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The Venetian Well

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Travelers' Choice Best of the Best


$21 - $74
Mediterranean, European, Greek, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
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Sponsored by: The Venetian Well

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Fine Dinning in Corfu
1. Fine Dinning in Corfu
"The wine list comprises both local and international fine wines"
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2. Outstanding cooking & service
2. Outstanding cooking & service
"staff were knowledgeable and attentive, but also relaxed and friendly"
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3. Amazing gourmet food
3. Amazing gourmet food
"The food was an explosion of flavors in your taste buds"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It's a very nice restaurant in the heart of Kerkyra,we've been here 3 times,good food, friendly owners

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed July 31, 2020 via mobile

I have been in Corfu for just one night for a business trip from Thessaloniki and took my wife together. We got there because the place was highly recommended by friends. We were amazed by the beauty of the scenery, the square and the restaurant....We took the tournedo veal, the duck, the black kritharoto, a salad, a bottle of roze Greek wine and a mango pinneaple super delicious dessert. Everything was great. The service was impeccable and polite. The wine list was really long. If you are in Corfu just don't miss it. If you are a couple or couples or family or a group of friends you will have great time.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked following several recommendations, but left feeling disappointed. The first two courses we had were delicious and the service was great, but after our main course was cleared away, we were simply ignored. No one offered us more drinks, any dessert or coffee. After...an hour, we gave up. We asked for the bill and left. We wanted to love this place, it has the potential to be extraordinary, but unfortunately it was the service that let it down.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed November 11, 2021 via mobile

Amazing location, a sommelier with perfect know-how; nice presentation of excellent/innovative dishes! Amazing👏👏

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed October 15, 2021

We ate here and it was very good, but not for those short of cash. Be prepared to spend at least €80 per person. Haute cuisine.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed October 13, 2021

My family of five visited The Venetian Well last week and had an excellent dining experience. The exciting menu was backed up with food cooked to perfection. Our meal was accompanied by delightful local wines which we had chosen assisted by the very helpful sommelier....The atmosphere, presentation and the very friendly and unpretentious staff made this a very special evening for my family, especially when they found it was my sons birthday! I highly recommend this restaurant, we had a lot of good dining experiences during our trip to Corfu but this was by far head and shoulders above the rest.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed October 11, 2021

A last minute visit as we escaped the airport as our plane was delayed another 5hrs because of the storms. We are so glad we came because all the Fine Dinning restaurants in the 5* hotels were anything but. Venetian Well is the real deal....Each dish we had was carefully thought through and beautifully presented. I loved the Veal tartare getting its spice from the mustard seeds. Goat cheese on beetroot as a palate cleanser- it worked. Sweetbreads crisp on outside tender inside. Only comment felt bergamot sauce a little to powerful leaving a lingering sour aftertaste. Chocolate Praline with kumquat sorbet was lovely although the Corfu obsession for kumquat in place of orange and a lot of citrus is a strange one. Best of all the sommelier provided 4 glasses of wine that accompanied the meal superbly and were very drinkable as stand alone wines. All Greek wines and reasonably priced. Superb service Best meal in Corfu by farMore

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed September 18, 2021 via mobile

10/10 restaurant. Vibe is so chilled. Food is unreal. Drinks took ages so order early and pre book as quite busy. Would recommend the dessert

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 14, 2021 via mobile

So disappointed! My son organised a meal for 3 . Table was booked for 21:30, we were eventually seated at 22:10 our taxi was booked to take us back to Kalami at 23:30. Food was good , service was terrible , will not return

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 13, 2021 via mobile

The reviews of this restaurant are excellent but unfortunately do not reflect our experience. We booked a table outside for a special birthday meal at 9:30 pm and a taxi at 11:30pm. We arrived 10 minutes early and at 9:35pm were asked to sit inside...and have drinks until our table was ready. At 10:10pm we were shown to our table and when we inquired about the reason for our delay, we were told it was “just unlucky”. After a further 15 minutes we were informed that we would not have time to try the special sampler menu and as we were aware somewhat concerned about the delays we ordered our main course. We were then served gazpacho and bread rolls (unordered but excellent) and eventually our main course at 11:10pm. It started to rain and we asked for an umbrella but unfortunately local restrictions do not allow this. The main courses were excellent but due to time pressure and rain we decided to pay and go (without the pre-ordered birthday cake!). We were told the two Bellini cocktails and small larger beer were complimentary. Wet and somewhat disappointed, we took our taxi home ........... ouch!!!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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June 17, 2019|
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Response from Laurence_McP_Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and they will certainly prepare you other things, too! I don't have access to the menu - I'm sure you could email them for it. Enjoy the experience!!
Lori C
May 22, 2019|
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Response from OBKB | Reviewed this property |
Only supper when I was there in April.
April 24, 2018|
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Response from Dafydd56 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is in a courtyard amidst lots of houses - you will need to park on the coast road and or Old Port and walk up - it’s not far but there are steps and it can be tricky to find! But certainly worth it!
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Venetian Well

Yes, The Venetian Well is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Venetian Well is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5