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Island Restaurant

Beach Road, Gouves, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #17 of 47 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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stourport on severn
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Food was excellent you couldnt fault to standard, the setting was perfect but unfortunately the were staff were unfriendly and arrogant, made us feel like getting up and walking out. Planjing on going back to gouvas next year but will definitely not be revisiting the island.

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Virginia, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We visited the Island Restaurant in Kato Gouves lastnight. We got a table for two close to the sea shore so that we could see the spectacular sunset. The service and food was excellent and very good value. I would highly reccomend this restaurant for families or couples looking for a relaxing and enjoyable experience.

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Merseyside, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Good food,fast service with posts to choose from with amazing views whilst eating at the island on the beach ( views of the sea and other islands around)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

My partner and I went many times to The Island restaurant when we stayed in Crete, the food was excellent, and quick service, the cocktails are amazing, and the staff even better. All of the staff we very kind and attentive, nothing was too much, and all staff went out their way to make our time in the restaurant as... More

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York, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Good food, nice people great atmosphere. Ate here several times and were made to feel welcomed and a valued customer

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Lincoln
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

We ate here last year so on returning this year we were looking forward to an excellent meal. Our first visit this year could not be faulted, excellent food and service. Our second visit however was very disappointing. When our order was finally taken the dish I wanted was no longer available, on choosing something else we then waited nearly... More

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Despoinazach, Ιδιοκτήτης at Island Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Friends Firstly many thanks for your review . We really appreciate all your comments for our restaurant . First of all we apologise because our staff forgot to ask your partner how to cook the steak in those occasions we cook the steaks medium but i remember that the steak returned back to the kitchen for well done cooking.... More

Leicester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I went here for a meal with friends on a one off, as we had half board in our hotel. The food came in big portions and there was mixed opinion, I enjoyed my meal, but one of my friends wasn't as keen on hers. Okay service, funny waiters, however one did end up dropping a cocktail on my friend.... More

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Despoinazach, Ιδιοκτήτης at Island Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Friends Firstly many thanks for your review . We really appreciate all your comments for our restaurant . We apologize for dropping cocktail on your table . Accidents some times happens . We already change the cocktail with a new one but the second was free of charge . As far as i know our waiter apologize for the... More

Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We went to Island for dinner 1 day. The pasta was average. The fish was so overcooked it was bad. But the staff were friendly and nice,and the desserts were massive but nice. They had a lovely view of the sea and an island.

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Cannock, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The most awful place I have ever eaten in Greece.......the food was lovely, the kids loved the parrot, but the staff were so rude and stressed........running around and shouting.......we waited for drinks and service but it didn't come......we asked for the bill and asked if they ever smiled.....the answer was no.....their words not mine......why would we smile when we work... More

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Despoinazach, Διευθυντής at Island Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Friends Firstly many thanks for your review . We are surprised about that issue . Usually we dont have problems on our service. You have to know that at our restaurant more that 900 customers served every day at 80 tables and very rare we faced complaints about our staff. We still happy that our dishes remain in the... More

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great food, lovely surroundings, sea view. Very good service. A very varied menu. Complimentary fresh hot bread, raki and fruit.

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