Culture & People Insider Views Natasa Papaeracleous

Natasa Papaeracleous

Clinical dietitian and nutritionist reveals her favourite spots for food, drinks and coffee in Cyprus.

By Diana Aza

-Where do you usually enjoy your morning coffee?

-At Verde in Nicosia Mall with my husband and my son.

-Which is your favorite city yard?

-Patio of course, its yard in old Nicosia is colourful and unique.

-Where can you find the best souvlaki?

-At my parents’ house! No souvlaki can’t compare to them.

-Where do you find authentic meze dishes?

-At Mayirisses, where all the dishes are delicious.

-Favorite restaurant/bar/cafe in your neighborhood?

-The new Second Cup in Lakatamia, which stands out for its decor and coffee.

-Could you reveal a well-hidden city gem?

-Zest with its very tasty and healthy dishes.

-A restaurant that holds a special place in your heart? A recommended dish?

-Rokoko by far. I usually get a vegetarian pizza or the one with prosciutto with a side of salad.

-Which is your favorite kind of cuisine and where you can enjoy it in Cyprus?

-I like many cuisines but I insist on Cypriot cuisine at Gefsicleous 62.

-The best place to hang out with friends?

-La Cultura del Gusto in Protaras.

-Where could you find the best cocktails?

-At Cliff Bar in Protaras with the unbelievable view!

-Where do you usually find delightful sweets?

-At Rokoko. The Nutella mascarpone calzone, which of course I always share with my company.

-Which place do you remember fondly?

-I’ll pick two places with sea. One is Paphos, where I have great memories of and the other one is Protaras.

INFO: Patio Cocktail Bar, Megalou Alexandrou 55, Nicosia. Oi Magirisses, Makariou Avenue 110, Lakatamia. Second Cup, Nikou Kavvadia 3, Lakatamia. Zest, Vasilissis Freiderikis 13, Nicosia. Rokoko, Eiffel Tower, 21, Christodoulou Sozou, Nicosia. Gefsicleous 62, Perikleous 62, Strovolos. Cliff Bar, Grecian Park Hotel, Ayia Napa. La Cultura del Gusto, Ifaistou 7, Pernera.

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