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Essence Restaurant

Main Road | Kalamaki, Kalamaki 723 00, Greece
+30 697 856 5232
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Main Road | Kalamaki, Kalamaki 723 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, food was great, but too rich and heavy to my taste. Wine quality excellent. We had to wait very long for our food due to staff issues as we explained.

Thank Ruth A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place deserves all the good credits it gets here with TA! 👍 And a good restaurant is about more then just great food and at this place it all comes together! We were welcomed by a very friendly hostess and were placed at a...More

1  Thank Pietervhnl
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant far exceeded our expectations, the food was amazing and half the price it would be in the u.k. In a lovely setting with a very welcoming hostess. Only negative was the wait for the food, it was relatively longer than normal but the...More

1  Thank Cerys M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is very tasty. It'd pricey but it's worth it. Food is lovely. Atmosphere is great. Staff is very nice.

Thank Tadde D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exquisite food, very professional hostess and waitress. Nice little garden to sit in and a lovely veranda with roof. No playground but there are some toys in a back room. Still kid friendly with high chairs and anything on the menu for kids.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a nice change from the strip; very romantic setting and very good food made this all an excellent experience. The best one in kalamaki so far. This is also what you pay for but it is a welcoming change.

Thank GuidoKW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in Kalamaki this restaurant is a must! They serve fantastic food in lovely surroundings. If you're interested in food, this is the place to eat!

1  Thank Sissel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we vistit this very lovely Place a week ago- the Service was very professionell and friendly, the food was very delicious and well seasoned so all and all, it was a very nice Dinner! we will definitely come again!

1  Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here after seeing it's rating on Trip Advisor and so glad we did!!! Easily the best meal we had our whole trip. 5 star food, the chef really knows what he's doing. Complimentary starters as well as an aperitif. We had pork...More

1  Thank Heather C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Essence when we got married in Kalamaki 4 years ago. The first thing we did upon arrival this time was to walk up to the restaurant and reserve a table for a few of our evenings. The food is incredible - master chef...More

3  Thank vicky186460
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Kalamaki, Kalamaki 723 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Zakynthos  >  Kalamaki
  • Phone Number: +30 697 856 5232
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