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Island Restaurant

Beach Road, Gouves, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #16 of 43 restaurants in Gouves
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Livingston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

attentive staff and the situation of this restaurant means you can spend a lot of time here. weather it be a coffee, lunch or cocktails in the evening. the views are fantastic and the food is pretty good. A touch more expensive than other places BUT great service,great food, big portions and really fresh everything and well that view its... More

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This place is fantastic! the good was great, the drinks were great, the setting is breathtaking (especially if you hit sunset) and last but not least, the staff, a warm welcome EVERY Time we popped in, (hence we 'popped in' almost everyday of our stay). please be aware that you will be waiting a little longer for things when it's... More

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Birmingham
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Arrives in Gouves and was looking for a shop to buy the essential tea, coffee, bread etc and found this nice restaurant right on the seafront/beach. Sat down at a table with a beautiful sea view and suddenly holiday mode kicked in. Food was good, service great, staff friendly. Even if you only stop for a drink it will be... More

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Bucharest
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We loved this restaurant. Good food, really nice people and an amazing view. The parrot at the entrance is super cute. Highly recommended.

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Woerden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant is very good. Nice people! As specialy the flambe. Is the best in town. We have eat here a few times during our holiday and it was all the times good. Greetings from holland! Family Dekker

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Despoinazach, Διευθυντής at Island Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Friends Many thanks for your review and you lovely words. Many thanks that one more time for your spending time and your good words for our restaurant. We wish to see you again soon. Greetings from all staff Our best wishes to all of you and next year you will come with your baby Best wishes from Crete Manager More

Dublin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

The island is a very nice restaurant, very good food, a lovely view by the beach, free wifi and not the fastest service but excellent overall and would highly recommend. Was very enjoyable

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Ashford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We visited this restaurant 3 or 4 times during our week on Crete. Staff are freindly, the food was great and during the week we were acknowledged as returning customers and made to feel very welcome. The outside seating, overlooking the sea, was amazing and we never felt rushed even when we only stopped in for a drink. The fish... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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114 reviews 114 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This restaurant has a great location on a small 'headline' along the main beach front. Service was good, and the food tasty with large portions. Nice place just to sit and relax.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Just got back from our holiday this morning. We loved this place. All staff were welcoming, pleasant and all work very hard. The food is gorgeous, and the ice cream and waffles were fantastic. We ate there nearly everyday and we drank there every night. The views were stunning and it was upsetting to leave because of this place. We... More

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Near London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Excellent location, and not your average Greek restaurant (a tropical island theme, with a real macaw entertaining passers-by at the front). It's more of a special occasion place. (There were locals celebrating birthday or on dates as well as tourists.) We had a table outside for drinks on one evening - more romantic, with the sound of the waves all... More

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