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The Square Bar and Bistro Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, European, Pub
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Talas Avenue, Paphos 8577, Cyprus
+357 26 930408
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Warfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely welcome we got today from Paul, Liz and Chrissie having not been there since November due to ill health! The Sunday Roast was as always, excellent, and the starters and desserts to die for!! Having had to put up with so much disruption due to the renovation of Tala Square they still continue to produce excellent meals... More 

Thank Anne G
Horsham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

What a gem of a place! We visited tonight and had a fab night! The owners were lovely, very accommodating of our female indecisiveness and the waitress was lovely. Not only was the food great but the atmosphere was lovely and relaxed. We're so pleased we stumbled across you!

Thank ClaudiaPerrodow
Level Contributor
11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Sunday roast is gorgeous. The wife Lynn can seem grumpy and wants to close handy so she can get to Marios for a drink. She's lovely underneath that exterior. Not professional restauranteurs but good fun eating there. Paul is Basil faulty and mans the till. Go here for a good priced Sunday roast with proper crispy potatoes and gorgeous desserts.

Thank The_fish_please
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We visited here recently and were shown to an unprepared table by a lady who was muttering things about how busy she was etc etc. I have to say that the setting was beautiful ,a pleasant breeze looking out over countryside with the sun setting. The food on offer was limited,we were shown the specials board,when we asked if we... More 

Thank romanab
St Helier, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

This place has such potential with fantastic views and in such a lovely setting in Tala Village Square. Sadly the owners ruin it all from the minute you walk in, they are almost hostile towards customers. And the food was not great either. The starter was ok but one of the owners stood over me waiting for me to finish!... More 

1 Thank NickNick815
Taunton, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

A lovely village not too far up the hills overlooking coral bay. Run by ex pats who were very nice. Went for the fish chips and mushy peas which were great. There are a cuple of Greek restaurants nearby

Thank bernie-1040
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

The best food for ages try Curry nights Thursday or Cod and Chips on Friday not forgetting Sunday lunch and their open Sunday Evening. Family owed hard working couple that make you welcome. There are great special on the board and a regular menu at all times.

Thank lauramiffy_24
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

When in Cyprus we go to this restraunt every 3 weeks or so for the Sunday roast which is very good value with good size portions. The roast offered is normally beef, pork and chicken all of which are good as are the roast potatoes. You also get offered all the sauces e.g horseradish, apple sauce etc We have always... More 

Thank Karen Mac M
Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

From the other reviews I've read since returning from my trip you'll either love this place or hate it! While looking for somewhere to eat in the square we noticed the curry night here so decided to give it a go. You get poppadoms and dips to start, a choice of 3 curries for main and dessert for a set... More 

Thank Claire J
Paphos District, Cyprus
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

Do not go to this place....for years now the 'owner/manager' has been complaining about how she doesn't want to be there....normally has a 'fag' in her mouth and really does not give a damn. Having previously eaten in this so called 'bistro', and having ordered steak which was not cooked to our order, we were told that 'the chef cannot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Talas Avenue, Paphos 8577, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Paphos District  >  Paphos
  • Phone Number: +357 26 930408

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?