A Homemade Gyro and Souvlaki Night at Dionisis and Eleni’s Home

Price is 84€ / Person


THE EXPERIENCE

Dionisis’ experience is a unique choice to be included in your trip plan to Thessaloniki! Walk in a lively and welcoming house, where Dionisis and Eleni live with their son.

Take part in a 3-hour interactive session that will teach you how to create your own traditional gyro and souvlaki, the worldwide symbols of Greek food. Let your hosts unveil to you the secrets of the local barbeque, using the best choice of meat chunk and a variety of herbs and spices.

Last but not least, satisfy your taste buds, get to know each other and clink your glasses in front of the amazing outside view. That special memory of Greece will stay forever in your heart!

The menu consists of all the dishes that are mentioned and described below.


THE HOST

Dionisis, born and raised in Thessaloniki, has a deep knowledge and love for Greek cuisine. 

Having an expertise in cooking more than 30 years long, he now owns two of the most elegant and outstanding restaurants of the city, with amazing and delicious dishes. 

He and his wife Eleni, both warm and cosmopolitan personalities, live in a cozy house near the center, with an excellent view, where they enjoy welcoming old and new friends for meals and fun.

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The Menu

 

APPETIZERS

Tzatziki Sauce
Tzatziki is probably the most famous Greek sauce, simply consisting of strained yogurt, garlic, cucumber, and olive oil.

Fried Potatoes and Zucchinis
Cut into round slices or sticks, and breaded with batter, crispy fried zucchinis are one of the most sought-after appetizers in Greek taverns.

 

SALADS

Greek Salad with Feta Cheese
Also known as Horiatiki, the popular Greek salad is made with tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers, olive oil and oregano.

 

MAIN COURSE

Gyro and Souvlaki, served with Onion and Fresh Seasonal Herbs
The most famous Greek food, gyro or souvlaki wrapped with crispy pita bread along with thin sliced tomato, onion and sauce, is served in Greece for thousands of years and can be even found in ancient texts, including Homer’s Iliad and Athenaeus’ Deipnosophists.

 

DRINKS

Local Beer or Refreshment
The Greek brewery has a really big variety of special and aromatic beers, often produced in the islands.

 

THE NEIGHBORHOOD

Dionisis and Eleni’s location is right next to the famous Park of Mpotsari, a residential neighborhood near the center of Thessaloniki. A visitor can find great places to walk nearby, as beautiful green areas mixed with the blue wide seaside. 

The place is easily accessible by taxi, your own vehicle, or bus and you can even walk from and to the center. Dionisis’ experience could be a perfect stop after a day of exploring the city of Thessaloniki or on your way back from Khalkidhiki beach.

 

BOOKING POLICIES

  • If the minimum number of participants is not completed up to 48 hours before a scheduled event, then the event may not take place and its bookings may not be able to be approved.
  • If a participant cancels up to 48 hours before a scheduled event, they are entitled to a full refund. A later cancellation is not refundable.