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Essence Restaurant

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Main Road | Kalamaki, Kalamaki, Greece
69 78 56 52 32
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We visited twice during our stay in Zante. Both times were faultless. The two sisters that work there were so helpful advising us on the menu and on wines. They even recommended a lovely cocktail bar that they go to themselves, for us to visit afterwards which did not disappoint. On the last visit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Gateshead, Tyne & Wear
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Gateshead, Tyne & Wear
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We visited twice during our stay in Zante. Both times were faultless. The two sisters that work there were so helpful advising us on the menu and on wines. They even recommended a lovely cocktail bar that they go to themselves, for us to visit afterwards which did not disappoint. On the last visit i had the fillet steak and... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This restaurant is amazing from the moment we sat down till the moment we left the service we received was second to none.the food was so fresh and both my partner and I loved it.this is the best restaurant in kalamaki trust me well worth the extra money.

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Disley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My husband and I had a superb meal here a few weeks ago it really was a great dining experience . Would definitely recommend it to friends .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Our daughter recommended this restaurant to us from reviews she had heard so we thought we'd give it a go. Wow, amazing food from the word go; beautiful surroundings and articulate staff. The best meal out I have had for a long time and that includes many high end restaurants in London. The prices are crazy low too. If you're... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Superb dining experience. You must give it a try. Authentic Greek dishes but prepared/cooked and presented to a very high standard.

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Ludwigshafen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Just around the corner of the main street in Kalamaki - a British led, neon-lighted tourist village, we found THIS: Attrackted by the photos on Tripadvisor we walked the main street to find: Essence The quiet little restaurant with its beautiful romantic garden is THE HIGH QUALITY PLACE! The Family Business of an Austrian Chef with wife and sister-in-law as... More 

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Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We've visited Essence once during our stay in Kalamaki because of all the good reviews on TripAdvisor. The waitresses were really kind and polite and the restaurant itself feels really classy compared to most other places on Kalamali. We absolutely loved the starters we had! My boyfriend had the lasagna as a main course and he said it was the... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Saw this restaurant on tripadvisor before we went to Kalamaki and were pleased to see that it was only five minutes from our apartments.We booked a table as advised on tripadvisor .The restaurant is in a lovely setting the tables are outside and plenty of room between them.The two women who run the service are friendly and knowledgeable and explain... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

limited choice but fabulous, a real treat for a special occasion,quiet as only around 12 to 20 tables so book in advance if in peak season so as not to be disappointed.Could not say anything bad about the food or location.Its a little more expensive than the other restaurants but worth every penny.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

On arrival it appears you are about to dine in one of the best restaurants in Kalamaki. You are met by a waitress who explains very competently about the food and wine offered and on the menu there is a biography of the chef. All very impressive and interesting. On ordering the food you are provided with a breakdown of... More 

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Address: Main Road | Kalamaki, Kalamaki, Greece
Phone Number: 69 78 56 52 32
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Zakynthos  >  Kalamaki
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

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  • Address: Main Road | Kalamaki, Kalamaki, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Zakynthos  >  Kalamaki
  • Phone Number: 69 78 56 52 32

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

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