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#79 of 79 Bar in Paphos
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CUISINES
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Cafe, International
Meals
Lunch
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Free Wifi

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0.7 km from Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch while having a beach day. Homemade burger was great, and the woman who works there was very friendly. Would go again!

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here one day while strolling round the harbour. The location is lovely, great place to chill in the sun or shade and watch the world go by. We both ordered toasties which arrived quite quickly and tasted good, chips and salad were also...nice.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

FOOD NOT AS DESCRIBED ‘SEA BREAM’ actually a VERY SMALL ‘SEA BASS’ CALAMARIS NOT FRESHLY PREPARED (although I have no proof except that I KNOW the difference both visually and in taste) also were obviously cooked in STALE OIL. Waiter was delighted when we showed...him a photo of a sea bream…seemingly he had been struggling with this problem all day. Only redeeming feature was the removal of the revolting calamares from the billMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 24 August 2021

Great location, front of the harbour. Outside dining listening to the waves and street music. Elderly staff friendly. Food average but offset by the locations.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 6 November 2020 via mobile

Worse customer service ever, avoid this place. Waiter absolutely rude, didn’t want to split the bill and we were in 3 friends. Food all from frozen. AVOID

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 13 October 2020 via mobile

Avoid this place. Poor customer service. Terrible attitude from staff. Plenty of better places to go that are welcoming and excellent value for money.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 6 October 2020

Worst place on planet earth....the food was terrible and very expensive.. for your good health stay away!!!!!!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 8 March 2020

Pros Location - This cafe is set right on the 'strip' running up to the harbour, so it's a great sun spot and place to people watch. Price wise, it's definitely one of the cheaper options in this area. Free wi-fi (password is on menu...so saves you the hassle of having to flag a server down to ask for it). Cons We were being asked for our order as soon as we sat down, with no time to even glance at the menu - it was almost as if they were worried we were going to walk away, so needed to somehow make us stay (i.e. by giving them our order!). We only ordered a coke and pint of beer and this took forever to come. Ok, not forever, but for 2 drinks, it took about 15 minutes, and considering the cafe wasn't even half full, I thought the service was really slow. Towards the end of the wait, a server did come out and joke that it wouldn't be too much longer, so I have no idea what they were doing inside.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 26 February 2020 via mobile

Had lunch here and found it very good value for money. With beautiful views out into the sea and the fact there is not much traffic going past helps as well. There are lots of bars and cafes along this street we just happened to...choose this one and were not disappointedMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 23 November 2019 via mobile

Nice place to look around and admire the wolrd and the sea. The staff was nice, I had beer, tarama and halloumi. The tarama didnt impress me but tje halloumi was all right. Moderate prices.

Date of visit: November 2019
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  • Food: 3
  • Service: 3
  • Value: 3
  • Atmosphere: 3