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Babel

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Akti Vritomartidos, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
+30 2841 042336
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Description: This bar overlooks the small fishing harbour off the main square in Elounda...
This bar overlooks the small fishing harbour off the main square in Elounda village.. With superb hosts to make you welcome and value for money drinks, coffee and meals it ranks number 1.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great, friendly pit stop

Visited here several times for a refreshing gorgeous milkshake, alcoholic bevvie and lunch time snack eyes on holiday in October 15. Always greeted with a smile by all staff, chap who was there each time (sorry don't recall your name) but very friendly and chatty, nothing any trouble at all..free... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Lisa T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here several times for a refreshing gorgeous milkshake, alcoholic bevvie and lunch time snack eyes on holiday in October 15. Always greeted with a smile by all staff, chap who was there each time (sorry don't recall your name) but very friendly and chatty, nothing any trouble at all..free wifi and relaxed atmosphere sit as long as you wish,... More 

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Thank Lisa T
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent English breakfast and free WIFI. Staff are very friendly and they show all major sporting events.

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Thank Laura B
Cuckney
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

I can recommend this place for a night out its staff are very friendly and cannot do enough for you a great night had by our group so we spent many a night at this location while on holiday

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Thank Ron T
Manchester, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Gave up on all inclusive hotel breakfast after day 2 and went to Babel each day Friendly service and proper English breakfasts kept children happy. And that's what it's all about! Deserves to do well.

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Thank simon9350
Lancashire
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We had drinks here a couple of times whilst watching the England matches!! Nice modern bar, glasses don't stay empty for long here!!! See you again next year!

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Thank Susan N
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

A hearty welcome always .Good service and good food of snacks and breakfast .Great views,of harbour and a people watching place!

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Thank Anne W
Guildford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Only had a drink here whilst watching a premiership match but service excellent, drinks inexpensive. They also have computers at the back of the restaurant.

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Thank Jacqueline G
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

a very friendly bar that also serves really good food. Made to feel very welcome here and was a little surprised at just how good the food was as well.

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Thank ricklew67
Arbroath
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Every time we visit Elounda we make a beeline for Babel at lunchtime. Lovely Greek Salad sitting looking out to the Harbour and watching the world go by. Always a great welcome and nothing is too much trouble. One of our favourite places to sit and enjoy lunch.

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Thank Momofleming
Chania Town, Greece
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

nice modern bar area very clean. good service. clean toilets. very friendly staff. good for sports tv

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Thank barry w

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Akti Vritomartidos, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 042336

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek, British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children

Description

This bar overlooks the small fishing harbour off the main square in Elounda village.. With superb hosts to make you welcome and value for money drinks, coffee and meals it ranks number 1.

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