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“Excellent orange cake”
Review of The Alchemist

The Alchemist
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: 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 appetiziers, 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.
Reviewed June 13, 2013

Lovely bar which fantastic staff and orange cake to die for! Amazing cocktails and raki! Great for just adrink or to eat

1  Thank karen-dave-n-gang
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Reviewed June 13, 2013

Great atmosphere, great hosts and great traditional Cretan food. We ate here 5 times in ten days it was that good. You where always made to feel welcome. Mamas special orange cake and raki given free at the end of each meal was a nice touch. We even say pappa on our last day and got a nice wave from him. Can't wait to go back.

1  Thank Jeanette1311
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Reviewed June 12, 2013

A superb meal, warm welcome in a family run restaurant. Poppy is a lovely lady who has time to chat in between cooking. A good atmosphere, fun for all, her sons are equally efficient and friendly. Will visit again and recommend to any visitor.

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1  Thank Elizabeth C
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Reviewed June 12, 2013

What can I say.....great food, great service and great atmosphere and value for money. It's run by 2 brothers, their mum is the chef .It's small in the centre of the village so easy to find. We were greeted by the one of the owners and served by his brother Michael ....he suggested options and they were a fab choice of food was excellent. We we treated to mums Orange pie at the end of our meal yummo .You can see why they are no 1 on Trip Advisor !

1  Thank jojomillar
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

Found this restaurant because we were able to look at the menu in peace.....all other restaurants had the staff telling us the food was great!! The Alchemist did not need to tell us this because we could see how busy the place was! The staff were great - efficient & friendly. The food was great and it was a relaxed atmosphere. Will eat here again next time I'm in Crete.

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