ART & CULTURE
BARS & CLUBS
On the same spot for more than 90 years, Aktaion is a traditional Greek restaurant in the picturesque village of Firostefani. The same family continues the tradition, making this place famous over the years. The restaurant is found at a scenic location with its delicious menu to be solely based on raw ingredients strictly selected by local suppliers. ...
Ambrosia restaurant is found in one of the most romantic terraces that Santorini offers. The characteristic red roses on the tables dominate the area and even though there is no sunset view, the colorful sky during sunset time creates amazing scenery. The combination of its tasteful Mediterranean cuisine with the modern Greek cuisine along with its charming atmosphere creates the ideal place for a unique dining experience. ...
Argo restaurant is one of the best choices for guests who look for a traditional culinary experience at the Caldera in Fira, combining a breathtaking view with a wide range of delicious dishes for all tastes. The restaurant is a lovely two-storied building with the beautiful dining area on the terrace designed in muted shades of light and dark tones of blue and with the seafood platter being the most famous dish. ...
cacio e pepe restaurant
Cacio e Pepe restaurant is situated in the centre of Fira based on homemade Italian flavours and dishes. A beautiful interior area is designed with traditional colours and style, full of photos from famous Italian actors while the outside terrace is full of plants and flowers creating a unique welcoming atmosphere for delicious dinners. ...
chilli beach restaurant
Chilli Beach Bar was renovated in 2016 and is now a relaxing bar/restaurant on the beach. The atmosphere is lovely, the food is great and the staff very very friendly. Every now and then, they do a full-on Greek bbq, so if you happen to pass outside, follow your nose and join the fiesta. Chilli is right next to Wave Sports, so you could go for a drink after your jet ski ride. You will discover a very interesting cocktail list. It will surely intrigue you. Try their own “Hot Chilli” cocktail. ...
ginger sushi lounge restaurant
Ginger Sushi Lounge restaurant is found in a charming location on top of the caldera's edge, just a breath away to the main square of Firostefani. Offering a breathtaking panoramic view, the restaurant provides a casual atmosphere and an authentic Japanese dining experience. The menu includes an assortment of appetizers, hot and cold entrees and a range of tasteful cocktails opening daily until late night. ...
Koukoumavlos restaurant is a gastronomic destination in Santorini that is found in the scenic area of Fira in a quiet corner. It is famous for its unique fine dining experience, the elegant design and the breathtaking panoramic view of the caldera that offers from its terrace. The combination of the highly creative cuisine with the excellent service, invite guests for a truly memorable culinary experience with a wide range of dishes and carefully selected wines. ...
la maison restaurant
At the peaceful area of Imerovigli, La Maison restaurant stands there as one of the must-be places on the island of Santorini. The spectacular view of the caldera offered from its lovely terrace invites the guests for a real fine dining experience in combination with the vivid colourful sunsets. The cuisine at La Maison is modern French with a local Greek Mediterranean influence. The carefully selected menu can satisfy any taste since in there you can taste simple, yet heavenly delicious dishes and is completed by the always faultless and friendly service. ...
Lycabettus restaurant is located in the picturesque Oia village, built literally on the edge of the scenic caldera cliffs. Offering one of the most exceptional dining experiences of Santorini, this elegant restaurant welcomes guests to find themselves surrounded by an endless blue and they directly become overwhelmed by this phenomenal location. It offers a combination of Mediterranean and Greek dished with strictly selected local products accompanied by a large list of fine Santorinian wines as well as wines from the rest of Greece and the rest of the world. The place, which is listed among the best restaurants in the world, is ideal for couples and newlyweds as its romantic atmosphere and the dramatic landscape suggests. ...
mama thira restaurant
At the picturesque village of Firostefani, one of the most traditional restaurants is located, the Mama Thira. Found on a cliffside just above the scenic caldera, the restaurant offers a mesmerizing sunset view that captivates the eye of every guest. The cuisine is mainly traditional Greek with the combination of some delicious Mediterranean dishes with a unique wine list including premium local wines. ...
At the divine area of Oia, Pelekanos restaurant offers a uniquely relaxing atmosphere with its exceptional views of the Caldera and the colourful sunsets in a peaceful environment. The carefully designed open-air terrace makes it the ideal choice for a romantic lunch or dinner with the addition of the bar, where guests can also enjoy several cocktails, drinks and wines from the organized wine cellar. It combines the Mediterranean with Greek cuisine with local and finely selected quality products and along with the excellent service, create a friendly and welcoming feeling. ...
seaside by notos beach restaurant
Seaside by Notos is a restaurant, but it had to be on this list simply because it has a super romantic setting for you to enjoy and also because they make amazing cocktails. They update their cocktail list every year, but for sure you can find something you like on there. Plus you can enjoy it on a huge lounge chair by the sea. Perfect place if you want to start off your night with something quiet. Also super romantic in the evening, which makes it an ideal place for a date away from all the crowds. You can call in advance to book your sunbed/ table. You can also arrange for a private dinner right on the beach, just for the two of you. ...
Overlooking the Santorini vineyards of Akrotiri and Megalochori, Selene restaurant constitutes one of the best restaurants in Santorini with almost 30 years experience located in the well-preserved area of Pyrgos and also found in one of the highest points of the island offering magnificent views. It is worldwide known as the epitome of the new Greek cuisine and fine dining, featuring a creative and authentic menu with a wide range of wines to choose from. Many times the restaurant is awarded for its exceptional services like the FnL Awards and First Prize for the Best Greek Wine List. The combination of its elegant atmosphere along with its excellent service invites guests to experience a unique and unforgettable dining experience. ...
In one of the most picturesque spots of Oia, Skala Restaurant is situated inviting guests for a unique traditional culinary experience. At a charming open air terrace, offers a breathtaking view of the scenic caldera with the white being thee dominant colour creating a relaxing atmosphere. The cuisine is mainly Greek with carefully selected local products and a wide range of wines. The traditional specialities with some other Mediterranean delicacies like lamb kleftiko, rabbit stew and foungato (zucchini frittata) served with yogurt sauce and the seafood pasta are some of the highlights of the menu that can easily satisfy the most demanding guest. ...
theros beach restaurant
Theros Wave Bar is a hidden gem to relax and spend a wonderful time in this paradise-like place in one of the most beautiful beaches of the southern Santorini, at Vlychada. It comprises an oceanfront complex featuring an organized beach with fabulous lounge beds, and a beach bar & restaurant area. It is fully equipped with great beds and a unique atmosphere, to enjoy a perfect massage and practice your yoga class. Experience the unique flavors of its famous cuisine along with great cocktails enjoying their excellent service under the hot Santorinian sun. ...
to psaraki restaurant
“To Psaraki” restaurant is found at the exquisite area of Vlychada and is the ideal choice for guests who seek a real traditional dining experience with great sea food that is not overpriced with some meat additions as well. In the “To Psaraki” that literally means “Little Fish” offers one of the most delicious meals of the island with simple and high-quality food based on the traditional Greek cuisine. The big variety of appetizers with Greek and Mediterranean touches dominates the excellent menu with the “fish soup” and “shrimps spaghetti with fresh tomato and basil” being the most famous dishes always with the freshest and carefully selected local products. This lovely restaurant has won various awards for its amazingly delicious cuisine and its friendly service. ...
tranquilo beach restaurant
Tranquilo is a lovely chill-out bar right on the beach. Sunbeds are on one side and the bar is just across the street. Tranquilo is famous for its cocktails. I find their mojito to be the best one on the island. By far. They also have a great menu if you would like something to go with your cocktail. Or if you don’t drink cocktails and you just want something to eat. As a bonus, there are many vegetarian choices. ...
Yalos restaurant is situated at the beautiful beach of Exo Gialos, in very close proximity to Fira. The decoration is based on earth tones with sea touches composing the ideal choice for an unforgettable lunch or dinner next to the sea. In its charming environment, visitors have the opportunity to taste authentic Santorinian dishes, fresh fish and many appetizers. A traditional restored boat has been transformed into a comfortable sofa with pillows in soft colors, creating a relaxing shaded corner. ...
Lure Restaurant, under the expert guidance of renowned French Chef Olivier Campanha, brings a touch of culinary brilliance to the heart of Oia. With a distinguished background leading many Michelin-starred restaurants, Chef Campanha brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this modern oasis. Inspired by the Mediterranean sea, Lure Restaurant aims to become the social nexus of Oia, offering not just a dining experience but a gathering place for the community. Chef Campanha's culinary creations are a testament to his commitment to harmonizing exceptional ingredients with a healthy orientation, showcasing the rich epicurean heritage of the region. The menu, a fusion of local tradition and French techniques, promises dishes that burst with flavor and sophistication. Chef Campanha's unrivaled technical skills are evident not only in the preparation of each dish but also in his ability to establish impeccable wine pairings, enhancing the overall gastronomical experience. Lure Restaurant, with its emphasis on high-end gastronomy, aims to elevate the dining experience for its patrons. The combination of exceptional ingredients, healthy orientation, and a dedication to wine pairing creates a culinary journey that reflects Chef Olivier Campanha's commitment to excellence. As the social nexus of Oia, the restaurant not only serves delectable dishes but also provides a space for the community to come together and savor the finest flavors crafted by a master chef. ...
five senses restaurant
The Five Senses Restaurant in the village of Imerovigli sounds like a truly enchanting dining destination. The combination of its privileged location with an unobstructed view of the caldera, a traditional Cycladic stone terrace, and a menu inspired by Mediterranean cuisine creates a unique and memorable experience for guests. The white traditional Cycladic stone terrace, overlooking the magnificent view of the caldera, sets the stage for a magical dining experience. The incorporation of aromatic notes of jasmine and rosemary in the Mediterranean-inspired cuisine adds an extra layer of sensory delight to the culinary journey. The diverse menu featuring sun-ripened tomatoes, urchins, creamy fava, and freshly cooked fish highlights the rich flavors of the region. The impressive collection of wines further enhances the dining experience, offering a perfect complement to the expertly crafted dishes. The handcrafted cocktails made by professional bartenders add a touch of creativity to the beverage options, providing a well-rounded culinary experience. The attentive and welcoming staff, coupled with the joyful atmosphere, contribute to an overall ambiance that elevates the dining experience to new heights. It seems that Five Senses Restaurant successfully weaves together Santorini's culinary heritage with a refined touch, creating an unforgettable and immersive dining experience for guests. The combination of exquisite views, delicious cuisine, and a warm atmosphere makes it a must-visit destination for those seeking a multi-sensory delight in the heart of Imerovigli. ...
In a lovely setting at Kamari since 2003, Nychteri restaurant is established as one of the best dining experiences on the island offering exquisite sea view and an exceptional Santorini culinary experience. Combining traditional Greek with gourmet dishes, the cuisine is based on strictly selected products, creating a carefully selected menu full of choices. Notable is the fact that most of the vegetables are from local gardens, while producers from all over Greece provide a wide variety of different wines to choose from ...