best bar/restaurant

Barrafino

3C-E Spyrou Kyprianou, 22767696, NICOSIA, Mon – Sun 5pm – 1am  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 into [...]

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 [...]

Gin Fish

Old Port (4th one on the Pier), 25354200, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Mon – Thu & Sun 5pm – 1am, Fri – Sat 5pm – 2am  Food: 3.5/5 Service: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 4/5 I have to say, I am [...]

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 [...]

YUMI Japanese & Cocktail Bar

Spyrou Kyprianou 20A, 22303093, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Tue-Sun 12:00-2:00 Food: n/a Service: n/a Ambiance: n/a One of the few good Japanese restaurants in the capital and probably the only one that combines a lively [...]

Do Wine & Dine

50E Amathuntos, 25020056, LIMASSOL, Mon-Sun 8am – 12.30pm  Food: 3.5/5 Service: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 3.5/5 I quite often get into discussion about the number of openings in Limassol vs new openings in Nicosia. Funnily enough, I get the same [...]

Frankie’s Social

Arch. Makarios 226, 25354101, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Mon-Sun 18:00-2:00 Food: 3.5/5 Service: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 4.5/5 PLEASE NOT THAT THE MENU HAS RECENTLY CHANGED Finally! I did it. It took me two months to review it properly, but [...]

Brunching at STATE

Alkaiou 23, Engomi, 22255111, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sun 19:00-2:00, Sun 11:00-16:00 Food: 3.5/5 Service: 4/5 Ambiance: 3.5/5 Rumour has it that the revamped Occhio has let go of some things but has also kept a few. The [...]

Patio Revisited

Great Alexander 55, 22664488, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sun 19:00-2:00 Food: 3.5/5 Service: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 4/5 Reviewing restaurants as soon as they open can be a double-edged sword. The reason is this: as Cypriot and Proud I owe [...]