De Paul Antique Wine Caves & Restaurant
Situated within a former monastery in Fira, De Paul Restaurant evokes a sense of sophistication and refinement only exceeded by the mouthwatering Mediterranean delights and delicacies capturing the essence and spirit of the land. Its name was inspired by Vincent de Paul who founded the congregation of the Lazaristes in 1622 in order to serve the poor.
The Lazaristes resided in Santorini for a total of 172 and founded the first school of St. Joseph. Adding to its rich history, the monastery housing the restaurant was the place where the Vinsanto wine was originally produced, stored and distributed to the Vatican.
A space filled with heritage and tradition, with emerald hues, soft rose tints and alluring black and cream backdrops. De Paul antique wine caves and restaurant will mesmerize your every sense, excite your every taste bud with flavors and aromas arising from the depths of the past and ascending to the fine culinary revelations of the future.
Featuring besides the masterfully crafted menu an eclectic selection of fine quality wines from around the world, handpicked by the Master of Wine, Yannis Karakasis from the monastery’s historic wine cellar, De Paul restaurant welcomes you to enliven your senses and follow the journey of the production of wine from the vineyard to your dining table through private winetasting tours.