Valentino

Make-up artist, Valentino, introduces us to his favourite spots for coffee, food and drinks.

-Where do you usually enjoy your morning coffee?

-Anywhere that’s near the sea. That’s why I feel so lucky for living in Limassol.

-Which is your favorite city yard?

-Gin Garden at the old city.

-Where can you find the best souvlaki?

-At Charcoal, a traditional tavern.

-Where do you find authentic meze dishes?

-At Zanettos in old Nicosia.

-Favorite shop in your neighborhood?

-Starbucks for coffee at anytime of the day.

-Could you reveal a well-hidden city gem?

-It’s not in the city but in the village of Moniatis. A nature trail called “Danae-Zaraes-Mazokampos.” A beautiful train in the forest.

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

-Artima Bistro at Limassol castle. I’m in love with their lobster spaghetti.

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

-My favourite cuisine is Japanese cuisine and I enjoy it at Zen room.

-The best place to hang out with friends?

-Agios Epiktitos tavern in Armenochori. A quiet refuge and one of the best spots to enjoy Limassol at a higher altitude.

-Where could you find the best cocktails?

-At Madame in Iroon Square. I love their variety.

-Where do you usually find delightful sweets?

-At Four Seasons hotel.

-Which place do you remember fondly?

-Kourion, with a view of the sunset which is reflected in the sea.

Info: Gin Garden, Themidos 1, Old Limassol. Charcoal Grill, Georgiou Neofytou 13. Ζανέττος, Trikoupi 65, Old Nicosia. Artima Bistro, Vasilissis, Medieval Castle Area. Madame,  Αndreas Drousioti 24, Iroon Square. Agios Epiktitos, Ammochostou 18, Armenochori. Zen Room, Amathountos Avenue 194, Parekklissia.

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