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Black Lantern

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Maleme, Crete 73014, Greece
+30 697 572 8345
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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had been recommended the Black Lantern as a great little local place to eat. The venue certainly lives up to its name, with a rather quirky ceiling bedecked with lanterns of every shape and size. It was early in the season so we ate inside although there is a terrace for the warm evenings. The menu is very eclectic... More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you want top quality food at pub prices you've found it here. The boss, Graham, will not serve anything he hasn't tried and tested. Everything available local he buys, he's often seen at the local butchers/grocers picking out what's best. I've eaten most of what's on the menu and I'm fussy, to take a staple like fish and chips... More 

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Thank Martin G
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit over the past week with my husband, we ditched the hotel bar for this place because it was so good, great staff, great prices and you just feel comfortable immediately. The view out the back is lovely too. It's very deceiving from the outside so I would encourage anyone in the area to just go in and give it... More 

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Thank fiona n
Tavronitis, Greece
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Graham has moved to new premises (approx. 500 meters from the old place) and it is a complete transformation. The décor is excellent, the bar a massive improvement, the floor is flat and tiled, the toilets are a joy to use. However the food is still as good as ever. Very good selection and good value for money

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Thank Gerald T
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm here now in April 2017, the staff are amazing, never too much to ask. If you're ever in this area come here, you won't regret it

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Thank Nugget70
Drapanias, Greece
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having eaten in the former version of The Black Lantern we were keen to see the new establishment to check if anything had changed. The quality of the food is still excellent. The decor and brightness of the overall feel of the place has been enhanced. At the rear of the restaurant there are wonderful views of the coast and... More 

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1 Thank David C
Chania Prefecture, Greece
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The quality of Grahams food is excellent ,as always .We love a Sunday lunch with all the trimmings ,it is a pity he is not nearer, we would be in there every Sunday!

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Thank esxman
Roch, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We ate here twice. The owner Graham was very hospitable & informative about our choice of food. The portions are huge so make sure you go hungry.

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Thank Ian G
paphos
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We have just retired from running a big English pub for many years, we decided to take a cheap flight to Chania where we ended up spending Christmas Day at THE BLACK LANTERN. We were very happy with the food, it was fresh, hot and well delivered, all in all a very memorable day and we can whole heartedly recommend... More 

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Kleve, Germany
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

all times we stay in crete we go min 2x eating and drinking for lunch also for diner since three years. thanks graham.

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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
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Greek, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maleme, Crete 73014, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Maleme
  • Phone Number: +30 697 572 8345

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?