The Best Bars In Paphos, Cyprus

HY2PDG View of the town of Paphos in Cyprus. Paphos is known as the center of ancient history and culture of the island.
HY2PDG View of the town of Paphos in Cyprus. Paphos is known as the center of ancient history and culture of the island. | © Alexandr Savchuk / Alamy
Ayse Huseyin

Whether it’s a casual and relaxing drink after a leisurely day on the beach, or the first stop of an epic night on the town, Paphos has the bar for you. This coastal town will cater to any type of event and experience you could ask for with high quality drinks, an excellent ambiance and a hospitality that you could only find in Cyprus. Here’s the top spots you should hit while you’re in the city.

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Baywatch Cocktail Bar

Enjoy a drink and live music at the Baywatch cocktail bar. The bar has an indoor and outdoor area surrounded by trees. The eclectic and quirky décor, including neon signs and lamps hanging from the trees, somehow combines a 1950’s diner with a shipwreck shack. Enjoy a wide array of delicious cocktails in the fun and friendly environment of Baywatch. You can be sure of a warm welcome from the attentive staff as well as an enjoyable evening.

Making a cocktail

The exterior of this bar and restaurant is stunning, with a beautiful garden as the centerpiece. Enjoy a delicious meal, an eccentric cocktail with island grown fresh fruit, or a crisp and refreshing glass of wine. The outdoor dining area offers a beautiful view down over Paphos and out to sea ensuring that you have a dining experience that’s simply not easily forgotten. Additionally, the area enjoys an excellent natural breeze and provides parasols to protect you from the baking hot Cypriot sun as you eat.

Fiesta Bar & Grill

Grilled fish

Though a smaller venue, this bar still manages to appear open and spacious. Enjoy regular alcoholic beverages and around 100 quirky house cocktails decorated with glacé cherries, and sparklers for that extra level of excitement and holiday atmosphere. Considering their low prices the cocktails are known to be quite strong and very flavorful. For those diners who are fans of sport, the bar also streams live sporting matches on television screens for your enjoyment.

Different Bar

Different Bar aims to do exactly what its title suggests: offer a unique experience for all of its visitors. They are extremely proud to have a number of loyal regulars who come to enjoy music and the stylish interior and atmosphere of the bar. Panos, the owner of Different Bar is committed to ensuring the happiness of all of his customers who will leave feeling like one of the family. Enjoy complimentary popcorn to enjoy with your drinks and expect a great night of relaxation and socialising.

Flairs Cocktail Bar

Cocktail bartender

As one of the many bars on Paphos’ infamous ‘Bar Street’, Flairs Cocktail Bar is one of the consistently busiest and is the ideal location for a wild night. This bar tends to attract a younger crowd and offers free cocktails. Their low prices and DJ will guarantee an incredible night. This is not the place for a leisurely and relaxed drink but rather something closer to a clubbing environment. If you’re in the area, Flairs Cocktail Bar is the place to be.

O’Neills Irish Bar

Something of a novelty amid the meze bars and traditional establishments, O’Neills Irish Bar evokes the lively and homely environment of a traditional Irish pub. They offer familiar pub dishes that will certainly evoke the taste of home for UK travelers. The dishes are generously portioned and there is a good variety of drinks for you to enjoy.

Flintstones Bar

The Flintstones Bar is a Paphos landmark where there’s never a dull moment. The bar, modeled after the classic, Stone Age family cartoon is filled with statues and prints of the well-loved characters. They offer a wide array of drinks and a novelty experience unlike any other in Paphos. The Flintstones Bar is fun and friendly and even younger guests can enjoy kiddie cocktails. There’s a pool table for your enjoyment and screens playing sporting matches too.

Spilies Tavern Bar

Enjoy food, drink and even a dip in the pool at this friendly, family owned tavern in Paphos. If the main Coral Bay strip does not appeal to you, Spilies Tavern Bar has the perfect ‘off-the-beaten-track’ feel. Enjoy authentic Cypriot meals with a home cooked flavor as well as well priced and delicious drinks and cocktails. A particular favorite are the strawberry daiquiris. If the weather is fine, you’re more than welcome to cool off in their pool and lounge area.

Alea Cafe-Lounge Bar

In Cyprus, finding an astoundingly beautiful view is never very difficult but at the Alea Cafe-Lounge Bar you are truly spoiled. Within walking distance of the beach, the Bar offers a wide array of meal options as well as drinks. The cocktails are generous, fresh and flavorful, as well as reasonably priced. Make the most of the indoor or outdoor seating areas to enjoy the sunset and people watching. No matter where you are sat, the effortless beauty of Cyprus will be displayed before you.

Pingouino Cafe


No matter what meal of the day you come in for, the Pingouino Café will deliver. Their comfortable seating and large TV screens will keep you entertained as you enjoy your meal. This is a wonderful place for a break from the bustling harbor. The staff are friendly and attentive and the drinks and menu items are delicious. They have quite a notable variety of pizza and pasta dishes as well as making the most of Cyprus’ thriving fishing industry.

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