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Off Main Road, Palaiochora, Crete, Greece
+30 2823 042281
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (7 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
“souvlaki” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Off Main Road, Palaiochora, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

This place was recommended to us by a local shopkeeper, as a suggestion for something a bit different from local Cretan cuisine. We booked, as the place is small and was full every night, which says a lot. The owner is a little eccentric, but...More

Thank GrandeQuerciaAbruzzo
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Where ever you are from in the world you will be used to a varied diet. After a week in Paleochora I needed to eat something other than the wonderful local cuisine. What a find Kiparaki (Small Garden) was. The goat Sri Lankan curry was...More

Thank adnyl444
Reviewed 21 September 2017

After reading reviews and got recommendation we decided to book a table in advance. Glad we did for it was fully booked. We loved the food. So nice to eat something different from the greek food although we love that as well. The asian food...More

1  Thank truus
Reviewed 11 September 2017

A totally different dining experience for Paleochora. A small garden courtyard setting with only a small number of tables. Run by a couple from the Netherlands, he is front of house, she does all the cooking. Small menu with an Oriental twist and the food...More

Thank Robbo456
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Very nice and unique Restaurant. Ethnic Cuisine, tasty food and chill atmosphere. The garden is small, so probably you can book your table from before to be sure you will find a table. I really liked that the owner brought a plate with water as...More

Thank 736katerinap
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Yet another lovely place to eat absolutely lovely meal staff friendly and helpful it was all absolutely delicious.

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This is the best food I have ever had! Love the place,it is like a secret garden with flavours that can make you melt! Lovely couple that owns this little restaurant with tastes and flavours that are combined so well!!I visit this restaurant every summer...More

Thank Hilkka K
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Found this secret garden restaurant on our last night and had an amazing time. We had a mixed plate as a starter which was a selection of really good vegetable salads and dips - all were delicious. Goat curry and fish 'bolognese' followed - both...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

As always, we enjoyed our meal at Kiparaki. The food is imaginative and tasty, with fresh ingredients, just cooked. Our host is charming and friendly and the ambience is relaxed. Probably need to book in main season.

Thank Avril T
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The owners spend their winter travelling in the East (Cambodia, Vietnam etc) and the food is a fusion of their Dutch heritage, travels and cooking skills. We've never had a bad meal here and you have to book, even in October. Some amazing taste combinations...More

Thank gaymaria
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Emily J
24 September 2017|
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Response from truus | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a possibility to eat vegetarian.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Off Main Road, Palaiochora, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Palaiochora
  • Phone Number: +30 2823 042281
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