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Kalyves Beach, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
(+30) 28250 31619
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great day out in the lovely countryside

You must visit this place if you want to see or learn about birds of prey ! Really nice people who love their birds, you go out for a walk around the grounds of Holdenby House which is the perfect place for these beautiful birds to be seen doing what they would do in the wild. You can fly and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
JulieMcmahon72
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Wellingborough, England, United Kingdom
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Wellingborough, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You must visit this place if you want to see or learn about birds of prey ! Really nice people who love their birds, you go out for a walk around the grounds of Holdenby House which is the perfect place for these beautiful birds to be seen doing what they would do in the wild. You can fly and... More 

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Thank JulieMcmahon72
Manchester
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

We ate here 3 times during our stay in Kalyves. The food was delicious on each occasion. Plenty of choice, beautifully cooked and very tasty. We can highly recommend the meze! We were very well looked after on each visit and even learnt some Serbian from the wonderful waiter! We will definitely return.

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Thank MrsBFG
Neath
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

The Icarus taverna is over towards the small harbour at Kalyves. We visited it on four occasions during our 14 night stay in the resort because we found it to be the best we tried and well worth returning to. Its quite traditional in its cooking (a good thing!) and they do excellent Greek dishes such as kleftiko and beef... More 

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Thank TheWelsh
Rethymnon, Greece
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

dis-recommand crepes . fried something with minced meat inside . have been three times, disliked each time...

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1 Thank Veronique d
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Best food experience in Kalyves.Definite must try place plus absolutely adorable owners who make you feel warmly welcome.

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Thank Kairi L
Derby, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We went on a Tuesday night,and the live music was brilliant.Tip- book a table,as it got very busy. Our starters were good,stuffed vine leaves and crab croquettes. The main courses both lacked seasoning--moussaka and lamb youvetski were,at best,average. The house wine was ok,and very cheap at 3 Euros for half litre. Staff were mixed,with the English lady hopeless,and the Greek... More 

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1 Thank Dave D
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

This is an excellent restaurant. The quality of the meat served here is very good. The owners and waiter are very nice people. Ate here twice on an evening and both times restaurant was not busy, yet food was very good. So if quiet do not let it put you off you will enjoy food.

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Thank johnshas
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant. I thoroughly recommend it. The food and the service were both excellent. At the end of the meal you are given a plate of fruit and a small bottle of raki. A perfect end to the meal.

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Thank pollysharon
York, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

The service here is special, the food great and the live music on a Tuesday, to die for. The location is also great.

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Thank charles3471
Kingswinford
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We had a really good meal of traditional Greek food , well cooked and not over faced with loads of chips etc. The Restaurant was spotlessly clean. The service was excellent and very friendly. If we return we will visit again.

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Thank DaphneWestMidlands

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kalyves Beach, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Apokoronas  >  Kalyves
  • Phone Number: (+30) 28250 31619

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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