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“OMG - This is not to be missed. Beautifully simple in a stunning setting.”
Review of Viklari

Viklari
Ranked #5 of 72 Restaurants in Peyia
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was initially reluctant to visit having been told this was off road and up a steep track not suitable for most cars, however TripAdvisor helped dispell that myth and in fact my hired Toyata Avensis made it up there without a problem. I mean yea a 4x4 would have been more comfy and less of a bone rattler but it was worth having your bones shaken for. Set high above the sea, with clear views across the Akamas gorge and out across the Med and the National Park / area of beauty. This is a simple family run restarurant, and there were generations of them on hand for our visit from Mama to a young boy carrying trays to the tables with a huge smile. They offer BBQ chicken and or pork (choose the mixed and savour both), a generous bowl of fresh village salad and the most amazing home made chips / potato wedges and that is your lot. Simple offerings but the quality and the cooking of that meat is second to none I have ever tasted. How do they BBQ so well??? And they definitely do BBQ because you see the huge BBQ pit as you walk up the floral lined path to the restaurant space. The pork was succulent and so tasty, like imagine the best pork belly you have ever tasted, which melts in your mouth and the chicken? Well no pink, slimey meat here at all. Beautifully crispy skinned chicken with tender white juicy meat. We had a Keo shandy, a local beer, to wash it down and we savoured every single mouthful. The setting is idyllic, under a huge canopy of grapevines, there were children picking the plump red grapes off the vine and eating them. It is all under shade with a welcome breeze blowing through off the sea. Excellent value for money. Only open 11:00 to 5pm and booking advised.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit fairly often, yes the views and ambiance are exceptional.

The food today was excellent, I couldn't make barbeque food like that slightly crispy on the outside and succulent inside, had "the mix" a piece of chicken and a piece of pork.

It's fairly laid back, so chill out and enjoy the view.

If you have not been before it's only pork or chicken, some great chip, and a decent salad. Good choice of drinks.

We return time and time again, and have taken many friends and family.

Thank FinsFamily
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were recommended the last castle by our rep and we are glad she did. situated in the middle of nowhere, couldn't believe there were at least 50 people there. all the food is barbequed very well pork and lamb. all this food and no electricity. real nice people run it a must place to visit.

1  Thank squirrelthecyril
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading an article by Paul Hollywood about this place we decided to pay a visit whilst visiting our daughter in cyprus. It takes some finding but is well worth the effort. There's no menu just the food of the day which was pork & chicken on the BBQ with salad, chips and crusty bread which was delicious washed down with local wine, and the views are absolutely amazing. I would recommend anyone tracking down this place whilst in cyprus as it is definitely a unique experience.

1  Thank sherran19
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took a trip out and foolishly didn't make a reservation thinking we'd just chance it. The restaurant was pretty busy but they still managed to accommodate us. Spectacular views of the hills and coast. Superb food, simple but very very good and well priced too. A family run business that is 100% authentic. Will definitely return again and again. Well done Viklari!

Thank Dave T
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