Restaurants by the Aegean Sea

A selection of the best restaurants and tavernas with great food and tables right by the waters edge.

Takis, Limeni, (Mani, Peloponnese)

This has one of the most ideal locations, perched on top of a rock, right in front of the sea with a view of the village and sunset. The fish is fresh, the local olive oil is considered some of the best in the world and the setting is heaven sent. ( Limeni, tel 27330 51327, from 25e per person)

Chrisovoulo, Monemvasia, S. Peleponnese

Located in one of the most unique villages in Greece, Monemvasia, this restaurant uses local ingredients to create delicious recipes. ( Tel 27320 62022 ,, from 20e per person)


Yali Water Restaurant, Corfu, Ionian Islands

Located in the luxurious Corfu Imperial Hotel on the wooden decking that stretches right into the water, you can literally sit on the water in this gorgeous setting. Try some delicious seafood with a cold glass of local Greek wine, ideal for a romantic summer dinner. (Corfu Imperial Hotel, Corfu, tel 26610 88400,


Sunset, Hydra, Argosaronic Islands

These tables are located right above the sea with a view of the historic, picturesque port of Hydra on the left and the sunset on the right. It has been awarded by ABC news as one of the restaurants with the best views in the world and if you can tear your eyes off the view, the delicious food doesn’t hurt either( tel: 22980 52067,, from 25e per person)

Sunset restaurant

Orlof, Spetses, Argosaronic islands

As you walk along the old path towards the old harbour of Spetses, horse carriages trot by in moonlight in one of the most graphic Greek island settings. As you turn around the winding bend, you come across Orloff that serves some of the best food on the aristocratic island, and perhaps has the best view. Try the Fava with caramelised onions, tuna tartare or classic biftekia with a chilled glass of white wine. Expect Mr. Orloff himself to come by your table with tales of romance past. ( tel: 22980 75255, from 20e per person,


Topos 1910, Lasithi, Crete

The multi award winning restaurant of the 5* hotel Domes of Elounda is famous for its food. The tables are a step away from the sea and surrounded by an olive grove. ( Elounda Hotel Crete, tel: 28410 43500,

Topos 1910


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