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Taverna Creta House

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Andrea Papandreou 189, Amoudara, Crete 714 14, Greece
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+30 281 031 4233
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visits here. The sea bass was fantastic as was the various Cretan dishes we tried. Very generous hosts with complimentary raki and honey nut bar. Would visit again.

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We found this place on TripAdvisor and followed others' recommendations. This was one of two excellent restaurants still open in October although, as the smaller one, was closing down 2 weeks later and running down on foods and wine. Excellent local dishes not found elsewhere on our trip - lamb with artichokes, a lovely stifado, smoked baked pork. Lovely staff.

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dam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Crete House is a nice place surrounded by green plans and offers nice food, though certainly not outstanding. An elaborate Cretan menu, with food that is well made but probably half-prepared before. Still worth a try if you are staying around the area long.

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Krakow, Poland
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great tavern for everyone wishing to try Cretan food - I'd say it's one of the best places to do it. Not only the food tastes great, but also the staff is very polite and friendly. Not only do the staff try to please you, but also they try to answer your every question about Crete, as long as they... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant might not have lots of crowds, but we were pleased with their warm bread with beetroot spread. I ordered the tomato veal stew, which made it the third time I had tried in Greece and this was the best one. Flavourble rice with lemon juice touch and tender veal with perfect tomato sauce. I really love this dish!... More 

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Whitstable, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Food was excellent and served in a pleasantly rustic terrace. We were entertained by the pet rabbit 'Cassanova' who must have escaped the pot! Great 'free' snacks before the meal & good service. Peter is an eccentric character who adds colour to the place.

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Thank Bob F
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The tavern is not just a common touristic spot. It seems to be a family run place and has a very special atmosphere and ambience. The food is traditional and tasty. Kids will be happy to see rabbits and parrots in the restaurant.

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Thank Katya_kotec
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The decoration is very traditional, it creates a warm atmosphere, the food delicious and the portions were big. We liked it very much.

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

best Cretan restaurant around , the food is first class ,very rustic setting , the owner is as mad as a hatter as for the food its all piping hot and there's a lot of it . its hard to recommend a dish to try as they were all excellent . would defo recommend it to any one , we... More 

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Luxembourg
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Special Taverna with a certain atmosphere and litle rustic. Is different of the formal restaurant that we use normally. Food was good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Andrea Papandreou 189, Amoudara, Crete 714 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Amoudara
  • Phone Number: +30 281 031 4233

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?