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Character Italian Restaurant & Lounge Bar

Ipapantis, Fira 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 021816
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Ipapantis, Fira 847 00, Greece
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

We have some great things to say about this place as the beginning of the meal was great. Firstly, the view is fantastic. Secondly, the food was delicious and lastly, the staff were really nice (they provided my girlfriend with a blanket as the it...More

Thank Fabian_Michelle
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Character is such a stylish Italian restaurant with amazing views over the Caldera and Sunset. We booked ahead and they reserved us an amazing table on the second level with unobstructed views. Service was second to none, they couldn't be more attentive and the food...More

1  Thank Tommy L
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This was one of the few restaurants that did not pester you to go in (we hope) the menu looked good and the after sunset view was spectacular. We both ordered pizza but there were home made and looked as well as tasted excellent could...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this restaurant so much that we ended up here three times. First was for coffee, then twice for lunch. The view is breathtaking, the service is excellent and the food was most enjoyable. The menu is very simple and easy to follow, they...More

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Just had our last supper at Character and after reading the good and not so good comments, here is my brief opinion; -Staff were polite, attentive and non intrusive. -Prices are of the higher scale but as noted the menu and price list are clearly...More

Thank MickK76
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

It maybe the end of season but when you pay 80€ for a salad, pizza and Risotto and 2 drinks and for it to be tasteless is too much. None of the homemade tomato base they advertise on the pizza but a whole ton of...More

2  Thank UkCags
ΒΑΣΙΛΙΚΗ Ν, Ιδιοκτήτης at Character Italian Restaurant & Lounge Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Dear Client , We would like to thank you for sharing your opinion.. however we would like to inform you that you need to order at least 2-3 more drinks or one more main course , or a couple of extra appetizers , in order...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

The restaurant had a great view of the sunset and the food was amazing! We would have loved to go back again, especially for the truffle oil mushroom pasta!

Thank tejashreya2016
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

My husband booked our table ahead of us arriving on our overnight stay in Santorini , due to being advised from reading the reviews. The table reserved was perfect; an uninterrupted view of the sunset. The food was excellent & the survice was 2nd to...More

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here one afternoon. We each had a salad, quinoa salad and caprese. They were both quite yummy and the ingredients were fresh. The view was also lovely. The big con is by far the price. I suppose I shouldn't...More

Thank Tara M
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Having reserved a table beforehand on the recommendation of our hotel, we were shown to a table with interrupted views overlooking the caldera with the large cruise ships in Thira port below. It is a remarkable setting. The service was friendly and efficient withour ever...More

Thank Cofi
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12 November 2017|
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Response from Rick S | Reviewed this property |
The hotel booked our table a few days in advance in peak season
Saniya M
17 May 2016|
Response from ΒΑΣΙΛΙΚΗ Ν | Property representative |
Hi Saniya, Thank you for your message. I would appreciate if you could send us an email at info@character.gr so I can send you all the details you might need. Vasiliki Nomikou
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ipapantis, Fira 847 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Fira
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 021816
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Perched above Santorini’s famous caldera, offering a breathtaking view of its surroundings and the world famous sunset, Character invites you to take a magical journey in authentic, pure Italian cuisine. Chef Branislav Mladenovic prepares for you some of the finest fresh pasta, pizza and Italian dishes on Santorini.Reserve your perfect table and immerse yourself into a culinary journey of rich, original Italian flavors from Tuscany, Bari and San Remo, served in the most idyllic environment in the world. Fresh fish and our exceptional selection of award-winning wines and signature cocktails come to complement this magical experience.
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