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“The perfect restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gramboussa

Gramboussa
Gramboussa Kissamou, Kaliviani, Kissamos, Crete 73400, Greece
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Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Kaliviani
Cuisines: Greek, Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“The perfect restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Our hotel recommended we eat at Gramboussa after our trip to the beach - and it was the best recommendation. Restaurants should aspire to be like this restaurant. From the moment we stepped into the restaurant, the smell of the fresh fruits and baked food and the decoration/feel was great. Service is excellent. Food really was perfect.

Visited June 2014
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Darmstadt, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Very nice place, exellent eating experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Me and my wife visit this place for a romatic dinner. The place was lovely! I ate lamb with honey in strudel, my best meal in kreta

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Budapest, Hungary
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16 restaurant reviews
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“Touristic, but good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

As a rule, restaurants with tourist attractions are best avoided. Not this Western Cretan restaurant in very small village, with a very nice view and garden. Service is good and dishes also, mostly the somewhat simple but almost always tasty and good quality local food. There is (or at least that night) there was music and even dancers, but clearly selected with good taste and non-intrusive. The problems with wine, typical of that beautiful island can not be avoided though. Their house red is de facto undrinkable, served at the wrong temperature (as it is) even more so. Simply shows every sign of poorly processed, partly rotten grapes. Their white just passes. While favouring local products is generally a good idea, not with wine and not in Crete. Clear sign that the single market still does not work: in at least a dozen European wine producing countries there are lakes of much better wines unsold for lower prices. Tourists in Crete, however, are punished with local wines of very poor quality.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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london
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“Great food in a gorgeous rural setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Fantastic and rustic food. Loved it so much we went back twice. The restaurant only serves meat so fish lovers will be disappointed. The building itself is really smart, opening out into the garden on hot days. It really was one of the best meals we have had in ages. cxx

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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“Very traditional”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We very much liked the place and the people, it gives you the real Greek Cretan experience with very nice view and food!! The waiters are very nice also ! We went there 2 times during our trip!!!! Very good value for money , We definitely recommend it. Thank you very much for the great hospitality!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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