Coming outta Shepherds Bush in London, Chris with over 30 years experience, and catering in his blood, following in his father's footsteps, in 2012 he finally sealed the deal to buy the old Banana Cabaret Bar in Kissonerga, then, better known for its sauciness than its sauces ;) .... tbh, Sonny's looks good the moment you arrive, and then, it just gets better!
The place looks so welcoming, a spacious alfresco lounge under vines with comfy sofas and just inside on the covered terrace, tables immaculately set, pristine, polished wine glasses of various sizes ready for a fine selection of wines, inside is lounge, bistro style, clean and shiny, a well stocked bar with stools if you only want wine ;) and unusually loos on the same floor, so not walking up and down stairs, very cool ! ... Oh and really good cuisine !!!
Golden cafe, immaculate decor, extremely hospitable, delicious menu, and without doubt one of the best places to watch the live sports ... any sports ... at the same time ... on 40 screens up to 98 inches!
The Village Inn is traditionally British, from the beer garden out back to the golf society you're welcome to join, and the pub grub is just awesome !
I love a new find ... this wonderful Bistro is set in the cobbled alleys at the top end of Old Town Paphos. It's the dream of Soula and Aristos come true. Soula has a love of cooking, especially 'sweet things' and now you can go and enjoy a little naughtiness in a quaint French Bistro style ambience, where everything just seems to slow down and stop, and all you have to think about is which coffee to choose !
It's a family run restaurant, from Luigi's warm welcome to the home made Cypriot specialities using mum's secret recipes and the lovely touch of complimentary seasonal fruit, grown in dads orchard, that they'll bring to your table for afters ...
The secret behind their success is down to the quality of their ingredients, everything fresh daily and cooked to order, the presentation impeccable ! Marios told me "to cook a good steak you first have to buy a good steak" and that's exactly what they do, importing the finest Black Angus beef and the freshest seafood caught daily by local fishermen.
Overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean Sea, this tastefully decorated restaurant with delectable shaded terrace, edged in crimson flowers, blended with the scents of fresh herbs and a beautiful grassed kiddies' play area out back, offers a warm welcome and a truly relaxing ambience.
Koh i noor Is of course one of the worlds most famous diamonds, and this restaurant aptly boasts the same name and reputation, as it was Paphos' first Indian eaterie and now ending their second decade it's undoubtedly one of my most highly recommended ... I've eaten at a few of Europe's best and this place is well on par !
Haris bar looks the part as you arrive, a cool low modern building, even cooler signage, its comfortable, with spacious inside and outside seating on the covered beer gardens style patios, and out back, a lawn surrounded by sun terraces with full size family pool in the middle for their clients kids to play in free ... oh and an awesome British chef creating a really good Mediterranean menu !