10 Top Gourmet Restaurants in Halkidiki

Many of the restaurants suggested here are fine dining establishments, in other words, restaurants that offer a comprehensive food and drink experience, often sophisticated and sometimes experimental in their flavour palettes. A meal at one of these restaurants is a wholly inclusive experience made up of the tastes, aromas, presentation, wine, table setting, glassware, crockery, and service  – all designed to make one feel utterly unique.

1) Squirrel

A highly esteemed cosmopolitan fine dining destination, “Squirrel” has an enchanting ambience, impeccable art de la table, and a decidedly exclusive character. With only five tables strategically positioned on the marble veranda beneath towering pines, an uninterrupted, serene dining experience is ensured. The infinite blue of the sea frames the restaurant’s authentic art pieces and fountain.

Address: Danai Beach Resort, Sithonia, Nikiti, Halkidiki,
Phone +30 23750 20400, Website: www.danairesort.com

2) Water

Understated sophistication is at the heart of the resort’s gourmet restaurant. Round tables adorned with long white tablecloths and candles provide an air of refinement, further amplified by the view of the marina. Highlights include red shrimp tartare with Ossetra caviar, raspberries, and avocado, and sautéed sea bass accompanied by Savoy cabbage stuffed with seasonal vegetables and a smoky fish sauce. Executive Chef Denis Kokkinidis and Executive Sous Chef Kostas Paschalidis lead the kitchen.

Address: Kassandra, Sani, Greece,
Phone: +30 23740 99400, Website: www.sani-resort.com/water

3) Treehouse

The playful ethos that permeates this entire resort finds its most unabashed expression in this special fine-dining restaurant. Tucked away amongst the cooling branches of an enormous pine tree and comprising just 10 tables, Treehouse awakens a sense of roguish childhood memory. An all-wooden deck, tables adorned with lace and embroidered handiwork, and a breathtaking view of the sunset over the sea all add to the magic.

Address: Ekies All Senses Resort, Vourvourou, Sithonia, Halkidiki,
Phone: +30 23750 91000, Website: www.ekies.gr

4) Andromeda

Marble elements, leather sofas, large mirrors, furniture from France, Italy and Spain, and views of the sea framed by massive windows. In contrast to the vintage architecture, the fine dining menu presented by the hotel’s outstanding executive chef Vasilis Mouratidis, is highly modern, borrowing from French and Greek cuisine. It is comprehensible, with dishes that reveal flawless technique, truly delightful tastes, and a dish-by-dish series of sensory surprises.

Address: Halkidiki, Sithonia, Nikiti, “Danai Beach Resort & Villas“,
Phone: +30 2375 020400, Website: www.lhw.com   

5) Marina

A brilliant seafood restaurant, one of the finest in the country. Revamped, with white as a dominant element, and decorative silver fish scattered throughout, airy, and modern, Marina guarantees exquisite service and the most masterful flavors inspired by the sea.

Address: Chalkidiki, Kassandra, Nea Potidaia,
Phone: +30 23730 41570, Website: www.marina-fish.gr

6) Kamares

Experience a cinematic ambience on a large veranda at Kamares, the fine dining restaurant of a luxurious hotel, softly illuminated by romantic lighting and an impeccable art de la table. Enjoy your dinner under towering pines, overlooking Athos Bay, the islet of Ammouliani, and a captivating sunset painted with countless colours.

Address: Eagles Palace Hotel, Ouranoupoli, Halkidiki,
Phone: +30 23774 40050, Website: www.eaglespalace.gr

7) Kalamatianos

Passionate with Greek sea cuisine, Kalamatianos Seafood Restaurant creates real delight to the palate with miraculous tastes by serving Greek creative cuisine. Traditional recipes and new interesting combinations make the perfect match in a based-on fish menu that offers a memorable gastronomic experience.

Address: 2nd km Stavros-Olympiada Road
Phone: +30 2397 061073, Website: www.kalamatianos.restaurant

8) Tomata

Perched on the marina, Tomata exudes a chic, summer vibe underscored by its crisp white colour palette and abundant use of wood. A steady Greek clientele (and a fair few foreigners) come here to enjoy the unique style and daring flavour combinations of celebrated chef Chrysanthos Karamolegkos, who curated the menu.

Address: Kassandra, Sani, Greece,
Phone: +30 23740 99400, Website: www.sani-resort.com/tomata

9) Bubo

Looming over the sea, furnished in a modern design style, and boasting a tranquil backyard, BUBO exudes a carefree holiday atmosphere subtly maintained by the staff, who stay active just enough to ensure every customer, from couples to families with small children to gastronomic travellers, relishes their exceptional menu. There’s a view of the sea, the bay, and the stunning sunset to heighten the dining experience.

Address: Ekies All Senses Resort, Vourvourou, Sithonia, Halkidiki,
Phone: +30 23750 91000, Website: https://ekies.gr/food-drink/bubo/

10) Katsu

Named in honour of Chef Katsuhiko Hanamure, Katsu treats you to a sumptuous array signature dishes, sushi and sashimi. Reflecting a wealth of experience gained in the most renowned Matsuhisa and Nobu restaurants across the globe, the specially created menu will delight fans of Japanese cuisine.

Address: Kassandra, Sani Marina, Greece,
Phone: +30 23740 99400, Website: www.sani-resort.com/katsu