Small Cyclades

Restaurants

Top ChoiceGreek in Koufonisia

Mikres Cyclades

Showcasing the best of Cycladic produce with pride, Mikres serves a short and sweet menu of mezedhes, fish and meat dishes under a stylish bamboo awning on the main street. The Schinousa fava is earthy and...

Top ChoiceGreek in Schinousa

Deli Bistro-Bar

Deli consists of a top-notch restaurant with views out to Ios and Iraklia, plus a cool ground-floor cafe-bar. The Cretan owner-chef's menu is the most inventive in Schinousa, with Schinousa cheese in filo pastry...

Top ChoiceCafe in Koufonisia

Kalamia

A chilled-out cafe and lively bar, Kalamia does many things well. Grab a seat under the thatched roof and dig into eggs florentine for brunch, epic burgers and quesadillas the rest of the day, and wash them down...

Top ChoiceGreek in Donousa

Avli

There's a lot to love about this innovative little restaurant above the quayside, run by a Greek-Czech couple: the sea views, Donousa's best wine list, plus classy Aegean cuisine (black-eyed pea salad, sardines...

Top ChoiceTaverna in Donousa

I Kori tou Mihali

At this welcoming taverna in Mersini village, 6km from Stavros by road, Koula conjures up excellent Greek cuisine with a modern twist: wild goat from the island, pork in honey and yoghurt, and smoky eggplant dip....

Seafood in Schinousa

Fish Tavern & Rooms Mersini

Down at the port, 'Aegean Cuisine' flag bearer Mersini woos diners in a garden setting with great harbour views and traditional Greek dishes and seafood (particularly lobster spaghetti and local squid) with a...

Seafood in Koufonisia

Capetan Nikolas

A local seafood institution, this cheerful restaurant overlooks the harbour at Loutro. Bearded Captain Nikolas may greet you at the door – you may have seen him spearfishing around the island. The lobster salad...

Taverna in Koufonisia

Karnagio

This tiny taverna at Loutro, where the tables skirt the small harbour, has a magical setting. Karnagio means 'boatyard', and the taverna is owned by the same guy who fixes the boats. Expect Greek classics and a...

Cafe in Schinousa

Kafe stou Peri

Open year-round, this colourful and friendly little cafe on the main street of Hora has crêpes, waffles, sandwiches and fresh salads, as well as breakfast options. There is also a well-stocked bar that keeps...

Greek in Iraklia

Akathi Restaurant

Run by the daughter of a local fisherman, this friendly spot is a fine bet for grilled catch of the day, excellent Greek salads and other standards. Head up to the roof terrace for sunset cocktails. It's near the...

Greek in Donousa

Captain George Restaurant

A mainstay in Stavros as it's open year-round, this taverna above the port serves up Greek staples with everything from gyros to Greek salads to fish. There's a good view from up there and fish is the speciality...