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Koukoumavlos Fine Dining Restaurant

Ypapantis Str, Fira 84700, Greece
+30 2286 023807
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good19%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“scampi” (19 reviews)
“carpaccio” (10 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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$$$$
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Ypapantis Str, Fira 84700, Greece
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

From their web site: "He is a fun of creativity, change, spontaneity but also perfectionism and precision. His food is evolutionary and he always finds numerous ways to explore flavors and ingredients so as to create exciting, highly original, dishes." Not sure how this squares...More

Thank DoctorJools
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Feel the natural beauty, the atmosphere and the gastronomy ideas blended by the local identity. It's one great experience for reasonable prices. Try fava with strawberries and fillet with mushroom truffle. As for wine here is another wine world. Try Asyrtiko Argyros if you want...More

Thank Evangelos_Kiriakou
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This is a rather strange place. The restaurant itself is beautiful with fabulous views. The staff are helpful and calm. The problem is the food. Not individual items of food , which are clearly good quality. It is the bizarre combinations. The meal started well...More

Thank lorettagleeson
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Thank you thank you thank you. Great gastronomy experience with authentic sui generis cuisine. Friendly staff with knowledge. Thank you Mr Nick, Patron Chef, for the hospitality.

Thank George P
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent continental cuisine and new twists to traditional Greek food. The service is exquisite and the rooms are of old world charm. It is pricy but very enjoyable.

Thank kawidd
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The decoration was a little too formal for us. The service was really excellent, the waitresses were nice and friendly. Although the food was very complex, with really bold combinations, the final outcome was exceptional. It is really an expensive restaurant, so keep this in...More

Thank TemMisa
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We went to Koukoumavlos for a special anniversary dinner and had an exceptional experience: sunset aperitifs, great service, fine dining, and chocolate mouse to die for!

Thank dangstadt23
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Came for dinner with high expectations on our final night in Crete and Santorini after 4 weeks holiday. For starters we had the scallops with trout mousse in a bed of Colli flower purée (24 euros) and scampi with spiced apple white chocolate sauce and...More

Thank Skin197
Reviewed 27 September 2017

My wife decided to give Koukoumavlos restaurant a chance for dinner due to the long history of excellence published in multiple websites. The restaurant is located in the area of Fira (in Santorini), on the second floor of a structure with excellent ocean view. Thes...More

Thank PEDRO J T
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Hands down, best restaurant in Santorini. The service was attentive but not overbearing and our dinner was fantastic. The setting is very private...which made for a quiet dinner on the balcony overlooking the caldera. Menu descriptions perfectly matched what we ate and it is readily...More

Thank FiveFamilyTravelers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ypapantis Str, Fira 84700, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Fira
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 023807
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Description
Koukoumavlos Fine Dining Restaurant was established in 1989 in Santorini, by Chef Nikos Pouliasis. Through the years it was acclaimed as one of the best gourmet restaurants in Greece and is awarded with Torque d’Or every year. The dinning hall impresses with its elegant Art Deco style. It exudes a baroque essence. From the terrace guests enjoy amazing vistas of the Santorini volcano and the impressive caldera. Nikos Pouliasis is famous for his artistry with food and his ability to reinvent himself. He invites fine dining lovers on extraordinary gastronomic journeys. He is a fun of creativity, change, spontaneity but also perfectionism and precision. His food is evolutionary and he always finds numerous ways to explore flavors and ingredients so as to create exciting, highly original, dishes.
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