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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 14 September 2017 via mobile

I've had two meals here booking is essential, but on both occasions I just turned up & managed to get a table. Superb food, I always try to have traditional Greek Food. the first meal I had a superb rabbit Stifado on the next visit...More

2  Thank Nigel Y
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Three of us had a very good 3 course meal here, good service, price as expected for a restaurant as opposed to a taverna like Liza's grill on the road down to Lourdata beach.

1  Thank jan59Essex
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This is the only restaurant I've had to book in advance for in the many times I've visited Greece, and I see why. We had a table for two with the best view, we enjoyed 3 courses of delicious food, and a bottle of wine...More

Thank julier27
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Great food with helpful and attentive staff - many ingredients grown locally (including the owner's garden) and presented very nicely.

1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

It is always a pleasure to come back to eat at the olive lounge... you can tell from start to finish it is a passion for them .. you'll never be disappointed 😄

Thank ernieboi
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent selection,top quality food which was well worth paying a little extra for,will be booking again before we leave

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Lourdas for 2 weeks and this is the best restaurant by far (Klimatis and Lorraine's Magic Hill also good but not as refined). Try the Robola from the barrel. The beef stifado is a winner. Prices are standard.

Thank NJHD
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely lovely food, great atmosphere, a real pleasure to go there. Wonderful Prawns and Sea Bass just to pick out 2 great dishes from an extensive menu. Book a table a day or 2 before so you won't be disappointed and enjoy.

Thank LuluPixiebell
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Book early to guarantee a table on the balcony with views to the sea. The food is traditional and very tasty. The star are friendly and efficient. Well worth the walk up the hill if you are staying near the coast.

Thank mikejenny
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Warm welcome, friendly staff and fantastic food. We had swordfish and spicy chicken and left nothing. The ambiance was relaxed and still buzzed, I can't recommend enough.

Thank Steve B
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vlachat, Lourdata, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Cephalonia  >  Lourdata
  • Phone Number: +30 2671 031070
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