Nicosia district

Casale Panayiotis

22952444, Kalopanayiotis Village Everyone knows it but not everyone knows a lot about it…at least I didn’t. Not before my visit last month. All I knew it was a very carefully done mountain retreat. I didn’t [...]

Agia Anna tavern

Agia Anna village, 22532500, NICOSIA DISTRICT Food: 3.5/5 Service: 2.5/5 Ambiance: 3.5/5 Last minute calls are the best ones… no anticipation, no expectations. That’s exactly what our lunch at Agia Anna was. Right when we were [...]

Lyhnos – Askas village

Askas village, 22642641, Nicosia District Sat-Sun 12:30-15:00 Food: 3.5/5 Service: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 4/5 I remember being very excited when the proud Cypriot parents said they had discovered a restaurant in Askas village worth visiting, a restaurant [...]


Theodorou Mavrosavva 15, Lympia, 22524333, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sun lunch & dinner Food: 3.5/5 Service: 4/5 Ambiance: 3/5 I have to admit, the name alone (which means “teasers” or “teased with”), makes you want to visit this [...]

Archontiko Papadopoulou- Kornos

Arch Makariou III 67, Kornos, 22531000, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Tue-Sun 12:00-15:00, 18:00-23:00 Food: 3.5/5 Service: 4/5 Ambiance: 4/5 I find that I have a few things in common with Archontiko Papadopoulou: we both believe in the Cypriot [...]

To koultouriariko – Gouri

Gouri village, 99625695, Gouri, NICOSIA DISTRICT Mon-Sat lunch and dinner Food: 4/5 Service: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 3/5 Last winter I had visited «Mezedokamomata» at Gouri village (which I actually liked). However, the first thing I was asked [...]

Best mountain tavernas for winter

Although a bit late, winter has definitely arrived. It might not be Siberian winter, but it is winter for Cyprus standards. Since it doesn’t last long, the minute it gets cold there is one thing we [...]

Mezedokamomata- Gourri

Gourri village, NICOSIA DISTRICT Mon-Sun Lunch & Dinner Food: 3/5 Service: 3/5 Ambiance: 2.5/5 It seems like we are on a winning streak as our mountain taverna search has been successful for the third Sunday in [...]

Fountoukia -Saranti village

Saranti Village, 22652315, Nicosia District Fri dinner, Sat-Sun lunch & dinner Food: 3.5/5 Service: 4/5 Ambiance: 2.5/5 I get a feeling that my mountain touring and taverna tasting days will soon be over as the weather [...]

To Palio Cinema- Kalopanayiotis

Kalopanayiotis village, 99130275, Nicosia District Food: 3/5 Service: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 3/5 I would never have thought discovering good tavernas in the mountains would be such a difficult task. Asking around helps but it really depends on [...]

Tzoumerka- Kakopetria

Kakopetria-Troodos street, 22924443, Kakopetria Tue-Sun 12:00-15:00, 19:00-23:00 Food: 2/5 Service: 2.5/5 Ambiance: 2.5/5 Right when I thought Kakopetria was full of touristy restaurants that have been there forever, I find Tzoumerka to change my mind. The [...]

Katoi – Xyliatos

Katoi, 22852576, Xyliatos Tue-Sat 12:00-15:00, 19:00-24:00, Sunday all day Food: 2.5/5 Service: 3/5 Ambiance: 2/5 What does one think when one hears that a restaurant in Agia Marina Xyliatou serves any kind of game meat as [...]