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Old Village Kouloutoufari | Old Village Koutouloufari, Hersonissos, Crete 70014, Greece
2897021945
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Leeds
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have visited Koutouloufari many times and always eat here. This year we were lucky enough to meet Nikos himself as well as Mama who will cook your meal for you. Sylvia will welcome you with a beautiful smile, the daughter of the house, this really is a family business. The fish is beautifully prepared and presented, served with delicious... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Honestly THE best restaurant in Koutouloufari. They have everything but you really need to go for the fresh fish of Nikos. The mother Makes excellent dishes! Try out the octopus, scampi saganaki or the lamb in the oven. Potatoes are AMAZING! And On top of that .. You have super sweet people to your service. Oh yes.. Try out the... More 

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family run restaurant where Dad goes out to sea every 3 - 5 days and brings back his winnings then his wife cooks up an amazing fish Meze whilst daughter serves on. Amazing experience and lovely family and the food is out of this world

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Brighton
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been to this lovely taverna with my wife in May, I returned with a fish-loving friend in July. Had a great chat with Nikos, Sylvia and her charming Mum, (sorry Mum can't remember your name), who remembered my previous visit and welcomed us with open arms. I'm not a fan of fish at all, but hankered after the wonderful... More 

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Darmstadt
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The choice of restaurants in Kouloutoufari was huge, not hundreds but enough to make choosing difficult at times. The first time I passed 'Nikos the Fisherman' I grabbed my camera and shot a few pics. Promising my self I would come back. I did that evening and had an excellent meal, of course I went the fish direction. I had... More 

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Kaarina, Finland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted warmly to Nikos. We had Greek salad and octopus for starters. Both were really nice. For main course Nikos himself recommended fish of the day with vegetables. This was about the best ever fish we have ever tasted! All the food with exceptional atmosphere and Nikos' fisherman stories made an unforgettable evening. We will definitely go back.

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Koersel, Belgium
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the better restaurants for eating fresh fish. Preparation, serving, tenderness of the chosen fish, a nice wine to go with the food: an absolute recommendation.

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Dundee
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review is long overdue. I visited this restaurant last October with my friends who have been coming here for more than 20 years. I was not disappointed. We were greeted like long lost friends and given a first class service from the owner and family. We had an amazing meze of starters followed by the BEST STIFADO I have... More 

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Very slow service and below average food. Seemed to be rather understaffed. Wine was awful and food OK at best

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Thank Bromley47
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

As the title says, Nikos the Fisherman provides you with beautifully traditional cooked meals run by a wonderful family. The fish in this restaurant is caught that day by Nikos and his wife cooks it that day so is so fresh and tasty and you never know what special fish they have to offer. We ate there 4 times and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Village Kouloutoufari | Old Village Koutouloufari, Hersonissos, Crete 70014, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Hersonissos
  • Phone Number: 2897021945

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