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“Greek atmosphere and delicious typical food”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Socratous Garden

Socratous Garden
Ranked #1 of 19 Nightlife in Rhodes Town
Certificate of Excellence
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Selargius, Italia
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40 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Greek atmosphere and delicious typical food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2012

I went there several times during my stay in Rhodes, to eat different meals every time. The garden is simply awesome, a little green paradise in the crowded streets of the old town. Waiters are very friendly and the food quite tasty: mousaka, incredible sandwiches and huge ice creams. There's full of space in the garden and Greek music all the time. Prices are good: it's not cheap but, considering its location, not expensive at all. Absolutely raccomended! :)

Visited June 2011
7 Thank claberry
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Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Cardboard pizza but relaxing setting”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2011

After a few hours of wandering around the old town we decided it was time for a snack, so we came across this restaurant which was in its own little tranquil garden area, complete with water features and looked lovely. We sat down and ordered drinks while we looked at the menu. The only thing we really fancied was their 'special' pizza so we ordered one to share between us. When it arrived it didn't look at all what we had expected, and plus the fact that even though waiter knew we were going to share it, it was still smaller than a normal pizza would be for one person. The base was very thin and dry like cardboard, which you literally had to saw through, and the topping was very sparce with about 2 peices of salami one little thinly cut circle of green pepper and very little chesse so there was absolutely nothing 'special' about it all all. Overall it was extremely disappointing, and I hasten to add we certainly didn't go there again.

Visited September 2011
2 Thank heatherglgiz
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255 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
“Relax and enjoy your cold drink in the shade under the trees”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2011

This peaceful garden in the middle of the medieval town is a place we went to every single day to rest, relax , get out of the hot sun and enjoy a cold drink in the shade of beautiful trees while listening to the water from the fountains! Don't expect fancy cocktails here. This is a café which serves cold drinks ( cappuccino freddo or frappé, cold drinks, coffre, etc.) and Some light mezzes such as tzatziki. If you want something else, head to a restaurant. (I'm referring to other reviews which surprised me). It's a great place and a sight in its own right, which gives you a good idea of what the gardens still look like (present but out of sight) behind many of the buildings in the old city.

5 Thank Typam
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Florence, Italy
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Soapy Cocktail”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2011

I went to the Socratous Garden this night, 23 August, with my boyfriend.
We took 2 cocktails, an Acapulco for me and a San Francisco for him.
His San Francisco tasted of soap, I'm not joking, it really tasted of a wahsing machine soap, and my Acapulco was so bitter that we left our cocktails there without drinking them anymore.
The cocktail's price is very cheap and maybe it's why they're awful.
Very nice garden

Visited August 2011
1 Thank CarrieBIT
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“So good, we went everyday!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2011

A very pretty and secluded al fresco cafe/bar/restaurant with beautiful gardens. Very friendly and helpful staff who cant do enough for you. Wide selection of cocktails and local cuisine. Great atmosphere, cannot fault the place. Will be going back when visiting Rhodes in 3 weeks :)

Visited July 2010
8 Thank JadeyNunn
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