With the scorching summer heat already upon us, we thought it fitting to offer some great suggestions for a cool night out! Rent your car and follow our tips. What better than an ice-cold beer outdoors, surrounded by trees and flowers? If you’re looking for a refreshing pint, a hearty lunch. or just a place to watch your favourite game, here’s the lowdown on some of the best beer gardens around Cyprus!
When Nicosia residents think beer garden, Babylon Bar is one of the first places that come to mind. An oasis in the city, it boasts a wide selection of beers and good food (the chicken kebab alone is reason enough to go) Babylon is also well known for screening every major sport event in the large garden and with the World Cup coming up, you might want to make a reservation if you are planning to head here.
2. Beer and Beer
Beer and Beer pub’s speciality is… well… beer! Located in the heart of Limassol, Beer and Beer offers the closest thing you can get to a German drinking experience. Expect an outdoor seating area for the warm summer months, a comprehensive selection of beers (specialising of course in German brands) and all the culinary delights of German cuisine. Prepare for a plethora of sausages, schnitzel and various meat platters, all to be washed down with some quality beer!
3. The Temple Bar Café
If you’re planning a visit to a beer garden in Paphos, this place should definitely be on the top of your list for a cool pint! The Temple in downtown Paphos is an ideal spot for a beer in an outdoor seating area. And if you ’re a fan of live music then you are in for a treat, as Temple regularly schedules live performances by local and Greek musicians. Besides being a beer and music haven, Temple also has a great selection of bar food, to wash down your drinks on a hot summer night!
4. Aphrodite’s Rock Brewing Company
Beer and ale might not come to mind straight away when you think of Cypriot gastronomy, but the evidence shows that the west side of the island has been brewing beer for thousands of years.
On a rise outside Paphos is this craft pub and microbrewery that was the first to be located on the island and has imported English brewing traditions to create a choice of authentic artisan ales.
A brewery tour is available at 14:00 on weekdays, or you could visit for a meal paired with a hand-crafted beer made with local spring water.
Aphrodite’s Rock Brewing Company is a family business employing well qualified and highly experienced brewing specialists from Great Britain as well as employing local staff who all share the dream to create and brew the wide cosmopolitan range of fresh, full-flavoured locally handcrafted “Island Beers” and “Artisan Ales” right here in Cyprus for the pleasure of local residents and our tourist guests that come to Cyprus.