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“Nice owners and good food”
Review of The Alchemist

The Alchemist
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, 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.
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Nice owners and good food”
Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

This was one of the first restaurants where I enjoyed my food in hersonnissos. The brothers were very nice and the food was really good. Tough don't expect anything special it's just very good.

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London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great food and great guys”
Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Really good authentic greek food. Decently priced and love the free raki! Was very busy when we visited, so i would watch out as popularity grows through tripadvisor. Really nice guys too

Visited May 2014
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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Lovely little place”
Reviewed May 27, 2014

Visited with my partner and 2 year old son twice last week. My Partner had Calimari both times, I had Calimari once and the mixed grill. The food was very well cooked and very tasty. The bread and dips to start were very good (especially the feta/chilli dip) and the Orange cake dessert was excellent. My son had a childs Souvaliki and he ate it all. Very good service and would highly recommend.

  • Visited May 2014
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“excellent village resteurant”
Reviewed May 21, 2014

the food was excellent and the staff very friendly and welcoming. you may want to book a table if eating after 7.30pm as it is very popular.

Visited May 2014
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent Meal”
Reviewed May 19, 2014

You'll need to book as really busy. Warm welcome with great food. The two brother are excellent hosts with Mum in the kitchen cooking real Cretan dishes with the customary complimentary "Raki" to finish the meal. Great evening went back twice.

Visited May 2014
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