hip/people watching

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

7 Lykourgou 7, 22511925, NICOSIA, Mon – Sat 6pm – 2am, Sun 11am – 2am, Mon Closed I know I say it all the time but it’s true: you can never have too many wine bars. Although Cypriots [...]

Pyxida Oyster Bar

Menandros 3, 22270045, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sat 12:30-2:00 Food: 4/5 Service: 4/5 Ambiance: 4/5 When they ask me what I think is missing from the restaurant scene of Cyprus I never thought of oyster bars. I am, [...]

To Elliniko Ouzomesedopolio

Achaion 1, 77778300, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sun 12:00-23:00 3 years on, still going strong. If you’ve visited it recently it’s not hard to tell why. Probably the only modern Greek restaurant in the capital with dishes that [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

The Cookhouse

Gladstonos 112, 25353434, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Mon-Fri 7:30-19:30, Sat-Sun 10:00-16:00 Food: 4/5 Service: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 3.5/5 I have been really looking forward to the opening of The Cookhouse for two main reasons: firstly, my gym is right [...]

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 [...]

Isolani Pizza Bar

Agios Antonios market, 70008778, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Tue-Sun 12:30-15:00, 19:30-23:00 Food: 4/5 Service: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 3/5 When writing about Italian restaurants in general (Italian being one of my favourite cuisines), I can become a bit overexcited if [...]