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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, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
An absolute favourite in dining experiences of anywhere in Crete.

We come back year after year after year, each time seeing people from many different countries sharing with us excellent food in a well appointed family restaurant. While most times we eat out on a very pleasant balcony - with views looking back over the old town - there is a very attractive... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 28, 2015
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Whitchurch
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

We come back year after year after year, each time seeing people from many different countries sharing with us excellent food in a well appointed family restaurant. While most times we eat out on a very pleasant balcony - with views looking back over the old town - there is a very attractive dining room for when the weather is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

My wife and I visited this restaurant on our honeymoon. Located outside the main bustle of the town centre up by the castle, this restaurant makes for a more relaxed setting to enjoy an evening meal with views across the town. In our 10 day stay, this was one of two restaurants that had a varied enough menu and good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

The best restaurant in Rethymno ! Fantastic food, very friendly people and a beautiful sight. We come here since 1990 and we'll keep on coming... Never had a bad experience in all those years !!

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Great position overlooking the town.Good wine,the courgette fritters were good and steak main was very good.Friendly owners

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Situated beneath the castle walls, it is a bit of a climb but well worth it. The terrace overlooks the twinkling lights of the old town to create a romantic setting and the staff help to generate a lovely atmosphere. The menu was varied and tempting and when the food arrived we were not disappointed. A great little restaurant that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We had a lovely meal here. The courgette cakes and battered aubergines starters were so tasty! Steaks done to perfection. Really friendly staff and good service. Worth the walk up the hill just out of town. Lovely family fun restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

Placed on the high ground near the Archaeological Museun in a steep street this family driven restsurant is the best we have found in Rethymno. Visited on 6 occasions in 2014 and 2015, the dining experience is absolute top. Very kind and attentive staff. The grilled meat, the moussaka, the Greek salad and the avocado salad were very very good!... More 

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Tamworth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

The very best of what we have experienced in Rethmynon - fresh, local, hot delicious food. Good friendly service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Lovely setting and views at night behind the old fort. Staff were very attentive and friendly. Food good. Aunties walnut cake was divine...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

We had by reservation the last table for two. The service was perfect, the food was of high quality. The Housewine was delicious and as a desert we got a free carrot cake or icecream. The location is stylish and intimate. We had a wonderfull evening.

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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: Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?