Welcome to Taverna Platanos, a haven of traditional Greek cuisine in the picturesque village of Thalames. Nestled beneath the shade of an ancient plane tree, our taverna is housed in a historic stone building that has stood since 1918, bearing witness to the rich culinary heritage of the Mani region.
At Taverna Platanos, we take pride in offering a unique dining experience that celebrates the flavours of Greece. Our menu showcases a diverse selection of dishes passed down through generations, ensuring an authentic taste of the region. From savoury delights like kokoretsi, kontosouvli, and tender lamb lemonade slow-cooked in a pot, to our homemade breakfast served from 9 am onwards, we have something to satisfy every palate.
Indulge in our cuisine’s rich aromas and vibrant flavours, expertly prepared using locally sourced ingredients. Immerse yourself in the essence of Greek culture as you sample our traditional delicacies. Our daily menu features a tempting array of options crafted with care and attention to detail. Be sure to try our signature dishes, such as gournopoula, a succulent roast pork, and the special omelette made with wild asparagus to taste the countryside.
No Greek meal is complete without the sweetness of homemade desserts. At Taverna Platanos, we offer a delightful selection of spoon sweets, including tangerine, orange, bergamot, the grape from our vines in the village of Soulinari, angelica, watermelon, lemon, strawberry, and quince. These luscious treats are a perfect finale for your dining experience.
To complement your meal, we proudly serve our rosé wine, produced from the grapes of our vineyards in the Pylos area. Sip on this delightful wine as you savour the flavours of our authentic dishes and immerse yourself in the warm ambience of our taverna.
Immerse yourself in the Greek culture and tradition at Taverna Platanos. Join us every Wednesday night for a lively evening of Greek music, adding a festive touch to your dining experience. With our dedication to quality, warm hospitality, and a menu that captures the essence of Mani’s culinary heritage, Taverna Platanos is a destination where unforgettable memories are created.
Step into our charming taverna, where time stands still, and savour the true essence of Greek cuisine. Let the flavours transport you to a place where traditions are cherished, and the love for food is celebrated. At Taverna Platanos, we invite you to embark on a culinary journey through the rich and diverse flavours of the Mani region.