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SpartiatisSpartiatis Restaurant
***FREE CYPRUS DESSERT (GLYKO) when you present this page***

Type of establishment: Restaurant
Owner: A. & S. Spartiatis. Open since: 1987
Specialties: Meze and fish meze
Opening hours: 12:00 - 16:00, 18:00 - 23:00; 1 Jan - 31 Oct. Price range: You get what you pay for
Address: Konnos 79. Tel: 23-831-386

One cannot visit the island of Cyprus and not have fish. It should be noted though that fresh fish is not as plentiful as one would imagine and definitely not the cheapest item on the menu. In the area of Protaras and Ayia Napa, there are a few good fish restaurants. One which combines fresh fish with stunning views and excellent service is Spartiatis (meaning a person from Sparta, a city well known for its strong army in ancient Greece).

Located just above Konnos Bay, next to the Grecian Park hotel, Andreas and Spartiatis himself run a well-oiled business offering a rich menu which caters for all types of tastes, satisfying both the herbivores and carnivores among us. There is also a playground for kids if you want to keep the little rascals happy.

In order to get the most out of your visit, call upfront, reserve a table and place your fish order. Ask what fresh fish is available (fished daily) and reserve the number of portions you want. There are days when the catch of the day may run out; in such a case if you don’t mind whole fish, you can’t go wrong if you order Tsipoura which is fresh albeit farmed but always in stock.

For starters go for kalamari (squid) or octapus and you will not be disappointed. Don’t forget to get the usual appetizers; salad, tahini, taramosalata and olives. For main course, my favourite is barbouni (red mullet). Other fish one can find are lithrini, orfos, sinagrida and fagkri. If you can’t make up your mind, go for the fish or meat meze (a little bit of everything!).

As with lots of the restaurants in the area, the business is family run – brothers Andreas and Spartiatis supported by cousins and nephews and other local personnel – you will find yourselves in good hands.

Finally, make sure you find the time to take a stroll to see the breathtaking view and to check out the orchard – you’ll see olive, pomegranates, lemon and fig trees to name a few.

Oh, and don't forget to order your free dessert when you present this or the summary page. After a hefty meal, hopefully you'll have some space left to enjoy a typical cyprus sweet called "glyko" (and delicious it is!), courtesy of www.protaras.org.



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