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Off Main Road, Palaiochora, Crete, Greece
+30 2823 042281
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“pork” (4 reviews)
“souvlaki” (2 reviews)
“small garden” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Off Main Road, Palaiochora, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Good ingredients help elevate food to possibly 4 star, but flavours were not complex. My 3 star review is for poor service (ie neglected for over half an hour after food eaten, I needed to ask to settle bill) while others been seen to be...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tigfar
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Kiparaki has been one of our dinner highlights on Crete. The place is very small and simple, but the food was delicious. I had the Chicken Singapore style and it was simply great. If you like spicy food (like I do), ask for extra sambal...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anak789
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a good place to eat for our last night in Paleochora. It was the fourth time we came in Paleochora and never saw this restaurant before . The place is small, cosy, cute. The welcome is really warm, they are lovely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Noemie T
Reviewed October 18, 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

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank GrandeQuerciaAbruzzo
Reviewed October 9, 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

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank adnyl444
Reviewed September 21, 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

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank truus
Reviewed September 11, 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

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Robbo456
Reviewed July 28, 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

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank 736katerinap
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

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

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Wendy H
Reviewed July 6, 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

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Hilkka K
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emily j
September 24, 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
Child-friendly, Romantic
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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