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Swell Restaurant

| Kokkini Chani, Kokkini Hani, Crete 71500, Greece
+30 281 076 3083
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea bass” (5 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Greek, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
| Kokkini Chani, Kokkini Hani, Crete 71500, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic, Nikos and his team are brilliant, amazing customer service, amazing views, amazing food. Loved it

Thank Jacqueline G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this place again this year, and disappointed completely. It is no longer the Michelin awarded restaurant. Quality was still good, but no more, The menu has not a lot of choices and they offer daily snacks in the restaurant.Service is still ok. But in...More

Thank pavady
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Cretan-inspired menu.. lunch at Swell one day during our stay was the best meal we had in Crete. Chef even came to say hello!

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous staff - Vicky, Stella and Mikaelis - also lovely restaurant manager. White linen on tables. Varied menu and everything we had - lunch and dinner - was very nice. My husband loved the mussels, octopus, calamari, prawns, sea bass etc ooh and the lamb...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This restaurant is still a nice place. Even it is based in a hotel and you are not a guest in the hotel, you can easily make a reservation in this restaurant (by phone or e-mail). Food was good and delicious. Over the last years...More

Thank Christel8
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

A nice place to eat, good food and very nice people. The place is one of the best choice to have dinner or lunch.

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We visited Swell yesterday for Sunday Luncheon. The Cuisine, Personnel and Ambiance were fantastic. Having dined at Swell over the last few years we knew it would be good ; On this occaision it did not dissapoint. The friendliness of the staff and proffessionalism is...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I have been to Swell restaurant 3-4 times in the past. Each time was amazing. But I went last week and it was very disappointing. First of all there were not a variaty of plates. There were only 4 or 5 different salads and 5...More

Thank john v
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The food was great and fresh. We had the buffet for breakfast and dinner and looked forward to eating there three days in a row. Great, changing selection and kind staff. The house red wine was wonderful.

Thank Tamhicks10
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We were extremely fortunate to dine in this beautiful restaurant for lunch and dinner every day during our holiday. Amazing view, cool decor, very attentive staff and service. Lovely menu and the option to chose from the A la Carte menu at a reduced cost....More

Thank GeeStar17
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$130
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 12:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Kokkini Chani, Kokkini Hani, Crete 71500, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Kokkini Hani
  • Phone Number: +30 281 076 3083
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suite
Swell Restaurant, the hotel's gastronomic jewel, guided by our young chef, whose inspired creations will give a true Cretan touch and will satisfy all the demanding pallets. You are more than welcome to join us! At Swell we wish to offer our personal interpretation of Cretan gourmet cuisine with an innovative gastronomic touch on traditional cooking methods using only the best products of Crete. We look around Crete to discover tastes and new inspirations to blend them to the menu. Herbs and spices are used in imaginative ways with surprisingly positive results in well-appointed dishes. Enjoy your swimming at the beach, ending your day with a mouthwatering dinner, or just relax at the comfortable couches with your cocktail marveling the deep blue of the Mediterranean sea.
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