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Brighton Food & Wine

The old Palaia warehouse district is home to this handsome, open-kitchen eatery started by two Greek friends who met at university in Brighton, England. Elias and Dimitris use organic produce, serve local craft beer…
Ouzerie in Volos

MeZen Tsipouradhiko

The name MeZen is a hip pun, combining zen and mezed, short for mezedhes, which they do exceptionally well at this snappy tsipouradhiko in the heart of Volos, with small bottles of tsipouro, either anise-flavoured o…
Bar in Volos

Poco Pico Cafe Bar

This tiny spot – a hole-in-the-wall cafe-bar – is the nearest thing you'll get to a street party with good espresso. Everyone, it seems, especially university students, gathers here for an evening drink, but it's al…
Greek in Volos

Kavouras Tsipouradhiko

Believed to be one of Volos' oldest tsipouradika (place that serves ouzo and light snacks), up a tiny street between Dimitriados and Iasonos, this is a no-nonsense, no-frills, hard-drinking and eating experience. Ts…
Museum in Volos

Volos Museum of the City

This smart new museum, in an old tobacco warehouse in the Palaia district, focuses specifically on the history of Volos through a beautiful collection of black-and-white photos from the 1800s to the present day, inc…
Greek in Volos

Ba Ca Re

A bar-cafe-restaurant all in one (as in ba-ca-re…get it?). That means it starts early for coffee, morphs into a lunchtime spot with great fish and salads, and ends up the after-sundown spot to have a tipple. Does mo…
Archaeological Site in Volos

Dimini

A late-Neolithic site (4800–4500 BC) inhabited through to the Bronze Age, complete with traces of streets and houses and a wonderful tholos (Mycenaean tomb shaped like a beehive). To reach the site, drive west from …
Museum in Volos

Tsalapatas Brickworks Museum

From 1926 until 1975, Tsalapatas Rooftile and Brickworks was part of the cultural fabric of Volos. In 2006 the restored plant opened as the handsome Tsalapatas Brickworks Museum, with brick-making machinery, grindin…
Museum in Volos

Archaeological Museum

This excellent museum is set in a pretty rose garden and houses finds from Dimini and Sesklo, along with an impressive collection of painted grave stelae from the nearby Hellenistic site of Dimitrias. Recorded comme…
Greek in Volos

Stafylos

Your welcome is a small glass of tsipouro and some olives and a tomato dip before you've even ordered. There are lovely dishes from all over Greece, Crete in particular, including a delicious apaki (Cretan cured por…