Top things to do in Argostoli

Top Choice Greek in Argostoli


Lively and hugely popular grill house, where piping-hot and irresistibly flavourful chicken, pork or lamb kebabs and pittas are served up straight onto tabletop covers (no plates). It also delivers.
Seafood in Argostoli

Kiani Akti

For Argostoli’s finest views, follow the waterfront north to the cruise-ship dock, where this huge wooden deck stretches out into the harbour. The wide-ranging menu includes tasty Greek appetisers, along with daily …
Mediterranean in Argostoli

Casa Grec

Centering on a verdant terracotta courtyard, complete with fountain, this romantic restaurant is (despite the name) more Italian than Greek. It features chicken with rosemary or salmon with thyme, with either pasta …
Greek in Argostoli


A veteran restaurant, a block inland from the waterfront market, where locals lunch on hearty, great-value baked standards such as veal with okra, goat with potatoes, or cod pie. Everything on the menu is less than …
Club in Argostoli


A rather extraordinary hybrid, this popular club-restaurant on the tip of the Argostoli peninsula combines strange geological formations with iconic futuristic furnishings, and puts on top-name DJs for a varied crow…
Taverna in Argostoli


Wood-ceilinged and stone-walled, this friendly taverna offers local seafood such as squid, grilled shrimp and octopus, plus carnivore favourites Kefallonian meat pie and exohiko (pork stuffed with tomatoes, onions, …
Gardens in Argostoli

Cephalonia Botanica

This lovely botanical garden, designed to study, preserve and display plants and herbs from the island, is located 2km south of central Argostoli. It also holds a small artificial lake.
Museum in Argostoli

Korgialenio History & Folklore Museum

Dedicated to preserving Kefallonian art and culture, this fine museum houses icons, assorted furniture, clothes and artwork, taken from the homes of gentry and farm workers.
Club in Argostoli

Bass Club

Stylish, very central and dimly lit, the Bass Club pulses at night with Greek and Western music, often with guest DJs on the decks, and also operates a cool cafe by day.
Beach in Argostoli

Platys Gialos

This little ‘pocket’ beach, just beyond Makrys Gialos, has plenty of shade and very clear water, as well as a few places to eat.