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“Wish we had found this restaurant sooner” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Valantina's

Valantina's
Lardos Square, Lardos 85109, Greece
2244044167
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Ranked #1 of 16 restaurants in Lardos
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Yateley, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Wish we had found this restaurant sooner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Exceptional food and service. The menu is full of mouth watering choices, we will have to go back again to work our way through it. Best to get there before 7:30, after that it gets very full, but they will do their best to fit you in.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“5 stars”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

excellent food and service atmostphere great, pleasant friendly staff and nothing too much bother for them

Visited June 2013
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Ume��, Sweden
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“Best food, service and ambience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Wonderful, fresh, authentic food. Warm and fast service in a family (?) business. We absolutely adored it!!! Don't miss. lamb Kleftiko, haloumi with orange, baked feta all absolutey delicious!! Good value too. Dinner like this would have cost us at least 3 times as much at home. (Sweden)

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Great authentic Greek restaurant!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Just off the busy square in Lardos, this restaurant offers a very extensive menu and the food we had was delicious, authentic at a very reasonable price!

We had no reservation, and there was a festival in town, but the friendly waiter found us a table (this was 6.30pm). Very shortly after, the restaurant was full. We were amazed at the speed of the service, but all the food was freshly cooked and very tasty. I had the grandma's meat balls and my wife had a baked feta and tomato dish as a starter. This was quickly followed by a main of lamb shank and my wife had the moussaka. Both very generous helpings and delicious. All washed down with a very acceptable house red.

Finally, I had a dessert of baklava, a traditional filo pastry tart filled with honey and nuts, with vanilla ice cream. Too sweet for me normally, but it was delicious: I was probably in the Greek groove by then!

If I had a criticism, it was the service and delivery of food was perhaps too quick, as we could have been in and out in an hour: but we didn't feel we were being rushed at the end of the meal to move on.

We'll go back to this restuarant with relatives next week: but ask for a little breathing space between courses.

Highly recommended!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cornwall
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Really good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Waiters are very friendly and food is delicious. The Greek plate was to die for ! Everything was really well priced.

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