The Tasty Character of Italian Cuisine

Enjoy the brilliance of Italian cuisine on Santorini’s caldera.


Mangia Bene

Character celebrates alfresco Italian dining in Santorini

Since 2012 Character in Fira, Santorini has become a must-go destination for seekers of original Italian gastronomy and sensational views of the majestic caldera. From cocktails to main course and dessert, a menu full of imagination and elegance unveils its delectable character.



Classic & Unexpected Combinations

Our cuisine is firmly rooted in locality blending creatively authentic tastes of Italy with Santorinian ingredients, to treat you to an inspired repertoire of exquisite dishes, all proudly bursting with the irresistible aromas, juices and flavours of the Mediterranean South.


The Vision of a Delicious Mind

Character welcomes Tsernakis Panagiotis, a passionate chef with rich culinary experience gained in Greece and popular destinations like Mykonos, Santorini, Crete, Halkidiki, the Peloponnese and Thessaloniki. Since 2017, he has been working mainly in Zurich, Switzerland and winter resorts in the Swiss Alps such as Grindelwald and the impressive Zermatt. He specializes in multi-levelled cuisine practicings with modern equipment and techniques. His vision is to provide excellent dishes and clear tastes with respect to the raw materials and to create delicious memories for our customers. He takes charge of the cuisine of Character Santorini with fresh ideas and passion and he is ready to serve classic Italian and Mediterranean dishes with a twist, highlighting the Greek-cycladic products, and sharing his motto: "Let's make new memories!".


Our Elegant Nod to Nature

In a magical, multi-level setting in Fira, Santorini, renovated by acclaimed decorator D. Economou, Character Restaurant overlooks the vast Aegean Sea and the dazzling sunset over the volcanic caldera, becoming every evening the stage for alfresco enchantment with flavours and views that prompt a pause.

Our Menus

Richness of Flavours in Every Bite

Savour a menu that incorporates locally sourced ingredients capturing the fiery nature of Santorini in delicious Italian dishes. From woodfired pizza and vibrant salads to enticing appetisers, luscious meat and fish or homemade pasta, taste the flavourful heart of the Mediterranean.