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Symposium Taverna

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Harbor, Frikes 283 00, Greece
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

Well, we just went for the sessime crusted fried feta and spicy sausage, followed by lamb chops and roast lamb with vegetables and a bottle of local Merlot. It was delicious, no room the deserts but other diners seemed to love them. Lovely setting, very good service.

1 Thank Carol H
London, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

After a great day exploring the island stopped off in Frikes for dinner. There are a few tavernas and don't be fooled by just going to the one that always looks the busiest as the sailing tours stop off and tend to eat at the same places. We tried this place and the seafood was amazing, best we've eating in... More 

Thank Sun-Seeker-Sun-Lover
Reading, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

The meal of our holiday! Desserts to die for too! Extensive menu, waterside location. We enjoyed lamb chops, a venetian marinated fish dish, baclava and pavlova. All delicious!!

1 Thank Walkers85
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

I've always been disappointed at the cost and/or lack of fresh seafood on Kefallonia and came to Ithaca after a day trip hoping for better. On our first night we ate in Kioni and saw an improvement on our much loved Fiskardo. However the seafood pasta here by far outstripped them all and was much more in keeping with my... More 

1 Thank usamagpie
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We went to this restaurant twice whilst on holiday in nearby Kioni. The owner took time to explain to us how each Greek dish was cooked and prepared. The first evening the Belly Pork had gone as the sailing fleet had been forced to harbour and they had eaten it all! We then went back the following evening and the... More 

Thank Richard O
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Authentic Greek cooking, simple straightforward unpretentious and well cooked food. Friendly, welcoming, attentive and pleasant staff. We had the goat stew and artichoke moussaka both looked good and tasted delicious . The home made baklava served with warm honey was the best tasted on our visit to Ithaca. Thank you

Thank Hesket06
st germans
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67 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Nothing attracts you to a restaurant than a friendly welcome and this is what you get at the Symposium. We had lovely meals - can highly recommend home made onion pie, the roast lamb which literally melts in your mouth, the prawns (never known my husband so quiet), and the fact that even when I was ill they went out... More 

1 Thank StGermansBarbara
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

We had a delicious meal here. Definately the best fried zucchini on the island . We also had the main course special chicken in lemon sauce which was exceptional. Delicious food and excellent service. Best Restsurant in Frikes by far

1 Thank JanieBelle1
Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Great authentic tasty Greek food, with very good sized portions, a good place to just have a drink too and take in the surroundings

1 Thank melissa s
1 review
Reviewed 21 August 2013

We visited the small island of Ithaca. It is a human size green island with familial athmosphere. We went for dinner in Frikes a charming little fisherman village. We ended up at Symposium taverna . The atmosphere was quaint and relaxing and the welcome warm and friendly. The food was excellent, home made, fresh and inventive, with organic produce from... More 

Thank Brigitte M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbor, Frikes 283 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Ithaca  >  Frikes

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?