There is a more reserved side to this popular Greek Islands destination and Nōema is a restaurant with a bar that is more lounge than nightclub, open just in time for the 2023 summer season.
Located in Chora, Mykonos (otherwise known as Mykonos Town), Nōema brings sophistication to this island. Located in what was once an open-air cinema, Nōema specializes in modern , mostly zero-waste Greek food. For instance, the menu has Calamarata Mavro made using leftovers from the Cycladic Squid, Smoked Taramas incorporating sourdough bread from the previous day and Greek Carob Tiramisu comprised of leftovers from the coffee used at Nōema.
All dishes are designed for sharing including Aioli Bakaliaros served with crisped lagana bread, Slow-roast Dolmades with beef and rice, served with dill-infused Greek yogurt and Caramela made with baked cream delicately infused with lemon and star anise. There’s even a selection of delicious zero waste cocktails, including the There’s even a selection of delicious zero waste cocktails, including the Kyano & Gaia cocktail using leftover beetroot. using leftover beetroot.
Dishes are cooked over an open fire and served at the table, taverna-style.
The setting is that of a typical Cycladic home, social life is centred around the Avli, a hidden courtyard with loosely defined areas for dining, drinking, and dancing.
Nōema also has a private dining space, a feature unique to the island.
The Bar Scene & Cocktails
Greek spirits such as tsipouro, kitro, and prickly pear liqueur are served at Nōema. The exotic Prometheus cocktailis a blend of mezcal and pineapple juice cooked with celery, oxymel, cardamon and lemon peel. The warm Likofos combines a variety of rums, Greek brandy and local botanical liquer slow cooked with tropical fruit, aromatic bitters and spices.
An extensive wine list incorporates the finest wine from both global and local regions, including Bordeaux, Burgundy and indigenous grapes of Greece.
DJ sets and laid-back, relaxed acoustic sessions provide the music and this year the ‘Nōema band will perform live.
Website: Nōema Mykonos – Restaurant and Bar
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