Food, wine and local products experience

Immerse yourself in a wide range of experiences, sights, sounds and tastes of the region. Visit Kefalonia’s varied landscape with vineyards and olive groves, local herbs, vegetables and livestock farms, as well as small family fishing boats. Spend your days learning about and experiencing culinary customs with daily cooking lessons held by local housewives, whilst […]

Kefalonia Olive Mill

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… You can visit the Kefalonia Olive Mill at Keramies and see the production of local organic olive oil. They do organising tastings and pairing, they sell their products, as well as they have an online store. Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna when you contact Kefalonia Olive Mill | Sp.Lykiardopoulos […]

Rosie’s Kitchen Bar-Cafe, Karia

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Rosie’s Kitchen Bar-Cafe, Karia Pop into Rosie’s cute Kitchen Bar-Café located in the village of Karia, an ideal stop between Assos and Fiskardo – for a range of teas, coffees, drinks, snacks, herbs and buy local products from her shop. Vegetarian and vegan options available. The terrace offers great views as […]

Farm Out Shop and Vitamin Bar, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Farm Out Shop and Vitamin Bar, Argostoli The store is stuffed with produce from their agricultural cooperative on the island, and health food products.  Stay and try their delicious menu, vitamin drinks and juices.  Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna when you contact Farm Out Shop and Vitamin Bar, Argostoli […]

Taverna Robolis, Poulata

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Taverna Robolis, Poulata At this taverna you will find their own meat reared by the family, they breed sheep, goats, pigs and calves. Their menu is relatively simple, but all of their  products are local and fresh. The taverna opened in 1982 and is open all  year.   Contact Info Please […]

Kefalonian Beer & Microbrewery, Karavomilos

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Kefalonian Beer, Karavomilos Giannis Polixronatos, Kyriakos and Nikos Moraitis the men behind Kefalonian beer and are the creators of Kefalonian and Ithaca microbrewery.   The company’s main concern is to produce fresh, non-pasteurized and high quality beers with exquisite and intense flavored ingredients, hoping that Kefalonian beer can satisfy even the most […]

Eros-Deli, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Eros-Deli Visit Eros-Deli for a huge selection of delicious Greek treats, local specialities and gifts! Olive oils, jams, sweets, and herbs are just a few of the tasty goodies on offer at this beautifully presented emporium of Greek delights! The friendly and knowledgeable shop assistants are always ready to offer help […]

Traditional sweets and desserts

One of the most well-known traditional products of Kefalonia are the vibrant, deep red, caramelized roasted almonds called Mántoles which traditionally are colored using a kind of seaweed. Other delicious sweets produced on Kefalonia are Pastélia (a candy bar made of sesame seeds and thyme honey), Komféto or Pastokydono (quince paste with almonds), Mantoláto (soft […]

Divino Wines & Vinegar, Pessada

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Divino Wines & Vinegar This modern winery complex combines the traditional facility (dating back to the 16th century) with modern wine producing facilities. There is an exhibition/museum area with a wine bar for tasting the 12 wines and 3 vinegar varieties produced onsite.   Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna […]

En Kefalinia Organic Farm Restaurant, Lakithra

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… En Kefalinia Organic Farm Restaurant   En Kefalinia is located on a organic farm in Lakithra and uses locally sourced products including their own  organic, extra virgin olive oil, organic fruits, vegetables and aromatic herbs. Art events are also hosted.   Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna when you contact  […]

Island Breeze by Sarah O. #2 – Mobile shopping with the locals

Did you ever hear the cries of ‘gavros, kolios, fresca fresca!’ or ‘karpouzi! karpouzi!’ or the sound of air horns blasting out through the villages? Many people rely on the trucks, vans and sometimes tractors that sell fresh produce and household groceries. Visiting several times a week these mobile vendors are an integral part of […]

Robola Wine Festivals

Since 1978 there has been a Robola wine festival held every year, on the first weekend after August 15th. It’s a celebration of the new production of the award winning Robola wine, produced on the island. The villages of Fragata and Valsamata in the Omala Valley have a two day panagyri where you have the […]

Five great reasons to visit Kefalonia this summer!

There are so many great reasons to visit Kefalonia we couldn’t possibly mention them all! These five categories are just a small sample for inspiration. Explore my website for a fuller picture, and for specific details for the activities mentioned. 1. The Beaches Blue flag award beaches, secluded beaches, rough waves, calm waters, pebbles, sand […]

Myrtillo, greek-natural-pure shop

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Myrtillo, Greek Natural Pure Shop Stop here to Taste Kefalonia! Myrtillo shop is located at Divarata junction on the way to Myrtos beach. It presents a big selection of Greek traditional products and many local products too. You can just stop here to meet the 3 friendly ladies that own it. […]

Lemon Tree, Assos

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… A lovely shop with unique items from all over Greece!! Lemon Tree has in store for you handmade objects of all kinds, that promote only the best of Greece! Here you will find a selection of jewellery, ceramics, scarfs, bags, olive wood objects, soaps, local spirits and many more. Contact Info […]

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 […]

Voskopoula Pastry Shop, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Voskopoula Here you will find, most of the traditional products of Kefalonia like: mandoles with honey, sesame snack, comfeto (quince paste), nougat, almond macaroon , soft nougat and nougat pies.Plus sykomaida, florentines, coconut macaroons , soft nougat with different flavours, Greek delights, traditional vanilla pudding, rice pudding , the authentic Kefalonian […]

Local Recipes

There’s nothing like old fashioned recipes to warm the soul and trigger the senses! I am in a procedure of finding local cookers holding vintage recipes (even secret ones!), prepared with traditional procedures, in order to create an archive of video recordings to share them with you. Local ingredients, herbs, procedures, old utensils, special cooking techniques […]

Gulbahar, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Gulbahar Gulbahar is located just off the Lithostroto, in Argostoli and specialises in local and Greek spices and herbs, dried goods, honey and superfoods. You can also find special gifts, teapots, pepper and coffee mills, mortars and accessories. Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna when you contact Gulbahar | 6 Vironos str, Argostoli, […]