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The Olive Tree

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Platanias Chania Crete, Platanias, Crete 73100, Greece (Formerly Rania FC)
+(30)6976860573
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good location

The location is right Down to the Beach where you can enjoy the sunset with traditional meals. The atmosphere combined with the Beach will give you a pleasent evening.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2013
BennyBruun
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Valby, Denmark
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Valby, Denmark
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

The location is right Down to the Beach where you can enjoy the sunset with traditional meals. The atmosphere combined with the Beach will give you a pleasent evening.

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This restaurant could not be any closer to the beach without actually being on it. We reserved a table that was on decking 1 step away from the beach with an excellent view on the sunset. Service was good and the food was brilliant. If I had more time I would have definitely returned.

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Tromso, Norway
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Good food at reasonable price by the beach. We stayed in Platanias for a week and ate both lunch and dinner at this restaurant several days. The waiters were happy and helpful and made the experience great! :) Grete Soltun & Victoria Sollund Steffensen

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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

it was cheap and really good food, and right at the beach so you can see the romantic sunset when you're eating.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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52 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This place was so good, we visited 4 times. The food is tasty and authentic, prices are very reasonable. The waiters are attentive and helpful. Situated right next to the beach, it is a great place to watch the sunset and listen to the waves with a bottle of wine or two. Highly recommended.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

While staying on holidays at Platanias or Agia Marina, we have eaten many of our dinner meals at The Olive Tree restaurant, and we've never been dissapointed! Beautiful food to not expensive prices. We've been on holidays to Platanias / Agia Marina for three times, and we've tried many other restaurants, but we always come back to The Olive Tree... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

While staying on holidays at Platanias or Agia Marina, we have eaten many of our dinner meals at The Olive Tree restaurant, and we've never been dissapointed! Beautiful food to not expensive prices. We've been on holidays to Platanias / Agia Marina for three times, and we've tried many other restaurants, but we always come back to The Olive Tree... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The service was as in most taverns in Platanias. Satisfying! The plates were tasty,warm,well cooked and seemed fresh and clean. You can't see in their kitchen of course,as in most restaurants in Platanias (apart from Carpe Diem restaurant) but everything seemed ok when you eat it.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We were recommended to go here by Agis & Yioula from Rock House Villas-Villa Melody. See separate review. This beach front restaurant is hidden from the main Platanias strip but a must for all visitors. Fresh home made food, exceptional service, great value & quality food. Any & questions regarding the menu or choice if wrong food is ordedered, are... More 

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Dorchester, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Worth reserving a table at the water's edge to enjoy the sunset. Very good food and attentive service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Platanias Chania Crete, Platanias, Crete 73100, Greece (Formerly Rania FC)
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +(30)6976860573

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek, Continental

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