Cyprus’ ultimate entertainment guide

Time Out Cyprus was first published in Cyprus in February of 2002.

The magazine belongs to the international Time Out brand, which is available in 25 countries and 35 cities all over the world, and includes a total of 135 publications or websites.  Since its first publication, Time Out has won the attention of readers and is constantly the top monthly publication in Cyprus. Time Out is considered to be the most valid and informative guide for outings and entertainment. Every month the magazine gives opinions and criticises, presents and recommends the best choices in movies, theatre, bars, clubs, music, art and restaurants while the pages are filled with various features. Since 2005, the magazine has launched the Time Out Eating Awards aiming to award the best restaurants in Cyprus. It’s no wonder why Time Out is considered the N.1 entertainment guide and the number one monthly magazine in Cyprus, since every month more than 94,142 (average) readers chose it!

Time Out readers are those who want to be informed. People, who want to travel, go out and always want to know their options for entertainment especially what is new and fresh in Cyprus. It should be noted that 55.6% of Time Out’s readers are women and 42.8% are of higher-education. 74.6% of readers live in urban areas and 45.8% are between the ages of 18 to 34, while 28.6% are between the ages of 35 to 44.

 

Time Out App

Cyprus’ ultimate entertainment guide, responded to the public’s needs for quick information and entertainment no matter where they are, by creating the new and free mobile APP. The application is available in iOS & ANDROID.

 

 

 

Time Out Eating Awards

 

Time out Eating Awards, the biggest gastronomical awards in Cyprus are been organised for another year in order to award the top restaurants of the island and are celebrating their 13th year anniversary.

Time Out the number one entertainment guide of Cyprus organises the awards with the intention of upgrading the quality of the islands’ gastronomy and award the best. The thirteen-year experience and knowledge have made the Time Out Eating Awards a unique institution in Cyprus which can proudly admit that it knows the local eating out options.  The Time Out Eating Awards are an international institution and are organised by almost all the Time Out publications in the world. Time Out has a responsibility and consistency towards its readers, restaurant owners and chefs that want to stand out in the intensively competitive worlds of gastronomy.

With love towards nature and the rich ingredients it offers, the best are awarded. Those who showcase and respect nature and create the tastiest memories of the year!

The following ten categories are awarded: Best New Restaurant, Fish, International Cuisine, Hotel Restaurant (restaurant who work on hotel premises and are not in any other categories), Bar/Restaurant, Tavern, Souvlaki, Nice Price (restaurants who serve quality food at a low price), Mediterranean Cuisine as well as Best Beer Place (place that offers good food combined with good beer).  Every year the “Readers Award” is also given to the restaurant that collects the most votes from readers regardless its category. In order to be nominated, each restaurant must have high quality standards and continually develop its services. With the criteria of food quality, dish presentation, food hygiene, atmosphere inside and outside the restaurant, service time, customer service, wine list and price versus quality, the final decisions are made for each category. In addition honorary awards are given to the Chef of the Year, Cypriot product of the Year and Best Wine List at a restaurant award.

Time out and its 40-member award committee select the nominees and vote. The process begins in May and the nominees are published in July’s issue. Readers can vote through the magazine’s website www.timeoutcyprus.com , by phone or through a ballot which is inserted in the magazine, and at the same time they have the opportunity to win prizes. The voting process closes at the beginning of October and the award ceremony is in November where Time Out Awards are presented and restaurant owners and chefs are honoured.

 

 

    • SPECIAL EDITIONS TIME OUT VISITORS GUIDE (YEARLY):

      A visitors’ guide published in English and Russian for those who wish to experience the beauties of Cyprus. The island’s most beautiful beaches, the most important sights, food and entertainment recommendations and everything a visitor needs to know when visiting any city in Cyprus. It is sold separately at all kiosks in Cyprus, at the airport, hotels and other tourist areas on the island.

    • SPECIAL EDITIONS THE GOLDEN LIST (YEARLY):

      This edition is sold separately in three languages, Greek, English and Russian. It is an exclusive guide that outlines all the top restaurants in Cyprus, including a detailed guide for gastronomy lovers. A publication with photographs and descriptions of each restaurant, including the reasons it is considered one of the top local restaurants and other important information like address, phone, time schedule, menu etc.

    • SPECIAL EDITIONS A TASTE OF CYPRUS (YEARLY):

      This exclusive edition is published in the form of a coffee table book and is dedicated to the authentic traditional tastes of Cyprus. The main purpose of this edition is to present products made in Cyprus from local producers with an emphasis on tradition. The aim is to showcase the tastes of Cyprus whilst making this publication an alternative gastronomical guide. The publication is published in Greek and English.

    • SPECIAL EDITIONS TIME OUT BEST HOTELS (YEARLY):

      This special insert includes a presentation of the best hotels in Cyprus and Greece, along with useful information on each hotel. The aim of the publication is to inform readers about the hotels they can choose for their holidays in Cyprus and Greece.

    • SPECIAL EDITIONS LET’S GO TO LIMASSOL (YEARLY):

      An exclusive publication about the cosmopolitan city of Cyprus with everything any visitor needs to know.  The latest arrivals, all the interesting suggestions in the field of entertainment and dining, the top events and attractions and of course the best beaches and places to stay.

    • SPECIAL EDITIONS LET’S GO TO PROTARAS & AYIA NAPA (YEARLY):

      An extensive entertainment, food, clubbing and activities guide, which includes information about accommodation, the new spots of the season as well as guidance for unique experiences throughout the summer in the state controlled area of the Famagusta region.

    • SPECIAL EDITIONS TIME OUT EATING AWARDS RECIPES (YEARLY):

      A special publication which includes recipes from all the restaurants nominated for a Time Out Eating Award. Chefs from each restaurant recommend the recipe of their favourite or most popular dish offered at their restaurant.

      The aim of the publication is to provide readers with exceptional recipes from chefs, in a simple way so that anyone can prepare them at home.

    • SPECIAL EDITIONS OUTDOORS (YEARLY):

      A specialised insert which refers to the options readers have to enjoy their summer nights under the stars.  The most popular bars, cafés and restaurants that can make summer nights even more memorable. 

    • SPECIAL EDITIONS TIME OUT TAVERNES (YEARLY):

      A guide for the best taverns of the island, with rich photographic material and information, as well as presentation of the most popular dishes of each tavern.

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