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Anak Toro Africa Bar

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AG. Ioanni str. | Beach Road, Stalis, Crete, Greece
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Horsforth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location right next to the beach, excellent for watching the amazing sunsets. Accessed through a long passageway from the main beach road which could be easy to miss as you meander along. Bar is next to Anak Toro restaurant which it is also associated with guests swapping between the two for meals and or drinks. Very nicely decorated with... More 

Thank Sue_and_Andy_66
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has got to be the best Souvlaki in Stalis. Most are served on skewers, but this is cooked over charcoal to give it a wonderful flavour. Service is excellent and very reasonable cost.

Thank Lin W
St. Petersburg, Russia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

First evening we were friendly invited by the doorman Spiridonos to have a shot, as we were not hungry we letf. Next evening Spiridonos were shouting across the street inviting us again, which was pretty annoying. Next day he rudely stopped us to say that we have to pay for the shots or to come in and order smth, we... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Spiros collared us as we were walking by offered free wine with the meal so thought we would give it a try. Sat overlooking the beach free wine as promised and the meal was superb the six of us had something different ranging from sea food mousaka to stifado. Roland's was our waiter was attentive and good fu got complementary... More 

Thank carolewhite63
Wigan, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

We visited this bar, restaurant on numerous occasions during our 10 day stay, its position is on the road linking Stalis and Malia, about 400 meters from the centre of Stalis walking in from the Malia end. It is on the beach and the rear of the restaurant has three beautiful verandas which descend down onto the beach itself. Each... More 

Thank Greg073
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Well we came to the north of Crete for the first time, I am so glad as this was just a perfect place to holiday. But, what made this holiday was coming to the Ankatoro Restaurant, we ate here sometimes twice a day, the setting is right on the beach, it's great during the day and really romantic at night,... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Superb meal, excellent service and most friendly staff. The atmosphere in this restaurant on Saturday night was buzzing.

Thank diammo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We came here on the recommendation of somebody in our apartments and after a quick trip advisor recce... We were not disappointed. A little unassuming from the outside but as you enter the place opens out and ha into a lovely area with a great little romantic part at the back on the lower terrace right next to the beach.... More 

Thank Thebates22
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We loved this restaurant on our recent holiday to the beautiful island of Crete. Fantastic food, amazing service they really look after you here always going that extra to give you exactly what you want to make your experience memorable. Tried a variety of meals all wonderful whether it's pizzas, moussaka or perfectly grilled chicken and lamb, my favorite being... More 

Thank Bobrob09
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Cocktails are the norm at Ankatora and it is a delightful place to enjoy them, sitting up above the beach with a stunning outlook. Initially disappointed that there was no food we were introduced to their - equally delightful - adjoining sister restaurant Africa. AND we can only echo previous Tripadvisor comment in regard to the quality of the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Greek, International, Grill
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: AG. Ioanni str. | Beach Road, Stalis, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Stalis
  • Phone Number: 2897031398

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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