Traditional Café in Elafotopos, Zagori – “ΚΑΦΕΝΕΙΟΝ ΣΥΝΑΝΤΗΣΙΣ”

Traditional Café in Elafotopos, Zagori - "Καφενείον Συνάντησις"

kafeneion-synantisis-elafotopos-zagori (7)A really small traditional Café, or else kafeneion as cafes are called in Greece, that had been eluding my radar for quite a while, that has little to offer in terms of goods but a lot in terms of “experience”.
Greek coffee, tsipouro, boiled cauliflower and … luncheon meat is all that will reach your palate.

The kafeneion lays by the cobble paved path that leads to the centre of the village of Elafotopos (Tservari as it is locally known) and has a calm and smooth view of the valley of Soudena (Pedina) from an altitude of about 1.000m.

The owner Euripides jr, grandson of the first owner, opens it almost every weekend or during holidays and occasionally plays music complementary to the tsipouro in offer …

Welcome!

the cast iron wood stove is the only heating element during the cold winter days and nights in this traditional cafe in elafotopos, zagori, greecethe small room of the traditional kafeneion in elafotopos, zagorochoria

the view from the window of the traditional cafe in tservari village, zagorochoria, greece

past generations and clients on the wall of the traditional cafe "synantises" in elafotopos, zagori

The owner Euripides jr, grandson of the first owner, opens it almost every weekend or during holidays and occasionally plays music complementary to the tsipouro…

The traditional kafeneion lays by the cobble paved path that leads to the centre of the village of Elafotopos (Tservari as it is locally known) and has a calm and easy view of the valley of Soudena (Pedina)from an altitude of about 1.000m

an old poster advertising Papagalos Greek Coffee by Loumidis family

A really small traditional kafeneion, as coffee places are called in Greece, that had been eluding my radar for quite a while, that has little to offer in terms of goods but a lot in terms of “experience”. Greek coffee, tsipouro, boiled cauliflower and … luncheon meat is all that will reach your table

friends, clients and owner all together on this collage of photographs on the wall of the kafeneion in Tservari - Elafotopos

two stools, painted at least a dozen times through the life span of the kafeneion, waiting to be sat on in this traditional cafe in elafotopos, zagori, greece

recently renovated roof. at least no water drops will fall in to the... tsipouro this winter

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