Fodor's Expert Review Lela's Taverna

$ Kardamyli Greek Fodor's Choice

The late Mrs. Lela, once housekeeper for author Patrick Leigh Fermor, was famous for her simple, old-fashioned cooking using fragrant homemade olive oil and exceedingly fresh tomatoes and herbs. Her taverna is an institution in these parts, and dinner beneath the trees on the seaside terrace of an oleander-covered stone house is a high point of a visit to the Mani. Chicken with rosemary, light moussaka, and fish soup are among Lela's dishes that her son Giorgos and his staff now prepare.

Greek Casual Dinner $ Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

Kardamyli, Peloponnese  24022, Greece


Known For:
  • Lovely seaside terrace
  • Nicely prepared traditional dishes
  • Cash only
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Tues. No lunch

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