, Cyprus

Opening Times:Monday - Sunday, 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Phone number: +357 26 220099

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8. 7 St. Georges Tavern in Paphos

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Posted by 7 St. Georges Tavern on Thursday, March 1, 2012

Ever been to a restaurant and spent far too long deliberating what to order from the menu and then changed your mind later and wished you ordered something else? Well if you go to 7 St. Georges Tavern, you will not have this problem. This family-owned meze bar dispenses with the convention of diners placing their orders. Instead, diners are treated to waiters simply serving you whichever fresh dishes are in season.

They will cater to dietary requirements. The meze dishes include well-seasoned meats, fresh bread, cooked vegetables, dips and sweet items too. Their flavors keep you hungry for more. Every diner in 7 St. Georges Tavern is fed until they’re fit to burst with exquisite flavors, from food prepared to perfection.

7 St. Georges Tavern in Paphos

Address: Anthypolochagou Georgiou M. Savva 37 | Yeroskipou, 8201 Paphos, Cyprus

Phone Number: +357 99 655824

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9. Fanous Lebanese Restaurant in Nicosia

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If you want to be dazzled by taste, sight, and sound, then visit Fanous, modern Lebanese dining with flair. Come experience the sensational food, superb wine menu and evening live entertainment. Music and dance play an important part of the Lebanese lifestyle. At Fanous, this is celebrated and incorporated through live entertainment in the evenings. Fanous offers the excellent selections of celebrated Lebanese cuisine, fine wine, and exquisite cocktails, but also the beautiful culture-infused atmosphere for a one of a kind dining experience.

Fanous Lebanese Restaurant in Nicosia

Address: Solonos 7C, 1011 Nicosia, Cyprus

Website:Fanous Lebanese Restaurant Nicosia

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10. Piatsa Gourounaki in Nicosia

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The menu at Piatsa Gourounaki is tailored for those who love big, tender, sizzling pieces of meat. They offer fresh, simple, and delicious dishes at great prices. Purely Greek food is served here and souvlaki is without a doubt the most recommended dish.

All of the meat is cooked on a traditional grill. To accompany the meat there are salads inspired from Crete and Greece. To wash all of this down you can choose wine straight from the barrel or a variety of beers.

Piatsa Gourounaki in Nicosia

Address: Faneromenis 92, 1011 Nicosia

Website: Piatsa Gourounaki

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Food, glorious food

Best kebab in Cyprus
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Wherever you eat during your stay in Cyprus, one thing is for sure. Fresh, tasty cuisine will never be far away.

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