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Valentina's Castle

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$$ - $$$
Mediterranean, Greek, European, Central European
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Tsilivi, Greece
+30 2695 027417
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We walked past here daily on our walk into town and really wanted to visit. We planned to visit on the Saturday night. We were shocked at how quiet the place was because the food was lovely and the family run restaurant was lovely and vey peaceful. There were a few cats around which we didn't like but they tried... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Just outside Tsilivi's main town lies this hidden gem of traditional Greek cuisine surrounded by banana trees. Worth the ten minute walk from town or it is just yards from Hotel Petros and Park Hotel. The best stifado in town and the feta and red pepper starter is highly recommended. Costas and his family were just so welcoming. Visited twice... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I like eating where the locals go and this traditional taverna hits the mark. Recommended by a friend, my only wish would be that I had stumbled across it earlier rather that at the end of my trip. I will certainly go back again. Perhaps we were a little unlucky because several menu options were out but in fairness we... More 

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hull, yorkshire
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Really loved the look of this fantastic family run restaurant, it looks like a proper Greek restaurant . Called in twice during our recent holidays, it's situated on the main street , but near the outskirts of Tsilivi, perhaps a 10 minute walk from the centre, have to look out for the sign as it's down a small lane. Food... More 

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Accrington, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

What an absolute gem of a find, food amazing, service the best I've ever had anywhere, and as for the prices unbelievable, they deserve more just for the service.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Have been intending to try this place for the last five years finally got round to it tonight. Disappointed is not the word. Mussels in white wine sauce for starter. Very tasty but half the mussels weren't open, when I pointed this out to the waiter, he said they were fine and he would open one and eat it. I... More 

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Thank nobbytryard
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Small family run taverna. The food is brilliant and enjoyed in a very relaxed atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit. Very reasonably priced. Would definitely go back.

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Thank Mark S
Bath
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a gem of a place, really fab food and drink, run by a family . Yes the service can be a little slow but the welcome, atmosphere and Mums cooking is awesome, you must go here

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

tucked away off the main road, but make sure you go here. great family run restaurant. Excellent choice of food, and the home made Bacalva is the best ever. service can be a bit slow, but worth the wait.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

You are always made welcome whether it's your first visit or as in our case our umpteenth visit to this fantastic family run restaurant. The food is always cooked fresh by Valentina and served to you by either Costa or Laura. The grill is the domain of Denis, whose bbqing is excellent. Don't expect to be in and out in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, European, Central European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tsilivi, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Zakynthos  >  Tsilivi
  • Phone Number: +30 2695 027417

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