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The Hemingway

Address: Main St, Sissi, Crete 724 00, Greece
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Ranked #5 of 11 Attractions in Sissi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
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Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
20 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

yet again Irene & Alan are great hosts, most evenings with a glass or two of wine and more sunsets, what more could you want. I agree with a previous post the cats are absolutely no bother whatsoever and if a tray of biscuits is worry/problem do not look! least the cats are very well treated and loved especially me.... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We visited hemingways every night for last drinks never a dull moment Alan and Irene were the perfect couple great music Alan would make my perfect DJ will be going back for cert next year all4 of us

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derby
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20 reviews 20 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

2nd time in Sissi, love this bar. Great location overlooking the harbour, good cocktails, cold beer and nostalgic music. We called in most nights of our holiday and were always welcomed by Alan and Irene. Don't understand previous comments, yes Alan and Irene do have friends call around, we would be surprised if they didn't, but we were always served... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The Hemingway is getting better each time we visit. Alan and Irene work very hard and very long hours to make your visit enjoyable. Alan's music selection is just brilliant, I heard things that l hadn't for years and it's good to walk along memory lane with a nice cold glass or two of wine overlooking the harbour. Great company... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This was our third year of visiting Alan & Irene at Hemingways, as always, excellant service and chat. We love the cats, so no problem for us. I don't understand people moaning about them, it's not as though they are jumping all over you? Alan & Irene do their best to accommadate every one, they can't chat to everyone at... More 

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Glasgow
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great bar with lovely view over the harbour, good music, wine and friendly welcome by the owners. Lots of cats who are well looked after, missing them already!

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Dartford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

On first encountering Hemingway, had a very pleasant evening drinking cocktails and chatting with the owner Alan, and the lovely cat Tinkerbelle. Situtated in a beautiful spot overlooking the harbour I had planned to revisit several times over the week I was in Sissi and arranged with the friends I was staying with to go there the next evening. Unfortunately,... More 

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Inverness
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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This was the only negative experience on our trip to Sissi . As per many others we felt we were intruding into a private party .. in fact the landlady told us that she had friends in and sat with them giving us the full view of her back!! .The cats were amusing until you realised how many there were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We have just returned from a wonderful two week break in Sissi. Before our trip I had looked on trip advisor for some suggestions for places for an evening drink. Hemingways was on the list so on our first evening we found ourselves there. This was the first of many evenings in the company of Alan and Irene who made... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We went to the Hemingway 3 or 4 times on our holiday because of the good view of the harbor and good cocktails/drinks but the owners of the bar- a middle-aged couple were not really that welcoming (sitting with their friends drinking) but on our third visit to Hemingway we were recognized and shown better attention and we were made... More 

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