A guide to the best restaurants in Lygia

There are numerous tavernas and restaurants that line the waterfront area by the harbour, so you can enjoy a delicious meal with stunning views as an additional bonus. You could watch as a boat comes in laden with fish and just minutes later be enjoying the freshly-caught produce for dinner.

Taverna Kanioria

Taverna Kanioria serves up Greek delicacies such as slow-cooked lamb, chicken souvlaki, fried courgettes and fresh salads. It’s a lovely place to soak up the atmosphere as well as the views out over the sea. There’s also plenty of seafood and fish on offer, with inventive dishes including spaghetti with shrimps, cuttlefish and macaroni and octopus stifado.

Taverna Makis

With practically boat-to-table service, the fish and seafood at Taverna Makis is fresh and delicious. Try the grilled prawns, sea bass, grilled squid or tuna salad. The local rosé wine is the perfect partner to many of the dishes, as are the harbour and sea views.

Seven Islands

Sitting by the harbour with tables right by the sea, Seven Islands offers idyllic views and the sound of waves gently lapping the shore as you dine. The menu has a large range of fish and seafood dishes, including swordfish, red snapper, grilled tuna and fried calamari. Vegetarians will love the fresh salads, stuffed peppers and tomatoes and baked feta.

To Koutouki

Dine at To Koutouki and you’ll leave with a full stomach after enjoying some generous portions. Traditional food can be judged by how popular it is with locals, so you won’t be disappointed as you east alongside many of them here. Top dishes include moussaka, grilled octopus, stuffed peppers and baked feta. Enjoy a glass of the delicious house red wine with your main course and finish off your meal with the Greek staple spirit, ouzo.