Island Breeze by Sarah O. #6 – A Kefalonian-French Connection!

To celebrate the start of spring we decided to venture out and participate in the event “Good France” – the worlds largest French dinner held on 21st March 2019.  This international event began in 2015 and is a celebration of the “French Gourmet Meal”, which  is a follow up to the inclusion of the “French […]

Don’t let the rain ruin your holiday. Turn it into a special day…

An unusual blip in the weather has brought us some rain! Not to worry there are plenty of activities to do until normal sunny weather resumes! Sit back, relax with a drink and experience Greek Café Culture. Try your hand at a game of backgammon (τάβλι), dominoes (ντόμινο) or chess (σκάκι) with the locals. If you […]

Carena Bar-Restaurant, Agia Efimia

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Carena Bar-Restaurant Since 2009, Carena bar-restaurant has turned into a hot spot in Agia Efimia. Located at the liveliest part of Agia Efimia’s harbour with views to the sea, yachts and passing by tourists, Carena Bar-Restaurant is the perfect place, any time of day to enjoy breakfast, coffee, lunch, dinner, or just […]

Mescalero Cafe-Bar, Lakithra

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Mescalero Cafe-Bar This Mexican style café-bar has a cosy atmosphere, Mexican food and regular live music, and is just a few km from Argostoli in the beautiful village of Lakithra. You can stop here for a coffee, cocktail, beer, drink or a Mexican snack during your tour of the area, or coming […]

Ladokola stin Plagia taverna, Damoulianata

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Ladokola stin Plagia Taverna Situated on the west coast of the island, 10 km from Lixouri, it is a family restaurant owned by two lovely twins brothers Christos & Spyros, their mom and dad. You will feel more like eating at home rather than in a typical restaurant.  

Sesoulas Traditional Bakery, Argostoli

This small, local traditional bakery ‘Sesoulas’ was first founded by the Patsi family in 1890. As an eight year old, street seller, Aristofanis Pollatos started his career in the local bakery. He soon became irreplaceable, though his young age and took lead of the business using some of the traditional tools of that time like […]

Maklithari Taverna, Makryotika

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Maklithari Taverna This traditional taverna is located in the square of Makyiotika, a well maintained village with great views over Agia Efimia bay. Maklithari is run by Petraggelos and his wife, and the taverna shares a terrace with the cafe next door where the locals spend their evenings!

Odysseas Taverna, Agia Jerousalem

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Odysseas Taverna Situated on Agia Jerousalem beach, where you can enjoy a swim before you eat, this is a family run taverna that is well worth the 20 minute drive from Fiskardo. There is no menu but an invitation to go inside and look at the chalk board telling you what ‘mama’ […]

Karnagio Taverna, Sami

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Karnagio Taverna Come here for homemade casserole, seafood and traditional Greek dishes! Karnagio Taverna Telis, the owner of the taverna has tried to keep an authentic Greek style to this place and he has succeeded well. This family run taverna is located on the sea side, on the north side of […]