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Tradition, art and great hospitality, all in one place!

This beautiful store full of incredible handmade objects from the well-known olive trees of Lesvos... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2018
Maria M
Friendly people and wonderful

Went here with 2 children, (15 & 9). We received a fabulous welcome from the owner who spent time... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Dawn C
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It is a family-based olive wood handicraft business making products of household, decorative and personal use, everything handmade. From April 2015, after 25 years of wholesale, there is a showroom with a vast variety of handmade olivewood items...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Pamfila-Lesvos | Pamfila, Mytilene 811 00, Greece
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All reviews cookies the owner take home beautiful store no pressure to buy wonderful place her husband family and friends beautiful products hand made big smile wonderful afternoon kitchen utensils feel welcome you will not be disappointed worth a visit workshop
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

This beautiful store full of incredible handmade objects from the well-known olive trees of Lesvos is a must-see in the island. You will find the best, one-of-a-kind presents, as well as useful and beautiful souvenirs, that are handmade right there, with lots of love and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maria M
OlivewoodHouse, Ιδιοκτήτης at Olive Wood House, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2018

Dear Maria, Thank you so much for your lovely words! We love the warmth of Olive wood and its natural beauty combined with the pleasure of its tactile nature and we are happy to share our olive woodcraft with you! Thank you for sharing your...More

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Went here with 2 children, (15 & 9). We received a fabulous welcome from the owner who spent time explaining all about the wood and how it was kept etc. The children were then allowed to make gifts for themselves. The both enjoyed it. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dawn C
OlivewoodHouse, Ιδιοκτήτης at Olive Wood House, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Dear Dawn, Thank you for your review! Making sweet friends like you gives us the strength to keep going! We hope you enjoyed your stay in Lesvos and we look forward to see you again! With kind regards, Michael & Myrsini Prodromou

Reviewed August 2, 2018

I thought I was just popping in to see what they sold. However it ended up being a delightful time with the lady who owns it. Having had a chocolate drink and her homemade cookies, she proceeded to tell me all about the island, olive...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Londoner0413
OlivewoodHouse, Ιδιοκτήτης at Olive Wood House, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Dear Londoner, Thank you very much for your kind words. Our visitors give us great happiness and we feel so blessed to have met special people like you. This is how we regard service; not just selling, but offering a whole experience. Best wishes and...More

Reviewed August 1, 2018

Myrsini greeted us at the door with the incredible Greek hospitality--a smile, a warm handshake, and a piece of candy--that made this a truly delightful afternoon! When we left an hour and a half later, we knew more about olive wood that we could ever...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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OlivewoodHouse, Ιδιοκτήτης at Olive Wood House, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Dear friend, Thank you for your lovely words! It’s an honour for us to make new friends like you! We are determined to offer a whole experience to our visitors, to share our love of the olive wood. We will be happy to see you...More

Reviewed July 24, 2018

My parents visited the Olive Wood house while on vacation, and they gifted me a beautiful olive wood charcuterie board. It is such a special piece and something I plan to use for many, many years to come. They couldn't stop talking about the shop...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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OlivewoodHouse, Ιδιοκτήτης at Olive Wood House, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Thank you for reviewing your olivewood gift! It's a great pleasure for us to make our visitors feel like home. We look forward to meeting you soon in Lesvos, so that you can enjoy a relaxing vacation on the island and we can meet and...More

Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Unique handcrafted gifts and ornaments from real olive wood for all ages. Really excellent!!! We loved every single piece. Myrsini and Michalis were excellent and gave us warm welcome into the shop and explained all the process of creating all their handcrafted pieces!!!! If you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Moira M
OlivewoodHouse, Ιδιοκτήτης at Olive Wood House, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Dear Moira, Thank you for your kind words! It was a real pleasure for us to meet you and guide you through our olivewood craft. We definitely look forward to seeing you again! Lots of love, Michalis & Myrsini Prodromou

Reviewed July 9, 2018

We heard of this place from our hotel manager. It was only 1 kilometer away and so we had to pay a visit. Our team of 13 were amazed at the quality of Olive Wood carvings and trinkets. The owners were amazing people and very...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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OlivewoodHouse, Ιδιοκτήτης at Olive Wood House, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Dear Josh, Thank you for your lovely words! It’s an honor for us to make new friends like you! We are determined to offer a whole experience to our visitors, to share our love of the olive wood. We love the warmth of olive wood...More

Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful store and lovely owner(s)! Spend 30+ minutes there and left with (bought) souvenirs, free gifts :-), homemade cookies and big smiles. Highly recommended! Thank you for your hospitalityMore

Date of experience: June 2018
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OlivewoodHouse, Ιδιοκτήτης at Olive Wood House, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

Dear friend, We're so happy to have met you! It's always an honour for us to host you in our workshop and showroom! Thank you for visiting and we hope to meet again (and share the love and cookies)! With kind regards, Michael & Myrsini...More

Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Amazingly beautiful store with expert handmade olive wood working. Some of the warmest owners you will meet on the island of Lesvos. You will not be disappointed with these sweet owners and their gorgeous products. A must see if visiting Greece! Love, Maria and TylerMore

Date of experience: May 2018
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OlivewoodHouse, Ιδιοκτήτης at Olive Wood House, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2018

Dear Tylerking9826 Thank you for reviewing your visit at The Olivewood House! It is a real pleasure for us to make our visitors feel like home and share our love for olive wood! We look forward to seeing you again! With kind regards, Michael &...More

Reviewed May 1, 2018

This warm family that runs the Olivewood house makes this business more than a store. They greet you with such hospitality, make sure all your products are in gift bags and protected for shipping, and the quality of their goods are top notch. Be sure...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rwilliamsbugh
OlivewoodHouse, Ιδιοκτήτης at Olive Wood House, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Dear Rwilliamsbugh, Thank you for your lovely words! We are very happy that we made you feel so welcome! We are determined to try for the best, every day, in order to share our love of the olive wood.It’s our pleasure to make new friends...More

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