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On Town Hall Square, corner of Gilford, Corfu Town, Greece
+30 2661 301126
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Old fashioned ambience inside with classic wooden furnishings and small but spacious seating, combined with a large outdoor seating immediately opposite makes this restaurant with its central location a great choice. A varied menu of all the classic dishes we found that the food was very good, the wine to accompany it at a reasonable price and the service excellent.... More 

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Thank Robbosail
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

It's funny because we also take refuge in this restaurant because of the rain on Sunday in the afternoon day 16/10, maybe we should have been side by side with DIva 19. Food was ok, we only ate pizza and were good, the service was friendly and the restaurant is very small but very beautiful.

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Thank kaskais
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We retired here to escape a huge storm on a Sunday afternoon . Food was great as was service !! Good mix of locals and tourists .

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Thank Dlva19
Essex, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Since visiting I've read several reviews that said the service was bad (I wish I'd read them before I went as it would have put me off). However during our visit the service was good and the staff were friendly. That's about as good as it got as it was the worst meal I can remember 'attempting' to eat. I... More 

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Thank Russell B
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I dont often give bad reviews but i do give honest ones ! Ok end of season and very quiet. Youd think that would be in our favour right ! No the staff are useless clueless and couldnt careless the food fish soup starter was rank i guess they fried old bits of fish in lots of oil then poured... More 

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Thank graham8808
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here traditional.food with my.husband.Very friendly service.The dinning room upstairs is a.must to be seen.

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Thank Nurbanu P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We were in Corfu town for the day and stopped by for something to eat. It was really quiet and we got served really quickly which was ideal for lunch. The food was lovely and staff friendly. Would recommend for lunch or drinks.

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Thank AmyGalby
Gateshead, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We had an enjoyable meal, pleasant waiters - in a great location! The square is lovely, popular but not crowded, historic buildings all around (pity the ornamental fountain wasn't working) and so pretty, with candles on each table. Despite other reviews, we found the service good even though the restaurant was full, and pleasant waiting staff (perhaps they'd read the... More 

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Thank Brenda C
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I was having dinner last night with my friends, we arrived in two parts. The first group was served quick and food was not bad, but when the others arrived, they had to wait for every course at least 40 minutes. Waiters are not educated in hospitality and service. They don't look after you and only do what they need... More 

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Thank MAJA NOVAK M
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a relaxed evening with great service and delicious authentic Greek cuisine. Great location and reasonably priced.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza, Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On Town Hall Square, corner of Gilford, Corfu Town, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Corfu  >  Corfu Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2661 301126

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?