New Restaurants In Nicosia

In 2023, Nicosia saw a notable increase in new restaurants compared to previous years. As we bid farewell to the year, we’ve highlighted the most prominent new arrivals. Each of these establishments stood out for their unique reasons, bringing something fresh and exciting to the table. These new restaurants in Nicosia not only sparked conversations but also significantly contributed to the city’s culinary landscape.

1. SENTIO

New Restaurants In Nicosia Sentio
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The opening of Sentio, led by the award-winning chef Andreas Giagullas, created quite a buzz, especially since his involvement in both the menu and the design of the space is a mark of quality. Launched last June on one of the busiest streets in the capital, Sentio presents a menu that primarily focuses on Mediterranean cuisine, but it’s uniquely enhanced with Middle Eastern flavors and Asian influences. Beyond the culinary offerings, the restaurant also places significant emphasis on its selection of wines and cocktails, rounding out the dining experience.

13 Stasandrou Street, Nicosia | instagram.com/sentio.nicosia/

2. Henry’s

New Restaurants In Nicosia Henry'S
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Drawing inspiration from the sophistication of French brasseries, Henry’s features a blend of classic and innovative dishes from international cuisine, complemented by a refined selection of cocktails and premium drinks. The carefully curated menu caters to a variety of dining experiences, from brunch to dinner. A standout feature of Henry’s is its unique signature cocktails, which are a compelling reason for guests to revisit.

30B Makariou Avenue, Nicosia | instagram.com/henrysnicosia/

3. Kritamo Mezedotexneio

New Restaurants In Nicosia Kritamo
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Since its inception, Kritamo has skillfully introduced its patrons to the art of Cypriot and Greek cuisine, showcasing the exceptional quality of its ingredients. This restaurant specializes in both Greek and Cypriot culinary traditions, with a menu thoughtfully divided to represent each. Standout dishes include fava beans with orange and kritamo, boiled halloumi with tomato jam, trachanokeftedes (bulgur wheat fritters) with Florina pepper and tomato jam, barley with tomato sauce and beef cheeks, and milk-fed veal with parsley gremolata. Each dish is a testament to the rich and diverse flavors of the region.

5 Konstantinou Palaiologou Street, Strovolos, Nicosia | instagram.com/kritamo_mezedotexneio/

4. The View

New Restaurants In Nicosia The View
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Nicosia’s newest addition, The View Rooftop, operates at a high level of excellence. This relaxed and tastefully decorated venue offers stunning views of the new town with its impressive towers and the iconic old town with its picturesque streets. Located atop the Gate 22 Boutique Hotel on Konstantinou Palaiologou Street, it’s a spot for everyone, particularly those seeking a brief escape in a central location amidst the bustling pace of the capital.

“The View” specializes in fusion cuisine and dishes meant for sharing, complemented by a carefully curated menu of drinks and wines.

Gate 22 Boutique Hotel, Konstantinou Palaiologou 23, Nicosia 1015 | instagram.com/theview_officialpage/

5. Balza

New Restaurants In Nicosia
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Balza, with its stunning views of the capital, has quickly become the newest talk of the town in Nicosia and beyond. Located in the Hadjisavva Mansion, at the corner of Evagorou Avenue & Homer, it offers a unique and enticing experience. The venue opens its doors from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for a laid-back after-work gathering, where guests can enjoy refreshing cocktails in one hand and savor tapas and finger food with the other. As the evening progresses, from 8:30 p.m. until 1:00 a.m., visitors have the opportunity to indulge in a range of exquisite dishes from International and Mediterranean cuisines, all accompanied by chill-out lounge music and a relaxed atmosphere.

 7th floor, Evagorou 2, Nicosia | instagram.com/balzanicosia/

6. Ethimo

New Restaurants In Nicosia Ethimo

In December 2023, Nicosia welcomed a new culinary addition, Ethimo, a restaurant dedicated to Greek cuisine. Ethimo prides itself on using pure ingredients, a variety of herbs, and extra virgin olive oil to create its dishes. Adding to its appeal is an excellent selection of Greek and Cypriot wines, carefully chosen to complement the flavors of its menu. This establishment promises to offer a true taste of Greek culinary traditions.

Vasileos Pavlou 13, Nicosia 1096 | instagram.com/ethimo_restaurant/