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Socrates Taverna

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Socratis Grouzis, Skala 281 00, Greece
+30 697 252 4554
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This restaurant is a little gem. Family runned it serves lovely local food. We ate here on a few occasions and the food was delicious! We had pasitsio - pork in lemon sauce which melted in your mouth it was so tender and lots of other lovely choices. If you ever visit Skala this restaurant is a must. Highly recommend.

Thank Lorna V
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had dinner here twice during the first week of October, which was the last week of the season for many tavernas, including this one. On both nights we were served by Dimitri, who is the brother of Socrates. On the first occasion we started with baked feta cheese, which has lots of other tasty things in with it, together... More 

Thank DJamesy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Missed visiting this wonderful taverna in Skala. Delighted that the restaurant wasn't able to stay open for a few more days. Wonderful food as always, chicken souvlaki is now served with tzatiki, & pitta bread. The Kefalonia meat pie is the best in Kefalonia! Delighted we were able to have some of Eleni's lemon pie, which was very much in... More 

Thank 880cammis
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my wife visited Socrates Studios in Skala Kefalonia for the 4th time and had a superb week again. It was my 40th birthday the day we arrived and the family had baked me a beautiful cake for my birthday and a birthday card and present!!!! Again the food was out of this world and its like our 2nd... More 

Thank Barneypix
south wales
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184 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

A wonderful traditional Greek Taverna.... The seabass and the lamb chops are gorgeous, as is the cheesecake! Yummy!

Thank pippap36
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We have been eating at Socrates for many years. The daily specials are home cooked by Rebecca and Eleni and are delicious. Squid cooked in tomato is a favourite ( it just melts in the mouth) along with chicken souvlaki and fresh fish from the grill . Tassia and Dimitri always welcome diners and will always explain the menu if... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Such a pleasure to find this little gem! Dimitri and Anastasia make you feel your being welcomed into their home. Fantastic home cooked food. Daily specials that you know will be "Special"! No red neon flashing lights as seems to be the new trend in Skala but good food good company and a peaceful enjoyable evening.

Thank BARANJO5452
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Socrates was recommended by a friend and I'm pleased to say I was not disappointed. The menu was traditionally Greek which I love. Kleftico, which I cannot resist, was delicious as was the lemon pie. The service was excellent and very friendly, as I ate there 3 times in a week I was greeted like an old friend. Please try... More 

Thank Rita S
north east
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

visited Scala two years ago and enjoyed some great meals in this taverna, stayed in katelios this year and decided to go to Scala for dinner one night and chose Socrates we had a lovely meal and hubby was pleased to get his kleftico done in the foil parcel instead of some he'd had served just on a plate, my... More 

Thank dorsNorthEast
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Greek tavernas do not traditionally expect you to book a table, but this year the Socrates taverna has become so popular that the Socrates team ask you to book in advance. The quality of the traditional home cooking and the welcome from family members is so appealing that many potential diners had to be turned away. The seasoning is perfect,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Socratis Grouzis, Skala 281 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Cephalonia  >  Skala
  • Phone Number: +30 697 252 4554

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