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Skalidakis Cretan Knives

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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Best knife shop I’ve been in

A full selection of all my favourites, very friendly service and reasonable prices. Lots of... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
Halmstad, Sweden
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Must buy a knife

You need to visit the big shop in the centre of the town which has thousands of knives The... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Anastasios M
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21 Sep 2018
“Best knife shop I’ve been in”
10 Aug 2018
“Must buy a knife”
Our company was established in 1938 out of love and passion for the Cretan knife making tradition. We have been following our grandpa Skalithakis steps for three generations. Since we have both traditional and state of the art equipment so as to...more
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Karaiskaki 13-15, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 2821 098827
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

A full selection of all my favourites, very friendly service and reasonable prices. Lots of homemade /traditional knives.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank R0wels
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

You need to visit the big shop in the centre of the town which has thousands of knives The personnel is super friendly , full of explanations helping you out make the right selection You need the visit it even for the experience

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anastasios M
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Quality craftsamnship. We get something here every year. Supporting artisan is important ..most knives made in factories by machine now.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I got two knives here and both are excellent. The man showed me many of their selection and was very patient and eventually he showed me a beautiful Kukri with a bone handle that I knew I must have it. This knife didn't have a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Czeslaw C
Reviewed March 4, 2016

Crete is famous for its handcrafted knives and one of the outstanding names in Chania is Skalidakis knives. I bought six excellent table knives whihc the son had designed himlf. As I was travelling with dand baggage only he offered to post them and I...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank ColinMcCull
Reviewed October 17, 2014

There you can buy really good crafted knifes,the most famous souvenir of creta, at its best price.He is a nice guy and will write something on the knife for you for free!

Date of experience: June 2014
4  Thank Cefalonian
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