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Palio Arhontiko

P. Polihronidi, Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
+30 2824 022124
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
1 week ago
“Lovely food even for vegetarians !”
2 weeks ago
“Stunning views over the small fishing harbour”
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
P. Polihronidi, Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great experience.... Food was lovely. Service was great... And the view is the cherry on top 😁 Sea urchins in starter, black pork bites with mushrooms as a main and the white chocolate mousse for dessert.... Top it up with great local wine.......More

Thank Grégory B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We could not understand why this restaurant was so popular. Service was very slow. Waiters were unpleasant. Food was standard but overpriced. Children seemed unwelcome.

1  Thank BrendanEF
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say lovely restaurant. Delightful staff .Excellent attentive owner ,patiently explains dishes .Best salads ever ! Unusual veggie dishes which were delicious .Best food we have had in Greece in 25yrs of island hopping ! I wish a lot of the pubs in...More

Thank Joanna S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 5 of us had a lovely fish dinner one evening, whilst sitting on an outside balcony. The waitress informed us of the 6 different fish specials they had that evening, so we chose 4 of them; all were great! The staff were very efficient...More

1  Thank Kozwotsit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a nice civilised meal then I would highly recommend this restaurant. The food is delicious and the seeing right next to the sea is fabulous. Attentive service. Nice greeting drink of bubbly when you first sit at your table. What's not to...More

Thank ann692
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely just lovely. This very smart restaurant is situated on the water front in Kolymbari and is surrounded by a number of restaurants and cafés. It stands out from the crowd as rather special from the off set. Seaside Chic would be the term I...More

Thank SteveSurrey71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are very happy to be back in Palio Arhontiko and find it just as good as always, if not better. We love everything about this restaurant. The location could not be better, by the waterfront in the little fishing village of Kolymbari. But in...More

Thank Bente S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first stop on our drive from the airport to our hotel in Kissamos was the Palio Arhontiko in Kolymbari, so less than one hour after we landed on Crete, we were seated at our table, ready for lunch. This time we were accompanied by...More

Thank JooohnS
Reviewed 14 May 2017

in a contemporary setting the dishes were a mix of traditional cretan and modern - we chose the cretan goat which was a dish containing tender chunks of goat in a white sauce. Service was good although perhaps a little slow once the restaurant began...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The staff were friendly, efficient, attentive and humourous. The food was excellent and served in good time. The wine was good as was the Metaxa. We visitd on 7th May in the evening and would strongly recommend this restaurant.

Thank jimboyes
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We are staying in Kolymbari for a few days in high season, arrive 26th August. It's our wedding anniversary the day we arrive and I would like a nice restaurant for first night in the village - do you need to book here for high season?
9 June 2016|
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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
kevin h
what date do you open
22 March 2015|
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Response from palioarhontiko | Property representative |
friday 17th of aprill....looking forward to join us!!
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kevin h
Hi what date do you open
22 March 2015|
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Response from palioarhontiko | Property representative |
17th of aprill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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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