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White Lion

125 Eleutheriou Benizelou, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
+30 2897 023476
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burgers” (10 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
“calamari” (8 reviews)
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Bar, International, Mediterranean, Greek, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
125 Eleutheriou Benizelou, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
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21 - 30 of 687 reviews

Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Excellent gyros and souvlaki, big portions! Atmosphere is nice and cozy, very good place to eat the lunch meal.

Thank VladScaesteanu
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Visited on a couple of occasions, first time for a drink but the food looked so good we had to return to try it. Really tasty food brilliantly presented and served with a smile.

Thank rowdyruff
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

First time in Crete and we went all inclusive (wish we hadn't) came here one night and absolutely loved it! The staff are brilliant and so friendly, great with the kids made to feel really welcome. Food was so good. The next day we returned...More

Thank Vanessa C
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Nice place, heavy traffic outside, but you are not disturbed of it, kindly staff, ordinary food. Good Stifano Dish. You get good food which is not expensive.

Thank Janne P
Reviewed August 6, 2017

best breakfast in Hersonissos............. visited several times throughout the holidays, breakfast, afternoon and evening, as a mixed group of 11 staff made every effort to accommodate our needs. a meal with all in attendance with no prior booking was excellent, food was served together and...More

Thank shaun33858
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

We ate here as a group on many occasions for breakfast lunch and dinner we were never disappointed the service is excellent they have a good variety of food which was always very well presented

Thank Karen M
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Visited the White Lion as a group of 3 couples for our first pick me up meal after having bad experiences elsewhere with food poisoning! The staff were extremely polite and made us all feel welcomed. The food & drinks selections were great and suited...More

Thank hampden09
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Wasn't expecting anything special with regards to steak in Crete but the guys here do a great job Tender pepper steak cooked medium rare to perfection Fast friendly service whilst watching the football Highly recommended

Thank Yianni1
L_hersonisosKostas_P, Owner at White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Thanks very much! It was our pleasure to look after you. Hope we see you again soon!

Reviewed August 2, 2017

The staff was great and helpful, food was excellent and cocktails were great! The Chicken Sizzler was by far one of the best meals i've had, it was a little pricey however was more than enough food. It is all served to you one by...More

Thank Manisha K
L_hersonisosKostas_P, Owner at White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Thank you! We are happy you enjoyed our sizzling chicken. Hope we see you again soon!

Reviewed July 28, 2017

You might not find Greek food here, but my boyfriend and I had a great experience at White Lion! We both had a burger (he had the Jack Daniels one, I had a cheeseburger) and they were great! I decided on potato wedges to go...More

Thank Kathrine B
L_hersonisosKostas_P, Owner at White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Thank you! We are happy you enjoyed yourselves and hope to see you again soon!

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nicolas w
October 19, 2017|
Response from L_hersonisosKostas_P | Property representative |
Yes we do showing the fight.... Enjoy your day Thank you
Cathy C
October 11, 2017|
Response from Jilly1612 | Reviewed this property |
They have a range of English breakfasts starting around €4 - €5
Stuart A
September 13, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $35
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Eleutheriou Benizelou, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Hersonissos
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 023476
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The first and only gastropub in Hersonissos serving fresh, tasty and original food at sensible prices. We also offer a fantastic selection of drinks including our very own signature cocktails, all your favourite beers both bottled and draught, freshly ground coffees and more! Newly refurbished in 2016 come and see for yourselves what we are all about.
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