Top Choice Cycladic in Kythnos


Come to this friendly, low-key taverna for grilled sardines, scorpion fish, red mullet and other bounty from the sea, as well as Greek salad topped with local cheese, kid and rabbit stew and oven-baked lamb.
Seafood in Merihas


Ostria is the place for seafood: grilled snapper, scorpion fish, grouper, calamari and lobster spaghetti all get the thumbs-up. Funny how seafood tastes better when you’re seated by moored yachts…
Greek in Hora (Kythnos)


At the entrance to Hora and inside the hotel of the same name, this cellar restaurant specialises in carnivorous delights, such as rooster cooked in wine, lamb kleftiko and rabbit stew.
Taverna in Merihas


On the southern bend of the waterfront, Kantouni offers a menu of classic, meat-centric Greek hits in a delightful setting decked in creeping roses. There's also waterside seating.
Kebab in Merihas


Quick, delish souvlaki, kebabs and burgers stuffed with cheese from a sweetly unassuming spot just where the ferries dock.
Seafood in Kythnos


One of several seaside tavernas overlooking the marina in Loutra. Great for fresh fish dishes and cold beer.