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Vigli Restaurant

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Old Town, Platanias, Crete 73014, Greece
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 11
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  • 2
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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
Great view, average food

The view is spectacular and the location is nice and cosy. The service is good and the food is good, but not great. Definetly worth the climb. Great view of the sunset.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
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Bergen, Norway
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Bergen, Norway
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The view is spectacular and the location is nice and cosy. The service is good and the food is good, but not great. Definetly worth the climb. Great view of the sunset.

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Falkenberg, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

It's a long steep walk up to Vigli, so a tip is to leave your high heels at home and put on your comfy shoes! It's on the highest point in Old Town and it's really worth loosing your breath for. The view up here is amazing! Staff was very friendly and service was excellent. I ordered Dakos for starters... More 

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skien
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The food was really poorly made,I orded a stifado ,which can be a great dish, not good.! The service was ok ,I didn`t pay for the food ,but I left still hungry. So if the view is important visit Vigli,we were very disappointed...one word to remember ,the mother seldom works in the kitchen.......

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Sønderborg
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

After visiting various restaurants in the old part of town I wandered into Vigli. It is a nice restaurant with a great view. I only had a Cretan salad but it tasted fine (I don't believe it was on the menu but they were kind enough to make it for me anyway) and some nice fresh juice mix that was... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The food we ordered was Beef Fillet, the most was ok but the garnish on side was nothing special, salad was good but it was nothing on the salad like dressing or oil or something, and the baked potato should have something in it like spicy butter or somthing else, the sauce was good. Dessert was not any special either,... More 

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Tromso, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We had a lovely home made dinner, greek style, with tasteful local wine, a wonderful view and excellent service at Vigli Restaurant in Upper Platanias. We would recommend you to choose this as one of your choices for dinner in Crete.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I have been here many times with and without my family. I have never been disappointed with the food or the service :) This is a genuine family restaurant with quality food :) Recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Great food, homemade wine and great service! Just try it you will not be dissapointed. We ate meat after the recommendation by the sweetest and most professional waitress:-D

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Wroclaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I can definitely recommend this restaurant to all of you.A friend of mine from Platanias recommended it to me and she was right! I went to the restaurant with a group of friend and it was really good choice! Nice stroll from the center up the hill where you can find that place will strike your fancy. We loved the... More 

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sheffield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Had a long an thirsty walk up to the top an when we arrived couldn't have been better the food the views the whole restaurant was awesome lovely atmosphere and romantic place to watch the world go bye definately going back an soon

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Address: Old Town, Platanias, Crete 73014, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
Cuisine: International

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  • Address: Old Town, Platanias, Crete 73014, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

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