Top ChoiceTaverna in Lipsi Village

Manolis Tastes

In a handsome 19th-century neoclassical building (and former Italian Police station), Manolis Tastes has a roof terrace and upstairs lounge, and fine dining in a cream-and-wood interior. The real draw is Chef...

Top ChoiceSeafood in Lipsi Village


Chef/owner Nicolas cooks up a culinary storm at this gorgeous spot. He uses only organic vegetables (from his own farm or personally sourced elsewhere), plus fresh fish and meat. The picks? The fish soup and the...

Bakery in Lipsi Village

Kairis Lipsi Bakery Shop

Chances are you'll find yourself here, at this lively bakery-gelateria-cafe, on the western side of the waterfront; it's the social hub of the island and stays open all night. It’s a veritable treasure trove of...

Taverna in Lipsi

Dilaila Cafe Restaurant

Tucked behind the beach at Katsadia, this inviting restaurant with colourful decor and split levels has intimate as well as communal areas to take in the stunning sea. Dishes include lentil salad with octopus,...

Taverna in Lipsi

Platis Gialos Restaurant

Sitting on the island's best beach for swimming in unbelievable turquoise water, this pleasant little summer-only taverna has decent grilled food and fresh salads.

Religious in Lipsi Village

Church of Agios Ioannis Theologos

Each year on 22 August, visitors flock to pay homage to a famous icon of the Virgin in the village church. They come to see the lilies inside its glass cabinet, which, despite being rootless and unwatered, burst...

Seafood in Lipsi Village

Theologos Fish Tavern

Set on the waterfront near the ferry dock, this diminutive fish restaurant, its facade stippled with blue polka dots, has tables right on the quay and a menu ranging from huge prawns, octopus and calamari, to...

Taverna in Lipsi Village


This deservedly popular taverna, adorned with cobalt-and-white trim, sits to the west of the marina jetty with seating on a raised terrace next to a tiny vineyard (look out for the mural of the windmill). Try the...

Cafe in Lipsi Village

Angela Cafe

This chic little cafe with lavender and white trim has an intimate interior for snacks, coffee and cocktails, and a breezy sea-facing outside terrace. Unlike many other places in Lipsi, it's open all year.

Food & Drink in Lipsi Village

Wine Festival

This Dionysian festival takes place for three different days during the summer months with dancing and free wine. Check locally for precise dates.

Cafe in Lipsi Village

Cafe du Moulin

Tucked in the cool shadows of a little square by the church of Agios Ioannis Theologos, this restaurant is run by a house-proud French- and Italian-speaking lady. You'd probably eat here more for the location...