If you are not leaving the island, the winter months give you the chance to stay home, hang out with your friends or enjoy a quiet or social lunch/dinner in a cafe/taverna of your choice. We have compiled some information about who is open and who is closed. Most places will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, but if you do feel like going out, you can make your reservations to enjoy the special holiday menus on those days at: Ambrosia, Kanales, Rengas, Romantika, Sigi Ixthyos, Tao’s or Thea.
ALBATROSS, Paroikia (22840-21848), closed - open again in Feb for lunch and dinner.
ALIGARIA, Paroikia (22840-22026), closed - open again in Feb for lunch and dinner.
AMBROSIA, Paroikia (22840-25112), open daily from 12 noon till late, Xmas and New Year.
ANEF, Paroikia (22840-24926) open from 9.30pm till late every evening (snacks) including Xmas - New Year closed.
APOSTOLIS OUZERIE, Paroikia (22840-24265) for lunch and dinner every day, closed 17 Dec-15 Jan approx.
AROMA, Paroikia (22840-21985), closed - open again in March.
CHANIOTIS SELF-SERVICE, Paroikia (22840-23724) closed - open again in March.
CHRISTOS TAVERNA, Paroikia (22840-24666) open every day for lunch and dinner, closed between 20 Dec-10 Jan.
HIBISCUS, Paroikia (22840-21849) closed - open again in March.
HIPPOCRATES, Paroikia (22840-24351), closed - open again in Feb for lunch and dinner.
MARATHI TAVERNA, Marathi (22840-22243, 23047), open Fri & Sat evening, Sun all day, probably closed over Xmas and New Year.
MOIRA TAVERNA, Paroikia (22840-22592), closed - open again in March/April.
NORIO’S, Paroikia (22840-23650) open every evening except Mon & Tue, closed between 23 Dec-10 Jan approx.
PAROS FAMILY TAVERNA, Paroikia (22840-23574) closed - open again in Feb, then open every Fri, Sat & Sun evening.
PORPHYRA, Paroikia (22840-23410), closed - open again around Easter.
RENGAS TAVERNA, Paroikia (22840-23532) open from first Friday in Dec, every Fri & Sat evening until Easter; open Xmas and New Year.
TRATA OUZERIE, Paroikia (22840-24651), open daily for lunch and dinner, closed between 20 Dec-10 Feb approx.
RODI CAFE, Paroikia (22840-24317), open all winter all day every day.
SPIROS MEZEDOPOLEIO, Paroikia seafront (22840-24336) open for lunch and dinner every day, closed 23 Dec-7 Jan.
FARAON, Naoussa (22840-52773) open all winter 1pm-5pm and 6pm-1am.
KANALES, Naoussa (22840-52044) open all winter for lunch and dinner, also Xmas and New Year.
SIGI IXTHYOS, Naoussa (22840-51225), open Thu-Sun for lunch and dinner, also for Xmas and New Year.
TAO’S THAI RESTAURANT, Ambelas (22840-28882) is open daily from 10am till midnight, except Sun (7-12pm). Special dishes on the menu throughout the Xmas-New Year week (25-31 Dec).
ANCHOR TAVERNA, Drios (22840-41178) from 23 March every evening.
ANNA & GEORGE TAVERNA, Marpissa (22840-42127), open every evening, Fri & Sat for lunch and dinner. Closed between 6-30 Jan.
LAKE BAR, Drios (22840-43470), closed - open again around Easter.
APOPLOUS, Aliki (22840-91935) open every day for lunch and dinner, closed between 20 Dec-10 Jan approx.
MANOLIS PIZZA, Aliki (22840-92005) open every day for lunch and dinner, closed between 15 Dec-28 Feb.
ROMANTIKA, Aliki (22840-92103), open all winter Fri, Sat, Sun evenings. All Xmas week (20-25 Dec) for traditional Christmas dinners and New Year’s Eve for celebrating and dancing.
THEA, Pounta (22840-91220), opening again 8 Dec; following hours until April: Mon to Fri 9am-2pm and Wed to Sat 7pm till late; open over Xmas and New Year.