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Black Lantern

Maleme, Crete 73014, Greece
+30 697 572 8345
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
2 days ago
“Black Lantern - Maleme”
5 days ago
“"European" style restaurant”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Maleme, Crete 73014, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We checked out Tripadvisor for local restaurants...so this should be a safe deal. As we understood, they had just opened the restaurant for the season last week. Started out good with a friendly servant. We ordered a lamb shank and a pasta dish. All lovely...More

1  Thank iwagle
Reviewed 2 days ago

My partner had his birthday at: The Black Lantern last Thursday. The food was superb, atmosphere was great, as usual, and Graham, Ewelina & Dimitri were fab, very attentive to detail. Also we have just found out that they offer a Full English Breakfast, we...More

Thank amywright112017
Reviewed 5 days ago

The menu has European/ UK influences, so more than just Souvlaki to choose front. The restaurant was been moved to a new location (500m fruther down the main road in Maleme). The interior looks really nice, and modern, with a creative way to hang lanterns...More

Thank Judith v
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Black Lantern has moved to New Premises 500 metres west on the main road.The newly refurbished taverna has an impressive lanterned ceiling and a beautiful dining area,also an external covered eating area with sea view.The owners Graham and Ewelina are very talented in the...More

1  Thank samsavin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well it's been 2 years since we were last in Crete and we have missed it! Then we find that Graham and the gang at the Black Lantern have moved,only down the road a bit but a move sometimes changes things. Well I am delighted...More

1  Thank Nick C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here a few times and every meal was delicious, the staff are warm and welcoming lovely views from the rear seating areas. Received a free dessert every evening and a small bottle of Raki as well. They also do a full English breakfast as...More

1  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here a couple of nights ago and we were not disappointed. Everything inside is brand new and shiny and the sea and sunset views were lovely. We had Steak and Kidney pie and Souvlaki for our mains and bread an tzatziki for starters. All...More

Thank furrycoat
Reviewed 1 week ago

went to the black lantern after reading reviews, was not disappointed really well stocked bar good atmosphere happy people and ate there twice food was really good.hope to visit again soon. thanks for the mojito graham

Thank wendy186262
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We learned about this restaurant via Tripadvisor. It had good reviews and I can confirm they are well deserved. Because of that we went there twice. The staff was very friendly and we also got a complimantary raki.

2  Thank Tjaša P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had been recommended the Black Lantern as a great little local place to eat. The venue certainly lives up to its name, with a rather quirky ceiling bedecked with lanterns of every shape and size. It was early in the season so we ate...More

1  Thank SteveSurrey71
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Neil B
Sue and I arrive nearby late (2300 or so) on Sun 14th May and wondered if the restaurant is open at that time?
15 February 2017|
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Response from Reidar K |
Tbh I'm not sure. But as I remember they are opened sundays like other days.
Does it except English money not euros????
20 September 2016|
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Response from Grymer1963 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. But I am not sure
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Cristina P
Bonjour! Est-ce qu'on peut manger du poisson frais?
8 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maleme, Crete 73014, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Maleme
  • Phone Number: +30 697 572 8345
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