Saturday night, Marcello’s and Lemongrass in the centre of Protaras were busy, as was the Italian across the street, but these were the exceptions, not the norm. And they are only busy because part of Sunrise group and it is an alternative to eating in hotel or apartment.
No 1, a few rows of tables by the street occupied, the tables behind, empty.
Japanese restaurant in Eden Square empty.
New restaurant in Eden Square that only opened in June, already closed.
A new restaurant opened in Eden Square last year, it opened end of May, a few weeks later it had closed.
A coffee bar in Eden Square, last year was replaced by a new coffee bar. It did not open until June, by end of August had already closed.
The coffee bar became part of Guru. A bar with white seats, expensive prices and moronic music blasting out. A recipe for failure. Saturday night, the extension empty, in the original part, a handful of people, all but empty.
- Guru faces reality
- Where have all the tourists gone?
- Collapse of the tourist economy in Cyprus and the need to divest