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Albatross Restaurant

National Road, Maleme, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #3 of 12 Restaurants in Maleme
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Lovely home cooked food and excellent value. The house white is superb and the cretan pie (with courgettes and cheese) is to die for. We went 5 times in a fortnight.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The place might look deserted as you go past but venture in and you will be welcomed to the seating area out the back. Managed to go twice in the time we were there. Beautiful tasty food. The meat pie for two is divine.

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

The first night we walked past and should have stopped. A great welcome from the whole family greeted us. The food was good home cooking and according to the oldest daughter they want to cook for us as they would for themselves. Worked for me, I had goubetsi (beef and pasta), my wife had the beef stefado both where great.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Best food and most reasonable price in crete and maleme. Been 7 times in crete first time 93.so i know what i talk about.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

I used the restaurant as I was staying at the hotel. The owners cook and the children wait on- and how well they all do it too! The tables overlook the beautifully lit pool and are not easily seen from the road- so don't be afraid to wander in. My favourite dish was stifado and it was by far the... More

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We tried a number of restaurants in Maleme which were all good but the food in the Albatros was outstanding and definitely our favourite. Home cooked by Mama using fresh local organic produce,the local Greek dishes are superb! I cannot recommend one dish over another as they were all so good and great value for money. Try and enjoy

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London, England
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

The food at the Albatross restaurant is, for the most part, traditional Greek, cooked with loving care by the family who run the restaurant. We have never had a bad meal there and the Moussaka is the best we have eaten anywhere! The staff are incredibly friendly and nothing is too much trouble. There is a family atmosphere there, and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

Huge portions and very well presented food. Excellent value for money and significantly cheaper than restaurants closer to the sea although only a 5 min walk from the main area. A little disappointing in terms of atmosphere and view not great. Very friendly and prompt service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

We had stayed at Albatross hotel and had a dinnet couple of times. It's a family hotel, so all the stuff is family members and meals are made by mother :) So meals was very tasty, stuff wonderfull. We were happy to taste real meals of Crete. I really recomend it, one of the best places to eat.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

We passed a couple of times and like other reviews thought the place looked very quiet. Having read reviews on here ventured in, really impressed with the food and very friendly, knowledgeable waitress (Dora) the daughter of the chef. Food was really tasty, large portions, sadly we visited at the end of our holiday or we would have returned.

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