Kantris is the last name of the owner of this traditional Greek taverna. It is a suitable name since the tavern is situated in the “kantriside” (countryside) surrounding the picturesque village of Leventochori, near Katakolon.
Experience Greek hospitality in this shady ranch-like looking Greek taverna. Open all day, Ktima Kantri is the perfect place to enjoy the owner’s catch of the day after a long day or night in the sea, since Petros, the owner, delivers his “catch of the day” daily. If you are not a “fish person”, apart from grilled fish, Petros’ wife Giota will spoil your taste buds with grilled meat of outstanding quality, Greek pies and homemade bread.
All fruits, vegetables and salads served are grown by the family in their vegetable garden.
Leventochori (Greek: Λεβεντοχώρι) is a village in the municipality of Pyrgos,Elis, Greece. It is located near the Ionian Sea, at the foot of a low hill. It is 1 km south of Skafidia, 3 km west of Skourochori, 4 km northeast of Katakolo and 10 km west of Pyrgos town centre.
Leventochori is a picturesque village with small tavernas and a beautiful sandy beach approx. 500 m from the village.
The name of the village was given, according to oral tradition, the following way: the first settlement (even before the village) was created by two families. When the question of the name of the settlement arose, which had now expanded, conflict was created between the two families, and each claimed their surname to be given. The solution was finally presented by a passerby hosted by an old woman, who with the spirit of compromise suggested they not give a specific name, as both families had this in common, they were open, hospitable and brave, and to name it “Leventochori” (village of the brave lads).
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