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The Well of the Turk

Kallinikou Sarpaki 31 Street | Splantzia, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 2821 054547
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Kallinikou Sarpaki 31 Street | Splantzia, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had one of the best dinners in Chania. The slow cooked lamp was deliciously cooked. Highly recommend

Thank Miruna G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here on Monday and had two starters - meatballs that came with Arabic bread that were lovely and full of flavour and chicken cigars that were chicken almonds and saffron in filo pastry that sadly were tasteless. Then we had the Turkish pizza that...More

Thank Hayley1C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate in a gorgeous courtyard last night. Food was excellent and service attentive without being too fussy. Great range of veggie and meat dishes. Highly recommended.

Thank kateharmond
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant early evening as a couple, before the restaurant was busy and had the most fabulous meal, so we decided to go back another evening as a family. The food was again lovely, but this time it was so busy that service...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The well of the Turk Chania Nice courtyard setting in the Old Town of Chania. Friendly staff & wonderful service as the waitress took our orders. The meals we ordered were delicious. More Turkish than Greek & it was a good choice. Thanks to good...More

Thank Rita P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here 3 times on our 10 day trip to Chania. The courtyard location is stunning,the service is excellent and the food was divine. Highlights were the hummus, chickpea and potato cakes, Arab flatbread, and shish kebab. The baklava was a taste sensation and...More

Thank Kiddal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Managed to get a last minute booking. Shown to a table in the courtyard which was a stunning location. Service initially was very good and we ordered our meal and wine. Wine and first course were delivered and very tasty. Unfortunately the main arrived with...More

Thank BathGarry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit this restaurant always as I am in Chania. I never get bored. Excellent and tasty dishes. A charming and peaceful place. I love Turkish pizza and avocado and orange salad. A really recommendable restaurant.

Thank kasia m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Well of the Turk is a must visit in Chania. The menu features a mix of Arabic and Greek food. Everyone in our party of five enjoyed their meals. The Kebab was one of the best I have ever had. Service was great. The...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Undoubtedly the best restaurant I have dined at for flavours, freshness and presentation. Situated away from the “tourist” masses you have to venture into the backstreets of Old Town CHANIA to find this delightful eatery. The story of the restaurant is also amazing.

Thank Ptdavo
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 29
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 12:30 AM
6:00 PM - 12:30 AM
6:00 PM - 12:30 AM
6:00 PM - 12:30 AM
6:00 PM - 12:30 AM
6:00 PM - 12:30 AM
6:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kallinikou Sarpaki 31 Street | Splantzia, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 054547
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The Well of the Turk restaurant and bar offers a delicious selection of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern specialties, to be enjoyed to the sounds of a great collection of Middle Eastern music. Set in a historical building in the center of the Turkish district of Splantzia, with its labyrinth of narrow streets and two remaining minarets, one will find The Well of the Turk restaurant at Rouga Square, across the unique 13th century underground church of Agia Irene.
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