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Socrates Taverna

Skala 281 00, Greece
+30 2671 083318
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lemon pie” (28 reviews)
“beef stifado” (23 reviews)
“liver” (9 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Skala 281 00, Greece
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Reviewed today via mobile

Visited Socrates after seeing reviews on Tripadvisor and was not disappointed. Service excellent as was the food. Visited on 3 occasions during our holiday and highly recommend.

Thank Shaun W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always come here to this family run restaurant. Friends for life. Food is amazing and uses homegrown vegetables. Lemon potatoes are to die for. George is alwats made so welcome by eleni, socrates and dimitri. New friend made this year elaine who is very efficient...More

Thank Joanna S
Reviewed yesterday

What a superb place! Set a little way off the main shopping/restaurant areas, this is in a nice quiet area and the setting is very tasteful. Elaine was a brilliant hostess, making us very welcome and taking the trouble to tell us everything we wanted...More

Thank Hedgehog1455
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant has a very welcoming atmosphere and delicious food. The prices are ok and the portions are big. We went there already more then three times on this vacation and we definitly advice it to everybody!

Thank KaRu1979
Reviewed 2 days ago

Love this taverna - family run, lovely people with beautiful food. We eat here at least every second night. Looking forward to going back again soon. If in Skala it is must.

Thank Lorna V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

During our stay in Skala, Kefalonia we went to this restaurant twice as enjoyed it so much. Friendly, welcoming staff and food was delicious, authentic Greek and reasonably priced. Beef stamnaki and lemon pie were yummy

Thank Viya B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great food and great service. Lovely family restaurant with the addition of a great Northern English lass (Elaine?) - who remembered our names from our first visit.... err how? I recommend the kleftiko, swordfish, lamb chops and prawn starter. Kids enjoyed the souvlaki! Socrates takes...More

1  Thank chris1692018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited twice whilst in Scala. Food was of a high standard and especially lamb on the special. Prices are very much the same as other restaurants and if you save some room the desserts are very nice, especially the lemon pie! A really nice place...More

1  Thank Steveyb0y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Yummy food, great staff and pretty restaurant. We particularly enjoyed the mousakka and lemon pie for dessert. Good prices too.

1  Thank Nicole W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visted Skala several times over recent years. This is our second visit this year to Skala. Socrates has always been high up on the trip adviser list so we decided to try this place for the 1st time. The service was good and...More

Thank ReviewsReviews2013
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16 July 2017|
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Response from Les H | Reviewed this property |
Tomatoes and olives. Lamb chops and pork chops they only use herbs. They have vegetarian dishes that are gf. Aubergine dishes. The moussaka has bread crumbs on top so that a no no! But if you explained your condition. They... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skala 281 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Cephalonia  >  Skala
  • Phone Number: +30 2671 083318
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