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Taverna Mathes

Main Road to the mountain, Georgioupolis, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

When in Georgiopolis, you should definitely include three tavernas , namely Arkadia, Mathes and Thymaria: the food is as good as you will get anywhere but the views are stunning and not to be missed . Excellent little gift shop with great value items at Lotus shop, in Vafes near Vrissos ; Cheap taxi rides needed for all these places... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Not only is the food excellent, the service impeccable and the atmosphere friendly but the view is out of this world. Make sure to Arrive 30 minutes before sunset to ensure a balcony seat but to see the best sunset around- beautiful views over the bay and watch the fishing boats come in and go out. Out of the buzz... More 

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Whitchurch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This local family owned taverns, in the clearly signed village of Mathes, just off the Georgiopolis - Kournos Lake road, gives an "Eagles Nest" view down to the coast. For years we have been able to combine a lake visit while, especially at weekends, have a good meal while avoiding the hordes of visiting coach loads descending on Kournos. Toilets... More 

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Kirkintilloch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

This Taverna is well worth the effort to find. Here you can escape the "busier" Kournas and Georgioupolis. Lovely setting with a spectacular terrace looking down onto Georgioupolis. Our food was very tasty with a real homemade feel and we tried several smaller dishes. The staff were very friendly. We felt it was also very good value. Well worth the... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

This is a pretty place, on the central square, so is right in the heart of 'George'. Service was friendly but nothing outstanding -it was really busy, so tables took a while to be cleared. I has a medium-rare serloin steak (Steak Methos- with a garlic sauce) which was chewy (not quite tough) and overwhelmingly garlic. We probably wouldn't eat... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Well worth the journey up the winding road from Lake Kournas. Great lamb, tuna and moussaka and wonderful views over the Georgiopolis bay. Friendly service although slightly more expensive than similar meals available elsewhere locally. Will definitely go back!

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I walked up to Mathes on the wednesday afternoon on the first week of our stay. I really enjoyed the walk and was wet with sweat on reaching the Mathes Taverna, I ordered a large beer and drank in the beautiful scenes as well as the beer, after which I returned to Georgioupolis and told my wife about my adventure.... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Mathes Taverna is a very welcoming and friendly taverna on the mountain above Georgioupolis. An outside terrace means fantastic bays over the Bay and welcome cool after the heat of the day. All the food is home-made. The grills are amazing, washed down with house wine or a cold beer. Yammas! Easy to find if you have a car, but... More 

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Address: Main Road to the mountain, Georgioupolis, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Apokoronas  >  Georgioupolis
Cuisine: Greek

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