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“Best restaurant (not Taverna) in Almyrida”

Thea Roof Garden Restaurant
Ranked #11 of 27 Restaurants in Almyrida
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 9 - USD 17
Good for: Romantic, View
Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, View
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

As a party of 3 visited on a midweek evening. Take care or you'll miss the venue which is situated on top of the apartment block in the centre of Almyrida, access is via a lift in said apartment block, non- residents are more than welcome.

Once at the venue you enjoy the best view, ambience and setting in Almyrida. There is areas for those wanting just a drink or diners also. Staff are super friendly and helpful. Venue is spotlessly clean.

The menu is refreshingly short, there aren't over 200 variations on a theme. This is a restaurant providing quality not quantity. Don't expect to walk away 'stuffed' but do expect to be satisfied with interesting flavourful dishes.

Starters
Mushrooms bruschetta ; oyster mushrooms with Gorgonzola and rocket. Big meaty and beautiful mushrooms a sure hit.
Haloumi salad; not difficult to get this right but also a hit
Mussels in a tomato broth. Beauty.

Starters are all €5-8 range

Mains
Squid ink risotto with prawns and mussels only elicited an OK from our diner
Seafood linguine (tomato sauce) was delightful, perhaps lacking some seafood but a hit nonetheless
Beef tagliata with goats cheese also ticked the box, but maybe lacked some carbs (?)

Mains tend to be €10-16

Puds; big disappointment. Saffron panna cotta was rubbery. Chef came to explain that's what happens when milk interacts with saffron? Not sure, but if that's the case the pud doesn't work
Pavlova was lacking cream and fruit and was therefore too dry.

Puds are €5 ish. But like I say a miss.

So why 5*. Well the place is the best we've found in Almyrida. Well worth a visit.

All in cost including 6 or so glasses of house wine and pre dinner cocktails about € 90 well worth it.

Clearly better than a lot of what's available on the 'strip'. In fact I'll have to revisit some previous reviews to give this suitable pre eminence in Almyrida.

Thank Philip S
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Stunning views of the mountains and coast, excellent service, a fine range of interesting dishes. Meat, pasta and more traditional Greek dishes all very good and attentive but unobtrusive service.

Thank David M
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The interior of this restaurant is modern and clean. The service was quite good, and the place had smiling and accommodating employees. The food was well prepared, both aesthetically and culinary. However, after ordering wine, the wine did not arrive until after the appetizers were served. Also, the portion size of the mains was quite small, and of my companions, several left the table hungry. In addition, quite a few of the starters, mains and desserts were unavailable (both the lamb and the veal from the mains selection). This might be a one time mistake / external problem. The restaurant has potential, but some of these things needs to be fixed for me to revisit.

Thank HappyJollyFoodie
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Beautiful place, a lovely atmosphere with nice music and lights. The staff were super friendly and the seats were comfortable. The attention to detail was amazing, and the food itself was exquisite as well as the cocktails. To top everything off, the prices were very very reasonable. Will definitely be recommending this place to others.

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Thank Martha W
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Booked dinner here with live entertainment tonight & had a fantastic evening. Food was to die for. We had mussels, Parma with melon & then Veal tagliatelle which were all so good. Staff were very attentive & really looked after us the sunset, singer Margarita & Spiros the guitarist rounded of a perfect evening.

Thank TCJECOSSE
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