Culvinary Gastronomy: Exploring the World of Flavors

Demetra's Cafe/Restaurant - Lasa Tel+357 99401293 #dogfriendly

Our very own Demetra just around the corner from our HideAway would love to take care of you whenever you want to enjoy a home cooked meal! Just let her know the day before that you will be going for lunch or dinner. She also makes delicious breakfast and on the weekends she makes Kebabs!

The Tremythas of Simou. Tel +357 99438421 (OPEN THROUGHOUT THE YEAR) #dogfriendly

This restaurant is a great find in the town square of Simou where you can enjoy delicious home-cooked  traditional food whilst you watch the locals play a game of backgammon and enjoy cyprus coffee. Cozy atmosphere, and service, excellent taste, fresh ingredients from the region and local wine. Rich meze with lamb chops, pork souvlaki, sieftalia, chicken, halloumi, pastirma (air-dried cured beef), village sausage, koupepia (stuffed vine leaves), mushrooms, mountain greens, and salads. Very well priced. The tavern is located opposite the village church, ask Maria for the key and do go in and have a look. Also in the courtyard there is a Protected Tree ‘ The Pistacia Atlantica” that is over 1,000 years old. From this tree the Paphos Chewing Gum is made. The Tremithas of Simou is #dofriendly

Kika’s Garden, Kallepia. Tel: +357 99459400 #dogfriendly

(Closed 23/12 - 19/1)

Something new, authentic and different!.

The name, “Kika’s Garden”, is quite accurate in describing what this is: Freshly prepared food from the amazing Kika in her beautiful garden. Whether that’s breakfast, brunch or home made jams, they all have quality in common.  Open from 10am to 3pm - Closed Mondays & Tuesdays. Booking is a must

Stonelion-Mediterranean Tavern, Goudi. Tel +35799 038689 (OPEN THROUGOUT THE YEAR) #dogfriendly

Family run Mediterranean Tavern, focusing mainly on Lebanese food. Delicious including dips and flatbread, garlic bread, Lebanese sausages and nachos.  Main courses from Lebanese chicken and lamb shank or a large mixed grill and of course not to miss the out of this world desserts. Lovely relaxing atmosphere and beautiful views. Stone Lion is #dogfriendly

Maro’s Place, Lysos. Tel: +357 99934309 (OPEN THROUGHOUT THE YEAR) #dogfriendly

Also in the the heart of Lysos village you will find Maro’s Place. 10 minutes walk from Ithaki House where you can stop for refreshing drinks, mouthwatering desserts as well as breakfast. Maro’s place is open from 5.30 am offering delicious home cooked breakfast to the farmers and hunters of the area, why dont you join one morning! Maro’s place is #dogfriendly

Lysos Cafe, Lysos. Tel: +357 99876916 (OPEN THROUGHOUT THE YEAR)

Right in the heart of Lysos village you will find Lysos Café. 10 minutes walk from Ithaki House. Enjoy a selection of home cooked food and/or take away, even their delicious Mousaka. You can also stop over for refreshing milkshakes and orange juice plus the famous machallepi.

The Watermill - Steni Tel: +357 26352059  (OPEN EVERY DAY EXCEPT WEDNESDAYS) #dogfriendly

Delicious home made food and desserts served throughout the day and amazing hospitality.  Its name derives from the 1700 year old watermill ruin beside the residue of a once flowing river. You will find it opposite the Steni Museum of Village life

Kathikas Square Bar & Cafe, Kathikas. (OPEN THGHOUGHT THE YEAR)

The Home of Gin … and more!

Located in the heart and centre of Kathikas Village this trendy place offers a modern touch with a wide selections of drinks and pastries to tempt you throughout the day. Hot & Cold Coffees, Ice Creams, Waffles, Cakes, Muffins, Smoothies, Shakes,  & more. It boosts that is the home of over 200 Gins! Great place to stop after a walk to enjoy the beautiful Village of Kathikas and before you end up for dinner at one of the tavernas there. 

To Stekki tou Pai – Kathikas

Excellent traditional cuisine served with a smile! Very logical prices as well. The upstairs veranda is absolutely beautiful, it took a while for us to visit this place but it has quickly become one of our favorites.

Farm Yard Restaurant, Kathikas, Tel: 70009696 (OPEN THROUGHOUT THE YEAR)

The FarmYard Restaurant, located in the picturesque traditional village of Kathikas, offers a warm welcome & relaxing atmosphere, serving both traditional Cypriot and International Cuisine. Reasonably priced with excellent very attentive staff. The outside dining area is very pleasant and blissfully cool after the hot August days. They hold special evenings (live Chinese Evening, Indian Buffet Night etc) and also Sunday buffet. Advisable to call beforehand to confirm if any events are taking place and also to book.

Art Kafe Kivotos, Polis Tel: +357 99555183

Tina’s Art Cafe is a quirky little corner of peace and creativity very near the centre of the village.  The outdoor garden seating area is covered by the dappled shade of gnarled old trees, making the café a cool oasis in the hot summer months. The terrace is all mismatched furniture and eclectic arts, crafts and sculptures, with books, magazines and board games available for entertainments. And best of all? The mouth-watering homemade cakes which German owner Tina serves in generous portions washed down with a traditional Cyprus coffee or and ice cold frappe. Breakfast and light lunches also served

Koulla’s Sandwitches, Pomos. Tel: +357 96589533

Don’t expect any cutlery, or plates, or a swish kitchen and tables with crisp white tablecloths. Just expect friendly staff, fabulous views and freshly prepared sandwiches that are absolutely delicious and are unbelievably inexpensive. Wherever you choose to eat in this part of Cyprus DO NOT miss out on this treat.

Kanali Restaurant, Pomos. Tel: +357 99 567056

The Kanalli Fish Tavern in Pomos over looks the harbour of Pomos and has the most amazing views! The food is also delicious with fresh fish amongst is most famous dishes, do not miss stopping here for lunch or dinner.

Must Visit: The Dreamy ‘Oniro by the Sea’, Pegia (CLOSED FROM NOV 1ST TO APRIL30TH)

With the name of the place directly translated as ‘Dream by the Sea’, it really is a wonderful experience oozing laid back charm, situated in a spot of outstanding natural beauty with unobstructed sea views and wonderful sunsets over the spectacular sea caves which are beautifully lit up at night. Enjoy a meal of  sumptuous seafood dishes, to fresh salads and sandwiches with a real twist, you’ll be in seventh heaven with every bite. Oniro by the sea is one of our favorite places where you can watch the sunset. Read more on our blog #dogfriendly 

Akakiko, Polis Tel: 77778022 (OPEN THROUGOUT THE YEAR)

Located in the renovated Polis 1907, a listed building constructed over 100 years ago using local stone and traditional architecture. It is located in the center of the village square of Polis Chrysochous. It offers Asian fusion cuisine.

Arsinoe Fish Tavern Seafood Restaurant in Polis

Arsinoe Fish Tavern is the place to be if you want to enjoy fresh fish and homemade food cooked in a traditional Cypriot style! Friendly welcome as well as the usual free desserts/drinks!

Helios Restaurant – Anassa Hotel  (SEASONAL)

The exclusive Helios Restaurant, inspired by the modern cuisine of the French Riviera, in the summer captivates with its idyllic garden and its wonderful olive trees; compact storm lanterns suspended from the trees help create a heavenly summer evening romantic mood.

Yiangos & Peters Fish Restaurant in Latsi, Tel+357 26321411  (OPEN THROUGHOUT THE YEAR)

The  restaurant’s fame originated back in the early 20th century as the first and only restaurant in the harbor. Absorbing almost every fisherman’s daily catch Y&P’s restaurant was famous around Cyprus for it’s fresh fish and excellent kitchen! Founded by two brothers, Yiangos & Peter, fishermen, who when they opened this restaurant they were operating from an old barn and slowly developed to this pictureque restaurant that is today, offering the same excellent food and hospitality.

Molos Restaurant, Latsi,  Tel: +357 26321512

Harbourside restaurant, ideal for lunch or coffee while watching boats and harbour activity! Whether is a relaxing lunch in the sunshine or a romantic dinner by the pier Molos Restaurant is definitely a place to visit whilst in the area. The food is fantastic with a wide variety to choose from a wide range of dishes including traditional Cypriot as well as International cuisine, but of course fresh seafood.

Porto Latsi, Latsi. Tel: +357 26321530 (OPEN THROUGHOUT THE YEAR)

A cozy restaurant literally on the sea and a fireplace, open all year. Very fresh fish and seafood such as live lobster, fresh mussels, fish that comes out of the sea on the day. You get the chance to pick your own fish! Serves also Cyprus dishes and  delicacies (such as halloumi, mousakka and much more)  as well as International food. At Porto Latsi there is something for every taste!. During the summer a table by the beach is the one to go for, when it’s starts to get colder a move inside by the large wood burner is recommended!  Fresh fish is pricey so do check the prices before you order.

  • 3 Double Rooms/ Sleeps 6
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Hot Tub
  • Roof Top terrace/Private Courtyard
  • AC/Heating
  • WiFi/Subscription TV
  • Dog Friendly
  • Ministry of Tourism License: 0002616
  • Optional housekeeping services (additional 25/day)
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