Santorini is buzzing with winter rhythms! Visitors may be fewer in the colder months, but for those who choose to visit during the festive season, Santorini offers an unforgettable holiday experience: picturesque views of a volcanic landscape that will take your breath away. Luckily there are still plenty of restaurants open* so you can enjoy delicious Greek cuisine (or even international cuisine) while enjoying your time in this magical place – check out the list below to find their opening hours over the holidays!
Open every day from 14:00 until midnight. Closed on Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Laurel and Hardy
Open every day from 13:00 to 23:00. Closed on New Year’s Eve.
Open every Monday and Wednesday until Saturday from 17:00 to 23:00. Sunday from 13:00 to 23:00. Closed on Tuesday.
Open every day from 08:00 to 23:00.
Open every day from 13:00 to 21:00, until the 23rd of December.
Agios Georgios, +306982274845
Open every day from 14:00 to 21:00. Closed on Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Open every day from 11:00 to 22:00. Live music at lunchtime on Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Open every Friday and Saturday from 18:00 and on Sundays from 12:00 to 19:00.
Open every day from 11:30 to 22:00. On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve from 21:00, with festive menus.
Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 14:00 until 20:00. On Christmas day from 13:00 to 18:00 with a festive menu, on Monday 26 December open, Tuesday 27 December closed. On New Year’s Eve from 13.00 to 16.00 and from 22.00 until late with a festive menu.
Open from Thursday to Sunday, 14.00 to 22.30. On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve from 20.00 until late. On Christmas Day from 14.00 to 18.00, on New Year’s Day closed.
Open every day from 12:00 to 20:30. On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve with live Cretan music.
7 Steak Lounge
De Sol Hotel & Spa, Messaria, +302286036900
Open every day from 13:00 to 22:00
Open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until the 10th of January from 12.00 to 22.00. Also open on Monday, 26 December.
Open every day except Tuesdays, from 15:00 to 24.00. On Christmas Eve and on Christmas Day from 14.00 – 24.00, on New Year’s Eve closed, on New Year’s Day from 14.00 to 24.00.
Cacio e Pepe
Open every day from 12:30 to 23:30. On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve Open until late.
Open every day from 12:00 to 22:00. On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve Open until late.
China Famous Foods
Open every day from 11:00 to 22:00.
Open every day from 13:00 to 21:00.
*Latest update: 22 December 2022
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