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Beach Front, Maleme, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #4 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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cheltenham
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Lovely position on beach and could have used sun beds if required for free. Food basic, no water or bread provided. Not aware of gluten free.

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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We went here on the back of the good reviews on Tripadvisor, it was late in September so towards the end of the season but the food and service were pretty poor. I had a bruschetta as a starter which cam as a thick slice of semi stale bread, not toasted or warmed in the oven on top of this... More 

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Cromer
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Great setting on the beach, comfy sun beds....lovely lunches, and the free ice cream after lunch was just fab....I'll be back next year

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Watford, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Were staying in Chania but decided to go down the coast for a bit of a change, so took the bus and headed to Maleme walked along the beach and came across the Wave .Brilliant restaurant great location the food and drinks were great and very reasonable, the staff were so friendly a super place to chill which we did... More 

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Bremen, Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We found this on this site and were very happy we did. Justifiably number one, it saved us from some uninspired hotel-based fayre. The location on the beach is great, the service is polite and timely. You know you are in the right place with the white table cloths and friendly reception. I had a swordfish main which was easily... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The pizza was cold, and not just cool from sitting too long to get to our table. It was cold from not being heated long enough. We suspect it wasn't even freshly made. Maybe frozen pizza.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Nearly did not have a meal here as there where a few bad reviews but we did and went back two more times, so you cannot believe all you read.the service was good the meals where excellent the after dinner tasters where really appreciated especially the free carafe of wine, just ask and you will get what you want. The... More 

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Thame, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Tried three different restaurant's before the wave. All the meals and service were good but the wave has that something extra being on the sea front. Great service and food and we ate there eleven times. Will miss the pork loin. One off the best meals I have ever had.

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Bexley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great view sitting on the sun loungers with waiter service. Food amazing - ambiance amazing - Can't wait to go back.

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

We have eaten at The Wave for many years. It gets better every time. With tables now by the sea as well as by the taverna itself creating a superb ambience. Watching the sun set there is a must! The service is very welcoming and you are always remembered. The food is of a very high standard featuring many local... More 

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Address: Beach Front, Maleme, Crete, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Maleme
Cuisine: Greek

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