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Paleon Ethelonton Polemiston Street | Lambi, Kos Town 85300, Greece
+30 2242 020885
16:00 - 00:00
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Big corner plot restaurant. Nice and clean, polite service and decent food. We went back a second time and it was a lot busier but still quick service.

Thank kevinwing
Redcar, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked past this place many times but never ventured in before,but on the recommendation of our hotels owner we decided to give it a try,good decision! My wife said the Kleftico was one of the best she had,I had the mixed meat grill,really tasty and a belly buster. It is really nice inside,good ambience and lots of little knick-knacks around,the... More 

Thank Shreddie-Eddie
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wide variety of lovely fresh Greek food with traditional family recipes especially the Lamb Kleftico and the 'chicken chops' ? are a must

Thank Gwen G
Hinckley, United Kingdom
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303 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went in here on a whim walking down the street as it looked new and clean and weren't disappointed. Friendly welcome and loads of veggie choices. Souvlaki also tasted great. Prices also very reasonable and we hope to go back again. Very handy for Lambi Beach area.

Thank GorillaFoot
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here as the restaurant we were going to hadn't opened yet! Early season, wow what a lovely surprise it was a great meal the three of us all ate something different and we were all happy very tasty and very welcoming! Please try this place if your in the area couldn't fault it at all! Would definitely return without... More 

Thank sheenalett
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We read reviews before we visited and wanted to check out the restaurant for ourselves. We had a very warm welcome and the menu was being revamped so it was explained to us throughly verbally. The owner was very attentive and the food was fantastic and such a good price. On the house we had wrapped vine leaves and pumpkin... More 

Thank Nicola-v89
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We visited istros twice once for lunch and the other time for dinner. In short the food - great , ambience - great , host - great. If you are in the lampi area in Kos do visit. In an island for a change , you don't get seafood here. This is a meat eaters paradise with a lot of... More 

Thank Ramachandran B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We have been to this place a few times now and every time it was fantastic! We love the decor which is slightly modern but still has a lovely charm. The wait staff are brilliant and the food has been spot on every time. Can't wait to go back again this year. You must try if you are visiting kos!

Thank Amysfx10
Spyros K, Manager at Istros, responded to this review

Thank you!!! Your kind words really mean a lot to us. Looking forward to serving you again very soon! :) More 

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3,739 reviews
1,802 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 766 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Share your food, order mezes(starters), or othrtdlicious menus, fried zucchini, meatballs, friendly service, Istros in Lambi, a nice place to return.

Thank Manuela L
Spyros K, Manager at Istros, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. Hope to see you again soon :) More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Ate here then Tried other recommended places such as Mike taverna and steak place in first week but nothing compared so ate here most nights. Tried a lot of different dishes and all were excellent. The service compliments the food and cocktails great too!

Thank Lulu2Northampton
Spyros K, Manager at Istros, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us such a nice review, I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal experience with us. :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Greek, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paleon Ethelonton Polemiston Street | Lambi, Kos Town 85300, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Kos  >  Kos Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2242 020885
Traditional Greek Grill house specialising in authentic dishes and service with a smile.

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