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Kalesma

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International, Greek, Pub
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Omirou 8 | (Old Village), Malia, Crete, Greece
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6:00 pm - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Lovely choice of food, both greek and international. One of the best...
Lovely choice of food, both greek and international. One of the best restaurants in the Old Village of Malia. Nice ambience, good music, good wine!
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  • 127
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  • 31
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    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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Loved the location and the food here....handy for where we stayed but if you didnt know it was here it would be missed. Def worth a visit

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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  • Italian first
  • Polish first
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Loved the location and the food here....handy for where we stayed but if you didnt know it was here it would be missed. Def worth a visit

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is a small family restaurant with two floors. The staff here are happy and helpful and the food is tasty. The Souvlaki here is one of the best I've had and the Chicken Pasta was amazing, lovely sauce. It's out the way, quiet and peaceful with heavenly food. Try it

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I ate there for the first time ever this holiday, and thoroghly enjoyed my meal. Had the local sausage as starter, stifado for main course, and was given complementary fruit and raki for desert. Cant remember the exact price but was probably around 20 Euro mark including the cost of a very nice carafe of red wine.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Walk up into the old town through the narrow streets and you will fined the Kalesma at the back entrance of the Sarpidon Apartments it is a quaint little place but the food is to die for , Their tomato Soup is excellent and the Rigatone is superb and a must to try is the chicken pasta the sauce with... More 

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Hurstpierpoint, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

All round excellence. not an extensive menu but something to please most tastes. Friendly service. Everone speaks english (probably better than most reading this review)but as always an attempt to speak some greek is appreciated.

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swindon
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

A great meal with friendly staff it would have been 5 starts if they had any dessert 🍰 although they did give us a sliced apple to share

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Me my wife and son ate here last night and without a doubt it was an excellent experience quality above quantity fairly priced and very friendly

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Glenrothes
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This is a great little restaurant about 5 minutes walk from our hotel in the old town, a good menu with plenty choice, nice wine and you can either sit outside or inside.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Lovely food, staff and location, greta prices and I definately reccomend it, in Malias old town which has many small streets.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We ate here early in our week, and came back for our last night. The food was lovely, the service was excellent, they really made us feel as if we were friends, not just customers. A few things from the menu were not available, as they were to close for the season at the end of the week. The food... More 

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Additional Information about Kalesma

Address: Omirou 8 | (Old Village), Malia, Crete, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Monday 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Cuisine: International, Greek, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Omirou 8 | (Old Village), Malia, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International, Greek, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Lovely choice of food, both greek and international. One of the best restaurants in the Old Village of Malia. Nice ambience, good music, good wine!
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:30 am

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