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Ferryman Taverna

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££ - £££
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Akti, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 2841 041230
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Ferryman is a good looking restaurant with views over the sea, ideal for watching the moon rise over the mountains while sipping on a nice glass of the local grape. My better half had done her research and the Ferryman was a must visit. We naively tried to turn up unannounced in the spirit of a relaxed holiday on... More 

1 Thank David P
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The food and service here are amazing. There are a lot of options in Elounda, but we were so grateful we made the best choice when we stumbled upon the Ferryman and it was so much more than we could of asked for. The food is elevates classic flavors in a unique way. This was the only place in Greece... More 

Thank Christina S
Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The food and service was very good. The staff were friendly. Good value for money. I will visit the place again, I recommend this place to friends or family. The place was very clean.

Thank Chawama
Ashford, Kent
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

For those of us that were around in the 70's this was an iconic destination! Now it is a busy, interesting restaurant with some dishes that you don't see elsewhere which - frankly - was a relief as the restaurants of Elounda seem to have largely identical menus. For the most part well executed and in some parts - really... More 

Thank vanessa h
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Visited Elounda earlier this summer and found The Ferryman for a late meal one night. The entire evening was absolute bliss; the food, the setting and the staff. The Restaurant itself is beautifully designed, sitting on the sea front, it compliments it's scenery wonderfully. The food was amazing; each dish perfectly put together introducing flavours I hadn't experienced together before!... More 

Thank melodycornford
Roermond, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I wanted to really splash out for my birthday dinner so we decided to book a table at the “famous” Ferryman Taverna. The table was personally booked the previous day for 8:00 and we asked for a table next to the sea but under cover as the evenings were getting chilly. We were told that this was not a problem... More 

Thank Impudicus
Guildford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We loved The Ferryman for its location- right on the water- very romantic. Also the food was amazing. My husband had what he called his most amazing salad ever! Also we found the service to be good and very friendly. We went twice in a week - says it all!

Thank RosebudTraveller
Surrey UK
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My daughter had been to this restaurant earlier in the year and suggested we visit it. We are really glad we did. The food was wonderful and the service was very good too. The setting is right on the sea front and as it was a little windy this particular evening we had to ask to go under cover but... More 

Thank sjmorris
Durham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

And authentic and fantastic quality food and wine. The guys that run it are awesome and add hugely to the experience. They have been running it for 40 years to! Pay the ferryman and have a brilliant time 😀👍🍷

1 Thank SC1098
Launceston, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lat year we found this place and also went back 3 times on our holiday this year. Food is excellent and a nice atmosphere.

Thank Anthony K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041230

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