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Firstly the Corallo is in Paphos but Google maps didn’t seem to locate it correctly! This is a true Cypriot establishment located in a very busy tourist-trap area of Paphos. Ignore the surrounding ‘plasma-screen-sky-sports-with all-day-engleesh-breakfast’ surroundings.
If you’re after the true taste of the islands cuisine then I’d heartily recommend it. I was raised in Cyprus and on returning after a 30 year absence wanted my kids to experience the fabulous food I’d enjoyed with my parents. My advice would be to learn a few social peasantries in Cypriot (mine was very rusty but seemed to become almost fluent after a cold glass or three…) and you’ll experience a different level of service. I let our waiter (Charis – one of the working Charalambous family that run it) take care of the order and we had plat after plate of fabulous salad (you can’t get real Greek salad and creamy feta anywhere else) and grilled specialties well into the night. All the great Greek inspired dishes are here including Stifado, Kleftiko, Souvlaki and fresh fish – but I’d recommend simply ordering the Full Meze, loosen your waistband and enjoy a wide selection from across the menu.
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