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Offline happyashellas

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Re: Taverna manousos anyone eaten here recently?
« Reply #15 on: August 30, 2014, 07:50:00 PM »
Ate there a couple of times and would certainly go back - they are friendly, as Manousos went out of his way to apologise for the place being so busy that he didn't have time for a chat. Having said this, there are better tavernas if you like fish :)
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Re: Taverna manousos anyone eaten here recently?
« Reply #16 on: October 09, 2014, 03:46:40 PM »
Interesting to note that no one else has mentioned this restaurant since my last post, but we had a bit of a disaster there last night. My wife ordered the mousaka which was served up cold. She informed the waiter who took it back to the kitchen. About 5 minutes or so later, the dish was placed on the table again and this time although a bit hotter, it had been drowned round the edges with paprika. I took a taste myself as I found my wife's statement quite astounding. I have no idea as to why someone would do this, safe to say we won't be eating there again in the future.
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Re: Taverna manousos anyone eaten here recently?
« Reply #17 on: October 09, 2014, 04:58:03 PM »
I can believe that of Manouses! I like the quirkiness of the place but as Karen's a veggie, we tend to go for tavernas with etensive menus. Mind you, that didn't work out that well at Sofia's last night. I hope we'll try Manouses before we leave.

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Re: Taverna manousos anyone eaten here recently?
« Reply #18 on: October 10, 2014, 01:00:13 PM »
That seems SO unlike Manoussos.

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Re: Taverna manousos anyone eaten here recently?
« Reply #19 on: October 11, 2014, 08:07:35 AM »
End of season maybe?

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« Reply #20 on: October 14, 2014, 08:42:40 PM »
Agree with comment above, quirky maybe, service sometimes seems a little slow, although living just outside London my standards are far from Hellenic in that sense!

Still, food always fine, simple fare but cooked very well, and Manousos always chatty (and liberal with Raki!). Being very stereotypically English, I don't like fuss or unctuous service, but here, it doesn't ever seem intrusive, rather just genuine friendliness.

Perhaps we all just have bad days. I certainly do.

Imagine that I'll head back there next year in any event, and thoroughly looking forward to it. Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your visit and hope that perhaps you'll give them another chance.

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Re: Taverna manousos anyone eaten here recently?
« Reply #21 on: October 15, 2014, 05:12:57 PM »
No doubt we will probably give it another go next year - if my wife's calmed down by then :)
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Re: Taverna manousos anyone eaten here recently?
« Reply #22 on: October 15, 2014, 09:14:37 PM »
Good :-)

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« Reply #23 on: May 10, 2015, 10:24:14 PM »
Well, had dinner here this evening and still a fan of the place. Service still 'quirky' but not a problem at all. The raki still flows 'apres' also....

Food was fine, again. Nothing particularly special for Plakias, but good. simple food cooked well, squid starter then mixed fish.

It is also out of the worst wind that has been a bit full-on since Friday.

Might very well go again before we return home.

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Re: Taverna manousos anyone eaten here recently?
« Reply #24 on: May 19, 2015, 05:15:28 PM »
We will now have to wait till next year to eat there again :-)

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« Reply #25 on: May 19, 2015, 10:26:18 PM »
We did go once again and no regrets at all. Mixed grill tasty and left me completely full!

Wish I was still there...

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Re: Taverna manousos anyone eaten here recently?
« Reply #26 on: May 20, 2015, 07:49:44 AM »
I think despite all the 'comments' about the place it's been going a fair few years?

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Re: Taverna manousos anyone eaten here recently?
« Reply #27 on: May 20, 2015, 04:05:23 PM »
 I love this place and have been  there off and on for well over 20  years.

Sometimes if Manoussos is a bit off colour or rushed off his feet then the service and food becomes slightly ecccentric.

Despite this they come bouncing back and after a winter break I am sure they will all reach full steam soon.

Never had a bad meal there and If I do make it to Plakias in May 2016 that is the very first place I will go to eat.

Looking forward to it already.  Greek food as it should be. :)

Heather.



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Re: Taverna manousos anyone eaten here recently?
« Reply #28 on: June 04, 2015, 11:02:21 PM »
I never did say. We ate there twice last time we were in Plakias. Enjoyed our meals, the friendliness and the Taverna itself.
Will eat there again on our next visit.
Our favourite places are in no particular order. Minoiko, Gio-Ma, Paligremnos and Taverna Mariou.

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« Reply #29 on: June 05, 2015, 08:30:26 PM »
Certainly agree re Gio Ma - love the place. The others we haven't tried but hope to next time.

Richard