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Kanali Restaurant

Ancient Olous, Elounda, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #7 of 92 Restaurants in Elounda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Menai bridge
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This is the second year that we have been back to Kanali, and it is still excellent for lunch. We have intended to try it out in the evening, but its always fully booked, which undoubtedly speaks for itself. The staff are as attentive as ever, the location is wonderfully relaxing, and the best bit is watching the boats trying... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Had a meal here a few times , excellent fresh fish , everything we eat was awesome , the food is not cheap but you only get quality at expensive restaurants . This restaurant is a fantastic location , decoration is nice and the service was very good. I will be back next year for some more stunning fish and... More 

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Kanali is beautifully situated resturant by the narrow canal between the bay of Elounda and the sea. It is a bright, well presented restaurant where the service is good and the atmosphere is warm and tranquil, even though it is only 1 kilometer from the busy town of Elounda. We were a party of 8, but the staff coped very... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Lovely views and being a bit further away from the rest of the waterfront makes it a more peaceful setting. The food is good though a bit more pricey than some places. They have a few dishes cooked at the table to add a bit excitement with flaming salt crusts. The fish platter was good with generous portions.

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Yorkshire
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Being brought up on the coast makes me realise fish tastes its best when eaten there. I heard that the Kanali restaurant specialised in fish dishes. This is a place that bay easily be missed. Tucked away close to the old mosaics, I initially thought the place was closed, as it seemed such an unassuming layout. There was no one... More 

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Burton on Trent
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114 reviews 114 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This wonderful restaurant is located at the end of the salt flat road, just past the three windmills on the right as you head towards the little church on the headland of Kolykithia. It will take about ten minutes to walk from the main road junction by the Hargospatio restaurant, but there is ample parking if you are driving. The... More 

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North East England
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We visited this restaurant on 3 occasions during our recent stay in Elounda, once for lunch and twice for Dinner and all were fabulous. It is situated at the end of the causeway from Elounda to Kolokathi so is a nice stroll each way. It looks so romantic and authentic set on it's own almost in the ocean. The choice... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This place is on the causeway with excellent view back to elounda and the food was excellent. Recommend the feta, tomato and Creten bread starter. It was delicious...

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Kanali is situated in the most romantic place ever! The atmosphere out there is so serene and exciting that you forget about the rest of the world. Especially when you look into the loving eyes opposite you and feel a gentle touch of breeze on your skin. The waiters do everything for you to make your visit unforgettable: they treat... More 

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Pissouri, Cyprus
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This place is one of those that will be remembered by us for many years to come as a highlight of out trip to crete. It has a perfect location , the table we had was right on the crystal blue water. There was a wonderful breeze blowing and we were blessed by the natural beauty being on on the... More 

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Address: Ancient Olous, Elounda, Crete, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
Cuisine: Greek

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