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The Cretan Corner

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Megala Horafia | Aptera, Crete 73003, Greece
+30 2825 032241
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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dont hesitate just go, evryhting is homemade very special, taste. The cooking lady is just perfect. I toke some saganaki , waaw tasty with lemon and a yoghurt dip with anteth. mmmmiaaaam, I toke some rabbit also ,nothing to say just perfect.

Thank Anna P
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped of for light bite. Had Dakos to die for village salad then cretan pancake with honey pkus the myst hace Mythos beers. 2nd visit & would retyrn for dinner too. Prices great too.

Thank Sue F
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best greek vegetarian food we've ever had here, they couldn't have been more helpful too. The briam, gigantes, fava, beetroot salad and many more were all delicious. Particularly loved their spinach pies flavoured with dill. Add to that the friendly, caring family feeling and eating here made our holiday for us.

Thank Jane L
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

the view and the food is very good (big portions), the hospitality and service even more. and we loved the german shepherd

Thank Elizabeth K
Hastings, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent taverna run by Sue from Loughborough and Nico's Great choice at very reasonable prices with friendly service A natural stopping point after a must visit to the Aptera ruins

Thank david s
Athens, Greece
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Fresh homemade food. Excellent service and hospitality. Cretan night with dancing was so much fun. A great place to stop before or after a visit to the ancient site of Aptera.

Thank Pauline L
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

With a small toboggan it's a great option for kids for diner. Regarding the food, it's way less tasty than the alternative option on the other side of the road.

Thank Guillaume B
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had lunch here in September and the view of the White Mountains from our table was stunning. Food was excellent and lots of it, and prices very reasonable. Very child friendly, with toys around for them to play with.

Thank Dale1948
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

After visiting the Aptera ruins, we were in desperate need of refreshment from the high temperature that day! We stumbled across this wonderful family restaurant. The food was delicious and the views were out of this world, Sue was a wonderful hostess we were so sad we couldn't join you for the Cretan dancing on the Saturday night, I'm sure... More 

Thank Lulutan23
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

My husband and I have just returned from a 14-night honeymoon in a villa very near to The Cretan Corner. We came back here numerous times, on account of the food being absolutely delicious and full of flavour. Of particular mention has to be be the saganaki prawns (out of this world), the village sausages and the lamb ribs. Also,... More 

Thank MouthyMatthew

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Restaurant Details

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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
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Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Megala Horafia | Aptera, Crete 73003, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 032241

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?