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15, Epimenidou street, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
+302810334959
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1:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Brillant restaurant has been established in February 2007 in the city of...
Brillant restaurant has been established in February 2007 in the city of Heraklion at Crete Island. It is located into Lato Boutique Hotel, acquiring independent entrance right next to the hotel's main entrance. It operates from November until end of April, daily from 13:00 until late at night. Brillant team value Mediterranean cuisine, Cretan diet, authenticity and exquisite tastes. Selected meats, fresh fish, season salads, hand made pasta, mature cheeses and fine wines.Brillant's team during spring, summer and early autumn, climbs up to the roof, at the unique «Herb’s Garden» (Lato's Roof Garden).
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
"Yummy Breakfast"

We had breakfast here for 4 days and were spoilt for choice. The decor is tasteful and modern, loved the light fixtures. You squeeze fresh orange juice from a big breakfast of oranges in a easy to use machine. There was a variety of bread and jams, which I particularly liked. The Greek yoghurt... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
Angela K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We had breakfast here for 4 days and were spoilt for choice. The decor is tasteful and modern, loved the light fixtures. You squeeze fresh orange juice from a big breakfast of oranges in a easy to use machine. There was a variety of bread and jams, which I particularly liked. The Greek yoghurt, yum! Great restaurant and very clean... More 

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FALKIRK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Squeeze your own fresh orange juice from a big basket of oranges in a easy to use machine. Yum. Delicious fresh Greek yogurt and have to say the very lightest pastry of croissants and mini cheese pies and apple and cinnamon pies EVER. There is a fry up is you choose and also a really good selection of 5 or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We didn't want to take the time to scope out restaurants in the area. After having left Athens, we wanted something different than the normal Taverna fare. The staff was excellent (they should have been, we were almost the only people there). Very attentive and friendly. I asked the name of one of the components of one of our dishes,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Great when arriving at the hotel late from the airport as open until midnight. Very friendly and helpful staff. Excellent food and very reasonably priced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Lovely, cool and quiet restaurant in the hotel. A rare chance to try Cretan wines which were delicious. Waiter was brilliantly helfpful on this subject.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

X-ms evening, New Years evening and Valentine's evening. Three times aa good experience in Brillant at Lato Hotel. Price quality a nice menu. The last one on Valentine's day was the perfect menu. For us the choices from the chef were better than X-mas and new year. Although also these were nice menu's. The staff as always very friendly and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

It is supposed to be gourmet restaurant but it is not actually. st valentains event did not meet my expectations

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Lato_GM, General Manager at Brillant, responded to this review

Dear Christoph A, Thank you very much for your feedback. We value all reviews as we strive for excellence. Your comments have been already processed from our culinary team. We will re-evaluate every single aspect of this gala dinner, trying to identify any causes of your dissatisfaction and take immediate actions towards eliminating them. Although we are honoured that we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Included in our stay at the Lato Hotel, this was a great breakfast buffet with plenty of everything and the quality of the food was great. Once again Hotel Lato really did a great job - excellent food, excellent service and all at a great price. Hotel Lato is really a great find on Crete

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Lima - Santiago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

If you are passionate about food, this restaurant will not surprise you. We were trying to eat at Herbs Garden but was closed due to the strong winds. Service was average or below average and food was below our expectations.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

When it first opened a few years ago the prices on the wine list were x4 or x5 and the food was priced similarly. I thought it will soon close down. Fortunately it didn't. One of the good side-effects of the financial crisis was that restaurants dropped their prices all over Greece, and Brilliant was no exception. Slightly formal room,... More 

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Additional Information about Brillant

Address: 15, Epimenidou street, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Phone Number: +302810334959
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: Organic, Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15, Epimenidou street, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +302810334959

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Organic, Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek

Description

Brillant restaurant has been established in February 2007 in the city of Heraklion at Crete Island. It is located into Lato Boutique Hotel, acquiring independent entrance right next to the hotel's main entrance. It operates from November until end of April, daily from 13:00 until late at night. Brillant team value Mediterranean cuisine, Cretan diet, authenticity and exquisite tastes. Selected meats, fresh fish, season salads, hand made pasta, mature cheeses and fine wines.Brillant's team during spring, summer and early autumn, climbs up to the roof, at the unique «Herb’s Garden» (Lato's Roof Garden).
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am

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