Hanioti has a fantastic array of restaurants situated by the beach or around the square and central fountain, which adds to the charming village atmosphere. From traditional Greek food to stylish international cuisine, many of the eating establishments also serve fresh, local seafood. Fans of upmarket Mediterranean cuisine will find plenty to suit their tastes, while places with a more traditional Greek atmosphere serve up excellent home-cooked local food and provide a homely feel. If you're planning your next holidays to Greece right now and are already thinking about what delicious dining awaits, here are a few of our favourite spots in Hanioti.
For sensational Mediterranean tastes and an upmarket ambience, try Anatol Meze Meze. Seafood and steaks all feature on the menu, as do a wide range of meze. Eat these as a starter, or share a few with friends and family. With reasonable prices and an extensive menu, this place is a gastronomic jewel and increasingly popular with visitors enjoying holidays in Halkidiki.
If you're looking for prawns, mussels, sardines or any other variant of seafood, Fresh restaurant is the go-to place. That said, Fresh also serves some tasty American-style burgers and mixed grills. Whatever you choose, you can sing your heart out after dinner on the karaoke.
With wonderful seafood on offer as well as first-rate moussaka and other Greek specialities, the food at Elia is always tasty and fantastically presented. You could unwind further on your Greece holidays here by sampling the shisha pipe during the course of an evening.
As the name of the restaurant suggests, Italian food is name of the game at Gusto Italiano. Situated in the main square, this child-friendly restaurant makes a wonderfully relaxing venue for the whole family. After all, pasta and pizza always go down well.
Look out for the Grecian statues on the roof garden and you'll know that you've arrived at Kassandra's. This family-run restaurant has an extensive Greek menu with seafood, mixed grills with delicious dips all very modestly priced. Children are also welcome.
Expect plates piled high with wonderful Greek food at Arhontico. The mezes allow you to sample a wide range of dishes in one sitting, and the fact that you'll often be served complimentary fruit or cake is an added bonus.
Situated in Hanioti village, opposite the Natura shop, Pallini offers its diners Greek favourites, including stifado and kleftiko as well as stuffed vine leaves and all manner of other culinary treats. Its rooftop terrace, late opening hours and moderate prices make this restaurant a perennial favourite with holidaymakers.
Expect to find value for money, wonderful fish dishes as well as a large selection of fresh salads when you take a meal at Yamas. Pasta is also included on the menu as well as some stunning ice creams and cakes for pudding.
Tropicana's offering ranges from plates of beautifully-presented seafood to lamb kebabs and exceptionally-good chocolate pancakes with ice cream. Situated in Haniotis main square, it's a wonderful place for relaxed family lunches or a mellow evening meal.
For the ultimate in relaxed settings and eating under a leafy terrace, the Garden is most definitely worth a visit. This place certainly knows all about attention to detail as the food is immaculately presented on chic black slates, and other beautiful plates. Open for both lunch and dinner, expect delicious food as well as style.