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Octopus's Garden

$$ - $$$, , Cafe
19 Mitropoleos, Lefkada Town 311 00, Greece
+30 2645 022205
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tucked away” (2 reviews)
“trees” (2 reviews)
“wines” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Wine Bar, Cafe, Greek
$$ - $$$
19 Mitropoleos, Lefkada Town 311 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away in the town of Lefkada, is a gorgeous hidden gem called Story Book Café, previously known as Octopus's Garden - wine bar. Run by a mother who also has a little girl and knows exactly how to make it relaxing for both the...More

Thank Nerob7
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We were trying to avoid horde of people in Lefkada town and stumbled on this bar by accident. Garden was beautiful. This became our favorite spot in town. Never crowded, nice drinks, nice staff, welcomed children... P.S. When you get in the garden there are...More

1  Thank Vladimir32
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This garden is authentic in terms of decor, style, quality and taste! It doesn't try to impress but comes up with the goods. Reasonable prices, friendly staff, great atmosphere.

1  Thank Elisa G
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Walked in to this restaurant on a side street on the main shopping st .it was busy the young lady took my drink order and offered me a kebab cooked peppers and pitta bread 1 euro it was nice the place was clean and the...More

1  Thank jamesthewedge
Reviewed 19 April 2017

God knows how we have promoted this place and loved it - it was my go-to haven for a mid-morning coffee throughout last summer. However, we have changed our minds. We arrived on Easter Friday and were delighted to see a 'strictly no smoking allowed...More

2  Thank caratania
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Called by for a couple of cocktails in the happy hour - can throughly recommend the Octopus Garden! Had a couple of snacks in the garden area - very cool and pleasant and service friendly.

1  Thank roda-TRIP
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

What a great place this is. Beautiful garden, lovely drinks and cocktails and really friendly staff. This place is a must when in Lefkada!

2  Thank whatyougonnadokatie
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Sitting in a romantic garden, drinking local Karsanikos wine - best way to relax in Lefkas town. Owners are happy to help with the wine choice and make some complimentary nibbles too! Bit hard to find, but we've managed ok. Will be back for coffee...More

1  Thank Mira H
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Popped in for a cold drink as we were intrigued by previous reviews. Smiley staff. Drinks okay but not an amazing atmosphere. Brought us a bottle of water we hadn't asked for &charged for it! Bit naughty. Perhaps it gets more lively in the evening?...More

1  Thank Chris N
Thomas X, Owner at Octopus's Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Dear Chris, You do not specify a type of drinks you were having. It's a common practice in Greece to bring water before the oredered coffee arrives, but we never charge for this water as it is included in the price of coffee. In case...More

Reviewed 16 August 2016

We regularly drop in here after dinning out to enjoy Hot Chocolate, Metaxa and other after dinner beverages. Always excellent.

1  Thank Brian D
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16 August 2016|
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Response from Thomas X | Property representative |
Hi Anniebelle_8 we are open 12:00-14:30pm and 18:00-03:00am!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$5
Bar, Wine Bar, Cafe, Greek
After-hours, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Mitropoleos, Lefkada Town 311 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Lefkada  >  Lefkada Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2645 022205
  • E-mail
Hidden retreat positioned in a old Lefkadian house with a secret garden full of shade and caracter. Selection of Greek wine, beer and cold plates. Classic and fusion cocktails, wine mixers and a possibility to ask the barman for something special. Relaxing atmosphere and design trinkets around.
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