summer favs

Pomos-Latsi-Poli and their surroundings

Pomos & Pyrgos I have visited Pomos and Pyrgos areas in Cyprus a few times, but it was the first time I drove there from Nicosia by myself. Despite its beauty it’s not as crowded as [...]

Searching for the best ice cream : Part II

I eat my ice cream. Truth is I like it a lot. I have my preferences but I do like to try different tastes and especially unusual ones. Oh and combinations. In this year’s search for [...]

Limassol dining “al fresco”

I know I keep saying this, but for a city by the coast, Limassol does not have nearly enough restaurants by the sea. Thankfully though it does have quite a few places where one can eat [...]


Avdimou beach, 99565336, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Mon-Sun lunch & dinner Food: 2.5/5 Service: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 3.5/5 I was looking for a restaurant that serves good food, has a nice ambiance, is preferably by the beach and away [...]

To Hani

Vasilissis 4 (Castle area), 25762761, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Mon-Sun lunch & dinner Food: 3/5 Service: 3/5 Ambiance: 3.5/5     “To Hani” is one of those new restaurants into which effort was put into its creation. Why I [...]

Da Paolo Revisited

Palaiologou 52, 22438538, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon – Sun 7.15pm – 11.15pm  Food: 3.5/5 Service: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 3.5/5 I have always thought finding proper Italian restaurants in Cyprus is a struggle. Surely there are standard pasta dishes [...]


St Raphael Hotel beach area, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Mon-Sun 8:00-23:00 Food: 3/5 Service: 3/5 Ambiance: 2.5/5 White plastic chairs might have been replaced with cool net chairs, frappe and Cyprus coffee with cappuccino freddo and smoothies while [...]

Yiagkini by night

Hadjiloizi Michailidi 6, behind the old market, 97839617, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Mon-Sat 12:00-16:00, Sun-Sat 19:00-24:00 (closed for lunch in August) Food: 3.5/5 Service: 3/5 Ambiance: 4/5 I love it when a restaurant is able to recreate itself [...]

Scarabeo beach

Amfitritis 9, (Protaras beach front), Protaras, AMMOCHOSTOS (FAMAGUSTA) Mon-Sun 9:00-2:00 Food: 2.5/5 Service: 3/5 Ambiance: 3.5/5 Scarabeo we know, and Scarabeo we like. Not only the venue, but the concept, the people and the vibe. This [...]

The Old Powerhouse (Palia Ilektriki)

Tembon 3, 22432559, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sat 19:00-00:00 Food: 3/5 Service: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 4/5 If I had to choose the most understated and undervalued place in Nicosia there is no doubt in my mind that I would [...]


Ermou 300, 22 349316, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sun 17:00-11:00 Service: 3/5 Ambiance: 4/5 I would have thought that given the economic climate and the number of existing cafes in Nicosia/Limassol, a number of cafes would have been [...]


Georgiou A 18A, 25106364, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Mon-Sun 15:00-2:00 Food: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 3/5 One of the things I was complaining about upon my return to Cyprus almost a year ago was the fact that I couldn’t get [...]