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Skamnia

Old Square | Behind The Main Square, Palairos, Greece
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (2 reviews)
“tucked away” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Old Square | Behind The Main Square, Palairos, Greece
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here when we were in Paleros. The setting is very cosy, not next to the beach like several of the other restaurants. The restaurant is located in the village a quarter from the sea line. The food was without doubt the best...More

Thank Carl C
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I ate here with my husband on a date night during our fortnight at Vounaki. It felt very romantic and rustic sitting in the court yard and had a very traditional Greek feel. It boasts being the oldest restaurant in town. The food was plentiful...More

Thank nutbrown5
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We went to this little taverna 3 times out of 5 during our 2 weeks at neilson vounaki. Very freindly staff and a lovely setting in a small square - the white wine is excellent so no need for beers or ouzo They serve the...More

Thank tractorboy59
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The waiter here at the restaurant understand s your requirements and deliver s it on a many plates. Starter and maincoare were delicious. . The local wine was good with free water included. Would you believe it the desert was given to us free of...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Following recommendation we hunted out this restaurant and found a wonderful "traditional" family restaurant. The young friendly waiter made us feel very welcome. We opted for a mezzo to start a small carafe of white and an Alfa beer. For the main course we let...More

Thank sirkildalot
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This restaurant has a lovely setting with a smashing atmosphere. The menu has lots of choice, great quality food and service at a fantastic price. We'd defininitely go back to eat here.

Thank Cazzie M
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We ate as a family at Skamnia. This is tucked behind the square and worth the find. The food is fresh and delicious, service good and price very reasonable.

Thank Bronwen H
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Extensive and good local food. Tucked away in a peaceful and cool courtyard just off the town square. Very pleasant owner

Thank MillingRoundtheWorld
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Do not hesitate ; Skamnia is THE actual traditional restaurant where to eat if you're in Palairos. Go for a mezze, or fish. Wet this with some family made local wine. And do it again. Staff and owners are more than friendly and welcoming.

Thank Manouchito
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We were staying locally and wanted to find a "real" Greek restaurant - not just like the ones set up for tourists on the sea front. It is set back from the main square in a quaint courtyard. All the food is freshly cooked and...More

Thank Helen A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Square | Behind The Main Square, Palairos, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  West Greece  >  Aetolia-Acarnania Region  >  Palairos
Description
Unlke most restaurants along the beach in Paleros, this one is hidden away in an old square a little bit away from the seafront. However, it was by far the best we ate at. We didn't order from a menu, the owner prepared several dishes for six of us using fish that was fresh that day.
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