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The Windmill Restaurant

Chorio, Greece
+30 695 597 3695
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“flatbread” (2 reviews)
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“shrimp” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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Chorio, Greece
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

We booked ahead for the Windmill restaurant as we were celebrating our tenth anniversary and we wanted to ensure we had a table for the big night. Rhianna was very accommodating, especially when my husband made a mistake about the date.... three times!!! We needn't...More

Thank WWendyWoo
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Had two excellent meals here. As we were at the tail end of the season not all dishes were available, but what was, was still very tasty. Atmosphere and setting is good and you are by a genuine old windmill. Service was also very good...More

Thank Wickerman41
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The Windmill is one of our favourite restaurants of all. It is always our first port of call on Symi. Last year we visited four times and so far this year it's been four visits. Last night we had the calamari and it was absolutely...More

Thank Aelred4
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Best meal in Symi. Very rustic, very quaint, very quirky but so very very good. Unique dishes and a nice break from the standard Greek food in Symi ( which by the way are of an exceptionally high standard across most restaurants - Symi has...More

1  Thank Jon H
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had two dishes, the shrimps were good with a nice chilli bite but the squid was was in a thick over seasoned and gloopy sauce. Disappointingly both the shrimp and the squid were frozen rather than fresh, there were no accompaniments except the bread....More

1  Thank g00ders123
Rhiannon W, Owner at The Windmill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Firstly we are sorry that you did not enjoy your meal. Opinions always vary. What you discribed as 'thick and gloopy' was previously discribed as 'too tender to be true and infused with a rich aroma.' We are a meze restaurant and as stated on...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The food was fantastic. We had the soft calamari and the hot octopus salad. Both were beyond our expectation. Calamari is very unforgiving. Not cooked enough and you get sick. Only 10 seconds too long and it turns to rubber. This slow cooked calamari was...More

Thank PeterWoden
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Head up Kali Strata, take first street on left after olive tree cafe walk 5 mins OR take town bus figure it out from there, Great place with a really good Greek food, we had beef Cooked in lemon that melted in the mouth, a...More

Thank kshaz
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We visited here twice during our previous symi visit so were keen to do so again. The owner remains the same and some of their amazing signature dishes do too. We were immediately welcomed and enjoyed watching some kittens having a great time playing in...More

Thank JaneAnguish73
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This was the best food I've eaten in Symi we had mushrooms that were exquisite, succulent octopus, tantalising chicken and tender meatballs it was absolutely fantastic and the staff were friendly and helpful I really enjoyed myself thank you to the staff for a brilliant...More

Thank Melissa E
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is a hidden gem in Symi and tricky to find but so worth the effort. Six of us ate there and there was not a single thing that we all wouldn't want agin, totally superb and quite a change from any other restaurant you...More

Thank TheviolinmanUK W
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8 August 2016|
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Response from Rhiannon W | Property representative |
Hot peas! Very simple! Sauté an onion and a couple of cloves of garlic in plenty of butter and a splash of olive oil. Season well with salt and pepper. Add the peas and a little water and continue to cook until the peas are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chorio, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Symi
  • Phone Number: +30 695 597 3695
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