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Mandra Tavern

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Dionysou 4 | Kato Paphos, Paphos 8041, Cyprus
+357 26 934129
18:00 - 23:00
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Cannock, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best restaurant in Paphos,beautiful setting and the best waiters,if you like traditional food then this is for you,try the steak as it's cooked to perfection on a sizzler.

Thank lee h
Gregoris P, Owner at Mandra Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are always on a mission to improve our service and provide the best experience possible to all our visitors. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Mandra Tavern during our holiday and we really enjoyed it. The staff was great and the food was top quality. We visited again on our last night and again we were not disappointed. I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to experience what Cypriot food and hospitality is all about.

Thank mulderderrick
Gregoris P, Owner at Mandra Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We always try and show our clients what our culture is all about. Hopefully you will come to Cyprus on holiday again soon More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

I spent a few days in Cyprus in October last year, and just had to go back to Mandra Tavern. Everything from the ambient and friendly service to the rich and utterly tasty menu, contributed to a great night out. Anyone visiting Paphos should definitely have this place on their Itinerary.

Thank DaSerb
Gregoris P, Manager at Mandra Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We are always trying to stay consistent and improve our food and service. Looking forward to have you dine with us again on your next visit. More 

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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The food in here was great, the service was very good as well. This is a nice restaurant offering traditional Greek food for a good price, it is also a very nicely decorated place. Would definitely recommend this if you're looking for good local food.

Thank Roberto_rabs
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Food ok but wouldn't go there again. Desert was apple pie needed more food would not recommend it to anyone.

Thank Nikolas S
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

An average resteraunt, with good service. the Kleftiko usually comes recommended but is really just a glorifed lamb shank. Good service, average pricing and generally quiet too

Thank James M
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We visited here after looking at the menu during the day and seeing that you can chose your own meze dishes. Good choices including plenty of veggie ones, and as many or as few as you want. Staff were great, friendly and funny. We had dips and pitta bread and salad, which they served as a starter. I chose ribs,... More 

Thank Paddy53
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Nice local food menu which did not disapoint, Quick efficent service maybe a little to quick or it might of been a 5.

Thank Drew C
Scotland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had walked past this restaurant every day and decided to try it one evening as it was always busy. We were quickly seated. Ordered sparkling water for the table. It was served but the lime in the glasses had been chopped with onions, we were assuming as this was all we could taste. We notified the waiter who was... More 

Thank Bainso82
North West
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

They serve the best veggie moussaka that I have had and I have had a few . Very good selection of staters which are always very light and tasty . Reasonable prices and the house wind is good as well .

Thank mmm7levels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Mediterranean, Greek, Grill, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dionysou 4 | Kato Paphos, Paphos 8041, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Paphos District  >  Paphos
  • Phone Number: +357 26 934129
The name of this tavern "Mandra" is the Greek word for a livestock enclosure.Over one hundred years ago, before the area of Kato Paphos was developed, the whole area around this tavern was used as grazing land for livestock. Many of the villagers who lived in Kato Paphos were shepherds and they built these livestock enclosures near the grazing sites. A "Mandra" was used to protect livestock from weather conditions, to store dairy products and sometimes for the shepherds to sleep in.Built with natural stone, much of which still stands today, the "mandra" consisted of a yard that usually contained divided areas of different levels, part of which was covered.This tavern used to be one such place. Its basic character, as can be seen, has been retained. Only a few additions and alterations have been made and this only so that our guests enjoy their traditionally prepared meals in a comfortable and pleasant environment.“Mandra Tavern" was established in 1979.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?