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Mediterranean, Greek
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Reviewed 30 October 2023 via mobile

My wife and I tried here because of its positive reviews. We went mid week and it was quite quiet but we were treated to some live music and singing but it did not intrude on our meal and just gave the place a lovely...ambiance. My wife had chicken a la crème which she said was very good and I had sea bass which was also very good. I had a couple of beers and my wife had a half carafe of house white wine. The staff were very good indeed, friendly but not overly so, attentive but not at the table every 2 minutes. Quite a romantic vibe to this place. It was so good we came a few days later and if anything the meals were even better! I had an excellent sea bream. My wife could not decide between a pizza or briam. The waiter suggested briam as you can make a pizza at home! He was right, my wife said it was her favourite meal of the holiday and we ate out a lot. The price on both occasions was extremely good. Very much recommend. Next time in Rhodes we will be going backMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 18 September 2023

We loved this restaurant so much we came two times during this trip which is rare for us as a family as we love trying new places however we loved it so much we had to come back! The staff were so friendly we had...a little with us and they were so helpful and thoughtful to her. Every single person loved their meal on both occasions, the mezze was amazing and fish so fresh they even gave us some amazing desserts on the house! The orange cake was amazing. What an amazing experience, real Greek food made with love don’t miss out on your trip to Rhodes!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 14 September 2023

What a great find!! this lovely family run hotel “The Hippocampus” We arrived on Wednesday 6th in the evening at 21.00 hrs to be greeted by the Manager George, he helped us with our cases out of the mini bus and took us to the...office where he checked us in. He then took us up to our lovely room. The rooms are fairly small BUT everything you every would need on holiday, very clean and a place to get your head down and have a shower. The next day George arranged 2 lovely trips for us with transfers included, although that was with an added €5 each for that privilege! The breakfast staff, were the next people we seen and what a lovely greeting that morning! Costas was the main man and greeted you with a smile every day, then there was his dear dear son Chris who was equally as tentative as his dad. The breakfast was cooked to order every day and you could order almost anything that you wanted and tailored to your needs, we had some lovely omelettes !!. Then there was the bar and waiter staff Sam and George, what a great pair they were, entertaining and funny! Very tentative and couldn’t do enough for you. Don’t let the lack of a pool put you off this wonderful hotel because it didn’t need it! Just a short walk up the road to a place called The Velon had a pool and beach and sun beds this is open to all the public, you can stay there for €5 per bed all day from 9am until 19.00. Touches like this make for a good stay as far as I am concerned. We would definitely recommend this hotel at a drop of a hat to anyone looking to stay in Rhodes, it is a small family run business with great great staff to help that to happen.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 7 September 2023 via mobile

We dined here 3 times in total - and wow wow wow! Just incredible wholesome Greek food. Probably the best Greek food we’ve had anywhere in Greece. The food - all incredible - a special mention for the calamari, stifado, and the meze for 2....These were standouts, but also the fish, dips, salads, mousakka…. All sooooo delicious! Genuinely, could talk all day about how good it was (we’re massive foodies - and my husband and I both agree it’s up there with some of the best meals we’ve ever had.) The staff. Super fun, very engaging, especially playful with our son (even on the day he was particularly miserable 😂) all of them were fantastic! The restaurant is on a main road. But a lovely space. And outstanding value for money! A absolute must visit if your in the area! We would consider coming back to Rhodes just to eat here again!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 4 September 2023

Me and my partner have came here two nights in a row so far. First night pizza and a hummus sharer which was 5 star she says. Tonight i just had a carbonara true Italian style… guanciale and pecorino. The real deal

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 28 August 2023

Great food, gorgeous Moussaka. Food is not cheap although divine Moussaka well priced. Great staff. We stayed in the hotel attached and ate there most nights. Hotel deserves it's one star as there is no outlook from the ground floor rooms... at all. The nicely...fitted shower room featured a bath fitting in the shower.... which if you slipped and hit it .... could be painful. The room safes have a code known only to the owners .. so no problem there..... 0000. Strangely other rooms had same code.... there is no facility to change it. The air conditioning is new and works well.... costs €7 per night so €98 for two weeks. A very nice window system incorporates the windows electric security shutter and mosquito screen. After numerous bites I realised the screen did not fit the aperture. Believe me I looked at it carefully. Room cleanliness was great. So all in all a lovely holiday with great folk and lovely food. But cant see it bettering a 1 star rating unless they address a few issues. 0000!!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 24 August 2023

The food here is wonderful and a fair price. Fabulous atmosphere and great music. The staff are all fantastic - an especial shout out to Costas and the wonderful George - and we were very well looked after. We returned several times to try different...dishes - and we were always delighted with what we received. Thanks Hippocampus for adding that something extra to our holiday.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 17 August 2023

We have had such beautiful dinners at the Hippocampus restaurant. The food is absolutely divine and the staff are so lovely and friendly & really amazing particularly with our two children. We want to try everything on the menu and have really enjoyed the delicious...stifado, moussaka, seabass, carbonara.perfectly grilled chicken with the best fries we have ever tasted (the children adored them), and especially loved the lavish selection for two which gave us the opportunity to try lots of other traditional Greek dishes. The desserts, house wine and cocktails are incredible too. Visually the restaurant is spacious, welcoming and has gorgeous lighting and a lovely relaxed atmosphere - just perfect!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 13 August 2023

I had an absolutely fantastic dining experience at the restaurant in Ialyssos, Rhodos! The food was truly exceptional, with a wide range of delicious options. The staff were incredibly friendly and attentive. Without a doubt, it's the best dining spot in the area, and I...can't wait to visit again to indulge in their superb offerings. * We came three times in our 7 day holiday.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 13 August 2023 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant! The food is delicious and the stuff is very ftiendly, welcoming and warm! I definitely recommend to come and eat here! We came here multiple times during our vacation by how much is nice here!

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 7 August 2023 via mobile

Walked a fair way to this restaurant and so glad we did,great welcome and friendly service, the food is top quality and very generous portions. Not rushed but waiters attentive when you need them.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 3 August 2023

I had a very enjoyable breakfast and dinner today, and I'm looking forward to tomorrow's meals just as much. There are loads of options to suit everyone's taste. All of the staff are lovely and I would definitely recommend this place - it's great! The...atmosphere is perfect and the service is outstanding.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 25 July 2023

Fantastic food, great cocktails. Staff were very friendly and the restaurant is open until 1AM. Great selection of tasty food!

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 23 July 2023 via mobile

Food: Very slow service, but worth waiting for. We had lots of mezze (huge portions!) and stefado. We asked for olives bit never got them. The prices were fair for the high quality food. Music: By happy coincidence, Saturday and Tuesday nights are live Greek...music nights! The band was excellent, especially the mandolin player. Location: Main road with cars constantly going by didn't bother us as the music downed it out.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 15 July 2023 via mobile

Outstanding food, wonderful service. The kind of place you will definitely return to. Whilst on holiday in Rhodes this restaurant is by far the best one we have visited.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Ylanda B
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Dear Relax768455, Thank you for your message. Our restaurant is already closed for this season and we will operate again on 16th of May 2019. Thank you for your willing visiting us and we wish you a pleasant stay in... More
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Dear EmmaLouise0107 , You can call us at +302241090206 and if it is possible we can arrange it. Best regards .Thank you.
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Dear Madeleine B, Thank you for your will visiting our restaurant. Jussilas instructions are very accurate :-)) We hope to enjoy your holidays in Rhodes.
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