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“Oasis”
Review of Gavalianos Kafenes

Gavalianos Kafenes
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We called here for lunch after quite a long drive and were pleasantly surprised by the garden area, a lovely place to eat, though do not get a table near the toilet. The only problem was being bitten repeatedly, not unusual in a garden.
We only had a lunchtime snack but we can honestly say it was worth every penny, even though it did not cost many pennies.
I can honestly say it was the best prawn saganaki I have had and the stuffed courgette flowers were delicious.
We would have called for an evening meal if we were staying closer.

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Thank Phil C
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This taverna, just behind the war memorial, seems to be the centre of the community in the village of Gavalochori, a village of about 600 permanent residents, just 3km inland from the coastal resort of Almyrida.

Varied menu, good food, good house wine, good service and a very pleasant outdoor garden dining area with plenty of shade. Recommended! (& a much better standard than what's on offer in many restaurants in the coastal resorts!).

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Thank B M
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

There is not one trip to Crete where we have not eaten at Gavalianos. We love the ambience here. It is like eating in a secret garden. The staff are really friendly and the service is very good. The restaurant is also open on some days in the winter. The food has always been delicious. During the summer months there is also live music on some days. We would definitely recommend eating at Gavalianos

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Thank MX5-CG
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

What a great place to enjoy quality food in friendly atmospheric surroundings. The service is attentive and the menu extensive. Highly recommend. Well done Monica.

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Thank Loraine G
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Such a great spot in lovely shaded gardens beside the village square. The food, wine, service and atmosphere are all excellent and it's just as we remembered it even after 10 years. We would definitely recommend it.

Thank Laggan2015
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