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The Olive Tree

Platanias Chania Crete, Platanias, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 697 686 0573
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fruit plate” (2 reviews)
“souvlaki” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Greek, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Platanias Chania Crete, Platanias, Crete 731 00, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Every time I visit Crete I visit at The Olive Tree. This family driven restaurant serves delicious meals based on very fresh ingredients. Portions are large :-) If the weather allows it you can sit on the terasse right at the beach an enjoy a...More

Thank Pernille F
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Reviewed September 17, 2016

We stayed in Greece for a week. During our stay we went to The Olive tree at least 5-6 times. Loved all food, everything was really fresh, service was really good, prices very affordable and obviously the best views in Chania!

Thank Gosia K
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Its a very beautiful place to the beach side,recomand for lunch and late dinner,its a beautiful atmosphere there,quiet place eveningtime for relaxe and enjoy,lunch time next to the beach for a brake from the sunbed and enjoy very Good small dishes and cold drinks under...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant on the sea front in platanias Crete, where the staff are lovely, the food is excellent and you can relax knowing you're going to be well looked after. We were in platanias at the end of the season so lots of places to...More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Ok food, but when we came to eat a breakfast buffet one morning the staff looked us up and down and told us how much the breakfast costs,like they didnt think we could afford it,maybe it was because we was going to the beach right...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Having lunch in Platanias can be frustrating and just a repetition of what you already had the previous day. At the "Olive" you not only get a great variety of dishes, but also with a superb location right litteraly on the beach.

Thank Farbrorbla
Reviewed October 4, 2016

One of the best restaurant in Platanias, the food is great (try the grandma plate) and the location is beautiful. Good service, We always find us self coming back to this restaurant.

Thank Martesg95
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Very good location by the sea. Good menu. Kids can play on the beach waiting for dinner. Feebies included after meal: fruit plate and jar of raki.

Thank Marcus B
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Great food, beautiful location and serviceminded crew. Friendly atmosphere. Family friendly as well.

Thank Espen B
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Situated right at the Beach, The Olive Tree offres both great food and great views of the bay. Enjoy the sunset while watching the sun set. The staff is very nice, polite and not without a sence of humor. All the food vas served a...More

Thank Kenneth S
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hi there - does anyone have a menu and price listing for this restaurant please
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $19
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Platanias Chania Crete, Platanias, Crete 731 00, Greece (Formerly Rania FC)
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 697 686 0573
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At the Olive tree restaurant you can enjoy the Cretan and Mediterean food! We use and promote local, quality products in combination with the revival of traditional flavours and new gastronomic proposals from 12:00 pm to 00:00 at midnight.