12 shops across Cyprus known for their souvlaki
Souvlaki is a local favourite, and is widely eaten across the island, as a quick, easy, and delicious dinner.
Check out these 12 places across the island, which make the local favourite just right, and will leave you wanting more.
Your answer for great taste and enjoyment! The best skewers of the city are made with love, only with pork fillet and bacon.
The souvlaki: 2 skewers and 3 sheftalia are included in the regular pitta bread (€5.50 & €6.50 / large) along with salad greens (parsley, tomato, cucumber and cabbage).
(22 382770) 98 Makarios Ave., Lakatamia. M-Sat 12.00-15.00 & 18.00-23.00
At Kyriakos’, they have found what you want and they offer it with love and a smile. This is no more than traditional dishes made with the finest fresh ingredients.
The souvlaki: The mix (€6 / regular & €7.50 / large) includes 2 skewers and 3 sheftalia along with salad greens (parsley, cabbage, tomato, cucumber, onion).
(22 334471) 42 Griva Digeni, Aglantzia. M-Sat 18.00-23.00.
The modern Lakatamia souvlaki shop promises you great flavour and an enjoyable experience!
The souvlaki: In the mix (€6.25) there will be 2 skewers and 2 sheftalia, along with salad greens, such as tomato, cucumber, onion and parsley.
(70 001971) 9 Vyzantiou, Lakatamia, Nicosia. M-Sat 12.00-15.00 & 18.00-23.00.
A hangout that insists on serving a good souvlaki and satisfying its fanatics at one of its tables – inside and out – overlooking the square.
Juicy, delicious, and well cooked.
The souvlaki: They usually use meat from the shoulder. The mix comes with 1 skewer, 2 sheftalia, tomato, cucumber and parsley (€6.50), unless you’re looking for something extra, such as pickles or cabbage. If they serve the dish as a platter (€10) they will come to you with chips and salad.
TIP: Apart from pork, it also serves chicken skewers, as well as a rich meze.
(99 344237) Heroes Square. M-Sun 19.00-23.00.
Aristos & Kiki
This shop has one of the top places on the list of the city’s souvlaki shops and has been around for 30+ years, with kids continuing the family tradition today.
The souvlaki: In the mix comes 1 skewer, 2 sheftalia, tomato, cucumber, parsley and onion (€5.50), unless you ask for something extra. If you only want just skewers, however, you will get 2 juicy skewers (€5.50), which will fill you.
(25 323769) Ariadnis, Germasogeia. M-Sun 12.00-24.00.
It is famous for its souvlaki, but also for all the types of grilled meats it makes, that all you have to do is order to enjoy it.
The souvlaki: The Cypriot Mix (€5 / regular & €7 / large) with 1 skewer and 2 sheftalia will include cabbage, tomato, cucumber, parsley and any other extras.
In the large, you will enjoy either 6 sheftalia, or 2 skewers and 2 sheftalia, or 1 skewers and 4 sheftalia.
(25 570251) Dikaiosinis Stree. M-Sat 12.00-15.00 & 17.00-23.00. It has a take away service.
The famous Larnaca hangout from 1971 makes its famous souvlaki with the same great taste, so it is a constant value for the city!
The souvlaki: The regular mix (€5.30) will include 2 skewers and 2 sheftalia with cucumber, tomato, onion and parsley. If you’re hungry for more, order a large one (€6.80)
(24 817951) Arch. Kyprianou 28. M-Sat 12.30-15.30 & 18.00-23.30.
Peroutsios is a timeless value. At its few tables, it hosts guests who love quality food. You can enjoy everything they serve, made with devotion to traditional taste.
The souvlaki: In the regular mix (€5.50) comes 8 pieces of meat and 2 sheftalia and in the enhanced (€6.50) 12 pieces of meat and 2 sheftalia. As for the salad greens, they put tomato, onion, parsley and cucumber.
(24 652184) Louki Akrita 17. M-Sat 10.00-21.00 & R 10.00-15.00.
It is a welcoming hangout to get some goodies. Customers will drink their beer and enjoy their portion of the famous pork souvlaki, which puts a generous amount into the fluffy, plump pitta bread.
The souvlaki: Order skewers (€5/2 sticks) or mix and enjoy juicy skewers and delicious sheftalia. You can also choose a large mix (€6), which will include 2 skewers and 2 sheftalia and salad greens: tomato, cucumber, onion and parsley.
(26 936457) Ioannis Agrotis 12. M-Sun 12.00-24.00.
This little coffee shop became famous after it was found to make the best souvlaki in the area. Traditional and Cypriot – just the way you want them!
The souvlaki: In the regular mix (€5) there will be 1 skewer and 2 sheftalia and the large (€6.50) 2 skewers and 2 sheftalia, together with the salad greens (tomato, cucumber and cabbage).
(26 942322) 2 Nikos Christodoulou Street. M-Sun 11.00-21.30. It has a take away service.
Sto Apse Svise
An authentic kebab house opened this year in Protaras, which runs from the morning to the early morning hours, while also offering take away and delivery.
The souvlaki: Mix in Cypriot pitta (€6), with 1 skewer and 2 sheftalia, tomato, cucumber, onion and parsley.
(23 258725) 47 Protaras Ave, Protaras. M-Sun 09.00-02.00. It has take away and delivery services.
It is centrally located in Paralimni, where they can quickly prepare something with the best fresh ingredients. From delicious grilled meats, souvla to salads and sandwiches, they are all good choices.
The souvlaki: Choose a mix (€6 / regular & €7 / large) and enjoy 1 skewer, 2 sheftalia, tomato, cucumber and onion.
(23 828999) 3 Ayios Georgios, Paralimni.