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The Hemingway

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Address: Main St, Sissi, Crete 724 00, Greece
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Great position overlooking the harbour

This bar must have one of the best positions in Sissi. Great views, nice drinks, really great music. See you next year.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Graham S
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Wrexham
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Wrexham
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This bar must have one of the best positions in Sissi. Great views, nice drinks, really great music. See you next year.

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1 Thank Graham S
North West
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

A little late with this review as we went in August 16. The photos on Trip Advisor reminded us that we spent a very relaxing hour here one evening. Firstly, what a view !! It doesn't get much more relaxing. The owners couldn't do enough for us. Made some nice fruit juices for the kids and had a good selection... More 

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1 Thank touringasitis
Ashington, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

A bit biased this but a home from home, might as well of been my music collection, superb. It was the last week of the season and every night we took ourselves here and was treated to great hospitality and drink, the music was right up our street (I think this may have been tweaked to suit us lol). As... More 

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1 Thank duul2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Either Angie and I are getting too old and forgetful or the sunday quiz set by Alan is getting harder! A great afternoon spent in good company just a shame we could not stay longer. We hope to continue our pilgrimage to hemmingways again if only to add to our tally of fridge magnet prizes! All the best for the... More 

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1 Thank NaviAtKilbyBridge
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Returned here this year after having fond memories to be unfortunately disappointed cocktails we ordered was not of the right ingredients maybe been due to being the end of season and not restocking spirits would be in no rush to go back

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Thank 924linda
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

2nd visit to Sissi and would be disappointed if Hemingway (and Alan and Irene) weren't there as it made our afternoons/evenings. Good wine and cocktails at reasonable prices, excellent hosts and a interesting music quiz on Sunday.Great sunset across the harbour

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Thank Ianlivi
Holmfirth
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66 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Tried to call here for drink. Found the owner unhelpful and patronising so we didn't bother. Much, much nicer places in Sissi, who actually want your custom.

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Thank PuddyCat99
Surrey, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Great place to watch the sunset with a chilled glass of wine,Excellent host (Alan&Irene). Great music and a excellent quiz on a Sunday afternoon. Will be back next year.

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1 Thank stevejamash
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Sisi is the place to watch the sunset in Crete. To sit and watch it with a glass of wine is the perfect finish to the day and a perfect start to the evening. Hemingway' s is along with a few other bars a good place to sit and relax. The beer and wine was chilled and so was my... More 

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Thank Oonagh R
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to have a glass of wine and watch the sun set .. best bar in sissi .. be back next year .. oooo quiz on a Sunday is very good !! But a little difficult for us 46 year old 😂.. on a serious note really great host very nice bar ..

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