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The Cretan Corner

Megala Horafia | Aptera, Crete 73003, Greece
+30 2825 032241
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (8 reviews)
“dakos” (3 reviews)
“butter beans” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Megala Horafia | Aptera, Crete 73003, Greece
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Nice place, food is excellent.came on Friday night and going back for the set menu an dancing on Saturday. Delightful lady owner, family run and friendly.

Thank maria w
Reviewed 24 August 2017

One of the best restaurants we have been in the area. The staff were very friendly, the food was amazing and the view was also great. Highly recommended!

Thank antonienl
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

May have been because we attended on a Saturday night, the show and people where amazing, the food was ok but unfortunately nothing to write home about, again this is most likely because we where there in a show night, so we had to stick...More

Thank shrnmallia
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing place and atmosphere ! Food is amazing and we keep coming back for more. Best " tsigariasto" and "staka" in Chania!!! The Cretan Corner is a must for those who want to taste home made traditional cretan food.

Thank chara a
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We went there based on advice from one of our friends who was there before, and we met the owners Susan and Nicos with their son, and they gave us a great welcome, and that was after we visited the ruins, so we booked a...More

Thank Issanasrawi
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Like others we were roasted after visiting the ruins at Altera (well worth a visit). We stopped here and it was lovely. View to die for, good food and Sue was a lovely host. Must give a mention to the olive oil which they press...More

Thank danhanjon
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We'd had too much sun, needed to eat and we randomly chose to stop at the Cretan Corner for lunch. We were greeted by a lovely lady, who bought out our drinks straight away. We both ordered off the specials board, we had the butter...More

1  Thank ani_1234_9
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Freshly cooked local produce in a family run taverna with a tremendous view across to the White Mountains (which still had snow on them on a hot day in May). Just as good as when we visited 15 months earlier. Highly recommended.

1  Thank B9dogs
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a delicious lunch here, after walking up to the old village of Aptera and visiting the antient Roman theatre. We shired a mixed grill of lamb ribs, chicken and rabbit for two which was more than enough. We washed it...More

1  Thank Mehrdad M
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Whilst in Crete I visited The Cretan Corner. The first thing to notice is the fantastic view of the mountains in the distance, the second thing is the warm welcome from the lovely staff! Finally the food,,,,,,,,,, oh the food! Wow! I'll try to do...More

1  Thank Dave M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Megala Horafia | Aptera, Crete 73003, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 032241
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