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The Local

Miaouli Road junc. beach road, Agia Efimia 280 81, Greece
+30 2674 061620
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (37 reviews)
“ribs” (5 reviews)
“moussaka” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Miaouli Road junc. beach road, Agia Efimia 280 81, Greece
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Yet again good food at a fair price, still very popular! Book for front seat! We have eaten here many times and we have never been disappointed.

2  Thank Boyceyj
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We ate here on three occasions during our week stay. The food is amazing and the friendly service from the staff made you feel so welcome. Pork and Chicken on the spit is absolutely delicious. Also had lamb shank which was absolutely mouthwatering. Chicken and...More

2  Thank dylano340
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Service was friendly and the food was just amazing. I had the meat balls to start with which were beautiful and fresh and really tasty. As with many starters these came served with chips which were home made and seasoned. My partner had the prawn...More

3  Thank KDK1976
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Had a great steak here, unfortunately didn’t have time to go back and try anything else but would definitely go back the next time were on holiday.

4  Thank angela M
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This place is a must if you visit Agia Efimia. Always busy which is testament to the delicious food and great service you receive when visiting this restaurant. The steaks are succulent, huge and great value. The set menus are amazing value at 2 courses...More

4  Thank snakey123
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We explored all the tavernas on the waterfront in Aghia Efimia, and this one we kept coming back to. the staff managed the perfect balance of attentive without being obtrusive. I love that sometimes there is fresh fish "If the fisherman brings it" , I...More

1  Thank Joanna H
Reviewed 19 May 2018

The Local, was one of two restaurants we ate in during our two week trip to Kefalonia. It is always busy, and, in the evenings, we found if you get there much later than 7.00., it's difficult to get a table. Service is very good,...More

8  Thank L0veT0EatOut1
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

The Local only opened half way between our stay in Agia Efimia so we went on our last night having read the reviews. The owner is really lovely, was very apologetic about a reduced menu due to being the start of the season which we...More

6  Thank nabilabassam
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We always visit The Local when we are in Kefalonia, the food is fantastic as is the view, the family who run the restaurant are welcoming and friendly, there are a good choice of traditional dishes, wine and beers, we had a fab pizza and...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Nice place for dinner. Good service but become touristic. Nice view overlooking the marina and bay. Need reservation in summertime.

3  Thank pelgrimsm
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Andy B
31 August 2016|
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Response from V4418WZjasont | Reviewed this property |
Very late , all evening are late. Very busy place. Usually there last orders are around 11.00
14 July 2015|
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Response from waddesdon1964 | Reviewed this property |
That sounds like me too Ken. But to be fair if your in company it’s rude to sit on your phone or iPad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Miaouli Road junc. beach road, Agia Efimia 280 81, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Cephalonia  >  Agia Efimia
  • Phone Number: +30 2674 061620
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