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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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Dawlish
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Greece is an expensive place to visit...Island restaurant embrace this totally with their pricing which is over the top and wholly dependent on coastal location. Portion size is straight from anorexic-anonymous. We complained at the microscopic portions presented to us. The kids play area is a bonus for families and the cocktails are good, but we went for dinner elsewhere.

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Horndean, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Def worth a visit- beautiful location generous portions and good value. The staff where extremely helpful and gave a beautiful complimentary plate of fruit to us after our meal - thank you will def visit again .

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed the food good variety and lots of fruit at each sitting My only quibble is that they could of made more authentic Greek food as it's nice to eat what's eaten in the country you visit

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bradford
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13 reviews 13 reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Came a few times for a drink the staff are very friendly as is the parrot that welcomes you perfect location and amazing views, the drinks were very reasonable and this place is a must at sunset.

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stourport on severn
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

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

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