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The Olive Lounge

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Vlachat, Lourdas, Greece
+30 2671 031070
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here 2 years ago and the standard of food has not changed thankfully. Portion sizes are generous and the service is good from the friendly and knowledgeable staff. We had a meat dish to share for 2 people but we shared between 3 people as it was huge! It consisted of chicken, pork, sausage, shrimps, potatoes, salad, tzatiki and... More 

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Wolverhampton
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was my 1st experience of this restaurant and I was very pleasantly satisfied with the occasion. I chose the drunken liver main, and my partner had the sea bass, the fish was served on a plate half the size of the table, it was a whale of a fish and perfectly cooked and presented, I thoroughly enjoyed the liver... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

What better way to end a rainy day in Kefalonia? - The Olive Lounge. I can't imagine how fab this restaurant would be on a warm sunny evening overlooking the Ionian Sea from their terrace. We couldn't have been made more welcome by all of the staff. I had the grilled octopus and my wife had the unusually named drunken... More 

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Thank Ian H
Wales, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017

went here three times, good food, reasonable prices, good ambience, good views over the bay service was attentive and welcoming

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Thank marieke C
Cephalonia, Greece
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

High on my eating out list. Very popular with locals and that speaks volumes. I can't see anyone being disappointed if you choose to eat here.

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1 Thank Barbara H
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Visited on the off chance they would have a table after hearing how nice it was. We were lucky and I have got to say we were not disappointed the food was gorgeous. It was so good we booked again for our final night and the 2nd visit was just as good. Excellent staff and service too.

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1 Thank Netsi71
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We visited here on our last night after a lovely 2 weeks. That night while we were waiting to eat an amazing thunder storm started. With in minutes the staff had got everyone inside seated and sorted and the meal arrived Fantastic night Thank you

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Thank Pace8811
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed dining here several times. The food is just fabulous! Can highly recommend it. The staff are very smiley, and welcoming and in spite of being very busy (packed every night we dined, pre booking may be advised but accomodated us without and we only had a short wait sitting at the bar). A must eatery not to be... More 

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1 Thank susie40_11
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The Resturants along the Beach/ Strip are lovely.. The Owners & Family are fantastic.. love this resort x💖

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Thank Lorraine H
Cephalonia, Greece
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a wonderful ambience, unequalled views across the southern side of Kefalonia with a great view of Zakynthos across the channel. The food is some of the best available on the island and the staff are extremely professional and incredibly friendly at the same time. I have eaten there many times, and the whole experience is beyond compare.... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vlachat, Lourdas, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Cephalonia  >  Lourdas
  • Phone Number: +30 2671 031070

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