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Symposium

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Main Street Platanias, Platanias, Crete 73014, Greece
+30 2821 060545
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5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 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
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
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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  • 408
    Excellent
  • 116
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 12
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  • 5
    Terrible
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
WOW!

Visited for a family holiday in October, and can not recommend enough, even dined twice! Absolutely fabulous atmosphere and setting, the staff are so welcoming and attentive. And above all the food is worthy of its 5 star rating. Would definitely visit again, thank you!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
edwardsmcx
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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a family holiday in October, and can not recommend enough, even dined twice! Absolutely fabulous atmosphere and setting, the staff are so welcoming and attentive. And above all the food is worthy of its 5 star rating. Would definitely visit again, thank you!

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Soborg, Denmark
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Absolut the Best place in town.... You Can NOT get anything better - Best food, Best service, no restauranter, Can match them

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food and excellent service. Very cosy environment. The staff really gave their best to make the visit a pleasant experienced. Very good knowledge of food and drinks.

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Norway
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

We used this restaurant for celebrations of a family birthday. I contacted them a while in advance to ask if they could help make it special, and they immediately replied with enthusiasm and not only met all our requests, but suggested additional preparations I didn't think about as well. We had a dialogue back and forth for a while where... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Very busy on arrival and we hadn't booked but they graciously accommodated us with a small child. Everywhere in Crete, is so child friendly, it's so refreshing to not be shunned out of a restaurant in the evening because you choose to eat with children, Symposium was no exception, so welcoming. The little one wolfed down her souvlaki, our food... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

This restaurant has excellent food. We eat here at several times everytime we are in Platanias, Agia Marina and Kolimbari area. We easily take a taxi from Kolimbari to Platanias to have our dinner here. Every course is delicious. The service is super. Not the cheapest restaurant, but you pay for what you get: great food.

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Lancs
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143 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Every course was fantastic, Greek salads, soups, steak main course, pastas, returned twice it was that good! The staff and service were fantastic, the environment and decor were first class, the only bad thing was the smokers, but it's the same in all the restaurants

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Stenungsund, Sweden
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Absolutely the best restaurant in the area, high class, not cheapest but cheap for what you get. Fantastic food, everything we trying was first class, polite and really friendly staff. Have been there tree time, and always perfection from the kitchen.

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Stenungsund, Sweden
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

A really nice place for dinner. We picked this place from good reviews on Tripadvisor and were impressed by the food. So we went back a second time and a third time... everything was cooked to perfection! Beef, lamb, pork -all amazing! Staff were very good, friendly and professional. Not everything on the menue was available as it was late... More 

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Norway
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

After researching TripAdvisor, we quickly found Symposium as a must-experience-restaurant. And they delivered beyond our expectations. Staff were friendly, professional and precise. And fun as well, without being that "too much" which we experienced other places. The food was made with pure tastes, perfectly prepared with just that edge to make it taste special, and perfectly presented. Wine recommendations were... More 

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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 - 34
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, 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
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?