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Halaro The Ruin

| 200m West from the Central Square, Platanias, Crete 343 00, Greece
+30 2821 060345
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
5 Aug 2017
“Fantastic little bar with live music”
24 Jul 2017
“Excellent cafe-bar”
Restaurant Hours
Greek, Bar, Cafe
$$ - $$$
| 200m West from the Central Square, Platanias, Crete 343 00, Greece
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

My family stopped by for milkshakes and drinks last week. The service, drinks and live band were awesome! Highly recommended!

Thank Brittany O
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Superb cafe bar in the centre of Platanias, very comfortable roadside seating make this an ideal spot for people watching with the aid of a few drinks. Very friendly staff, good beer and wine, must return for the ice cream cocktails!

Thank allertonlad
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Ruin is a drink bar and most of the summer they also have live music. Very good service, best bar to in center of the Platanias for a drink or to dance if you have passed the age for the teenage music bars.

Thank MarianneB6
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had great time here.They have live rock music and a lovely garden.The menu is various,lots of cocktails,beers and others.The staff is very friendly.The location is in the middle of Platanias. I would definitely comeback there!!

Thank kalipsso
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Good staff and live music. Location central.Sit and look out or go inside - what I called the den. Big settees so you can get comfy and listen to music, great gig really hence we went several times and got a little tipsy..........

1  Thank boo4jan
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

Nice staff and good location. In the evening you can enjoy live music in the backyard. It's always good space, even in high season.

Thank Frode L
Reviewed 22 February 2014

Everytime we come to Crete we visit the Ruin at least a few times. We like to sit with a beer or an icecoffee and Watch the tourists and the traffic as they pass by.

1  Thank Alice K
Reviewed 8 August 2013

We have visited this bar many times before. Our last trip was July this year. we have never eaten here,just been there in the evenings, they have live music and a dj - the bar is mostly open air. The staff are all friendly. One...More

1  Thank milliecope
Reviewed 4 May 2013

Situated on main street in Platanias. Interesting decor. People watching. The greek coffe and drink was to our satisfaction. Service good.

Thank Kim1307
Reviewed 2 September 2012 via mobile

Didn't have dinner since it came across as mainly a bar so only drinks for us, great atmosphere and lounge area in a garden made to look like an old ruin, modern live music and dj's the days we where there, really genuine and beautiful,...More

Thank Skysunbeach
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Greek, Bar, Cafe
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Seating
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | 200m West from the Central Square, Platanias, Crete 343 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 060345
The Ruin is a cafe bar located 200 meters away from Platanias Square. Enjoy a drink in our garden and listen to live rock & blues music every night. We serve snacks, ice cream, coffees, cocktails, long drinks, wine and a wide variety of beers.
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