19 beautiful courtyards for delightful moments in the Limassol city!

10/05/2019
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Back in the day, gardens and backyards offered a cool respite from the heat to residents, with trees providing much-needed shade while the scent of flowers created a pleasant atmosphere for hanging out with friends and a chance to talk, laugh and relax.

Today, these backyards and gardens of homes in Limassol are few and far between, as the city and the needs of its residents have changed. Many of them, however, have taken on a new life. Homes have been replaced by bars and restaurants, with gardens that offer the ultimate summer refuge, serving up ice-cold drinks and culinary delights as an antidote to the heat.

An idyllic environment, relaxing vibes, music, entertainment and a sense of the city’s history as represented by these wonderful buildings all make for good reasons to enjoy one such garden for your night out this evening. 

1. Lab Restaurant + Bar

Lab Restaurant + Bar has become a relaxing getaway on the vibrant Anexartisias Street, with an inner courtyard boasting a refined atmosphere that is sure to transport you to a whole other era. Striking the right balance between the architectural inheritance of this classic building and its industrial decor, this venue stands out for its unique vibes and is a great option for drinks and light meals from the afternoon until late at night. 

Address: Anexartisias
Contact number: 25 738882.

2. To Hani

‘To Hani’ features a paved yard in the middle of the stone-built building, with 2 floors and a unique design, where you can enjoy your meals and drinks. Evenings are complemented by the sounds of jazz adaptations of popular Russian, Greek and English hits, set under a clear roof, which allows full view of the sky above, while the scent of jasmine overtakes the senses.

Address: 4, Vasilissis Street, Medieval Castle Square
Contact number: 25 762 761

3. Dionysus Mansion

Dionysus Mansion is a venue known for its Greek and Cypriot cuisine as well as its special events, brunches, and parties with special musical selections. It also boasts one of the most beautiful gardens, which is attached to the classic building in which it is housed. Featuring lots of greenery, a fountain and plenty of space, this breezy yard is a city favorite in the summer months.

Address: 5, 16th June Street 1943
Contact number: 25 222210

4. Library (Gin Garden)

Situated on picturesque Ifigeneias street, right next to the walkway of the CUT square, Library Bar’s Gin Garden always makes its first appearance just as temperatures begin to rise. Set in the garden of an old, classic house with greenery all around and romantic lights brightening the summer evenings, the Gin Garden serves amazing cocktails for relaxing nights out.

Address: Ifigeneias (opposite the CUT library)
Contact number: 25 361362, 99 412244

5. Mason Bar

Combining modern and traditional elements, this fresh, young concept found its home in an old space featuring stone and wood elements, thus creating a perfect match. Beyond the unique music options – featuring everything from house to rock and Latin -  Mason is also a summer standout for its inner yard, offering a cool alternative with tasty cocktails for summer nights.

Address: Zig Zag Street
Contact number: 99 878920

6. Boho Resto Bar

A former Limassol hotel, featuring the familiar neoclassical architecture of the 20th century, is home to Boho Resto Bar in the center of Limassol. In the courtyard, one can enjoy coffee and dinner, as well as drinks late into the night. Brunch is also served on the weekends, often accompanied by live music.

Address: 3 Zik Zak Street
Contact number: 25 101050

7. Salut Bar & Grill

In the vibrant Saripolou Square, Salut Bar & Grill serves rich, aromatic coffees, exquisite cocktails and ice-cold beers accompanied by calming jazz and soul melodies throughout the day. These can be enjoyed in its inner courtyard, for an extra refreshing vibe throughout the summer months.

Address: Saripolou Square, 71 – 73
Contact number:  97 692091

8. Sousami

A bar, a coffee shop, and an alternative concert venue aimed at promoting fun, dancing, social interactions, and the creation of creative moments. This is what Sousami is all about, and its garden is an organic part of this identity, reflecting the openness of the overall philosophy of the space, and allowing people to act and interact genuinely, turning strangers into friends.

Address: 8, Kitiou Kiprianou Street
Contact number: 99 588343, 96 589805 

9. Il Gusto

A venue offering Italian cuisine, with authentic Italian ingredients and techniques, traditional recipes as well as imaginative variations. Just a few steps from the seafront, in the historical city center, this restaurant offers a welcoming, covered courtyard in front of the mansion in which it is housed, for food and drinks in a charming environment.

Address: 241 Agiou Andreou Street
Contact number: 25 952638

10. Oshi

Oshi Asian Interactive, a modern restaurant offering unique delights inspired by Asian cuisine, has created a space that combines fine cuisine, a cozy environment as well as modern technology to serve its customers. During the summer season, visitors can enjoy al fresco dining in the interior garden of the preserved, stone-built house which hosts the restaurant.

Address: 52 Eleftherias Street
Contact number: 25 377770 

11. Aliada

With its choice of name that is reminiscent of unique culinary experiences, Aliada restaurant has expertly combined the elegance of the venue that has been its home since 1997, with the refined flavors of its menu. Presenting diners with a 5-course meal (from appetizers to dessert), and a rich variety of international cuisine dishes, this restaurant has cemented its status as a beloved dining option.

Address: 117 Irinis street
Contact number: 25 340758 

12. Pi Café

This is a space that has been a beloved destination for years for relaxed meetings with friends for a coffee and a chat, or for delicious snacks and light dishes, perfectly accompanied by a glass or two of wine. In addition to its carefully decorated interior space, there is also an internal courtyard with plenty of greenery that creates the feeling of a quiet, welcoming home terrace. 

Address: Kitiou Kyprianou
Contact number: 25 341944

13. La Boca

La Boca Italian restaurant is located in the beautiful main courtyard of the Columbia Plaza. The menu includes fresh pasta dishes, pizzas and salads that are prepared on-site in an open kitchen before your eyes. The courtyard, featuring tall palm trees and potted plants, makes it a relaxing destination for any hour of the day.

Address: 223, Agiou Andreou Street
Contact number: 25 278000 

14. Cicchetteria Italiana

Named after the Venetian tradition of a ‘cicchetteria’ (a little restaurant-bar serving delicious appetizers, accompanied with wine) this place is housed in a listed, stone-built residence, featuring an al-fresco area. Thus, its guests can enjoy an Italian culinary experience both indoors and outdoors.

Address: 292, Agiou Andreou Street
Contact number: 25 100500 

15. Saffron

In a restored, stone-built house at Eleftherias Street, at Limassol's historical city center, this venue has come to introduce even more people to authentic selections of the genuine, Indian culinary tradition. The courtyard in the back of this venue is an interesting option for the warmer months of the year.

Address: 50, Eleftherias Street
Contact number: 96 293 737

16. The Garden

This atmospheric and luxurious restaurant is found in the heart of the tourist area of Yermasoyia. It serves the best dishes international cuisine has to offer and features an updated wine list with a wide variety of wines. Besides its dishes, one can also enjoy a drink or shisha, while relaxing within the small garden oasis of the restaurant, which is ideal either for special and cool evenings.

Address: 48, Georgiou A street - Azure Residence, Potamos Yermasogeias
Contact number: 25 101212 

17. Syrian

A restaurant boasting authentic Middle Eastern cuisine, which also features a beautiful courtyard, surrounded by trees, where guests can enjoy delicious dishes and aromatic shisha.

Address: 3, Iliados Street, Yermasoyia
Contact number: 25 328838

18. Scandinavian Gardens

This restaurant has been in operation in Limassol for 3 decades and features a spacious courtyard, full of greenery, which acts as a wonderful refuge when temperatures rise. Diners can enjoy international cuisine dishes, Scandinavian appetizers, and refreshing drinks.

Address: 7, Voltaire Street, Yermasoyia
Contact number: 25 316511

19. Tokio

Tokio Restaurant introduces food lovers to the amazing world of authentic Japanese cuisine. With its impressive architecture and unique décor, it will immediately captivate its guests, while the open courtyard is the best option for the summer. 

Address: 80, Amathountos Avenue
Contact number: 25 321313 


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