Top things to do

Top Choice Palace in Corfu Town

Palace of St Michael & St George

Originally the residence of a succession of British high commissioners, this palace now houses the world-class Museum of Asian Art, founded in 1929. Expertly curated with extensive, informative English-language plac…
Top Choice Italian in Corfu Town

La Cucina

A long-established favourite, well-run La Cucina shines for its creative cuisine, with hand-rolled pasta dishes at the fore. The original Guilford location has cosy, warm tones and murals, while the Moustoxidou anne…
Top Choice Fortress in Corfu Town

Palaio Frourio

Constructed by the Venetians in the 15th century on the remains of a Byzantine castle (and further altered by the British), this spectacular landmark offers respite from the crowds and superb views of the region. Cl…
Top Choice Taverna in Corfu Town

To Tavernaki tis Marinas

Restored stone walls, hardwood floors and cheerful staff lift the ambience of this taverna. Check daily specials or choose anything from mousakas (baked layers of eggplant or zucchini, minced meat and potatoes toppe…
Top Choice Greek in Corfu Town

Il Vesuvio

The Neapolitan owner of this classy Italian restaurant, which has premises on both sides of the street, won the 'Best Italian Restaurant in Greece' award for his moreish homemade gnocchi, tortellini and ravioli. Eat…
Top Choice Taverna in Southern Corfu


This tiny, humble taverna in Benitses is worth a pilgrimage in its own right – every item on the menu is absolutely delicious. From the olive oil and specially sourced feta to the tender octopus or range of mezedhes…
Top Choice Taverna in Western Corfu

Alonaki Bay Taverna

Ride the dirt roads out to the point north of Lake Korission for this simple, family-run taverna, which serves a small menu of home-cooked meat and mayirefta (ready-cooked meals). Clean rooms (€35) and apartments (€…
Top Choice Bar in Corfu Town

The Liston

All the bars along the Liston are the places to be and be seen. The line-up includes: Libro d'Oro, Arco, Liston and Kafe Koklia. Also recommended are Lounge Café and the classy rooftop bar at the Cavalieri Hotel.
Top Choice Italian in Corfu Town

La Cucina

Every detail is cared for at this intimate bistro, from the hand-rolled tortellonis to the inventive pizzas and murals on the walls.
Top Choice Church in Corfu Town

Church of Agios Spyridon

The sacred relic of Corfu’s beloved patron saint, St Spyridon, lies in an elaborate silver casket in the 16th-century basilica.