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Nikolas Tavern

On the Main Strip, Protaras, Paralimni, Cyprus
+35723833084
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Ranked #25 of 120 restaurants in Protaras
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $27
Cuisines: Greek, International
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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85% Recommend
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  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Authentic Cypriot food. So delicious and fresh. Kleptocracy is amazing. You need to have the meze!! Great atmosphere and really easy dining, I go back every year cos it's so amazing!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I have lost count of the times I have eaten here over the years. I always come back for the fabulous fresh food and warm welcome. Nicolas is passionate about food and will spend time sharing his vast knowledge on Cypriot cuisine. This is a traditional taverna which serves Klefiko, Stifado etc at it's very best. Wishing Nicolas, Staff and... More

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Braintree, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I had read other reviews which had been positive. Sadly I could not agree. We felt the food was slapped on the plate and despite telling them my girlfriend was gluten free they still put a pitta on the chips!! It seems their sauces are not home made as the owner said "I could lie to you and say the... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is a family owned bar that from the outside you could never guess the standard of the food, please attend this restaurant very hungry, we had the Meze platter to share between the two of us and being greedy we had a "little" starter to wet our appetites, the food just kept coming and coming, very exciting to see... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

More expensive than other restaurants nearby, but you get excellent service and very generous portions.

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Seaton, Devon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Nikolas the owner has a genuine clay oven and his food is delicious! Kleftico, Afelia Stiado all mouthwatering dishes and generous sized helpings. Always a pleasure to visit his tavern.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Been to Nikolas tavern on a number of occasions and each time was as good as the last. The food is always first class and keeps coming they seem to bring it out even when you haven't ordered it, if you want real cyprus this is it.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The food at Nikolas was amazing.....Mousaka out of this world...staff and owner very friendly...Highly recommended !!

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Huband and I visited as been recommended.I had the lamb kleftico which was very nice a lot of meat...husband had the steak which was lovely.nice traditional restaurant well worth a try while you're here.

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Redditch
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Fantastic local food, reasonably priced. The lamb and beef dishes were incredible. Wished we had found this place earlier.

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