Five distinctive restaurants in Santorini

Koukoumavlos In a highly atmospheric setting in a new location – overlooking both the Caldera and Fira – that many would envy, Chef Nikos Pouliassis keeps surprising us with his typical eccentric style. The creative Greek cuisine at its best in a multi-awarded restaurant. Fira, Santorini Selini In Pyrgos, Santorini, one of the most iconic Greek creative cuisine restaurants enters its fourth decade as part of the gastronomic map of the Cyclades, with fanatic foreign patrons and Chef Thodoris Papanikolaou at the helm of a kitchen that serves sophisticated dishes. Pyrgos, Santorini Santoro / Grace On the spacious terrace of the luxurious “Grace Santorini” hotel in Imerovigli, against the background of the Caldera and the volcano, Santoro promises an enjoyable gastronomic experience. Chef Spyros Ayous holds the reins, developing a Modern Greek cuisine. Greek Cuisine Award 2016 by Athinorama. Santoro, Grace Santorini Hotel, Imerovigli, Santorini Flyaway At the restaurant of the luxurious “West East Suites” hotel, the aesthetics are minimal, and the flavours are maximal. Next to the impressive swimming pool that affords unique views of the Caldera, the executive chef Stratos Haitaridis creates dishes full of imagination and flavor, giving emphasis to top-shelf ingredients and modern techniques. “West East Suites”, Imerovigli, Santorini Kokkino Podhilato [Red Bicycle] A balcony on the Caldera: that’s the Kokkino Podhilato, which is housed in a 19th-century house and combines bohemian and classic elements. The menu bears the signature of Chef Gikas Xenakis (of “Aleria” restaurant in Athens), who has set out to create dishes that become an instant classic, with ingredients from every corner of the Aegean. Greek Cuisine Award 2016 by Athinorama. Fira, Santorini