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“Aah! So relaxing” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Dioskouroi

Dioskouroi
Ranked #1 of 26 Restaurants in Kardamili
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
East Yorkshire
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171 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
“Aah! So relaxing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2014

Chilled out here one lunchtime after walking round ancient Kardamili in extremely hot weather. Everything just worked out so well. The table was shaded. The owner was terrifically welcoming. The food was as good as it gets. And the crowning glory was a table overlooking the harbour. It really hit the spot. We could have sat there all afternoon, but there is so much to see in this area. But we left totally relaxed and that was great

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful gem of a restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We had the good fortune of visiting this restaurant on the second night of a four night stay in Kardamili, which afforded us with the opportunity of going back for another meal before we left! There are many good and highly recommended restaurants in the area, but the chance to come back here was too tempting given the fantastic food and beautiful setting.

The manager of the restaurant is wonderfully forthcoming in offering advice on choices and divulging recipe secrets. On our first visit he recommended the mountain greens stewed with zucchini flowers and rarely has a dish, especially one sounding so simple, been quite so stunning. It brought to the table all that is fresh, wild and beautiful of the mountainous area surrounding Kardimili. Together with fried local cheese, beetroot, chicken souvlaki with rice (shared between our two children) and a fresh and succulent sea bream with fries, we left feeling full and happy.

On our second visit we opted for the biggest golden grouper on offer, it was as fantastic as it had been promised to be, and another stand out surprise of chickpeas cooked with parsley, again simple but fresh, tasty and hard to equal.

We dined here for the first time on the 29th June and then travelled extensively through Greece, to Costa Navarino, Hydra and Athens (hence the slight delay in posting this review!) and this, despite the many wonderful meals we ate along the way, was the stand out restaurant of our trip. We can't wait to return!

Visited June 2014
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Towcester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Wonderful eating experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2014

Nico and staff are so professional in their approach. Lovely fresh white linen tablecloths are put on the table when you arrive. The food is excellent. We have just returned from two weeks in Kardamili, and had 6 amazing evening meals at Dioskouri. The food is fresh and delicious. If you love fish you can choose your own from a fresh catch, and they will cook it for you. Our favourite was Rabbit Stifado one evening. The rabbits were so tender that the meat fell from the bone and the flavour was wonderful. I complimented Mama, and she was delighted telling me that the rabbits were so very fresh. This meal was the most expensive of them all, and cost us 27 euro 50. For this we had the starter they bring out, bread, large bottle of water, a jug of wine, fruit and coffee. Very cheap, but very lovely. Mostly our meals we 20 euros tops, and excellent value for money. I am hoping to return to Kardamili in October with my grandson and I mentioned this to Nico with a hope to help with the Olive pick. Nico has said he can arrange it with friends for us to help. They are lovely people with a lovely restaurant. A view over St Johns harbour to compliment it all. Thank you Nico and staff.

Visited July 2014
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Moscow, Russia
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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“good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2014

Good restaurant. Everything is very tasty. Seafood plate is fine, tasty shrimps and an octopus on a grill.
Very fine view of a bay
Good ratio for price/quality

Shortcomings: Slightly cats who roam under tables irritate

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Athens, Greece
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“very nice”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2014

i visited the reastaurant twice with my boyfriend in our 3 days stay. It is a lovely family ryn restaurant with a fantastic view in a very nice courtyard. The staff were very friendly, the food very nice and the prices good

Visited July 2014
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