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Socratous Garden

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124, socratous street, Rhodes Town, Greece
+30 2241 076955
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North Vancouver, Canada
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126 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Looking for a light lunch after a tour of Grandmasters Palace and delving into nearby galleries we chanced upon this off the street restaurant with capacious outdoor seating around fountains and large trees. Being off-season seemed to be a one-man front-of-house but service was pleasant and timely. Our shared pizza was well piced and accompaning beers and coffee suited our... More 

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.Lincoln
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Beautiful, tranquil, sub tropical gardens through an archway half way up Socrates Street. Ouzo is as cheap as anywhere in town (2.7 Euro at time of writing). Very friendly service and clean toilets. Great for an early morning coffee (or ouzo) - opens around 9 am. An oasis of peace and calm. Good menu but didn't try food.

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Thank David F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Lovely stop off in the middle of the old town, not cheap but worth it, try a crepe, they are lovely, nice cool place

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Godmanchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Such a wonderful friendly little place ,greeted like an old friend and made to feel very welcome and never pressured into ordering quickly or buying more than you want Socrates garden is a little haven away from the business of the main streets of the old town . Tucked away in a lovely leafy garden Socrates has wonderful friendly staff... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We found the garden Taverna by accident simply walking up the street. If you like you Taverna's traditional and genuine, this is the place. Nikitas the bar man is a really lovely and a genuinely welcoming host. Absolutely superb! If you read this Nik, this is Russ from the Olympic Palace Hotel!!

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Thank newtorw
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely environment with water fountains, trees and plants, tucked away, off Sokratous street. Friendly waiters (especially Christos), great fresh food and Greek music. Highly recommended!

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durham
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141 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We visited the restaurant for lunch while visiting The Old quarter of Rhodes town. The restaurant garden is a lovely setting for a nice meal. the service was good as was the beer. Sadly the mezze was not as good. it was food for the tourist and it was not that good. Shame as we loved the ambience of the... More 

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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

4th visit and never disappoints. Lovely setting always seems cool even when it's 30+ degrees. Friendly staff good selection of beers clean toilets. Ideal place to chill after 2 hours traipsing round the streets.

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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512 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Tranquility in the midst of tourist congestion. This delightful setting offered pomegranate trees, banana plants, lime trees and more off the well beaten tourist path. We shared a classic Greek salad that was fresh and delicious as well as some afternoon snacks and refreshments. The fare may have been typical but the atmosphere was anything but... the service was efficient... More 

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Rhodes, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Again we were greeted with smiling waiters. These guys are brilliant and always remember you. Brilliant bar best in Rhodes we visit every time we come to the Island and that's for three weeks every year. Love love this place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124, socratous street, Rhodes Town, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Rhodes  >  Rhodes Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2241 076955

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?