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Istron, Kalo Chorio, Crete, Greece
+302841061396
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Every visit here feels like we are with our family. George and his family make everyone feel special and the food is good and varied. We ate here a number of times during our holiday. Sitting out under the tree with the view of the bay is very special

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Every visit here feels like we are with our family. George and his family make everyone feel special and the food is good and varied. We ate here a number of times during our holiday. Sitting out under the tree with the view of the bay is very special

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Of all the restaurants in the region Istron "Сrisambelos" we liked the least. Instead ordered grilled vegetables brought cold boiled spinach and a potato tuber, the portions are smaller than in the neighboring restaurants 1.5 times. Nothing special, although the beautiful view and the whole delicious

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oundle
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Chrisambelos was directly opposite our apartment, so we stumbled down there on our first night - thank heavens we did! We ate there every night of our holiday. Maria (Giorgos's mum) does most of the cooking and everything she touches is fabulous - we didn't have a single thing that we didn't like. I can highly recommend her oven baked... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Giorgos' restaurant is the best fish restaurant in all of the town! Owned by his family (you will see his friendly mother baking cheese pies and his father watching soap operas), Chrisambelos has a lovely view of the Mirabello Bay - an excellent place for a date or large gathering. I went here for my boyfriend's birthday with several of... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

We tasted the best and the freshiest grilled fish ever! The people there are really warm and friendly. They have their own fishing boat so their fish are really fresh. Most importantly they know how to prepare them and grill them. Do not miss the homemade bread by the mother of the owner, it is delicious! The place has a... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

George is a great laugh and the food is excellent. The view is outstanding - a very pleasant evening and they catch their own fish so you know its fresh

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

We stopped for lunch on our way back from Gournia to Bali and received an amazing welcome. The owner was very friendly and the food made by his mother was fantastic. We had mixed starters, meatballs, cheese pies, veg, fried haloumi all fantastic. We would have gone there every night if we had been staying in the area.

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Salisbury Wiltshire
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2011

From the moment we stepped into the restaurant we were made to feel very welcome. The food was lovely. Home-made. We were given things to try. The lamb dishes were delicious. Excellent value for money. We went back twice more.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Istron, Kalo Chorio, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Kalo Chorio
  • Phone Number: +302841061396

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  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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