Herb’s Garden—Set high above the picturesque harbour of Crete’s capital, atop the famed Lato Boutique Hotel, Herb’s Garden is a magical culinary oasis amongst the glimmering lights of the city and the sea.
Local produce and delicacies are prepared with traditional care and a slight modern twist and served with a fine selection of wines, while the service and setting inspire a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere that is quite unequaled.
Akrogiali Fish Tavern—One of the most hospitable restaurants on Crete, Akrogiali matches the charm of its service with a stunning seaside location and a selection of some of Chania’s very best cuisine.
This is traditional fare done right: local produce, fresh-caught seafood delicacies, exquisite preparation, all accompanied by fine local wine and magnificent views.
Avli—Meaning “the garden” in Greek, Avli’s verdant design is doubtless one of the most paradisiacal on Crete.
This enchanting setting of plants and flowering trees can only be matched by the modern Cretan dishes, which are so creatively and artfully prepared and served it can be tough to touch them. But one bite and you’ll be very glad you did. Finish off a thoroughly romantic meal with some delicious Cretan wine.
Taverna Katerina o Pontios—Probably the best restaurant on the island for Cretan cuisine prepared in the traditional way, this restaurant should not be missed.
An unassuming exterior hides a wondrous haven of culinary magic, where the finest local ingredients are transformed into dishes that you will dream of for years afterward. The only thing to do is to keep coming back again and again.