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Akti Vritomartidos, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
+30 2841 042336
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: This bar overlooks the small fishing harbour off the main square in...
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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    Very good
  • 11
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  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Lunch in Elounda

We had been on a trip to Spinalonga and had spare time in Elounda before returning to Gouves. We walked around Elounda and were persuaded to have lunch in Babels. We weren't disappointed. I had a wonderful souvlaki and my wife had a fantastic omelette. This was accompanied by a cool bear. If your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Russell C
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We had been on a trip to Spinalonga and had spare time in Elounda before returning to Gouves. We walked around Elounda and were persuaded to have lunch in Babels. We weren't disappointed. I had a wonderful souvlaki and my wife had a fantastic omelette. This was accompanied by a cool bear. If your in Elounda this is well worth... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Very friendly staff. Asked us if we wanted to watch WBA v Chelsea or the Grand Prix as both were on in the bar. Reasonably priced drinks and free nibbles.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Fabulous location overlooking the sea. Lovely interior and welcoming staff. Also, they have free wifi that is fast! I highly recommend the pizzas which are delicious and super cheesy, just how I like it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Had nice breakfast in here waiting for the Spinalonga boat. Partner had the huge Babel breakfast and I had a lovely veggie omlette. Lovely coffee and free wifi.

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Roscommon, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Great air conditioned restaurant on the sea front overlooking the port. Visited for brunch and it certainly didn't disappoint. Had a large breakfast menu from full English to traditional Greek, so something for everyone. Staff were extremely polite and attentive, would certainly recommend this cafe.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

If you are a football (soccer) fan, like tiny umbrellas and plastic toys in your fancy named drinks, and/or middle aged English holiday maker... you'll probably love this place. But if you are young and used to amazing bars with great live music and any kind of "scene"... this place will bore you to death before you finish you White... More 

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Very friendly bar staff, only had a drink so cannot comment on food, but very attentive staff and premises clean with great range of beverages to choose from

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We found this sports café bar during a day out around the port, drinks are reasonable and the views are great as you can see out across the sea and the mountains, we found this a really relaxed place to be, staff are friendly and made us feel welcome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

If you are looking for English beer and cider, Babel is the place to go. Staff are friendly and helpful, the place is clean and the food definitely fills a hole.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I ate here three times in the morning, all dishes were knock outs if you are looking for some traditional English comfort food in the morning. I also visited in the early hours of the morning while it was acting as a bar and found the huge variety of beers, wines and cocktails very... enticing. The Manager was always massively... More 

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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

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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