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Top Choice Fusion in Kamares

Absinthe

This new kid on the block has been wowing Sifnos with its blend of Cycladic and fusion offerings, using the best of fresh local ingredients. Their standout dish is hot and spicy goat with rice, and there are plenty …
Top Choice Cycladic in Apollonia

Cayenne

Shaded by a fig tree and drowning in a riot of herbs just off the Steno, Cayenne affirms its strong commitment to Cycladic ingredients through such dishes as lemon-caper risotto, Byzantine meat patties and smoked ee…
Top Choice Seafood in Sifnos

To Limanaki

It's well worth detouring to the village of Faros just to dine at this seafront taverna, where fisherman and owner Giorgios cooks up the sea's bounty using his mother's recipes. You can't go wrong with grilled catch…
Top Choice Monastery in Sifnos

Moni Chrysopigi

The handsome whitewashed monastery of Chrysopigi dates back more than 600 years and perches on an islet connected to the shore by a tiny footbridge. There is a superb walk to Chrysopigi from the village of Faros (ab…
Top Choice Cycladic in Sifnos

Nero & Alati

The seafront terrace of 'Water & Salt' serves lovingly prepared, slow-cooked local dishes using ingredients sourced by chef Alexander from his grandparents' farm, along with foraged mountain herbs. Okra plaki, w…
Greek in Apollonia

Rambagas

It’s easy to succumb to celeb-chef hype when the setting is as beautiful as this – a tree-shaded terrace off the Steno, with artwork adding stylish appeal. Well-known chef Yiannis Loucacos (a MasterChef judge in Gre…
Monument in Sifnos

Acropolis of Agios Andreas

At the heart of the island, about 2km south of Apollonia, this well-excavated hilltop acropolis dates from the Mycenaean period (13th century BC). Take in extensive views of interior valleys and neighbouring Paros f…
Greek in Kamares

O Argiris

It’s well worth the walk around the bay to Agia Marina. Sure, the view looking back to Kamares is wonderful, but it’s equalled by the top-notch food. You can’t go wrong with Sifnos specialities (helpfully indicated …
Mediterranean in Apollonia

Drimoni

Look out over the countryside or lounge by the pool (yes, pool!) at this contemporary restaurant with funky decor. Chef Giorgos does the Sifnian culinary tradition proud with the likes of mastelo (goat slow-cooked i…
Seafood in Sifnos

Omega 3

The cute name (Ω3) hints at the treats on offer at this small, casual beachfront spot. There’s a fresh-faced menu of fab fishy flavours, grabbing techniques from around the globe (sashimi, ceviche) but staying true …