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Main Street | Central, Beachside, next to National Bank of Greece Branch, Makry-Gialos, Crete 72055, Greece
0030-2843051300
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Dining options: Drinks, Outdoor Seating
Description: 'The' bar in Makrigialos, newly refurbished and open 7 days a week. Come...
'The' bar in Makrigialos, newly refurbished and open 7 days a week. Come down and soak up the rays, while enjoying a cold drink on one of our sun beds on the beach, watch the sunset on our terrace, relaxing to the sounds of a laid back beat or while away the time with friends in the bar until the early hours! We also show all major sporting events in the bar, Chris & Clare look forward to welcoming you.
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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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
Excellent Cocktails and Fast Wifi

I am not South American, but I am from New York City and they make the best Mojito I have ever tasted. Also nice to be able to get a glass of lovely chilled Prosecco here. Delicious!!! Lovely views, right on the beach! Oh yeah, excellent wifi in case you need to check emails or do a bit of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
HarrietBlanch
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Scenic view
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  • English first
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English first
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I am not South American, but I am from New York City and they make the best Mojito I have ever tasted. Also nice to be able to get a glass of lovely chilled Prosecco here. Delicious!!! Lovely views, right on the beach! Oh yeah, excellent wifi in case you need to check emails or do a bit of work... More 

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Albany, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We were lucky enough to visit The Rock bar on the first night of our holiday. Needless to say it was not our last visit. Chris and Claire are awesome hosts. They made us feel at home right away. They have great local knowledge and they are more than willing to share information with their guests. We went out walking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We have been coming to this bar since Claire and Chris took it over .. It is a rock for me it's friendly helpful and we have had many great nights in this bar .. I feel as a gorge walkers widow whist here that I can walk in on my own at any time of the day and feel... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This bar is very well presented clean and comfortable with great views and outside area but it lets itself down with the quality of their drinks. Beer and wine is ok but anything like cocktails, spirits with mixers etc are very weak. I had a mocktail on one occasion and 3 sucks on the straw and it was gone and... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

what a super couple myself and ken spent more than one night drinking pints of alfa lager in here its right on the beach as well sunbeds available, I will deffo be going back.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Lovely friendly place to chill, chat and relax.. and of course drink.... Didn't get chance to lay on the sunbeds that they have directly outside on the beach will I've put our name on 2 for next time. Claire and Chris made me feel very welcome and was so helpful while my husband was in hospital and when he was... More 

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Dropped in everyday once we found it! Free WiFi was a bonus but friendly owners and customers is what keeps us coming back.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Usually go here for a coffee and then soak up the sun on one of the loungers. Claire and Chris make you feel very welcome and you can also have a toastie at lunch time with a nice cold beer. There is a covered seating area where you can go if it is too warm mid-day. Nice décor and friendly... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Don't be confused and think this is a rock bar it is not ! It is "the rock" bar, the rock is outside, a bit of a shame really, however nothing bad about it at all, except that their cocktails are twice the price of some other places that are a bit more "buzzy", shall we say "the seniors will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very warm friendly atmosphere. Beautiful location overlooking the beach.Good value for money, excellent cocktails made by Clare and tasty bar snacks. Highly recommended.

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Address: Main Street | Central, Beachside, next to National Bank of Greece Branch, Makry-Gialos, Crete 72055, Greece
Phone Number: 0030-2843051300
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Makry-Gialos
Cuisine: Greek

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street | Central, Beachside, next to National Bank of Greece Branch, Makry-Gialos, Crete 72055, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Makry-Gialos
  • Phone Number: 0030-2843051300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view

Description

'The' bar in Makrigialos, newly refurbished and open 7 days a week. Come down and soak up the rays, while enjoying a cold drink on one of our sun beds on the beach, watch the sunset on our terrace, relaxing to the sounds of a laid back beat or while away the time with friends in the bar until the early hours! We also show all major sporting events in the bar, Chris & Clare look forward to welcoming you.

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