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Nicolas Tavern

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68 Protaras Hotel Road | The Strip, Anastasia Complex, Shop 5, Protaras, Paralimni 5296, Cyprus
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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County Durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely meal in Nicolas Tavern during our stay in Protaras. We ordered the Clay Oven Specialities which was a selection of meat dishes cooked in the clay oven served with greek potatoes and rice. Absolutely delicious and truly Greek!

Thank dawnm_jones
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food v busy when we went forgot 1 part of meal good atmosphere waiters reserved. Salad pitta and fresh houmous served at beginning very nice touch. Typical food choices. Pork souvalaki very nice 2 skewers and chips very filling, stuffed chicken lovely cooked very well

Thank Fressia0816
Protaras, Cyprus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we were in this place many times before and i can tell that it is not so good as it use to be plus that nobody remember us..i was dissapointed...

Thank jonas a
Walsall, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was nice but very basic, waiters weren't friendly, seemed as if they just wanted us to eat and leave..not the typical friendly service you usually get in a Cypriot restaurant.

Thank Traci16Ring
Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great rustic restaurant specialising in local fair. Fabulous Kleftico I have ever tasted. None of this vacuum packed rubbish. The Chef and his family made us feel very welcome and I dare you to ever see a bigger oven. Enjoy.

Thank Liz S
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

True authentic Cypriot food. Nicolas is a great character and very hospitable. His food is excellent but he has a habit of giving you too much if you ask for a small portion which can be a bit daunting. But really good food.

Thank Sandi P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here twice during our week's visit to Cyprus. The owners are so welcoming and generous, nothing is too much trouble, they are great hosts. The food ( meat and fish mezzes first time, then a selection of local dishes the second) is excellent and we could not fault the food or service provided. A great experience and should... More 

Thank DaisyMay_9
Folkestone, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited twice while on holiday and both times we had excellent meals. Great friendly service, highly recommended. The Meze is great and be prepared to be given extra dishes to try. Thank you for two lovely evenings 😊

Thank Linda J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very good and convenient restaurant just few meters from beach and located in the pedestrian area. Food is typical from the area with large variety of dishes and of adequate budget

Thank Christian N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went for dinner only once but they have a clay oven and l had a very tasty kleftico but the wife was disappointed with her chicken dish and stuffed vegtables tasteless.This might be a better restaurant for the meats and the 2 best restaurants in protaras were lemongrass[pan asian] and adama[local greek]

Thank David H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$111 - $111
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Protaras Hotel Road | The Strip, Anastasia Complex, Shop 5, Protaras, Paralimni 5296, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Famagusta District  >  Paralimni  >  Protaras
  • Phone Number: 35799804888
Traditional Cypriot Cuisine. The only restaurant in Protaras to use a traditional clay oven. Exceptional customer service and all meals made from fresh quality local ingredients. Open daily from 11.30am to midnight.

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