General Shopping Hours
The summer period runs from April 1 to October 31; most shops are open at the following times:
- ·Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 09:00-13:00 and 16:00-20:30
- ·Wednesday: 09:00-14:00
- ·Friday: 09:00-13:00 and 14:30-21:30
- ·Saturday: 09:00-17:00
During high summer from June 15 to August 31, shops in towns may close from 14:00-17:00.
The winter period runs from November 1 to March 31; most shops are open at the following times:
- ·Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 09:00-13:00 and 14:30-19:00
- ·Wednesday: 09:00-14:00
- ·Friday: 09:00-13:00 and 14:30-20:00
- ·Saturday: 09:00-15:00
Note: These hours are generally accurate. However, for a three-month trial period starting 12 July 2013, a new law allows all shops to stay open from 05:00-22:00 Monday to Saturday, and 09:00-21:00 on Sundays. It is not yet clear whether the trial times will continue in 2014.
Carrefour: Ellados avenue 52Α and Tsaggari 2, near Dasoudi Park, Tel. 26912600. New from November 2013, Kings Mall, Paphos.
The Carrefour group offers a wide range of both food and non-food products. The prices are reasonable and supermarkets are always fully stocked. Various promotions are always going on at the supermarket on an assortment of goods such as greeting cards, video games, stationery, toys, kitchenware, furnishing, clothes, sportswear and shoes. There is also a cafeteria on the first floor for snacks. Toilets are well-equipped with baby nappy changing facilities available.
Alpha Mega: 87, Dimokratias Street, 8028 Paphos Telephone: 26209696, near roundabout to highway.
Modern, supermarket with own parking garage. Very good selection of local and imported products. Sundance Villas recommended: special offers in meat department every Tuesday, fish department every Thursday. Very big wine selection of big and even smaller Cyprus wineries. Small restaurant in store, very well priced. New from November 2013: Alpha Mega is now providing a wide range of TESCO products as well.
Papantoniou Supermarket: Ellados Avenue 1, 8020, Paphos Tel.: +357 26 936 600. Near harbour: 4 Ledra Street, 8041 Kato Paphos, Paphos. Arch. Makarios&Papakosta Leonida, 8221, Chlorakas, Paphos Tel.: +357 26 970 700. 8 Mariou, 8820, Poli Chrysochous
There are two Papantoniou supermarkets stores in Paphos, one in Chlorakas and a further one in Polis. All branches stock many international and national products and offer good discounts. Their butchery section is famous, with meat products selling out in minutes. They are renowned for the fruit & vegetable section, fish, bakery and delicatessen. There is a little cafeteria in each store. Parking is limited at the shop near the harbour. They have excellent Sundance Villas recommended bakeries all over Paphos, which also sell basics such as milk.
Lidl Supermarkets: 104 Tombs of the Kings Ave. Paphos, Paphos and Alexandrou Ypsilanti 49 8020 Pafos www.lidl.com.cy
Lidl opened its first stores in Cyprus in November 2010. They now have 13 stores all over the island and are quite popular among Cypriots, other residents and visitors. They sell an interesting range of products, foods, drinks and other household items that are reasonably priced. Their in-house bakery offer a wide variety of freshly baked bread and rolls at good prices throughout the day. Every Monday and Thursday special promotions-offers available in both stores.
Chilly’s Frozen Foods
Frozen food shops selling goods imported from the UK. Locations all over Cyprus and Pafos area.
Tel. 26 941 090 , There is a big shop on the road from Pafos to Coral Bay. Others in Geroskipou, Tremithousa and Polis.
GB Imported Foods
There are several GB Imported Food Stores around Paphos. The stores are quite large and offer a wide selection of imported food at low prices. The Mesogi and Kissonerga Branches are also known as “Euro Shops” and their products usually cost less than Euro 2.00. They also offer a large variety of household items, cleaning products, toys, tools etc. at low prices.
Debenhams: Debenhams and Homecenter: Opposite Pafiako Athletic Stadium, Korivos, 2 Dimokratias, 8028 Paphos, Paphos Tel.: +357 26 840 840 and
Debenhams near the harbour: 62 Konstantinou Kanari, 8010, Paphos, Tel.: +357 26 947 122
Debenhams department store, which is originally from the UK, has its franchise stores all over Cyprus. In Paphos, the bigger store is opposite the Pafiako stadium. Supermarket, clothes, shoes, cosmetics, cafeteria, and a bakery are all found here. Next door is the Homecenter, selling household items. The smaller Debenhams near the harbour (opposite Papantoniou) sells clothes, cosmetics and shoes. Debenhams near the harbour has a Sundance Villas recommended cafeteria too.
Kings Mall Avenue Pafos: Tombs of the Kings Road, Tel. 70007777