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Castelvecchio

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Greek, Grill
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Himaras 29, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
28310 55163
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Away from the main area where a lot of the restaurants are, it's situated beside the Fortezza. Very relaxing atmosphere with fantastic views and friendly service, menu is similar to a few other restaurants which was okay with us as food was delicious, prawns were amazing! Evening was ended with a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
JEAN T
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Away from the main area where a lot of the restaurants are, it's situated beside the Fortezza. Very relaxing atmosphere with fantastic views and friendly service, menu is similar to a few other restaurants which was okay with us as food was delicious, prawns were amazing! Evening was ended with a piece of his Aunt's home made cake. Yummy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

God service, lovely food, amazing, romantic location. Nice price, nice staff, fantastic cake ( his aunts ) :-) Recomended :-) !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

There is nothing special with the food here, all dishes are available in many other places in the town and surrounds. Also portions are not huge and prices quite high. The welcome and the service was exceptional but it does not live up to the Tripadvisor rating.

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Clayton le Woods, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Lovely restaurant in fabulous location, high above old town and next to the Fortezza. Beautiful views combined with great food and service.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Food here was very average, shrimps had very little flavour (I think they were probably frozen) and what flavour they did have was drowned out by the sauce. The mains were uninspiring.

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Jasper National Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Went for a birthday dinner celebration and was not disappointed. Tucked away on the hill leading to the old fort, the hustle and bustle of the old town was left far behind. The service was exemplary and the food delightful- we both had different fresh fish dishes and they were first class. A little more expensive than some others, but... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Very good restaurant with friendly staff and good food. Better to book a table. More expensive than other places. Auntie's cake at the end is wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Great location with a great view. Friendly and serviceminded staff. The kleftiko is excellent. Highly recommendable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

excellent dinner on a very nice styled terrace. very friendly services. the menu is great. we have enjoyed dinner twice this week here. very highly recommendable, however leave a table for the two of us next time..... :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Our main courses were rabbit stifado and seabass. They were both perfecy cooked and very tasty. The price is moderate, maybe a bit on the high-end, but not too expensive.The staff were friendly and the athmosphere was very relaxed. I would recommend this place to everyone visiting Rethymnon.

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Address: Himaras 29, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
Phone Number: 28310 55163
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
Cuisine: Greek, Grill

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Himaras 29, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: 28310 55163

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Romantic

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