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Limelight Taverna

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Liperti Street, Ayia Napa, Cyprus
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 224
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great evening

Visit this tavern for the first time and really enjoyed the food and the great atmosphere it's certainly very traditional and ever so friendly lots of different meals to try on the menu so in February we will go back and hope they are open.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
Carol J
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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314 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

Visit this tavern for the first time and really enjoyed the food and the great atmosphere it's certainly very traditional and ever so friendly lots of different meals to try on the menu so in February we will go back and hope they are open.

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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

One of the best restaurants in Ayia Napa,fantastic barbecued food as well as other delights with friendly service.Come here nearly every year and never disappointed.Vast menu with plenty to choose from.

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Famagusta District, Cyprus
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Heard great things about this taverna. Service very poor, waited ages for our drinks, food OK ish. Cats are a big problem. Would not rush back.

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

The food here is amazing!! Me & my partner were so impressed with this restaurant that we went back on the last day of our holiday! The food is delicious & so filling, the portions are huge!! The meat is cooked perfect & the plate is literally packed full so if you like your food I defo recommend this place!!... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

we used to love this taverna but of late the quantity is huge but the quality has been reduced & they serve backlava hot & mushy !

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Absolutely deeeeeelicious food, huuuuuge portions, wonderful service. We had such a nice night and enjoyed the dinner so much that we're going back tonight. Probably best to avoid breakfast and lunch before heading here!! Best dolmadas in Cyprus!! GO!!

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Durham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We arrived on a Tuesday night. No booking, but offered a table in the courtyard to the rear. Restaurant packed. We had read great reviews. A friend had been and said the lamb and souvla (grilled pork cuts) were great. However, within seconds ferel cats were crawling around our feet and others were seen in great number around bushes. We... More 

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Malton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

A very very good restaurant .The leg of lamb is so so good the steaks are massive ,you need to be hungry to go there !!

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Superb service, great choice of genuine Cypriot dishes, in easy to walk location at the top of the hill in Ayia Napa. Portions are huge! Talking to the owners, the restaurant has been in business thirty years and its easy to see why, very good food and quite a few tables had locals dining there too - always says a... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Located only a stones throw from Ayia Napa Square, The Limelight Taverna offers fantastic home-cooked food, a great atmosphere and great hospitality! The menu is massive, including a whole page dedicated to potato options, various spit-roasted over charcoal meats and a good selection of local and traditional meals, there's a good selection of wine (I found the house red (dry)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Liperti Street, Ayia Napa, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Famagusta District  >  Ayia Napa

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?