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The Secret Garden


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Mediterranean, European, Greek
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Full Bar
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All reviews mezze plates lemon sorbet fig jam filo pastry crepes meatballs tzatziki bread seafood music nights friday night jazz blues small plates warm welcome fantastic waitress every hour light meal
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

On our walking tour thru the old part of the city we stopped to admire colorful building, unfortunately we didn't have the time to investigate this property further.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Harry H
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Went for dinner one night....nice food (all made by the owner). Apparently it was once his garden! He still lives above it. Waitress is British and was very informative about the menu and helped us with choices for our meal. Would definately go again

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Monday101
Reviewed 13 October 2018

The small plate meze really is excellent value for money - 6 small plates, bread and half a litre of wine for 15 euros. I mentioned to Katja that I don't like olives (they were one of the dishes on a previous visit) and she...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gemma1
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We've just managed to make a visit to the Secret Garden after many years of saying "we must go there"! So glad that we finally made it. Katya and her husband Michalis are very welcoming and we learnt so much from them about Sými that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Visited this marvelous restaurant/bar on three occasions, two of which were successive Fridays for the "Music Night". Friendly, efficient and very atmospheric. The small meals & mezze plates are superb. On music nights we ordered a generous array of mezze and I am tempted to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Myke C
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had been walking the streets of Symi for a couple of hours taking in the beautiful surroundings. We lost our sense of direction which wasn't hard as most of the side streets look the same. Luckily we found a main road...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Meale101
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We spent a very pleasant evening at The Secret Garden earlier this month and would highly recommend it. We were given a warm welcome by the owner, the food was delicious and the surroundings enchanting. Well worth a visit!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank U9523YZangiec
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We came across this wonderful little restaurant by chance on our first night on Symi. Its slightly tucked away from the road but worth looking for. The lady owner is extremely friendly and her husband does all the cooking. The waitress, I believe her name...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Superhoopsgirl
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We had this gem of a place recommended to us by some holiday makers who had stumbled across it. It's a fantastic place. The menu is all meze dishes and it's a great way to try a variety of things. The owners and the lady...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank home-improver
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We walked upto this restaurant from Pedi which took us 20 minutes. Its set in a lovely garden with terraces which can make some seating cramped. Our seats were outside the kitchen window which might be best to avoid if you get chance. We had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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