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Main Street Platanias, Platanias, Crete 73014, Greece
+30 2821 060545
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2:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 2:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Symposium Restaurant Symposium is the trademark of elegance and class in...
Symposium Restaurant Symposium is the trademark of elegance and class in Platanias. Acclaimed in its collection of Greek and International dishes based on organic and free range and a best quality products for those who care about what they eat. Indoor and outdoor options Dinner A selection of Greek and International wines, spirits & cocktails Bookings essential Bookings essential
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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
A great meal

Our family ordered beef and mousaka. Tasted very good even if the mousaka was not served warn enough. This must be one of the best resturants in the area, but not perfect. 2 out of 11 glases was dirty and we found hair in the garlic bread. Compared to other resturants in the area the size of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Anders L
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  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Our family ordered beef and mousaka. Tasted very good even if the mousaka was not served warn enough. This must be one of the best resturants in the area, but not perfect. 2 out of 11 glases was dirty and we found hair in the garlic bread. Compared to other resturants in the area the size of the starters is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The food is very good and the service is perfect- but it always seems that the staff is running and that they're waiting for you to finish so that the next customer can get a table. Too bad, because the food is excellent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Mainstream restaurants are easy to find in Platanias. Fortunately there is Symposium which is a touch above these. We had booked in advance and everything was ready when we arrived. It was a variety og orders sea bream, lamb shank, lamb and chicken fish. All were very nice presented, well cooked and tasted great. The service was friendly and attentive,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

we visited on our last night, after seeing people waiting for a table most nights i decided to book a table, very nice welcome when we arrived, the waiter was really nice & explained the menu etc, my wife didnt want a starter but saw the calamari & thought i must try it, it was perfect with chilly jam &... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Good place for a nice evening, the service was at a class of fine dining. The food was good but it lacked the "wow"-effect. But it was well worth the money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

a lot of choices of wines,good service but most of all good food.interesting plates and good prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great food, great service. Enjoyed the appetizers, especially the greek salad. Loved the upscale atmosphere. I had the linguini which was really good. My friends enjoyed their meals of moussaka and chicken kiev. Really nice place if you want a more upscale dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Had the Moussaka which is the best I have ever had. Rest of the table ordered lamb chops - also great but small portion, grilled scampi - also good. Waiters were professional but not smiling to often. The restaurant is very busy. Probably best to reserve a table if you want to be sure of getting a table.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Comfortably the best restaurant we visited, we ate there 3 times during our 2 week holiday. Food is excellent, particularly the steaks/beef fillets which were cooked to perfection. Service also very good, much better than a lot of other places in Platanias. Overall good atmosphere. Tip would be to book in advance for a table outside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Excellent food, fantastic staff and nice place where the service is excellent. We will come back. Best regrads Peter and Sanne Denmark

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Additional Information about Symposium

Address: Main Street Platanias, Platanias, Crete 73014, Greece
Phone Number: +30 2821 060545
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 2:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 2:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 2:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 2:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 2:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 2:00 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 33
Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street Platanias, Platanias, Crete 73014, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 060545

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 33
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups

Description

Symposium Restaurant Symposium is the trademark of elegance and class in Platanias. Acclaimed in its collection of Greek and International dishes based on organic and free range and a best quality products for those who care about what they eat. Indoor and outdoor options Dinner A selection of Greek and International wines, spirits & cocktails Bookings essential Bookings essential
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
2:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
2:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
2:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
2:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
2:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
2:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?