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Techne Restaurant & Social


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

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Téchnē is a restaurant, cafe & cocktail bar based in an iconic stone building with a sea-facing yard. Atmospheric and intimate, Téchnē restaurant & social serves carefully crafted seasonal dishes of Mediterranean and New Greek cuisine, speciality coffee and sophisticated cocktails. With its stunning setting of breath- taking views Téchnē is also ideal for unforgettable private events and celebrations.
$17 - $57
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Greek
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, lovely outdoor eating area. We were only visiting Hydra for 4 days but we ate at this place 3 times. We particularly enjoyed the modern Greek menu selections, as well as the sea views. I highly recommend it to anyone visiting Hydra, even...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

This was by far the best restaurant that I went to in my whole 10 days in Greece! Lovely food, fantastic service, great views. This is by far one of the reasons why I want to go back to Hydra and would 100% eat at...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Nicholas M
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Tired of the predictable taverna fair at most restaurants? Techne is a cut above in quality and creativity. The restaurant's name, Techne means, "art," and they truly have elevated food presentation and taste to an art. Equally impressive is the attention paid to the decor...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SeattleTraveler444
Reviewed October 7, 2018

The views of the sunset and water from this restaurant are magnificent! Well the menu is not extensive, the selection is plentiful and the food delicious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kelly D
Reviewed September 27, 2018

We ate inside since the winds were blowing 35+ mph. Too bad since the views from the outside terrace are amazing. Very nice atmosphere inside. Food was good for the price. Would go back for another dinner if time allows. The restaurant is a short...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JDS333
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Went to Téchné twice for dinner with a friend and spent a lovely evening, the cuisine is as good as in my souvenir, very good quality with a nice modern touch. The Ox cheeks were amazing, absolutely tender and tasty, the potatoes in beer &...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

Amazing scenery with great location . Good music and ideal environment. Very tasty food and open kitchen floorplan in the restaurant. Great idea! Fully recommened for brunch, lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

A friend and I went on a pilgrim trip to the island of Hydra, to see the house of the the late Leonard Cohen. Hydra is a unspoiled little island and this restaurant must have the absolute best location just outside of the main port...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We are early diners at our age but also picky. Tourist food is so plentifully awful/available. This restaurant was so pleasant overlooking the sea. The service was terrific. The food very good and INTERESTING. Would definitely take the pleasant walk away from the town center...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Don K
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We went there knowing it was rated number 1 for Hydra on Trip Adviser. We were not disappointed. The food was beautifully prepared and presented. The staff were engaging and courteous. The location is beautiful.

Date of visit: September 2018
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james m
April 29, 2018|
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Response from TechneRestaurant | Property representative |
Dear James, Thank you for your interest. We are open from 12pm for lunch and dinner. Thank you
Anushka H
August 31, 2017|
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Response from TechneRestaurant | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Please follow our official social media pages to stay updated on season closing date. Best wishes, Techne
Tim K
April 2, 2017|
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Response from TechneRestaurant | Property representative |
Hi Tim, Thank you for your interest in our place. Your reservation is confirmed, could you please provide your contact details. Thank you
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