Eating Out

There’s a wide choice of eateries in Cyprus, from the wonderful traditional Mediterranean home cooking through to sushi bars and Indian take aways. We’ve put together some of our favourites in the region to share with you.

Hillview Restaurant

★★★★ – €€
Tel: 25 221 972

Excellent food, with stunning panoramic views over Pissouri village. Beautiful new a la carte menu using local ingredients to create something a little bit different, as well as three course traditional English Sunday lunch. (highly recommended but booking in advance is a must!). George is a fantastic chef with a great reputation, and the restaurant itself offers a classy yet relaxed setting. wide selection of wines available. Through Pissouri village take right turn halfway up the hill to the village, go up the winding hill, first building on the left at the top. Booking advisable.

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O Vrakas Taverna

discount★★★★ – €€
Tel: 99 312 443

The new look taverna serves traditional Cypriot food with a modern twist. Harry (owner) is one of the best Sommeliers in Cyprus so you can always count on some good wine suggestions to accompany your meal. Bouzouki nights on Wednesdays provide live acoustic Greek music for an authentic Cypriot dining experience. You can ‘feast like a local’ every Sunday lunchtime with Harry’s all-you-can-eat Cypriot BBQ, also accompanied by live Greek music. A fantastic vegan menu is now available. Check website for details and dates of the special food and wine pairing dinners. Situated in the heart of Pissouri village square – the perfect spot for the true village dining experience.

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Suite 48

★★★ – €€ – Tel: 26 910 808

Great casual dining venue, complete with fantastic outside space that even has cabanas. This chilld out grill and lounge bar has a great selection of salads, sandwiches and grill dishes. We recommend a bottle of wine and cheese & charcuterie board at sunset.



Koutourou Kafeneio Ouzeri

★★★★ – €€ – Tel: 26 952 953

One of our favourites. Cosmopolitan/vintage style cafe with cool, ecclectic décor and tapas-style menu with modern Cypriot cuisine. Watch the chef prepare the dishes in the open kitchen. The oven-baked halloumi is a must! Perfect for a relaxed drink & light meal with a great atmosphere and wonderful service..


Platea Restaurant

★★★★★ – €€
Tel: 25 222 688

Middle restaurant in the village square. Serves traditional Cypriot and European food. The Platea host fantastic traditional Cyprus nights every Friday from April – Oct, offering great live music and entertainment – highly recommended. A range of entertainment evenings are put on – check Facebook for event information and updates. Open daily – lovely choice for lunch. The Pissouri Square snack bar attached to the restaurant offers great snack options, a great range of drinks and is a popular venue to watch live sport.

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Aphrodite Hills Golf Club                                                                             ★★★★ – €€
Tel: 26 829 207
Open all year round, indoor and outdoor eating. Good option for breakfast and brunch.  Offers an elegant dining experience with lovely views over the 18th green – a really lovely setting and atmosphere. Golfers and visitors can enjoy authentic Cypriot cuisine and international dishes, and a Sunday buffet with carvfery, all accompanied by a range of fine wines. All welcome, no real dress code.  Food served until 5pm.

Zimi – Pizza & Pasta

Zimi Restaurant

★★★★ – €€€
Tel: 26 829 472

Situated overlooking the children’s playground in the Village Square. Zimi is based on a traditional Italian dining concept.  An assorted medley of salads, pizzas, fresh pasta and traditional homemade Italian dishes are available, made with only the freshest of ingredients.  The pizzas are delicious! Very popular venue, advisable to book during busy times.

Anoi Pub

★★★★★ – €€€
Tel: 26 829 480

Thhis popular bar serves a variety of draft and bottled beers and ‘new world’ wines.  The menu includes a selection of pub-food favourites from steaks and potato skins to fajitas and spicy chicken wings, ribs and juicy homemade burgers. Good service and good atmosphere. A wide range of cocktails available. Sports TV most nights – see board outside for weekly schedules and activities.

Asian Corner

★★★★★ – €€€€
Tel: 26 829 000

Relocated from the Village Square to the Leander at the Intercontinental Hotel: Sushi, Chinese, and Thai dishes. Good, extensive menu prepared by a Chinese Head Chef, and great service. More pricey than the other Village Square outlets, but a delicious choice and cheaper than getting a taxi into Paphos.

Haagen Dazs – Village Square

★★★ – €€                                                                                                                           Tel: 26 956 713

If ice cream is your thing then look no further. Good place to head to after dinner or to help cool off in the daytime. Also serves coffees, cocktails and drinks until late. Warm atmosphere at night.

Hideaway Restaurant

★★★★★ – €€
Tel: 25 222 310

Traditional Cypriot menu, offering all the favourite local dishes, with some of the best Halloumi in Cyprus. The owners offer a lovely friendly service, in the setting of a hidden courtyard under the cover of a roof of grape and vines (hence the name!) Situated on a side street just off the edge of Pissouri Village Square.

Bunch of Grapes

★★★★ – €€
Tel: 25 221 275

Beautiful courtyard setting which offers a rustic and charming atmosphere. The a la carte menu here is tried and tested over the years, homecooked by the family chef, with Cypriot and specialty dishes featuring on the menu. Friendly service, good food. Situated on a side street just off village square – look out for the signs saying ‘proPably the best restaurant in Pissouri”.

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Stalla Grill Corner

★★★★★ – €
Tel: 25 222 929

Located just off the village square, near the fountain end, Stalla and her family will welcome you with open arms into their cozy little restaurant which serves a good selection of traditional Cypriot dishes, with daily specials. The Jack Daniels spare ribs (normally on a Friday) are a must try! Eat in or take away options available.

Hani Restaurant

★★★★★ – €
Tel: 25 221 211                                                                                                                      Website

Step back in time – Hani opened its doors in the 1950s and it remains a real gem of Cypriot hospitality, it is where the locals eat. If you’re looking for a local experience, and great, home-cooked, traditional food at reasonable prices then make sure to pop in. You can also buy traditional Cypriot products here too. Open for breakfast and lunch (takeaway is also available) – the halloumi, lountza and tomato sandwich is second to none. On the left before the Papantoniou’s supermarket on the B6 as you reach Pissouri.

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Kastro Taverna

★★★ – €€
Tel: 25 222 562                                                                            

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Prime location, overlooking the bay, offering stunning sea views. Kastro is extremely popular with tourists and locals alike. A friendly, family run taverna that serves beautiful fresh fish dishes and good traditional fare, try the moussaka! International dishes are also on offer in the evenings. Good selection of wines available. Well worth a visit, make sure to book ahead, especially during summer lunch times.


Efraim Tavern

★★★★★ – €€ – Tel: 26 432 082

Family run taverna that serves good local food in pleasant surroundings. Spacious interior and outside seating means larger families and groups can be catered for and you won’t be disappointed. Traditional Cypriot dancing on Thursdays. Open for lunch. Opposite church in village square with blue shutters.


★★★★ – €€ – Tel: 26 432 527


Situated in the centre of the village on the left past the church. Family run taverna serving good honest, delicious food with a warm welcome.  You will leave feeling like a part of Gabriel’s family. Cyprus Night every Thursday with tasty buffet meal, live music and  traditional dancing during peak season – a must-visit for holiday makers. Live music nights are also hosted throughout the year, check Facebook for event information. Highly recommended!

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★★★★★ – €
Tel: 26 423 842

Large, friendly, family-run taverna with extensive menu featuring a mixture of traditional local dishes, some old favourites and even a selection of oriental dishes. Newly refurbished with a cool,  contemporary hidden roof bar which is great for after meal cocktails. Good value for money. Second taverna on the left coming from B6.

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Namaste Indian

★★★ – €€
Tel: 96 067 591

Authentic Indian street food in a beautiful restaurant. Occasionally has a live sitar player which adds to the atmosphere. Delicious and fresh dishes full of flavour alongside a warm, friendly service. We  highly recommend the Namaste chicken. Located near the large Agioi Anargyroi Church.

Oniro By the Sea – Sea Caves

★★★★★ – €€ – Tel: 99 372 255

Sit back, relax and enjoy a cocktail or tasty lunch at this wonderful little hideaway. Menu is a well thought out range of lunch items with fresh, natural and homemade dishes. When you’re done with lunch, explore the Sea Caves and the surrounding area. Off the beaten track the only way to get there is by car or taxi. Passed Coral Bay Beach, the Sea Caves and after 2km keep a look out for the Oniro signpost left.

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Viva La Vida

★★★★★ – €€€                                                                                                                Tel: 25 377 753

Mediterranean – classy restaurant for a special evening or lunch. Excellent menu choices. Live music Fridays. Garden seating. Agiou Andreou St 239. Googlemap Link

Take Aways

Whether you have just arrived, got back late from a day’s sightseeing or if you’ve have had a relaxing day by the pool and just can’t motivate yourself to go out or cook there are options for you to have food delivered to your holiday property or pre phone your food order for collection. We highlight a few options for your convenience;

Ladi & Regani Kebab House

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Saffron Contemporary Indian Cuisine
★★★★ – €€ – Tel: 96 778084

Serving a delicious selection of Indian traditional and contemporary dishes cooked up by the talented Indian chefs. Extensive menu with lots of tasty dishes to chose from for your take away option.  In Pissouri Bay, on the main road – parking available.

Gabriels – Kouklia Village
★★★★ – €€€ – Tel: 26 432 527                                                                    Situated in the centre of Kouklia village on the left past the church. Gabriels offers a great range of tasty traditional Cypriot dishes, with regular specials. Great option for take aways!

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Zimi – Pizza & Pasta – Aphrodite Hills Village Square
★★★★★ – €€€ – Tel: 26 829 472
Situated overlooking the children’s playground in the village square. Good selection of pizzas and salads, large portions – perfect for take away. Phone in advance to avoid the queue.

Ladi & Regani Kebab house – Aphrodite Hills Village Square
★★★★ – €€ – Tel: 26 829 479
Freshly and traditionally cooked kebabs, (Souvlaki) made to order good with a side salad, chips and a drink. Take away service available. Open from 12:00 – 21:00, call ahead to be sure it’s open.

Mandria Supermarket
★★★★★ – € – Tel: 26 423 924
A small take away food shop attached to the supermarket which sells beautiful homemade Cypriot dishes, including moussaka, keftedes and roast chicken.  Situated just after the Mandria turn off on the B6 to Paphos.  Open every day from 8am – 10pm (food is available until early evening, drop in, do not call to order)

Hani Restaurant – Pissouri Village
★★★★★ – € – Tel: 25 221 211
On the left before the Papantoniou’s supermarket on the B6 as you reach Pissouri. Open for breakfast and lunch this is a perfect pit-stop to pick up some traditional Cypriot food, or a hot sandwich to enjoy at home.

Robin’s Kitchen – Peyia Village
★★★★★ – € – Tel: +44 7909943765                                                                         A  non-profit kitchen run by volunteers, offering a way to enjoy authentic Italian dishes and support those in need at the same time. Originally from Bologna, Robin is keen to promote the charity scheme: “for every meal you buy, we donate one to people in need”. Order in advance, every meal is freshly prepared.

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Catering Services


Catering services can also be hired for your rental property, or as a resident in Cyprus, from the wonderful BBQ man Cyprus.

Using the freshest ingredients and offering personal service, BBQ Man Cyprus takes all the hard work out of your hands so that you can relax and enjoy your food without the stress of preparing and cooking yourself. BBQ Man Cyprus’ menu includes breakfast buffets, souvla, meat feast and a la carte options.

Whether it’s a wedding party, business party or private function,  BBQ Man Cyprus are our recommended option for you.

Tel: 97 681 568



Gate to India

★★★★– €€€€€
Tel: 26 829 240

The Gate to India serves innovative Indian cuisine in a stylish setting.  The chefs here honour an array of different cooking traditions but with a more creative vision.  Mouth-watering menu, and all the side dishes that make Indian cuisine so special.  This restaurant is reserved for children aged 7 years and above.

Steakhouse by Michael

★★★★★ – €€
Tel: 99 185 717                                                                                                                      Website

A fantastic option for meat lovers with eight different ‘Black Angus Prime Cut’ steaks available to choose from (and some lovely vegetarian options too). Michalis is dedicated to using the freshest ingredients and this comes out in the wonderful flavour of the food. Home-grown veggies, herbs and prime cuts of the world’s finest meat combine for mouth-watering results! A warm, welcoming atmosphere and impeccable service. You’ll be greeted with a complimentary prosecco and leave with a full tummy and a smile – a stunning dining experience all round. All dietary requirements well catered for.

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Tony’s Kebabs & Crepes

Pissouri Square

★★★★★ – €
No thrills involved in this dining experience; Antonis serves delicious Cypriot kebabs which have been lovingly prepared by his and his family’s hands; children and the grandchildren help out in the summer months. His crepe stand on wheels offers a tasty desert option when you’re on foot. If you’re lucky you’ll catch Tony’s rare but seriously charming smile!

Panorama Lounge


★★★ – €€
Tel: 99 798 698

Incredible views of the surrounding areas and a great spot for  cocktails or a G&T whilst watching the sunset. They serve a selection of tasty delights from warm nutella waffles with ice cream, to a scrumptious selection of meat and cheese platters, and great  pizzas too! There is certainly something to tickle everyone’s  tastebuds at this modern yet cozy and very friendly lounge.


Lofou Village

★★★★★ – €€€
Tel: 25 421 828

Warm reception and utterly delicious traditional cuisine, in the beautiful setting of Lofou Village. The meze is highly recommended and will be tailored to your tastes. Makes for a great day trip – but do make sure you phone ahead to book.

Anoi Bar

★★★★ – €€€
Tel: 26 829 480

This popular bar serves a variety of draught and bottled beers and  new world wines. The menu includes a selection of pub-food favourites from steaks and potato skins to fajitas and spicy chicken wings, ribs and juicy homemade burgers. Good service and atmosphere. Sports TV most nights – see board outside for weekly schedules and activities.

Melanda Beach Restaurant

Avdimou Bay

★★★★ – €€
Tel: 99 565 336


Set on a beautiful quiet bay, the views are stunning and the fish is as fresh as it gets. Family-run, the staff are really friendly and welcoming and the setting lends a calm and laid-back atmosphere to the restaurant. Fresh fish dishes here are delicious, and the menu also includes some scrumptious local dishes too. We recommend you plan to spend some time here; enjoy the food then kick-back on the lovely beach!