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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Kallinikou Sarpaki 31 Street | Splantzia, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant dinner at the Well of the Turk. The mezzes were excellent, a mixture between Turkish and Georgian cousines. I greatly enjoyed my main course of baked mushrooms with a topping of cheese - the mushrooms were incredibly tasty. My friend...More

1  Thank Erik M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not leave Chania without a meal here. Excellent food. Lamb was delicious as was hummus, Cretan Salad, even the olives we had to start. And polished off with some nice local wine. It's also in beautiful surroundings. A pedestrian tiny street. A great experience.

Thank joannalan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was one of a party of four who dined here last week. We seemed to all agree that the food was great and it was very well presented at reasonable prices. The atmosphere is lovely and is enhanced by the staff. A good experience...More

Thank JohnBligh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the food, we have had slow cooked lamp which was yummy, staff was really polite and friendly.

Thank Somood
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely courtyard restaurant with delicious food. We had dinner here and loved it. The restaurant has two outside areas one in a small courtyard and the other in a larger courtyard shared by pretty old town houses and the tint almost subterranean church of vast...More

Thank pado21
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Wow! What an amazing find. Fantastic food and great atmosphere. Go early as this place fills up fast.

Thank AndyChem
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Attentive courteous service, Excellent food and beautiful setting for dining both inside and outside of the restaurant. The vegetarian moussaka is a must!

Thank Aly12334
Reviewed 9 April 2017

super dinner ! nice food , nice people, nice price strong recommendation !! thanks for this great evening

Thank thibolth
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Many starters and salads , less main courses , and a very good wine assort. Easy to share combinations with several persons. Nice presentations , great tastcombinations and ingredients , great friendly service. Its in oldtown , quiet small street , except for the cats...More

Thank Corelli S
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant ever!!!! The food is incredible, the ambiance is unique and the owners so kind! Bravo!

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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|
Response from Eleni P | Reviewed this property |
whenever I have visited the place is open throughout the whole year!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner
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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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.