Restaurants

Top Choice Taverna in Molyvos

Betty’s

This restored Turkish pasha’s residence on the upper street, overlooking the harbour below, offers a tasty variety of excellent mayirefta dishes such as mousakas (meat or veggie), baked fish, lamb souvlaki and kotir…
Top Choice Taverna in Northern Samos

Hippy's Restaurant Café

This cool open-air cafe-bar is a family affair, combining Greek and South Seas decor with jazz, reggae, classical, trip hop and ambient sounds. Good omelettes, pasta, grilled fresh fish and skewers are served, as we…
Top Choice Bakery in Platanos & Agia Marina

To Paradosiakon

This Italianate patisserie-cum-ice-cream-bar provides a sweet-toothed experience like no other. Owner Harris is an alchemist confectioner using his grandmother's old recipes to create cheese cake, chocolate gateau, …
Top Choice Greek in Leros

Dimitris O Karaflas

The sign says 'O Karaflas', but everyone knows this hilltop eyrie (enjoying one of the best views in the Dodecanese) as 'Bald Dimitri's', after its owner. Bouzouki music washes over their terrace, where diners feast…
Top Choice Taverna in Vathy

Taverna Artemis

The Vathy Greek crowd relies on Artemis for fresh fish and well-prepared mezedhes and mayirefta dishes, though it is perhaps best known for sardeles pandremenos. In Greek, pandremenos means 'married', and the sardin…
Top Choice Greek in Sami & Around

Paradise Beach

At the end of the coast road 700m beyond the harbour, this much-loved taverna has a vine-shaded terrace overlooking a little beach where turtles bob in the water below. Thanks to its locally reared meat – in dishes …
Top Choice Taverna in Kythira

O Platanos

Utterly charming village restaurant, spreading across the road from a stately villa onto a broad terrace shaded by plane trees and overlooking a babbling stream. A fabulous spot for a long lunch stop, it specialises…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Armenistis

Marymary

Marrying traditional island cuisine with cosmopolitan culinary fashion, this upmarket eatery in the heart of Armenistis has a small army of devoted regulars raving about its pre-cooked mayierefta dishes, such as roo…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Northern Corfu

White House

Utterly ravishing waterfront restaurant in the former home of writer Lawrence Durrell, with tables quayside – many diners arrive by motorboat – as well as on a vine-shaded terrace. The appetisers are predominantly G…
Top Choice Taverna in Armenistis

Thea's Restaurant & Rooms

There are a few fine tavernas in Nas, but Thea's excels, serving up outstanding mezedhes, meat grills and a perfect veggie mousakas. Good barrel wine and local tsipouro firewater complete the deal. An outdoor patio …