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The Well of the Turk

Kallinikou Sarpaki 31 Street | Splantzia, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 2821 054547
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shish kebab” (16 reviews)
“spicy prawns” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kallinikou Sarpaki 31 Street | Splantzia, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a picture-book Greek street restaurant. It was a delight simply to sit there and stare at charming ambiance. It is (justifiably) a busy place but not crowded, noisy or somewhat frenetic as at many other harbor front restaurants. The food was superb. One...More

Thank Academic
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Romantic setting, chilled atmosphere, in a quiet location. Lots of choices in the menu and all the food looked very nice. We came especially to try the vegetarian moussaka and we were not disappointed, it was amazing!

Thank PoDan14
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Got the shish kebab which was alright. The cheesecake we shared for dessert was AMAZING - had a mousse-y texture. Sister got the chicken and loved it.

Thank Eibhilinl
Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant is so charming and the food was delicious! We just returned from our trip and ate out every night of 16 days, so I can't remember what we had to eat here. What i remember is that it is was a perfect little...More

Thank Erica T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A popular restaurant with plenty of outside seating. We had the mixed dips for starter followed by the kebab, both were tasty but very large portions! Out of curiosity we tried the €3 half litre of red wine, which was surprisingly drinkable. Fresh fruit was...More

Thank Jenni R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place you visit over and over again. Located in the old part of the town, a small family run place. Fantastic food and great service.

Thank Helge Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Well of the Turk was recommended to me and I was lucky to get the last table outside as I hadn't reserved. The food was good, hummus and shush kebab and the portions generous. The local wine was also good and good value at...More

Thank Graciegirlracer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lamb was bland lacked spices, lemon coucous was nice but very small portioned meal (4 small mouthfuls) with mostly bones rather than meat. started with various dips and pitta bread was nice.

Thank su s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looked forward to our meal here but found it didn't quite live up to expectations. My wife's avocado salad had little avocado in it and my lamb dish was a bit bland. The place itself was nice and service was good but we...More

Thank CraigandMarie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our favorite meal in Chania. Set off the beaten path on a beautiful little side street in old town Chania. The food was exquisite and outdoor seating area was so romantic.

Thank mmfirestone
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Nearby Attractions
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.10 km away
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.16 km away
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.11 km away
Mercato Agora di Chania
164 reviews
.15 km away
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Steve Y
We are visiting Hania at the end of May. Is this place open for lunch or is it just dinner?
1 May 2017|
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Response from Elina M | Property representative |
Hello, we are open only for dinner
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Are yoy open in January 2017?
8 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kallinikou Sarpaki 31 Street | Splantzia, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 054547
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The Well of the Turk restaurant and bar offers a delicious selection of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern specialties, to be enjoyed to the sounds of a great collection of Middle Eastern music.

Set in a historical building in the center of the Turkish district of Splantzia, with its labyrinth of narrow streets and two remaining minarets, one will find The Well of the Turk restaurant at Rouga Square, across the unique 13th century underground church of Agia Irene.
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