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Kalesma

Omirou 8 | (Old Village), Malia, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #5 of 58 restaurants in Malia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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!
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Bergen, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Home food cooked in a very untraditional way! If you stay near Malia you have to go there! Good prices, amazing fresh, tasty food!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The food in this restaurant was, undoubtedly, the best food I've ever eaten. Starting off with a filo-pastry based started with shredded beef and cheese, it was the perfect start to the meal. For the main I had Beef Kokkinisto with rice and it was just incredible. All of our party were full and coincidently, we were the only ones... More

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West Country
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We went there 4 times in our 18 night stay will go back and would recommend to others. Very good food and generous potions Excellent. Nothing to dislike, food excellent, staff excellent and wine very nice. Could be difficult to find, so as where the Kalesma is or you will miss a treat.

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

first time at this taverna ,we had great food and wine will be back this year atmosphere great .the owner even gave us a lift back to our hotel as i have back problems.excellent value for money.

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edinburgh scotland uk
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Had 2 meals during my weeks stay the food and house wine were excellent although if you are a fussy eater the menu was a little restricting

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Chester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I agree, you have to look for this restaurant. Having eaten here last year I thought it had closed when I couldn't find it, but thankfully I found the sings and four of us visited for a great meal. I just love the steaks here, served with Peppercorn sauce. We all enjoyed our meals, the ambience of the restaurant and... More

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went here twice whilst staying opposite..lovely atmosphere with soft music in the background..great food I had souvlaki it was amazing..also a melt in the mouth chocolate souffle that is to die for!! Staff spoke english and were great and very good value for money.. a must visit place if you're in Malia..

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

To find this restaurant you need to go in to the old town and search you will find signs directing you there . we choose a table out side as décor was wonderful . service was very quick we ordered drinks and choose our meal. For starters I had onion soup and the wife had baked feta in a tomato... More

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Milatos, Greece
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

A party of 8,ate here new years eve on arrival the owner told us he would choose mezes for us. We were not disappointed had around 12 dishes and slow cooked pork, potatoes from oven and baked potato from fire. What I loved was that every meze dish was different to what we had tried anywhere else, nice balance of... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

We went there late November, when almost all tourist staff are closed. We found the restaurant through the beautiful narrow alleyways in old town Malia. The restaurant is delicately cozy and beautiful. The owner told us he didn't have a menu today, coz is not the season. Since we are the only customers (normal for November, when most restaurants r... More

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