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The Olive Lounge

Vlachat, Lourdata, Greece
+30 2671 031070
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vlachat, Lourdata, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If Carlsberg did restaurants...., this would be it. Probably the best restaurant in the world. Happy days :- )

Thank stuart b
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Another really lovely find. We heard a lot of good reviews about this place, probably known as the best around. We did really enjoy it here. There service and staff were really nice. There was only two of us so we weren't waiting long for...More

Thank Bethh O
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Super food and service from an inspirational owner! Always the best food at VFM prices when we visit Lourdes. Planning 40th wedding anniversary there September 2018. Thanks for many years of excellent experiences!

Thank 2108julie
Reviewed 2 November 2017

You're probably already on cloud nine when you arrive at this coastal, hillside taverna on a summer's evening. The hip rustic decor, the bustle on the terrace, the sea breeze and the setting sun are a sensory experience to treasure. It's always busy, therefore wise...More

Thank ejapmbob
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Visited the night before they closed for the season in October 2017. Party of 4 and no reservation, as the lady hadn't answered my email. She did later apologise and we were found a table by a lovely polite young girl. Awesome starters and desserts,...More

Thank Ray G
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We visited on two occasions and both times we received excellent service and very good food. Typical Greek menu which won’t disappoint. Try it.

1  Thank YesChefThanksChef
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Overpriced, food very salty don't like criticism when told. The owner is full of theatrical jesters and is over the top, she is never wrong and can not take constructive criticism when I told her my dish too salty, " My chefs are trained by...More

Thank Lealarcounty
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This is a cut above most of the other restaurants here, with the owner showing her attention to style, detail, quality and sheer friendliness of welcome. We came on a wet and almost cold night when the outdoors was closed, but the view and setting...More

1  Thank hejmark
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This "taverna" is set on the road down to Lourdata beach. Well presented up-market taverna with a good selection of food on the menu BUT the prices are steep - decided to leave and find somewhere less expensive with just as good food.

Thank Foxc288
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Excellent food, good service and very friendly staff. I enjoyed the atmosphere, they even gave us blankets, as we were sitting outside. The grilled liver was my favourite

Thank Brian C
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17 September 2017|
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Response from lillyKent | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure it will depend on the weather as most of the seating is outside, we went at this time a few years back we had a large storm one night and a lot of the restaurants closed never to reopen again that season. Most of... More
Rebecca S
18 April 2017|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
The Olive Lounge is not the cheapest restaurant but the food is of the highest quality. Starters are normally around €3-5 each and main courses are about €10 upwards, it all depends on what you are ordering. Something simple... More
12 August 2016|
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Response from Ian J | Reviewed this property |
As it's always advisable to book I booked my first night from home the day before we flew out. I don't suppose that the call will have costed much as they answer the phone quickly and deal with the booking speedily. Ignore... More
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Restaurant Details

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