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The Alchemist


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At Koutouloufari in Hersonissos, in this beautiful traditional village, the Alchemist awaits you. Stone, wood, light, and a green scenery blend to form a casual decor. Enjoy selected dishes of the Cretan cuisine. Grilled meat, a wide variety of appetizers, fresh seafood, and sophisticated cocktails. Taste the beef stew or the lamb. Complement your meal with cold beer or Cretan wine. Finally try a homemade dessert. Human smiles will fulfill the integrity of the site and the excellence of flavors.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Mediterranean, Greek
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed January 5, 2020 via mobile

Really enjoyed eating at this restaurant. Staff make you feel welcome and the food is excellent. A must visit if you come to this area.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank gman82
Reviewed December 10, 2019

We went on their last night and there was a party atmosphere! Food was brilliant especially the garlic mushrooms which were superb. Wish we had gone there before. Will certainly go back again.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Lynne W
Reviewed October 25, 2019

2 visits this time. Both visits were great value with top class food and drink. Spare ribs fall off the bone and the Pork Chop so tasty . The orange cake is legendary, Raki and wine were flowing . Great service

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank zorbatheowl
Reviewed October 21, 2019

Visited on spec when it was very busy. Although we got a table straight away but we were put on the top floor so we only had ourselves for company which was fine but diners downstairs seemed to have a slightly better ambience. This is...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank KlausGSection
Reviewed October 20, 2019

This restaurant was recommended to us by other guests in the area. The food was very good. My husband very much enjoyed the ribs and my sea bass was lovely. The service was good. We sat upstairs on the room terrace which I recommend.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Lilyfree
Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

Visited here recently. Great service & food. Best lamb kleftiko we had. Ribs lovely but huge. Free orange cake was delicious!

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank tillyNottingham
Reviewed October 13, 2019

this was a new bar to us but I loved it. great roof area to sit out and enjoy the night. we did not eat here but the people who did all spoke well of food.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 5859johnson
Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

We’ve eaten at The Alchemist tonight, what a lovely surprise. Fantastic food attentive staff and complimentary desserts and shots. Well worth a visit

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 831petet
Reviewed October 7, 2019 via mobile

Went here for dinner a couple of weeks ago. Great ribs, friendly staff and very good value. Well worth a visit for dinner.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank BMD17
Reviewed October 5, 2019 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at Alchemist! The food (we chose some tapas dishes) was absolutely awesome. Great flavours. Buy most importantly the service really made our evening!! We will definitely go back here again

Date of visit: October 2019
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Response from JanSGlos | Reviewed this property |
All the restaurants are really reasonable. We didn't have a bad meal the whole week we were there.
October 31, 2016|
Response from 219frankk | Reviewed this property |
Excellent idea!
September 13, 2016|
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Response from Fiem69 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, sorry. Silva is down in Hetsonissos at the beach front. Depends, if you don't mind walking it would be about 30 mins. Or taxi....?
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