bars Nicosia

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 [...]

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 [...]

1888 Wine & Cocktail Bar

Lefkonos 22, 22667977, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Tue-Sun 18:00-1:00 Food: n/a Service: n/a Ambiance: n/a A fantastic wine bar in the centre of the old city that offers a selection of platters and main dishes. [...]

Vini Platea

Mouson 9, 99408009/99473878, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Wed-Sun 18:00-1:00 Being pregnant is one of the biggest blessings in the world, but let’s face it: I do miss my wine. I especially miss a casual drink after a busy [...]

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 [...]

Kandy with a K

Digeni Akrita (Agios Antonios Market), 70009787, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sat 12:00-15:00, 19:00-00:00 Truth be told, the concept of a dessert bar was a bit confusing to us Cypriots. At the beginning I thought it was like a [...]


Asklipiou 35, 97890290, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sun 18:00-2:00 Food: 3.5/5 Service: 3/5 Ambiance: 3/5 I don’t know why (and apologies to the owners for this), but before visiting it I was a bit prejudiced against this place. [...]

Lost + Found Drinkery

Gladstonos & Vyronos corner, (no phone number available) LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Wed Sat 18:00-1:00 If you would like to contact Lost + Found you can use their Facebook account. Please not that they do not take reservations. [...]

Nicosia Tea Shop

Aristokyprou 20A, 22767271, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sun 9:00-00:30 If I had to show to a foreigner what being Cypriot and Proud is about, through elements that represent our tradition and culture, Nicosia Tea Shop would be a [...]

Bastione revisited

Athenas Ave 6, 22730025, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sun 19:00-24:00 Food: 4/5 Service: 4/5 Ambiance: 4.5/5 Since its opening back in 2011 it is obvious that Bastione hasn’t dropped the ball yet, meaning that it has managed to [...]