Top Choice Cafe in Naoussa


Occupying a small corner in the Old Town, this cafe is big on flavour. One of the islands’ best breakfast menus awaits: superfood smoothies and shakes, a selection of homemade granola with sheep’s-milk yoghurt and t…
Top Choice Cafe in Parikia

Cafe Distrato

Dine outside under a leafy canopy at this friendly place that will draw you back time and again. This casual all-day cafe exudes wholesomeness, and is attached to a shop selling local food products. The crowd-pleasi…
Top Choice Cafe in Parikia


A gorgeous location under a massive bougainvillea tree adds to the delicious light meals, sophisticated atmosphere and tasteful jazz and classical music to make this a top place to hang out in Parikia. Head into the…
Greek in Parikia


Sit in the beachfront, lantern-filled garden, then dig into a dish of Greek or Anatolian cuisine from Ephessus’ wood-fired oven, and you’ll understand why this restaurant is so popular. Setting, service and food are…
Greek in Parikia


A vine-covered courtyard and simple, whitewashed interior with splashes of modern art create a polished setting for some of the Cyclades’ finest contemporary Greek cuisine. The menu makes for hungry reading – choose…
Mediterranean in Naoussa


With tables practically on the sand on Agios Dimitrios Beach, it’s not surprising that this tucked-away place specialises in seafood. Try steamed mussels and grilled calamari, or dig into shrimp saganaki or black ri…
Cafe in Paros

Kafeneio tis Marigos

If you love old black-and-white historical photos, this place on the square in front of the Cathedral of Agia Triada in Lefkes is a real find. Run by Kostas and serving up delicious mama-made meatballs and cakes, ta…
International in Parikia

Little Green Rocket

Fresh and fun waterfront restaurant-bar, with a small but varied menu grabbing influences from all over (yakitori, curry, burritos). It’s a good spot for a lazy drink too. Panos and his team have got things working …
Bakery in Parikia


An ode to deliciousness, this bakery-patisserie just off the main square and next to Hotel Argonauta has cabinets full of baklava, cake and traditional biscuits, plus perfect beach picnic fodder like sandwiches. So,…
Sweets in Naoussa

To Paradosiako

An essential evening stop for a serve of To Paradosiako's legendary fresh doughy balls of goodness known as loukoumadhes (Greek doughnuts). It’s a self-service operation: add honey, chocolate sauce and/or ice cream.