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Mystical View

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, Matala, Crete 70200, Greece
+30 28920 45072
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
So good we went there twice! (This year)

This is one of my favourite restaurants EVER. Fantastic views (go for an early dinner so you catch the sunset over Komos beach from the cliff top) and lovely fresh fish. The owner is absolutely charming and I was amazed at their fluency in a number of European languages.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is one of my favourite restaurants EVER. Fantastic views (go for an early dinner so you catch the sunset over Komos beach from the cliff top) and lovely fresh fish. The owner is absolutely charming and I was amazed at their fluency in a number of European languages.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Great view,good fish dishes,good service ,well worth the short detour up the hill,easy parking.Covered area as well if the wind gets up.Recommended.

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Dolgellau
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

After being driven off Komos beach by the Meltemi we stopped for lunch at The Mystical View and enjoyed a massive Greek Salad and very special home-made Taramasalata and vowed that we had to return in the evening for dinner. We were so glad we did. The view along the coast to towards Kalamaki and Tympaki is awe-inspiring and worth... More 

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South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I loved this restaurant. What a setting. Perched on the edge of a cliff with soaring views. The sun sets over the sea so you can drink a glass of wine and watch the sun sink into the sea - just beautiful. The staff are friendly and warm and attentive. The food was good and service is quick. Bring a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I visited with family in May 2015. The location is simply stunning. The restaurant overlooks the bay and you can see the beautiful sunset. For starter I had Dakos. The dish was lovely and the portion was huge! So big the restaurant owner kindly allowed me to take half home for breakfast the next day. For main course I had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

One of the best restaurants we went to in Creta. Excellent price for the quality of the food. Fresh seafood, tasty vegetables. Everything you can expect from a touristic restaurant by the sea, with a good price and great quality. The fried zucchini and eggplant were delicious, light, crispy and melting in the mouth:) Warm and efficient service. And amazing... More 

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Purmerend, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner here two times. The restaurant is on top of a hill with a stunning view over the sea in the direction of Agia Galini. The food has a good taste and quality. The staff was friendly and had a very good sense of humour! Recommendation.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We use this restaurant for a large group booking every year, and they cope well, offering good service and a pleasant atmosphere, helped by the fantastic view, and really good fish.

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Ilkley, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Went here after a day on Komos beach.What a wonderful restaurant with a great view.They specialise in fish so I had the Tuna steak.What an absolute delight that was,the best I've ever had.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

We were not too taken with the area but our first night meal at this restaurant turned everything round. fantastic welcome and excellent location with glorious views, followed by great food at a very reasonable price. The restaurant prides itself on its fish but we are not big fish eaters and had wonderful meat dishes. Everything is home cooked and... More 

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  • Address: , Matala, Crete 70200, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Matala
  • Phone Number: +30 28920 45072

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