Last Updated on January 1, 2022
Rhodes is one of the most romantic places in Europe. Steeped in history and culture, this charming island enjoys warm Mediterranean sunsets and mouth-watering delicacies. Take your loved one to one of these enchanting restaurants for a fairy-tale evening you’ll never forget.
Cafe at Kolymbia. Rhodes, Greece
Tamam, Rhodes Town
Price: Mains €10-25
Tamam in Rhodes Town is a small family run restaurant which sits at proud place of number one on Tripadvisor for good reason. This unassuming and quaint restaurant is a traditional Greek style steakhouse, although it offers a lot more than steak from its varied menu. The authentic yet creative cuisine has people queuing for tables, so get there early! Once you’re in, try the lamb shank for a luxurious melt-in-your-mouth moment.
Price: Mains €20-40
The stylish Philosophia in Pefkos is set right on the beach with breath-taking sea views of the whole of Rhodes. Open all day, this traditional Greek restaurant is perfect for lunch and afternoon cocktails straight from the beach, or romantic sunset dinners on warm Mediterranean evenings.
The impressive menu offers homemade Greek and Mediterranean cuisine made with high quality, fresh ingredients and the restaurant caters well to vegetarians and children. To top it all off, the impressive wine and cocktail list is the cherry on top of a fantastic and romantic evening.
Sunset over Pefkos beach in Rhodes in Greece
Melenos Hotel, Lindos
Price: Mains €20-40
Though a little pricier than some, the Melenos Hotel restaurant is worth every penny. Set inside the luxury Melenos Lindos Hotel on the flanks of the ancient acropolis, you can choose to dine inside in the enchanting arched dining room, or al fresco under romantic medieval style tents in the beautiful rooftop garden. Dine in style watching the sun set over spectacular views of the Aegean Sea and enjoy the Greek-Asian fusion food, all made using fresh and home-grown ingredients.
Kerasma, Rhodes Town
Price: Mains €10-20
Kerasma is an intimate and charming family restaurant located in the modern part of the city. The traditional décor can be misleading as this fantastic restaurant boasts a creative and modern menu.
All freshly prepared, the traditional Greek cuisine has a creative twist that leaves guests seriously impressed. With homemade bread in a variety of exotic flavours and home infused liquors, Kerasma really doesn’t disappoint. For dessert, try the Mahalepi Crème, a traditional Cypriot dessert with Greek Mastiha flavouring and rose sweet.
Marco Polo Café, Rhodes Town
Price: Three course set menu €33
Nestled away in the narrow cobbled alleyways of the old part of Rhodes Town, the Marco Polo Cafécan be easily missed but definitely shouldn’t be! With an enchanting courtyard complete with a sparkling fountain, the setting will take you back in time and get you in the mood for love.
The menu offers a fantastic range of fresh seafood, supplemented by delicious dishes such as the veal rib steak – a truly indulgent fare. Marco Polo is said to have the best Italian patisserie chef in town, so decide for yourself with one of the indulgent tiramisu or panna cotta desserts.
View of Lindos Bay, Rhodes, Greece