One of the most important things when choosing a restaurant is its cleanliness. It is essential that the restaurant that you are thinking of visiting should pass sanitary requirements as you do not want to be worrying about any possible health problems that may come from eating at a particular restaurant during your meal. Be cautious to select a restaurant that does not have messy tables, spilled drinks and food on the floor as well as bad smells. If a restaurant does not appear clean in the areas that you can see then the possibility that it is not clean in the areas that you can’t see are extremely high.
Another way of knowing if a restaurant is good is the number of customers it has. If a restaurant has regular turn over of customers you can probably rest assured that it serves good food and the service is of a high standard. With the aid of the internet it is now possible to read restaurant reviews on many of the restaurants that can be found in Cyprus as well as asking friends for recommendations of a good restaurant. It is advisable though to remember that the opinions of others are based on their personal tastes and opinions and may not be the same as yours tastes and preferences.
It is a good idea, if you have the opportunity, to make a quick trip to the restaurant that you are planning visit before you go there to eat to have a look at the wine list and menu. This will also give you the chance to view the interior and check the noise levels especially if the meal you are planning is for a romantic or business dinner. It would also be wise to make a visit to the restroom before you leave as a dirty restroom is always a bad sign. Although it is not always possible to make a personal inspection each time you want to go to a restaurant that you have not been to before, having the chance to do so would increase the chances of making a good restaurant choice.
Many restaurants in Cyprus, especially the larger and fancier ones have their own websites. You can usually view their food and wine menu and any additional services that they offer without having to physically visit the restaurant. It is also possible to make online reservations via the restaurants websites which will increase your chances of being seated.
Ultimately, the choice of restaurant will depend on the type of eating experience that you are looking to enjoy. Are you looking to enjoy a quite comfortable dinner or a gastronomic adventure? Do you have a particular dish that you want to try or specific cuisine? You personal preferences and those of the people who you will be dining with are important when selecting where to eat.