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Kalesma

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International, Greek, Pub
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Omirou 8 | (Old Village), Malia, Crete, Greece
Today
6:00 pm - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, 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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    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
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  • 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
First time in Old Town of Malia

Beautiful setting, lovely staff and great authentic Greek food delicious and highly recommended. Away from the main area down quiet street a lovely surprise.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Donna D
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Stockport
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Stockport
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful setting, lovely staff and great authentic Greek food delicious and highly recommended. Away from the main area down quiet street a lovely surprise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Have been to Old Towm Malia on a number of occasions we were very impressed by the quality of all the food and the service was very good Demetrius and his nephew George are very good communicating. We spent a number of evenings just chilling out in Greek mode eating and drinking here. A must find at the back of... More 

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Walsall
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I worked in Crete for two Summer Seasons 15 years ago so I've eaten in a lot of places ... Kalesma was amazing then and still is now my favourite!!

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Manchester
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The local taxi driver suggested we try this restaurant instead of the usual journey down the strip. Top quality service. Top quality food. Nice variety of dishes to choose from as well. Nice quiet setting. We ate as much as we could, including a bottle of wine, milk shakes and iced coffee, yet the bill only came to 72 Euros... More 

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Leicestershire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We booked a table 3 days in advance and on arrival no table was reserved. My husband and brother ordered a Sirloin Steak and what arrived was definitely not a Sirloin, it was a big chunk of meat and very tough. The only meal that was good was the chicken that I ordered.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

What can i say!!!! Simply the best restaurant in Malia bar none!!! Fantastic food great atmosphere and impeccable .service from Dimitri and his team To paraphrase Arnie we'll be back

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We have eaten here many times and never been disappointed, great menu both Greek and English. Many Greek locals eat here which is always a good sign.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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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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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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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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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