Culture & People Insider Views Michalis Igoumenides

Michalis Igoumenides

The famous model and photographer reveals his favourite places, as well as his everyday habits.

– Where do you usually have your morning coffee? I am not a morning person, so I prefer a calming, quiet coffee moment at home.

– Which is your favourite yard in the city where you live? Balcony.

-Where can you find the best souvlaki? At Souvlaki Lovers.

-Where do you find authentic meze dishes? At Zanettos restaurant.

-Favourite restaurant/bar/cafe in the city? Zanettos restaurant, without a doubt!

-Could you reveal a well-hidden city gem? Giagia Viktoria

-A restaurant that holds a special place in your heart? A recommended dish? My favourite restaurant in Nicosia is Barrafino, where I usually order homemade Black Angus beef burger.

-Which is your favourite kind of cuisine and where you can enjoy it in Cyprus? I am fond of the Asian cuisine, so I really enjoy sushi at Ocean Basket.

-An all-time-favourite place to hang out? Cafe Mercedes!

-Where do you usually have the best cocktails? At DSTRKT in Larnaca.

-Where do you usually go for delightful sweets? At Barrafino, again, for my favourite, homemade dessert, which is Panetone!

-Which corner of the island holds a special place in your heart? Paphos, with a wanderlust that stems from many childhood memories.


Balcony, Faneromenis 61, Nicosia, 99999626

Souvlaki Lovers, Larnacos Avenue 348, Nicosia, 22317257

Zanettos Tavern, Trikoupi 65, Nicosia, 22765501

Giagia Viktoria, Prodromou 113C, Nicosia, 22666076

Barrafino, Spyrou Kyprianou 3 C-E, Nicosia, 22767696

Ocean Basket (in all towns)

Cafe Mercedes, Lidras 24, Nicosia

DSTRKT, Ermou 82, Larnaca, 99274585


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