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Main Street Platanias, Platanias, Crete 730 14, Greece
+30 2821 060545
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5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner with the kids and it was really great! Very fast the children got food! Food is delicious and the atmosphere is very pleasant. Serves very quick and very pleasant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing service and atmosphere. The food is the best you Will have in Platanias. Highly recommend rigatoni pasta with pesto and shrimps.

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Sofia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gourmet dining in Chania are is difficult to find, but Symposium is the place. Fine dining, good wines and nice setting even on a very crowd street. The staff is excellent. Try the steaks, it is worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant twice last Summer and will be going at least twice this time too. Perfect service, friendly atmosphere and delicious food. Highly recommend the starter with avocado, mango, parma and chili. Their pasta is also superb!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place had amazing food. Well portioned and cooked very well. My friends and I felt that staff were rude however as one snatched the bottle of water out of my hand as I wanted to pour it myself. If it was wine I would have understood! Anyway, don't let that put you off. Worth a visit for the food... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best food we had on our holiday in Platanias, Crete. The food and the service were excellent. A good idea to book in advance - it can get very busy.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here on the last night of our holiday! I wish we had tried it sooner. From start to finish it was superb. The service was friendly, unobtrusive and efficient. The menu is Cretan but with a London twist. You can tell that the chef has had some serious training. He hasn't gone two over the top but just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a dinner here when on vacation in Platanias. Nothing to complain about - both food and service very good at comfortable prices. Nice modern interior and gentle atmosphere.

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Thank SteinarN84
Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been sitting comfortably at a table as a solo female 50ish traveler and I must say I've been treated very well here and the food has been delicious! My favorite : the fig prosciutto appetizer (wow!), lamb main course was very good, And not to forget the feta slice on my Greek salad that was a complement to everything.... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here last year and it was top of our list of places to come again. The service is excellent (thank you Dragan and Lone!), the food is just fabulous (the stiffado is to die for) and the children were well catered for as well. Free brandy and baileys at the end of the meal and we were happy!... 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
Average prices
$11 - $34
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Greek
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street Platanias, Platanias, Crete 730 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 060545
Description
Symposium Restaurant
Symposium is the trademark of elegance and class in Platanias. Acclaimed in its collection of Greek and International dishes based on organic and free range and a best quality products for those who care about what they eat.
Indoor and outdoor options
Dinner
A selection of Greek and International wines, spirits & cocktails Bookings essential
Bookings essential

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?