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Efraim Tavern

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$$ - $$$
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Kouklia | Kouklia, Kouklia 8500, Cyprus
+357 26 432082
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This taverna is the only one open in Kouklia at the moment but it proved to be an excellent choice for a bunch of walkers. I thought it would take ages to serve us but once ordered the food came out quickly. We couldn't all be served together, which is fair enough, but Maria was quicker than a hotel where... More 

Thank Sallyfromnorwich
Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I have a holiday home in the near by village of Mandria. Been going to the Efraim in Kouklia for a few years now. Big portions, home cooking like your mum use to do. Maria is very welcoming. I took my parent there for the first time last week they loved it so much we ended up going back 3... More 

Thank Paul W
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I am not sure if the owner genuinely recognised us after 2 years but she certainly made us welcome. Excellent local cuisine. Really can't fault it. Great location and superb value

Thank Jacquelois
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Really lovely little taverna. Excellent food. Our children (3 and 5 years) loved the calamari, ravioli and lasagna - yes we are here several times. Lovely traditional food as well as food for the less adventurous palate. The home grown grapefruit is the best I've ever tasted (Maria even gave us 4 to take home for breakfast). Very highly recommended.

Thank rustythevet
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Amazingly friendly with superb food & great value for money. It was so good our family of ten were eat here four times on our one week holiday. Lots of thanks to Maria & her family for the great friendly service.

Thank Kevin B
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Our summer holiday for two weeks always involves a stop at Efraim taverna for lunch and the buffet meze on a Thursday(always book). On arriving; walking across the square, Maria recognized us straight away and as friendly as ever, even telling the rest of the family. We tried the al a carte one evening and also the buffet meze on... More 

Thank Anthony T
Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I visited here with a friend/colleague. The staff are amazingly friendly and the food is fantastic. The kleftiko and lamb chops were both absolutely amazing. Very highly recommended indeed!

Thank David P
Paphos District, Cyprus
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144 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

You can't get better than this taverna , for friendlyness excellent food and,reasonably priced meals whether at lunch time or for dinner. Their Cyprus night on a Thursday night is especially popular when an extensive Delicious buffet meal is offered.The best place to take visitors to enjoy a Cyprus village evening of entertainment.

Thank William D
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We found Efraim tavern on our first night. we were a party of 9 and were welcomed very warmly by Maria and family the meal did not disappoint so much so we returned on the Thursday night for the traditional Cypriot evening (all to often when you attend these you are left feeling disappointed). this was certainly not the case... More 

2 Thank Strond10a
Manama, Bahrain
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253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I now tell Maria that i feel like one of the family!!! Maria and her family, husband Leo, sons George and Efraim make people feel like that They are always welcoming and friendly. The food is consistantly good and there is now the sports bar at the side for all the football rugby etc

Thank jvhkouklia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$19
Mediterranean, Greek
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kouklia | Kouklia, Kouklia 8500, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Paphos District  >  Kouklia
  • Phone Number: +357 26 432082
Family restaurant
TTraditional food
Great atmosphere
Value for money

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