Hora (Mykonos)

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Top ChoiceEuropean in Hora (Mykonos)

Funky Kitchen

The open kitchen of this contemporary restaurant brings forth beautifully presented dishes marrying Mediterranean flavours with French techniques. Dishes such as octopus carpaccio with pink peppercorns, grilled...

Top ChoiceGay in Hora (Mykonos)

JackieO’

The mainstay of Mykonos' gay party scene since Apollo was a lad, this waterside bar is wall-to-wall writhing bodies after 11.30pm, with the waitstaff shimmying around them delivering drinks with considerable...

Gay in Hora (Mykonos)

Lola Bar

Screen divas line the walls, tasselled lampshades shimmy along to torch songs, and a dragged up mannequin stares endlessly into a mirror at Mykonos' best gay cocktail bar. The vibe is relaxed and friendly, and...

Mediterranean in Hora (Mykonos)

M-Eating

Attentive service, soft lighting and relaxed luxury are the hallmarks of this creative restaurant specialising in fresh Greek produce prepared with flair. Options might include the likes of Cycladic fish soup,...

Taverna in Hora (Mykonos)

Joanna's Nikos Place

Run by the delightful Joanna herself and overlooking the beach just a few minutes' walk south of the windmills, this taverna focuses on Greek standards and it does them very well, particularly the zucchini...

Museum in Hora (Mykonos)

Archaeological Museum of Mykonos

A headless, almost limbless 2nd-century BC statue of Hercules in Parian marble is the highlight of this small, well-presented collection. Otherwise it's very heavy on pottery and funerary stelae (carved...

Cafe in Hora (Mykonos)

Nice n Easy

With a great view of Mykonos' windmills from its seafront terrace, this Athenian outpost is Mykonos' best brunch option, serving hangover-assuaging eggs Benedict and healthier options such as avocado on toast,...

Bakery in Hora (Mykonos)

Gioras Wood Bakery

When the wood ovens first fired up in this basement bakery, the Byzantines still ruled Constantinople and Christopher Columbus' father was a toddler. Founded in 1420 and operated by the same family for the last...

Gay in Hora (Mykonos)

Elysium Sunset Bar

Attached to the 'straight-friendly' Hotel Elysium, this poolside bar has long been the first port of call for the gay party crowd. Handsome barstaff flirt shamelessly, perhaps to distract from the hefty drink...

Cocktail Bar in Hora (Mykonos)

Katerina’s Bar

Katerina's makes no effort to be glamorous or, heaven forbid, cool – INXS is likely to be played at some point in the night – but it consequently manages to have more fun than most places in Little Venice. What...

Church in Hora (Mykonos)

Panagia Paraportiani

Panagia Paraportiani

Built between the 15th and 17th centuries, Mykonos’ most famous church comprises four small chapels – plus another on an upper storey reached by an exterior staircase. It’s usually locked, but the fabulously...

Greek in Hora (Mykonos)

Eva's Garden

Its patio shaded by hanging grapevines, this tempting corner of Eden focuses on traditional Greek home cooking, such as 'Mama's soutzoukakia' (oblong meatballs in a tomato sauce), spanikopita (spinach pie),...

Grill in Hora (Mykonos)

Sakis Grill House

A welcome alternative to Mykonos' pricey restaurants, Sakis is perpetually crammed with hungry budgeteers tucking into heaped portions of pork or chicken souvlaki, or gyros spilling out of pita bread. It's...

Gay in Hora (Mykonos)

@54

With mirror balls cascading from the ceiling and an artsy jungle theme to the decor, this large upstairs space is a stylish spot for an early evening cocktail or a late night boogie. Smokers hog the coveted front...

Crêpes in Hora (Mykonos)

Taste Diaries

If you've got a craving for sweet or savoury crêpes, waffles or creamy yoghurt – any time of the day or night in peak season – this is the place to come. It's a satisfying breakfast option, and it serves...

Fashion & Accessories in Hora (Mykonos)

True Image

Digitally print images onto T-shirts and Converse sneakers while you wait – either from the store's vast digital library or bring in your own image. A unique pair of Converse high or low tops will set you back €99.

Cocktail Bar in Hora (Mykonos)

Galleraki

Choose plum waterfront seating or the upstairs balcony at this friendly cafe-bar, and order one of its fresh-fruit cocktails (like the signature ‘katerinaki’, made with melon) or a classic champagne concoction.

Beach in Hora (Mykonos)

Megali Ammos

The best beach within easy walking distance of the centre of town, Megali Ammos has a couple of upmarket resorts and an excellent taverna right on the golden sands. It's a 10-minute walk south from the windmills.

Art in Hora (Mykonos)

Art & Soul

Run by the Rousounelos family for over 30 years, this gallery is for serious collectors. On display you'll find sculpture and paintings by renowned Greek artists, each sold with a certificate of authenticity.

Cinema in Hora (Mykonos)

Cine Manto

Need a break from the bars and clubs? Seek out this gorgeous open-air cinema in a garden setting. There’s a cafe here, too. Movies are shown in their original language; view the programme online.