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21 taverns with a yard in Limassol, to enjoy tradition out in the open!

25/09/2020
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There's a different kind of pleasure to enjoying a traditional meze in the yard, reminiscent of an open-air ceremony that connects us with tradition.

The combination of colors and aromas make going out for a meal a unique experience, offering diners a chance to escape, feel refreshed, and reminisce about days gone by, when yards and gardens were meeting places for groups of friends and lively gatherings.

Below, there are 21 different options for dining al fresco, in traditional taverns in Limassol.

1. Giangini

In the city center, next to Saripolou Square, the beautiful courtyard of this small eatery lies hidden. Its menu features everything from grilled meze to seasonal dishes, all perfect for a night out with friends. 

Address: Chatjiloize Michaelide, Saripolou Square
Contact number: 99 530266

2. Mezedopagida

Mezedopagida is a cozy space in the historical center, offering a range of meze delicacies and specializing in snail dishes. Its inner courtyard offers a great atmosphere and live music. 

Address: 111, Irene's Street
Contact number: 99 999090

3. Avli tou Vasilea

In a preserved house on the historic Agiou Andreou Street, next to Columbia Plaza, this space boasts a picturesque courtyard filled with color and the aromas of fresh herbs, making it the perfect place to enjoy Greek cuisine delicacies. 

Address: 239, Ayiou Andreou Street
Contact number: 25 278000

4. Charcoal Grill

At Charcoal Grill one can enjoy all kinds of grilled dishes, rich charcoal meze options from the Cypriot cuisine, as well as Arabic flavors. It also offers home cooked meals for lunch. 

Address: Glafkos House 4z, Kanika Enaerios Complex, John Kennedy Street
Contact number: 25 589397, 99 865517

5. Proavlio (Proavlio)

Serving up traditional, family recipes (such as kleftiko, moussakas, and orange cake), this tavern offers an elevated experience within a beautiful environment, which perfectly accentuates the picturesque image of the village with modern flourishes. 

Address: Timiou Stavrou Street, Parekklissia
Contact number: 25 222444

6. Melis' Taven (Parekklisia)

One of the most well-known options in Limassol for meze and friendly hospitality, Melis Tavern boasts a beautiful outdoor space for enjoying the city’s fine-weather days.

Address: 1 Papayianni Christoforou Street, Parekklissia
Contact number: 99 519449

7. Mesa Yitonia

In the traditional center of Mesa Geitonia, a characteristic, stone-built house with a large yard has housed the tavern ‘Mesa Geitonia’ since 1999, serving traditional Cypriot dishes. 

Address: 10, Griva Digeni Street, Mesa Geitonia (close to the church)
Contact number: 25 722986

 

8. Pinakion Gefseon (Ayios Athanasios)

In the heart of Agios Athanasios, in the paved square of the village, this venue welcomes guests in a carefully considered environment, and serves contemporary variations of signature dishes of the local cuisine. 

Address: Agios Athanasios Town Hall
Contact number: 25 747480

9. Skourouvinnos (Ayios Athanasios)

The meze dishes offered by this little tavern keep Cypriot tradition alive, and can be enjoyed in the courtyard, accompanied by beloved traditional songs, for as long as the weather allows it. 

Address: Feidias and Polyxeni Diamanti Street
Contact number: 25 720692  

10. Aletri (Germasogeia)

Situated in the traditional center of Yermsoyia, this tavern preserves the image of the old Cypriot houses, where the courtyard held center stage. Its traditional menu perfectly complements the family atmosphere. 

Address: 35, Agias Paraskevis Street
Contact number: 25 325212

11. Eparchiaki (Germasogeia)

 ‘Eparchiaki Tavern’ offers a rich menu of traditional meze dishes, which can be enjoyed in its spacious, stone-paved yard for as long as the weather allows it. The courtyard also hosts live music evenings. 

Address: 27, Ayias Paraskevis, Germasogeia
Contact number: 99 214447 

 

 

12. Areti Tavern (Fasoula)

Housed in a stately old mansion, Areti Tavern welcomes you with unique traditional flavors with every visit. The tavern’s cool courtyard is ideal for warmer days. 

Address: 5, Yiannaki Aeroporou Street
Contact number: 97 808218

13. Stoa Aristotelous (Fasoula)

A welcoming hangout for a coffee or homemade meze dishes and seasonal delicacies in the village, seated on the cobbled pathway next to the central square of Fasoula.

Address: Fasoula Central Square
Contact number: 99 956478

14. Baxes (Ayia Fyla)

A restored, classic house in Ayia Fyla welcomes you to its breezy, stone paved yard, serving up traditional Cypriot recipes such as meat on the spit and souvlaki, sieftalies, village sausages and charcoal-grilled potatoes, as well as halloumi, omelettes and many more, tasty dishes.

Address: April 1st Street, Ayia Fyla
Contact number: 25 771001

15. Forsos (Mouttayiaka)

In the center of the village of Mouttagiaka, Forsos Tavern has been in operation for more than 3 decades, preparing traditional dishes that have made an impression for their delicious flavors, all served in an evergreen, stone-paved courtyard. 

Address: Ayiou Eleftheriou Street, Muttayaka
Contact number: 25 329490 

16. Yialousa (Mouttayiaka)

Yialousa tavern is a beautiful, family tavern featuring Cypriot home cooking, which welcomes its guests under the green pergolas that shade the yard during the summer months. The space is available for parties and events.

Address: 1, Archangelou Michael Street, Mouttayiaka
Contact number: 25 323000

17. Ayios Epiktitos (Armenochori)

A tavern that serves delicious grilled meze dishes, seasonal dishes, as well as traditional ‘resi’ and warm halloumi, also offers a view overlooking all of Limassol, and live music evenings. 

Address: 8, Ammochostou Street, Armenochori
Contact number: 99 346529  

18. Salomi tavern (Agios Tychon)

In Salomi’s kitchen, Mrs. Maro makes her grand creations, preparing Cypriot-Greek fusion meze dishes using unique family recipes. The large courtyard is an ideal option for fair-weather days. 

Address: 1, Kyriakou Matsi Street, Ayios Tychon
Contact number: 25 328880 

 

19. Kissos tavern

A courtyard featuring colourful shutters and tables on a cobbled floor awaits you at Kissos Tavern. Its menu offers both Mediterranean and Greek flavors, which perfectly complement this idyllic atmosphere.

Address: 106A, Amathountos Avenue
Contact number: 25 321026  

 

21. Shiambelos (Polemidia)

Set on a hill in Pano Polemidia, Shiambelos tavern stands out for the incredible view it offers of the entire city from above, as well as for its delicious taste combinations which can be enjoyed in its courtyard. 

Address: Yialousa 1
Contact number: 99 525 298

21. Andy's Place (Polemidia)

Traditional dishes made with seasonal ingredients, and a family atmosphere are the key characteristics that make up Andy’s Place, which is located on the Limassol-Platres road. Its beautiful courtyard is ideal for warm days. 

Address: 31, Giannou Kranidioti Street
Contact number: 25 382585