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Top Choice Castle in Lemesos (Limassol)

Lemesos Castle

This 14th-century structure, built over the remains of a Byzantine castle, has been utilised by conquerors throughout Cyprus’ turbulent history. The Venetians vandalised it; the Ottomans gave it a facelift for milit…
Top Choice Cypriot in Lemesos (Limassol)

Mayirio Sykaminia

This is an unwaveringly authentic local restaurant with a daily menu chalked up on the wall (in Greek only), paper tablecloths and faded pics of yesteryear Lemesos on the walls. The food is as close to home cooking …
Top Choice International in Lemesos (Limassol)

Dino Bistro Cafe

Now in a new venue, Dino’s continues to attract a loyal local following thanks to its smart but unpretentious decor, friendly owner Dino Kosti and palate-pleasing dishes. The menu ranges from east to west, including…
Top Choice Cypriot in Lemesos (Limassol)

Karatello

A modern take on Cypriot classics is the name of the game at this stylish restaurant with a vast outdoor terrace, part of the Old Carob Mill complex. The hearty traditional taverna food here has been given a thoroug…
Top Choice Seafood in Lemesos (Limassol)

Trata Fish Tavern

This is arguably one of Lemesos’ best fish restaurants, particularly famed for its seafood meze. Despite the plain decor and unassuming atmosphere, the place attracts shoals of locals, particularly at weekends. It’s…
Top Choice Cafe in Lemesos (Limassol)

Antithesis

This snug cafe whips up a mighty fine slice of cake as well as some great coffee, pots of tea and delicious smoothies. If you’re peckish there's a small menu of pies, pitta pockets and soups for a tasty lunch. The o…
Museum in Lemesos (Limassol)

Municipal Folk Art Museum

Spread over six rooms and a past winner of the prestigious Europa Nostra Award (EU prize for cultural heritage), this museum hosts beautiful ethnographical displays of traditional costumes, furniture and agricultura…
Mediterranean in Lemesos (Limassol)

Artima Bistro

A fashionable, upbeat restaurant with Italian-inspired cuisine. The menu includes lots of zesty pasta choices, plus sushi and seafood options with exciting innovative tweaks. Muted lighting, sexy jazz on the soundtr…
Taverna in Lemesos (Limassol)

Meze Taverna

This charming family-run taverna is a timeless classic serving up a traditional comfort-food menu of Greek dishes. Expect uncomplicated, fresh flavours in classics such as moussaka, or go for the old-school meze. Gr…
International in Lemesos (Limassol)

Bono Bar & Restaurant

Bono’s owner spent several years in the US, where he learned how to whip up serious cowboy-size burgers and cheesecake that's reputed as the best in town. Now at a larger locale, Bono retains a global menu of currie…