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Black Lantern

Maleme, Crete 73014, Greece
+30 697 572 8345
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb dish” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, European, British, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Maleme, Crete 73014, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal at the Black Lantern. The host was great and the chef was amazing. The food is very reasonable and stunning and the drink prices are reasonable too. Lovely owner too . Plus you get a lovely surprise at the end of...More

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our favourite place to eat. Never disappoints. Service is first class. If, on the odd occasion you have to wait for food because it's busy, then it's worth waiting for

Thank ann692
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had another lovely meal at The Black Lantern on Sunday, Roast Chicken and Beef Curry. Both perfect. The food is always too notch here. Lovely airy restaurant, great atmosphere and lovely staff. Can't wait for our next visit. Many thanks Graham and Ewelina. If...More

Thank woodstock100
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Always delivers. The best roast dinners we have had either in UK or Crete. We are a fusy pair but know from 12 years of experience we will never come away disappointed

Thank ann692
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We had been warned off visiting here due, apparently, to the large numbers of English ex-pats who frequent the restaurant, however we decided that, being ex-pats ourselves, we should visit and see what, if any, the problems were. We arrived on a quiet winter’s Friday...More

1  Thank garpow2016
ewelina j, Owner at Black Lantern, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thank you for your lovely review.

Reviewed 17 November 2017

Lovely friendly restaurant serving a wide variety of Cretan and English dishes at reasonable prices. Although Graham, the owner was not cooking himself the evening we visited, he still insisted on inspecting each dish before it was served. We both had the traditional Cretan lamb...More

Thank Debbie_Jan
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, friendly & cheerful atmosphere, spotlessly clean, outstanding service. The best restaurant in Maleme.

Thank Pam H
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent and the staff is welcoming and friendly. They serve both local and international dishes. There is also a nice bar area. Relaxed seating in front and an outside dining area in the back with a lovely view. Across the street there...More

Thank Anitra880
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The Black Lantern Thank You Graham &Staff For the Excelant Food we visited several times.The Beef Curry was delicious The fish Excelant .The place is Spotless and all the Staff are great .The best place in Malame to Eat .

Thank jeanie995
Reviewed 9 October 2017

By far the best Restaurant in Maleme we ate here 5 times during our fortnights stay,the food is excellent and well prepared,the beef bourguignon and the mixed grill are highly recommended keep up the good work Graham and Ewelina the Black Lantern definitely shines bright!

2  Thank Mark S
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Tbh I'm not sure. But as I remember they are opened sundays like other days.
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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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