An important component of local cuisine is dairy products produced at local farms. They are all distinguished not only by heavenly taste but also by premium quality. Much attention in the region is paid to environmentally friendly animal husbandry. One can fully appreciate the variety of dairy products at local markets where customers are always offered fresh yogurt, as well as dozens of cheese varieties. The selection of sweets is equally impressive, from traditional Turkish delight and baklava to candied fruits and molasses almond, which often serve as tourist souvenirs.
One of the most attractive restaurants specializing in traditional food should be looked for in the Old Town. Here you can visit Zanettos, a charming tavern popular among both tourists and locals. It is one of the oldest taverns operating in the city. It serves dozens of types of fish and seafood, vegetable salads, and traditional snacks. Guests will be offered to complete a meal with a cup of aromatic coffee.
An iconic restaurant for Nicosia is Ocean Basket - the largest and most famous sushi & seafood restaurant in Cyprus. This is a must-have for those who have long dreamed of trying exotic sea delicacies. To complement exquisite meals, guests are offered a large selection of wines and soft drinks, as well as original fruit desserts.