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Chef Johns Taverna

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John Keramidas Street, 310 81, Greece
+30 2646 091127
09:30 - 12:00
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Angmering, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 26 August 2016

A beautiful setting for a meal. The food was wonderful - fresh and tasty. The staff were attentive, helpful and very friendly and all spoke fluent English. A great experience.

Thank nwest1963
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303 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Restaurant is located up the hill above the harbour - but well worth the effort. Family run restaurant. The cooking is done by the mother and the auntie. Service by the daughter. Perfect english spoken. I had the stuffed aubergine - beautifully prepared. My son had fish soup which was delicious. Great care taken in all the food on offer.... More 

Thank Mid-Kate
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner last night. The views compares favourably to any in the Greek Islands. The food was delicious, home prepared and the service was very attentive, informative and it felt as though we had become part of a generous Greek family for the evening.

Thank Alastair I
Uppingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Told it used to be really good but service was poor despite it not being that busy and food was mediocre waiting staff just stood around despite us wanting to order more drinks etc

Thank rutlandpugwash
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

It is a bit of a walk up with a confusing sign but just keep going left!! Wonderful views and great food. Family run business and everyone is happy to come and chat. Added bonus is a washing machine so if your beach towels need doing then take them with you. Even in July take a cover up as it... More 

Thank Lesleyinthefarg
Carlingford, Ireland
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The view is well worth the steep walk up to Chef John's. We visited here before the real heat of day kicked in so the walk wasn't too bad. When we arrived we were warmly greeted and our order taken (omelettes, juice and coffee). The food was tasty, coffee was strong and the OJ was freshly squeezed all just as... More 

1 Thank Asgor
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Worth the climb up the hill from the harbour. Staff lovely and food good. If you need it you can use a rudimentary shower free before you eat, I found that useful after a hot days sailing. The view from terrace is fantastic.

Thank David F
Haslemere, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

A beautiful spot to have dinner. The staff are absolutely lovely and the food is excellent. If you are visiting Kastos you must eat here. Sometimes they get a bit busy when sailing flotilla holidays are in the harbour.

Thank DuncanGraham
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant bears out the adage that the better the view the worse the food. We had a chewy slow-cooked lamb, served with ketchup. The service was perfunctory and impersonal. Next time we will eat at the quay-side. David and Deborah

Thank DAH1913
United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This Taverna has an amazing situation on the hill side overlooking the village. Our past experience has been excellent. Good food, pleasant helpful service. Our recent visit was very poor. The food was expensive and mediocre, the service was from a unsmiling sullen young lady with an American accent.

Thank Paul T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
09:30 - 12:00
09:30 - 12:00
09:30 - 12:00
09:30 - 12:00
09:30 - 12:00
09:30 - 12:00
09:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: John Keramidas Street, 310 81, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Kastos Island
  • Phone Number: +30 2646 091127
Visit Chef John's Taverna And experience Home Cooked Food, Friendly And Professional Service With A Wonderful Panoramic view Of the Ionian Sea On The Top Of Kastos Island. Try our Roasted Lamb and Roasted Marinated Pork Kontosouvli , Beef Stifado or Grilled Entrees, we have a Complete Menu of Tasty Dishes that will satisfy You. We Are Proud To Announce That WE ARE OPEN and We Also Offer FREE Wi-Fi, FREE Hot Showers And FREE Self-Service Laundry For Your Convinience when You Have Dinner At Chef John's! With Six Maytag Commercial Laundry and Dryer Machines At Chef John's You can Shower,Wash & Dry all Your towels and laundry FOR FREE While you Eat and take in the Beautiful Scenery! Make your Next Destination Chef John's at Kastos Island and You Will Be Pleased.

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