RESTAURANTS / ENTERTAINMENT
There are restaurants to suit every taste and every pocket.
Apart from the traditional Tavernas where Cyprus mezŽ and other local
dishes are served,
French, Italian, Chinese, Indian, Lebanese Arabic, Thai and Mexican
restaurants can also
be found on the island. The quality of food is excellent and prices
Approximate charges for:
- Meze for two in a Taverna with a bottle of local wine: from
- Meal for two in a Restaurant with a bottle of local wine: from
Restaurant price-lists are approved by the Cyprus Tourism
Organisation. A 10% service
charge is added to the bill. As from 1st October 1993, V.A.T. at the
standard rate of 8% is
levied on all customers' bills.
The restaurants which have been registered and classified by C.T.O.
as Catering and
Entertainment Tourist Establishments can be identified by a
characteristic sticker (the
C.T.O. emblem) which is affixed at the entrance of these
Lunch is served in restaurants between 12.00 and 14.30 and dinner
from 19.00 till late in
Cypriots eat their lunch at around 13.00 hrs and dinner at around
Discos, night-clubs and other enrtainment centres, where one can
enjoy an excellent meal,
dance and listen to live or disco music, can be found in all towns in
Cyprus. Visitors are
also welcome to the local boites, where they can listen to guitar
music and Greek songs,
and enjoy the cosy atmosphere.