hip/people watching

Barrafino

Spyrou Kyprianou 3C, 22767696, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sun 9:00-1:00 I ‘m definitely going to give it to these guys. It takes a lot of skill to take an unsuccessful place in a not-so-ideal location and transform it [...]

Forty Two Bar

Stasikratous 42, 70088770, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Tue-Sund 19:00-1:00 I ‘m simply loving the spree of new arrivals, especially in the bar/food space (since I am not so available for lunch lately). Funnily so, the latest opening is [...]

Skinny Fox

Menandrou 14A, 22256070, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sun Dinner, Mon-Sat lunch Food: 4/5 Service: 3/5 Ambiance: 4.5/5 I was going to say it’s the opening of the season but this is probably the opening of the year! Avant-garde, [...]

House Bar & Restaurant

Agiou Andreou & Christodoulou Sozou, 25364040, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Tue-Sun 18:00-24:00 I love this time of the year. Well…wait. I actually partly hate it because of the weather and time change, but I mostly love it because [...]

The Roof – Grecian Sands Hotel

Grecian Sands Hotel- Kryou Nerou 44, 23721616, Ayia Napa – FAMAGUSTA Mon-Sun 15:00- 23:00 Food: 4/5 Service: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 4/5 Good, gourmet burgers are part of every-day life in Limassol and Nicosia, but can’t say the [...]

The fishmarket

Limassol Old Port, 25022377, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Mon-Sun 12:00-23:00 Food: 3/5 Service: 3/5 Ambiance: 4/5 What do you do when you hear that THE Lazarou is involved in a new seafood restaurant in Limassol? You go there! [...]

Nippon

120 Stadiou, 24400330, LARNACA Mon-Sat 12:00-15:30, 18:00-12:00 Food: 3.5/5 Service: 2.5/5 Ambiance: 3.5/5 Another belated review of what is supposed to be the best Japanese restaurant in the country. Renovated, revamped and still extremely popular. That’s [...]

The Gym revisited

Onasagorou, 22002001, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sun 9:00-2:00 Food: 4/5 Service: 3/5 Ambiance: 4/5 I thought it was time to do a belated “revisited” review. 2 years and quite a few menu changes later I managed to take [...]

Elma & Fred

Griva Digeni 42-44, 22680400, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sat 9:00-23:00 Food: 4/5 Service: 4.5/5 Ambiance: 4/5 Out of the quite-a-few good surprises this year I think this is the biggest one. It’s not a hidden gem as it [...]

Rokoko

Christodoulou Sozou 21, 22254525, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sat dinner, Sat lunch Food: 3.5/5 Service: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 4/5 When Rokoko opened a few months ago (around 10 to be exact), I wasn’t sure if it would be a [...]

Dionysous Mansion

16th June 1943, 25222210, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Mon-Sun lunch & dinner During my first fifteen minutes at Dionysous Mansion I thought I would write one of those reviews that would be talked about, and not in a [...]

The Winery

Lykourgou 7, 22511925, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sun 10:00-2:00, (Kitchen served Mon-Sun 18:00 onwards, Brunch Sat-Sun 11:00-15:00) I know I say it all the time but it’s true: you can never have too many wine bars. Although Cypriots [...]