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Top Choice Cypriot in Platres

Mimi’s Restaurant

This may not be the most atmospheric spot to eat in town, but ask any local where they like to dine and this is the place they will probably cite. You won’t hear the dreaded ping of the microwave: everything here is…
Mediterranean in Platres

Skylight Restaurant Bar & Pool

On a warm summer's day, especially with kids in tow, this is the best choice in town. Where else can you enjoy your meal in between taking a dip in the restaurant pool (admission per day €5)? The menu is a family pl…
Chocolate in Platres

Platres Chocolate Workshop

New premises, new owner, but the chocolates are as delicious as ever (€2 each). Fillings are unusual, ranging from brandy sour to Cyprus royal jelly, which is promoted as being beneficial to health – as if we needed…
Cypriot in Platres

Village Tavern

Open views from the terrace, a cosy taverna-style interior and tasty traditional food served in good-sized portions make this a pleasant spot to recharge after a hike. Try the fresh Cypriot salads with the lightly b…
Cypriot in Platres

Psilo Dendro Restaurant

Close to the southern end of the Kaledonia Trail from Troödos, this restaurant receives many hungry hikers. It has an adjoining trout farm, from which it serves some of the freshest fish on the island.
Cypriot in Platres

To Anoi

Set in a large stone building, this family tavern serves such traditional dishes as kleftiko (oven-baked lamb) and souvla (skewered meat, usually lamb) cooked over hot coals.