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Palio Arhontiko

P. Polihronidi, Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
+30 2824 022124
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“warm bread” (12 reviews)
“lamb shank” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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P. Polihronidi, Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

With the word "crumeluric" I don´t mean anything bad. Some people like it a little "theatralic". The meaning is god and that´s the point. Good food and good service. Nice atmosphere.Enjoy.

Thank Cityscramblers
Reviewed 5 December 2017

As we were staying in a local village we spent an evening in Kolymbari for some 'fine dining'! It was the beginning of October, they may have had a long season, it was windy! But! There is no excuse to serve a tepid grilled over...More

Thank StaffordshireTrebs
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Really tasty food although I would not agree that it is as good as the reviews suggest. The star of the show for me was the the amazing free bread at the start and the beautiful free chocolate cake early the end. We had courgette...More

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is a great location. Service was great and the menu extensive. I had fresh sardines on my first visit which were great. On my second visit I had a traditional lamb stew. Again it was great.

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I lived closer. We never guessed it was the end of the summer season though not too many tables were taken. It is over 50 years since I last ate roe of sea urchin but here it was as an element of a starter and...More

Thank DiscerningReggie
Reviewed 19 October 2017

If this is not the best restaurant in Crete I would be amazed! Every detail thought through. My advice would be to get there early or book. Eat there three times in our two week holiday. A really enjoyable dining experience. The effort put into...More

Thank profmjm
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We took the bus to Kolymbari planning to walk up to the monastery but we were hungry and after looking at this menu we decided to have lunch before doing anything else. We may have benefited by being the first table in for lunch at...More

Thank keeperjeff
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant three times during our stay (2w). The food is very delicious and the staff is friendly and children are very welcome. They have a changing place for the kids. Come early or book in advance as it gets crowdy very...More

Thank Rosa R
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Too bad the beautiful setting was ruined by the treatment we received by the manager (at least the nice waitress said he was the manager). He also took our order, but left off one dish. Then accused us of not ordering it! He actually said,...More

Thank Joseph O
palioarhontiko, Ιδιοκτήτης at Palio Arhontiko, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

I'm afraid you did not tell all the truth about the criticism you made us. You forgot to mention that I came three times to your table to get your order. For the one dish that we bring it to you it was because you...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Pailio Arhontiko stands out from the other restaurants next to it not only for its wonderful menu but also its beautiful decor and wonderful service. On arrival you are greeted with a smile and complimentary glass of sparkling wine and get your first chance to...More

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Alex M
29 June 2017|
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Response from ann692 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it's actually called Zazazu
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Response from ronpon | Reviewed this property |
Hi McFrankie Great choice for a memorable meal. Yes I would definitely book a table, ideally outside nearest the promenade where you will be able to have a seaview and also people watch. I don't know if you've been to... More
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Response from palioarhontiko | Property representative |
friday 17th of aprill....looking forward to join us!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 37
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: P. Polihronidi, Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias  >  Kolymbari
  • Phone Number: +30 2824 022124
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