A family-owned restaurant, blending timeless hospitality and culinary expertise to create unforgettable dining experiences.

Sample Greek cuisine at our relaxed restaurant, styled with shades of olive and cream that bring the outdoors in. Share vibrant mezes , freshly caught seafood , locally sourced meats, and vegan delicacies.

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Embark on a culinary journey through time and tradition at Halfway House, a family-owned gem nestled in the picturesque heart of Zakynthos. Established in 2012, we are proud to continue our grandfather’s legacy from the 1980s, honoring our family’s heritage of exceptional hospitality and passion for meeting and serving people.


Indulge in the vibrant flavors of farm-to-table Greek and Mediterranean cuisine, meticulously crafted by our talented culinary team. From sun-kissed heirloom tomatoes to the freshest catch of the day, our commitment to quality shines through in every bite, as we source the finest local ingredients daily from trusted suppliers.


Come, and gather around our table at Halfway House, where the fusion of traditional flavors, heartfelt service, and enchanting ambiance create a must-visit dining destination on Zakynthos. Let us share with you the true essence of our family’s passion, and make memories to be cherished for a lifetime. Reserve your spot today – we can’t wait to welcome you into our family!

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Frequently Asked


What are the operation hours of Halfway House?
Halfway House is open from 17:30 PM – 23:30 PM, seven days a week. We encourage you to join us for a delightful dining experience any day of the week.
Do I need to make a reservation?
While we always welcome walk-ins, making a reservation is recommended to ensure your table, especially during peak dining times and on weekends.
Do you accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies?
Absolutely! We strive to cater to a variety of dietary needs. Please inform our staff of any dietary restrictions or allergies when making your reservation or upon arrival, and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Do you offer vegan or vegetarian options?
Yes, we do. We offer a variety of vegetarian and vegan options. Please refer to our menu or ask our staff for recommendations.
What makes your menu special?
Our menu is a tribute to Greek and Mediterranean cuisine, with an emphasis on farm-to-table freshness. We source the majority of our ingredients from trusted local suppliers and our dishes are prepared with utmost care and passion.
Where are you located?
We are located in the beautiful Tsilivi, Zakynthos. Please refer to our contact page for detailed location information.
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Browse through a collection of heartfelt testimonials from our cherished patrons, sharing their Halfway House dining experiences across various platforms like Google Maps, Facebook, and TripAdvisor. Let their stories inspire you to create your own memorable moments with us.



What a find! Absolutely delicious food and varied wine list. Timothy and his staff are very attentive. We rate this as our favourite restaurant in Tsilivi


The food was very good. Great cocktails. I only wish that they would serve a little more sauce with their Sirloin steak. It had chimichurri with it, but it was a very very small amount.

K S 18/05/2024

ΦΟΒΕΡΑ ΟΛΑ! Εάν είστε στο Τσιλιβι αξίζει να το επισκεφτείτε… Πήραμε την μελωμένη πανσέτα, ζυμαρικά και μια ποικιλία ορεκτικων. Είχαμε ακούσει πολύ καλά λόγια από καποιους ντόπιους, γι αυτό προσπαθήσαμε να πάρουμε όσο περισσότερα πιάτα μπορούσαμε! Το μαγαζι ίσως έχει την μεγαλύτερη ποικιλία κρασιών και το προσωπικό προσφέρει wine pairing, ωστόσο καθώς δεν μου αρέσει το κρασί, προτίμησα να πάρω cocktail το οποίο ήταν εξαιρετικό. Αριστη σχέση ποιότητας τιμής. Επιτέλους ένα εστιατόριο στην ζακυνθο που δεν κοιτάει την τσέπη σου αλλά πως θα περάσεις όντως καλά!

Cassandra Κ 14/05/2024

Heerlijk gegeten, garlic mushrooms en rijst met prawns, super vriendelijk, leuke sfeer, en makkelijk parkeren. Shirlion steak was voortreffelijk.


Heel erg leuk tentje. Heerlijk gegeten en cocktails gedronken. Het personeel is heel erg vriendelijk, sociaal en zeker niet opdringerig. Tijdens het eten meerdere malen gevraagd of alles naar wens was en een gezellig praatje gemaakt. Geslaagde avond!

Isa Bezuijen 07/10/2023

Sehr freundlicher und zuvorkommender Service. Das Essen war richtig lecker. Nicht das günstigste Restaurant, aber Preis/ Leistung absolut top.


Geweldig leuke locatie. Eten en bediening van hoog niveau!!

karin graat 02/10/2023

Just perfect !


Our favourite restaurant in town. Steaks were cooked to perfection and the portions were ideal for the smaller appetite so no waste. An absolute must place to visit.


Geheimtipp mega geiles Essen mit dem besten Personal auf der Insel


Einfach nur Top! Wir waren an unserem letzten Abend nochmals im Halfway House. Alle Mitarbeiter sind sehr freundlich und aufmerksam, toller Service. Das Essen von der Vorspeise bis zum Dessert hervorragend. Auch der Wein wie die Drinks sind sehr zu empfehlen. Werden wir definitiv beim nächsten Urlaub wieder besuchen.


One of the best restaurants I’ve eaten at in Greece. The staff was so nice and attentive and the food was extraordinary. Highly recommend!


One of the best restaurants here in Tsilivi, if not the best, best food my girlfriend and I ate on the island.

s1 27/09/2023

Really great experience. Friendly and nice service and the food was fantastic. I definitely recommend it.

MarkoGavr 27/09/2023

Hier moet je zeker langskomen! Vriendelijk personeel, het is eten is om je vingers van af te likken! Ze geven je tips voor wijn bij je keuze maar dringen zich niet op. Leuke plek om te zitten. Hier komen we zeker terug!


5 star service, whole family and 1st grand daughter working there 😀 , nice atmosphere and good food


Jedna z najlepších reštaurácií na ostrovoch! Prvý krát sme sa šli najesť niekde podľa “pocitu” a nie podľa recenzií na google a poviem vám, že sme neoľutovali a definitívne sa vrátime. Atmoféra aj obsluha bola dokonalá a jedlo úplne famózne. Ako predjedlo sme si dali mušle a ako hlavný chod sme zvolili sea bass a chobotnicu. Čerešnička na torte bol dezert, doporučovaný z každej strany. Úžas!! Toto miesto by nemal prehliadnuť nikto.


Really good food. The staff and atmosphere were fantastic


Fantastic food !! Really great service super friendly staff


Very nice restaurant. Away from the crowds. Very nice service and food in a cosy atmosphere.

L S 21/09/2023

The food is is amazing the staff are very friendly. I had steak in a port sauce and my husbands squid 🐙 was brilliantly cooked. Thanks to Tim and his team. 👋 see you next year.


The food and service was excellent


Ένα πολύ όμορφο μέρος για να απολαύσεις αυθεντικές ελληνικές γεύσεις, από φρέσκα αγνά υλικά. Σίγουρα θα ξανά επισκεφτώ τον εν λόγω χώρο και ευελπιστώ να δοκιμάσω και άλλα πιάτα...


Viikon paras illallinen, seabass ja rapurisotto. Henkilökunnan toiminta huomioivaa ja tunnet olevasi tervetullut.


Really nice staff, paid attention to us and to our 1,5 year old to make sure we were comfortable. Good selection of food and you can tell it gets attention. Even the beetroot mash for our kid had a flower in it. The food was really good and the price is accordingly. Would recommend.


We’ve been here for 2 nights in a row. Best food we had in Zakynthos. Would highly recommend!

Eric 16/09/2023

Simply the best lamb shank I had! Blissful fish. Such a shame I didn't try this place sooner. Will try another dish tomorrow


Het beste restaurant in Zakynthos. Elk gerecht is perfect qua smaken en porties. De bediening is uitzonderlijk vlot en vriendelijk. Alsook een heel goede sommelier. Bovendien heel stijlvol hoe ze allemaal dezelfde outfit aan hebben.


Easily the best service we received in this restaurant out of everywhere we went - very friendly staff Food was nice Good drinks choice and reasonably priced Enjoyed our meal 👍 Tip: it gets quite busy so you're best booking a table

Charlotte 15/09/2023

Everything was delicious. A bit more pricey than some places but we'll worth it. You get what you pay for. 💯


We visited this restaurant 3 times during our stay in tsilivi (one night being my birthday) and it’s fair to say it was our favourite by a far mile!! The atmosphere, the service and of course the food was all amazing you could not fault it. The staff even went as far as to write me a birthday note they were so friendly and thoughtful and went above and beyond which made my night that wee bit more special 🙂 I would highly recommend anyone to visit this gorgeous little restaurant when visiting the town!!!

emma baxter 13/09/2023

Fabulous food. The service was excellent

Denise Kelly 11/09/2023

Restoran se nalazi u mirnom kraju nekih 500m od glavne ulice, rade po principu rezervacija. Hrana je apsolutno fenomenalna, veoma lepo poslužena i apsolutno savršena. Restoran se čak može svrstati u kategoriju “fine dining“. Cene su malo više u nego u okolnim restoranima ali to apsolutno opravdani. Definitivna preporuka da ih posetite!


Wir hatten als Vorspeise das Brot mit verschiedenen Dips, als Hauptgang das Hühnchen (Art Gulasch) und das Lamm, beides regionale Gerichte und als Nachspeise das Dessert des Tages. Mit einem Wort einfach wunderbar! Das Highlight war dann noch, dass ein Kellner versehentlich 2 Espresso-Martini gemacht hat und mich gefragt hat ob ich einen möchte, dankend angenommen und ein neues Lieblingsgetränk entdeckt! Wunderschöner Abend, wir kommen sicher nochmal vor unserer Abreise!

Sol Mar 07/09/2023

Gezellig en eigentijds ingericht. Heel vriendelijk personeel. Heel netjes, verzorgd, behoort tot de betere klasse. Het eten is enorm verzorgd, grote porties en overheerlijk. Heb je bepaalde voorkeuren of allergieën, met alles wordt rekening gehouden. Aanrader!!!


A gem not the cheapest place but you get what you pay for.. excellent food, service. Just perfect

R S 06/09/2023

Ein sehr romantischer und entschleunigender Ort um in guter Atmosphäre zu speisen. Wir haben den Aufenthalt sehr genossen und können vor allem die Lignuine und den Octopus empfehlen. Das Personal ist sehr zuvorkommend und man fühlt sich sehr gut umsorgt. Zum Abschluss gibt es eine sehr großzügige Portion (eigentlich ist es eine kleine Flasche) hauseigenen Digestif, bei welchem es sich nicht um Ouzo handelt. Eine Reservierung vorab würde ich empfehlen. Wir kommen gerne wieder, vor allem aufgrund der Linguine!

Julian R 04/09/2023

Wonderful experience, the best wines I've found on the island. The food was amazing, I had the pork belly which just melted in your mouth. We'd highly recommend this restaurant 👌

Laura Vernon 03/09/2023

Finest food on the island. Intimate and cosy outdoor space. Amazing Greek service. All you need to spoil your partner and family.


In Tsivili this was our favourite place to visit! All the way from the kindness of the waiters to the quality of food, nothing was amiss and it was all excellent! I'd have loved to eat here every night but i don't think our budget would have accommodated! Which brings me onto the price; it is good to go at least once on your holidays, but expect to splurge! We tried to walk in but was told that they were fully booked but we booked in for the next day just fine. We were a family of 4 however so we might have been more difficult to accommodate than say a table of 2 Would reccomend and go here again!


Absolutely perfect. In an area where simple Meat and garlic dishes are the norm, this place stands out head and shoulders. From Friendly and professional staff to a great atmosphere, and from great food to amazing drinks.. this place has it all!