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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


Mediterranean, Barbecue, Greek
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed February 9, 2020

We ate on a Sunday lunchtime, ordering starters, a salad, and 2 mains between 4. The salad came first, it was satisfactory but unexciting. The mixed starter was very meat focussed, and the presentation was very ordinary. The two main courses came separately, not unusual...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed October 14, 2019

I can't understand the rave reviews! Poor slow service; given dishes we did not order. We ordered the lamb and all we got was BONES! they had taken the tender meat and used it in other dishes! one of the worst meals I have ever...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 7, 2019 via mobile

Comprehensive menu. Lots of local Cretan dishes absolutely something for every taste. We had the restaurant salad, one was ample for four!!! Titbits were great to try lots of different items, and their speciality was antikaristo was absolutely a must. Price was reasonable. We loved...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 15, 2019

An all-in-one place: taverna for the masses with attached shop and luckily an enormous area of nature gems around. The sheer amount of people that can be hosted directly affects the speed of the service - to be expected. Portions are of medium size, but...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful place in the nature. Helpful and very nice people and logical prices. However not all the dishes were as good as expected to be... Especially the lamp which is one of the reasons to visit Crete, was not correct roasted which as a...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 28, 2019 via mobile

The food is okay, but not exciting. The service though is bad and really slow. And they have a hard time understanding the order.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 26, 2019

A restaurant in the woods... First time visit. It is located at the entrance of a beautiful gorge. Excellent menu with traditional dishes from Crete. Value for money as the prices are very low. The place is huge so it can serve a great number...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Food was incredible!!!!! Very authentic. The place was great in the middle of the mountains. It is located next to a beautiful hike in the mountains in the middle of Crete.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

We have been here before, impressed with surroundings and general feeling wanted to come back. After couple of years we managed to came back only to find out that reality doesn’t fit our memories. Food was mediocre, service hard to get..., and for the first...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

We had many plates of different dishes. All tasty and traditional Cretan food. Taverna is in beautiful green place next to waters.

Date of visit: April 2019
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