best Nicosia

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 [...]

Brasserie Au Bon Plaisir

Larnakos 87, Palouriotissa, 96755111, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sun 12:00-15:00 Food: 3.5/5 Service: 4/5 Ambiance: 3.5/5 Remember that small French bistro you’ve been to a couple of years ago? Remember the good wine, the tender steak and those [...]

Fogo e Brasa

Stasikratous 26, 22250160, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sun dinner, Sun lunch & dinner My motto of life has always been, if you want to do something and succeed do your own thing just do it well. Whatever that [...]

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, [...]

Nasty Cat

Digeni Akrita 64, , LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sat 10:00-21:00 When you hear the name Erotokritos, cafe, gluten-free cake, new opening all in one sentence you start paying attention. When all of the above come with a picture [...]

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 [...]

The Home Cafe

28 Markou Drakou (across Ledra Palace), 22445740, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Fri 9:00-21:00, Sat 9:00-17:00 Food: 4/5 Service: 3/5 Ambiance: 3.5/5 When I moved to Cyprus in 2011 after being away for 10 years I thought it would [...]

Pi Bakery

Promitheus 12B, 22100430, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sat 7:30-18:30 They say food is about satisfying all 5 senses. I tend to agree. Seeing a pretty picture of a Pi goody firstly attracted me to it. The aesthetics and [...]

Restaurants for post-holiday light food

If there is anyone who hasn’t over-eaten during the holidays please raise their hand. Anyone…? No…? No-one. I think the term “over-ate” doesn’t even begin to describe what I did over Christmas. After two weeks of [...]