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Herb's Garden

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15 Epimenidou, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
+30 281 033 4971
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1:00 pm - 12:30 am
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Istanbul
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place last september and the view was syperb. You can see the Venician fortress named as Koules. The wines were very good.

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Thank ioannisg672
Heraklion Crete
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197 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

We decided to dine with my wife on Xmas eve. What an excellent decision! I must say that everything was perfect . Very polite staff ! Well prepared dishes ! Ambient atmosphere! We trully thank you very much for the lovely evening ! Merry Xmas !

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Thank Nikitakis
Surbiton, United Kingdom
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575 reviews
498 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here tonight. The roof terrace was still open even though it's mid November. Friendly welcoming restaurant. Cretan cheese pie was a great starter as was the calamari and the octopus. Mains - lamb, sea bass and pasta - were all good. Complimentary puddings a nice touch.

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Tannum Sands
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136 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

We ate dinner dinner on a whim and were welcomed affectionately to our table even though we had not booked. Service was swift and attentive, food was good and tasty even a small desert was offered without hesitation without ordering. Price was good. Worth a visit.

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South Coast Brit
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

We ate here twice as we were staying at the hotel. Very good food with a good wine selection. I found the salmon pasta particularly tasty. Service was excellent. A bit more pricey than most restaurants, but you definitely got what you paid for. Usually they close this restaurant in November but as the weather was good for the time... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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76 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Popular restaurant in Heraklion, book in advance to get a table with view! It's a rooftop restaurant with a beautiful view on the Venetian port and fort. Food is really good and service as well! Ask Dimitris for his recommendation of Cretan wine.

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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

There is no doubt this restuarant has the best view in Heraklion, sited as it is on top of the cute Lato Boutique Hotel with an uninterrupted view of the inner harbour and ancient fortress which is floodlit dramatically at night. Service is attentive and pleasant, the wine list thoughtful and the waiters know and can explain their local wines.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Very difficult to fault this restaurant, the staff were exemplary the food was well presented the wine list was excellent - when the wind got up we were moved to a more sheltered part of the rooftop restaurant.

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Huddersfield
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

It is a fantastic location at the top of the Lato Hotel, where we were staying on a half board basis, overlooking the Fortress and old harbour, and the high glass panels keep it well sheltered and we did not need to wear a jacket or cardigan all week! A truly amazing view. The food was excellent and the portions... More 

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Wimbledon, London
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

This sophisticated restaurant serves great cocktails and. delicious food. I am rather picky (my companion would say this is the understatement of the year) and when I had the temerity to express dissatisfaction with my main course and then to question the bill (!), it was handled with great charm and finesse by the maître d'. But for ambience and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $23
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Epimenidou, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 033 4971
Description
Here's the finest "balcony" in the city embraced by the soft breeze of the Cretan Sea, offering the most beautiful panoramic views of the old city harbor and the Venetian fortress you'll ever see. The inspired menu primes your palate for fresh fish and seafood cooked to perfection, tender meats, refreshing vegetables and season salads, fine appetizers accompanied by ouzo or raki, and a variety of fine wines.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?