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Essence Restaurant

Main Road | Kalamaki, Kalamaki 723 00, Greece
+30 697 856 5232
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Closes in 28 min
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Main Road | Kalamaki, Kalamaki 723 00, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The hotelier where we were staying recommended 6 restaurants across the island to try during our stay. This, by far, was of the highest quality. I highly recommend anyway to eat here.

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here again (the third year running) on Sunday night last and I can honestly say that there is nothing comparable to this restaurant on the island. While you may get good food elsewhere, nothing can compare to the inventiveness and...More

Thank ClontarfRose
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a fabulous meal in here last night. The food was delicious and the restaurant is lovely. A great place to go for a special treat! 😁

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great find in a quiet part of kalamaki. Friendly staff,serving fantastic food in a lovely setting. If you want some great food away from the hustle and bustle of kalamaki and a break from the €6 souvlaki and chips then do not miss this place....More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant. Ambience was very good and welcoming. Plenty of food and wine options. Lots of daily specials which were delicious. Would return.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had great food and service here lovely place to sit and the food is a step up and is more a la carte. A bit more expensive but well worth a visit

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a must on your trip to Zante. Food is amazing. Menu is very interesting and you can expect fine dining. Its a little bit more expensive than other restaurants but its well worth it. High quality food with loads of creativity.

Thank Ela D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited last night after reading many positive reviews & getting recommendation from our hotel. This restaurant is a leap above anything else we’ve found in the area. We booked in advance as it was our wedding anniversary. From the moment we were warmly greeted...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an experience! Everything tasted amazing. Perfect food and service. Good wine menu with excellent Greek wines. A must go place.

Thank Dutch2910
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing restaurant. The menu is so different and the quality is second to none. I had blue fin tuna for starters and beef cheeks for main course. They just melted in your mouth. The staff are very attentive and very welcoming. A...More

Thank gmh57
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Kalamaki, Kalamaki 723 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Zakynthos  >  Kalamaki
  • Phone Number: +30 697 856 5232
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