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The Pines

Main Street, Skala, Greece
+30 2671 083216
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Skala, Greece
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

For all this was not our favourite restaurant whilst staying in Skala, even at the end of the season it was very popular and the manager was very friendly and the portions were generous. I would give 10/10 for the Baklava I had for dessert....More

Thank TheLynchMob
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I had sea food rissotto, absolutely fantastic, service is brilliant, staff really nice and friendly and defintely interested in chatting with you. 5 stars for it!!

Thank DemelzaHertfordshire
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Nice menu with specials too. Excellent service and food is consistently good. We visited several times during our 2 week stay in Skala

Thank Clare S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a lovely little restaurant but unfortunately we only found it on out last day. We popped in for lunch and received a warm welcome from the friendly owner. The chicken souvlaki was superb as was my wife's roast chicken with herbs and roast...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Ate there 3x and saw plenty of good food going out and being appreciated. This is the sort of food a Greek family eats, with Mama in the kitchen. Lovely friendly owner so obliging, you feel like a home guest. Try the Kefalonia beef stew.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

My first time eating here and I was pleasantly surprised, the standard of food was amazing, big portions, reasonable prices, and fantastic service! Definitely recommend eating here whilst your visiting Skala!

Thank Emma l
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The Pines was a busy restaurant even at the end of the season when some were almost empty. Booking a table was a must. We really enjoyed the food and the experience.

Thank MC100
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The warm and friendly greeting to this taverna along with the delicious, good value for money food and setting made this our favourite. On a return visit we were made to feel very important people which made our holiday. Would definitely recommend

Thank Skevsue
Reviewed 3 October 2017

You are always met with a warm welcome here, being owned and run by a lovely Greek family. The food is excellent, especially the chicken souvalaki which comes with lots of trimmings - try the grilled sardines!!. The house wine is very good too. This...More

Thank christinetillyer
Reviewed 3 October 2017

good range of food. lovely salads and good seervice.ideal for lunch or dinner. very friendly staff. desert on the large size.

Thank elaine b
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Brian S
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Response from Twitsy | Reviewed this property |
Very clean and newly tiled. Have fun x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Skala, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Cephalonia  >  Skala
  • Phone Number: +30 2671 083216
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