We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All reviews brunch veal burger orzotto club sandwich octopus salad great cocktails open sandwich attentive waiter creative dishes interesting food open kitchen fresh food visit heraklion nice atmosphere service was excellent wine list
The food is so good (and original) and it is very nice to take a few dishes and share among friends (the dishes size ranges from a starter to a main course, depending on the dish, count 2 to 3 dishes per person to be...More
Me and my girlfriend went in Xalavro Open Kitchen to eat on a thursday evening. The experience has overcome our expectations but there are still few details that the owner/chef Nikos can improve to make it perfect.
~ Design: 4/5 stars. The concept of the...More
Xalavro is a bar restaurant in the old town of Heraklion, and serves different food than the standard restaurant. The chef, Nikos Kasotakis presents a fusion of Mediterranean and Asian cuisines. We tried it and liked the menu and the food. It was definitely a...More
We sat at xalavro for coctails but we got hungry...we tried some dishes and the mediteranean dishes were so well coocked and tasty! We didnt expect that in a place were the coctails are famous! Good job at the owner and the staff!
Stopped in for a couple of cocktails on our way to dinner and we wished we could have stayed the whole night. The outdoor atmosphere is refined and classy without being stuffy or clubby. Great cocktails (I found cocktails on Crete to be heavy on...More
Visited here twice in a day it was that good and stayed till about 2am where we were a little worse for wear.,
The barmen know their cocktails but we drank that many we ended up doing Tequila shots with one of them...not advised! :)...More
If you are going to Crete then make the effort to get to Heraklion and go to this absolute gem.
We didn't know what to expect, the chef's pedigree spoke for itself, but other than that, we just weren't sure what to expect.
I am travelling in Greece with two friends and we all have discerning palates. We spent four days in Athens and three days in Heraklion sightseeing & dining at various good quality restaurants. The best dining experiences we had were at Xalavro OpenBar in Heraklion....More
We were here for 2 1/2 days and we ate at Xalavro 3 times. Food was excellent!!! Service friendly, prompt and professional. Decor was modern and well designed. Loved the shrimp risotto! They comp’d us a superlative creme brûlée to cap our dinner experience. A...More