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The Pines

Main Street, Skala, Greece
+30 2671 083216
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“moussaka” (38 reviews)
“walnut cake” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Skala, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

Busy restaurant with a wider variety of menu than a usual 'taverna' Good location with a sea view through the pines and on the edge of the main bar area. Service a bit slow but this is Greece!

Thank McQuiscky
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited most of the restaurants in Skala, but The Pines had the best kleftico. We were in a party of four and we had different meals, All of them were excellent, two of us had the kleftico one had a very large piece of...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing food, friendly staff especially Nicos who is superb waiter. Situated at the bottom of main street in Skala. Would definitely recommend the ancient mousaka if you visit it is gorgeous but make sure your hungry as its very filling. Highly recommend.

Thank lynne m
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate here three times in two weeks the first because we had only just arrived and it was the nearest to our hotel. We were not disappointed the food is lovely and large servings. Would recommend the chicken souvlaki, mousaka. Stifado and most definitely...More

Thank kathybWarrington
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We dined here twice. The first time, the whole experience was fantastic. The service was great and the food excellent. I had the salmon with ouzo, basil and cream sauce. The serving of fish was very generous, beautifully tender and accompanied by flavoured rice and...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic breakfast this morning Excellent service and value for money Highly recommended and right on the front 😎👍

1  Thank Cliff P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service I had the traditional lamb kleftico which was delicious. My husband was recommended the seafood risotto and says it was one of his best meals of the holiday.

Thank Karon P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of choice. Pancakes, cooked breakfast. Lots of choice of different teas. Good service and relaxed Greek atmosphere.

Thank colders73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We passed by on the evening of 7th June. Having wandered around we decided to go in and try the food. I was surprised at the owner serving customers. Very nice touch. The special of the day was half chicken with potatoes and vegetables In...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice meal here in the evening. Food is good value for money. Around 34€ average for two starters, mains and two drinks. The waiters were very friendly. They have printed napkins with greek phrases on and are happy to help with pronunciation. Restaurant...More

Thank Sarah-Jayne B
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Brian S
Always good food but have they improved the toilets? My wife won't go back unless they have!
23 July 2015|
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Response from Twitsy | Reviewed this property |
Very clean and newly tiled. Have fun x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Skala, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Cephalonia  >  Skala
  • Phone Number: +30 2671 083216
  • E-mail
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