A guide to the best restaurants in Polichrono

If you want to try hearty Greek food with no frills, then Polichrono‘s restaurants, quite literally, dish it up. As well as gyros for lunch and grilled seafood for dinner, there is an Italian flavour flowing through town. There are a few specialist pizza and Italian places as well as more that serve it alongside their Greek dishes.

Big English portions at The Cockney Cafe

With large portions of fried breakfast, roast dinner or seafood platters, The Cockney Cafe is the ideal cheap Greece holiday dining location. Locals and tourists come here for the tasty food and laid-back charms of the husband and wife team. Modern and stylish, the cafe plays easy-going music and has karaoke some nights.

Greece's finest fast food at Doctor of Hunger

This place is cheap and cheerful for all the right reasons. Serving excellent ‘pick and mix’ Greek fast food, €10 would provide two people with a feast for lunch. Choose your gyros, souvlaki or from a selection of grilled meats, add a pitta and sides and you can even eat in if you like. It beats a Saturday night UK kebab on flavour, hands down.

Romance and generosity at Moustakas

A peaceful restaurant away from the beach, Moustakas’ leafy garden is a great spot for a romantic dinner, although it remains popular with anyone on holiday to Halkidiki. Serving traditional Greek food such as grilled lamb and zucchini, as well as really fresh fish, the waitress Maria brings out complimentary desserts and ouzo at the end of your meal.

George and Mama feed you well at George's Taverna

A true family affair, the hospitable George serves front-of-house while mama cooks up complimentary pulse and bean salads for starter and cake for dessert. To go with it you can try their infamous meatballs or a juicy mixed grill.

Authentic pizzas at Pizza Time

This pizza restaurant with a modern vibe does what it says on the tin, serving pizzas with an array of mouth-watering toppings cooked in a wood-fired oven. Their giant size pizzas easily feed two with leftovers for later and they’ll also take phone orders for delivery.

Greek and much more at Viva Restaurant

Looking out over the sea, Viva looks like a traditional Greek place but offers lots of different cuisines including Greek, British and Italian. Choose from a mixed grill or the chef’s special spaghetti. If you fancy you can also stay on in to the evening of your Greek island holiday to watch sports on the TV with a cold beer.

Baked goods on the go at Lemonis Bakery

The sign on the outside of this bakery stating ‘Bread and Breakfast’ – although witty – doesn’t do justice to the range of things served at this excellent bakery. For takeaway treats they have a huge selection of sweet and savoury pastries and pies as well as cakes, bread and some seriously special ice cream to top it off.

Greek for all the family at Nefeli Garden restaurant

This speciality seafood restaurant lets the fish do the talking on the plates including delicious grilled anchovies. Nefeli has been welcoming guests on holidays to Greece for almost 20 years who come for the authentic Greek experience and big wine selection. It’s right beside the beach and has a kids’ menu and cinema to keep little ‘uns amused while they wait.

Upbeat Greek and Italian at Kapetanios

Mixing Greek with Italian, Kapetanios taverna and pizzeria is set in leafy surroundings and has a wide menu of grilled meat, stews, pizza and pasta. The classic Greek hospitality here includes guitar music by the bar and a dancefloor to try some moves on later on.