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Taverna Nikolas Restaurant

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Main Street, Pefkos, Greece
+30 2244 048394
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Met up with friends of ours to dine here during the beginning of October 2016. Was already getting busy when we arrived at the restaurant. Lucky to be seated with spectacular views over Pefkos bay, twinkling lights - a perfect setting for our eve. The mixed dips with pitta were yummy. Our friends had the lamb , huge plate -... More 

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Cheltenham
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67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had a lovely meal with friends who had been before and couldn't wait to show us. Staff were very welcoming and food excellent. Nikolas is very proud that he grows his own vegetables and herbs and they are something to be proud about. It was a long walk for us as we were staying a 10 minute walk the... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We first tried Nicholas Taverna several years ago and now we just have to have our first evening meal of our holidays there. You can tell Nicholas takes great pride in his restaurant and the food his kitchen staff produce. A good sign of a good restaurant is how busy it is and when we were there end of September,... More 

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We had warm welcome to a family run typically Greek taverna. Food and service was excellent. This is a bit of a trek if you are staying at the other end of Pefkos but worth while. We ate at the end of October and many of the main restaurants in town were empty, but this was nearly full and had... More 

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1 Thank Derek40
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Visited on an October Tuesday night, we shared a dip and pitta starter for two, delicious though we needed to order an extra bread due to the amount of dips. Main course we ordered one lamb shank Nikolas and one lamb with honey. Both came well presented hot and full of flavour. The icing on the cake was the service... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This taverna is situated 10 minutes walk out of the centre of Pefkos but is certainly worth the exercise and may probably be needed to walk off the generously portioned meals. The taverna has very good views standing in an elevated position but there is protection should winds blow. It was very busy when we visited and it may be... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great meals, service could have been better, but all in all a strong 4* from us! A view that not many places around can match!

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cardiff
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We ate here from recommendation from tripadvisor and other guests, restaurant not that busy, food ok, staff not very friendly, waited over an hour after the main meal to be asked if all was ok, no drinks offered after first one, we were not asked if the food was ok, is quite a way out if you are staying at... More 

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Restaurant worth the walk up the hill views across the bay, we were there late in September so more lights than view but see view during the day. Service excellent and friendly and food best we experienced in resort.

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Pontefract
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Read all the hype about this place and whilst we found it pleasant, it wasn't anything more. The food was good but not spectacularly good and there are other restaurants in the resort that are noticeably better

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Pefkos, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Rhodes  >  Pefkos
  • Phone Number: +30 2244 048394

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