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The Well of the Turk

Kallinikou Sarpaki 31 Street | Splantzia, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 2821 054547
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kallinikou Sarpaki 31 Street | Splantzia, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Well of the Turk took some finding as it is tucked away in a side street in the old town behind the port but after getting directions we got there. In early October it was great to sit outside in a courtyard area. The...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

This is a long time favorite in Chania! This trip we enjoyed a delicious evening meal in their lovely outdoor seating. Service is informative and efficient and the food and wine are delicious.

Thank Melinda G
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

The best place on the island, very friendly staff the food is amazing I really enjoyed the food everything is freshly made, the shish kebab was delicious. I really recommend this place to everyone you have to visit this restaurant for food and drinks and...More

Thank AccordEUROR
Reviewed 17 November 2017

There are many good restaurants in Chania and a lot of mediocre ones, The Well of the Turk stands out from the rest in our view as the best of the best. The menu is a cut above standard Greek cuisine taking influences from across...More

Thank Steveabc2016
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Rarely do we return to eat at a restaurant more than once when on holiday with lots of restaurants to choose from. We were in and around Chania for two weeks and had dinner at Well of the Turk three times. The food was delicious...More

Thank suepem
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We chose to eat at The Well and were quickly ushered to a table out the back. Straight away we found out that the place was really lacking atmosphere. Other couples were whispering and the music was very quiet. We had the chicken cigars and...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Food fantastic ' a must visit ' enjoyed so much ' would go again . Good for family's ' people friendly

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing restaurant! Prepare your taste buds to be tantalized to the max! Fantastic location and atmosphere too, and be sure to read the history of this place. We had a whole bunch of vegetarian appetizers, shown in the pictures here. Two people...More

Thank Alicia C
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We revisited this restaurant after enjoying last year, still just as good. More Moroccan than Cretan, but we love Moroccan food anyway. You can have main courses, or simply mix dishes. Mediterranean chicken lovely with couscous. Meatballs scrumptious, chicken cigars really tasty wrapped with light...More

Thank eddie846
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Hard to find but worth while. It's really good to see a menu that's not your standard taverna fare. Dishes were marvellously spiced and sooo tasty.

Thank Peter W
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22 October 2017|
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Response from Endacil | Reviewed this property |
I doubt you can find Halal butchered meat in Greece. As a muslim, I do not pose myself this question when I travel to a predominantly non-muslim country.
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1 May 2017|
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Response from Elina M | Property representative |
Hello, we are open only for dinner
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8 January 2017|
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Response from Faris A | Reviewed this property |
Yes there were open when we got there in the month of January 2017 😁
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 12:30 AM
6:00 PM - 12:30 AM
6:00 PM - 12:30 AM
6:00 PM - 12:30 AM
6:00 PM - 12:30 AM
6:00 PM - 12:30 AM
6:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kallinikou Sarpaki 31 Street | Splantzia, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 054547
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The Well of the Turk restaurant and bar offers a delicious selection of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern specialties, to be enjoyed to the sounds of a great collection of Middle Eastern music. Set in a historical building in the center of the Turkish district of Splantzia, with its labyrinth of narrow streets and two remaining minarets, one will find The Well of the Turk restaurant at Rouga Square, across the unique 13th century underground church of Agia Irene.
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