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Here's the finest "balcony" in the city embraced by the soft breeze of the Cretan Sea, offering the most beautiful panoramic views of the old city harbor and the Venetian fortress you'll ever see. The inspired menu primes your palate for fresh fish and seafood cooked to perfection, tender meats, refreshing vegetables and season salads, fine appetizers accompanied by ouzo or raki, and a variety of fine wines.
PRICE RANGE
US$13 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Greek, International
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 February 2021

I stayed here a long time ago for an occasion (wedding)- definitely recommend the accommodation as well, but this review is for the Herbs Garden restaurant. I wanted to write this review to talk about how fresh everything in the restaurant was. The salads were...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 24 January 2021 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner at Herb’s Garden. The food was as fresh as can be and we could not get enough of the Greek salad. We ate the fish and it was delicious and so fresh. We cannot wait to return...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 5 January 2021

I visit Crete often and always make a special trip to the Herb's garden on our first night there. As soon as I step out onto that terrace, I feel transported to the beautiful Venetian Port, with an amazing sunset. The staff is exceedingly professional,...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 4 January 2021

We had a really enjoyable experience at Herb's Garden. Food is excellent, desserts are amazing. We were staying at the hotel and had an amazing view from our room but the view here is extraordinary. Waitress was very friendly and shared great recommendations with us....More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 18 December 2020

Our group ate multiple meals on the rooftop terrace at Herb's Garden and each time was an excellent experience. Such a wonderful atmosphere where we were always treated like family. For the tastiest in Cretan cuisine with beautiful panoramic views from the rooftop, do not...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 17 December 2020

My wife and I attended a wedding in Heraklion and stayed at the Lato Boutique hotel. After our morning walk and shopping we returned to the hotel and ate lunch at herb's garden 3 times. I couldn't resist the grilled octopus and, of course, every...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 6 November 2020 via mobile

Great views and delicious food. Made us feel welcome with our toddler. Good service. Would also be nice for a cocktail.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 17 October 2020

The title says it pretty much ;-). Do go for dinner, and in time to enjoy the sunset from the roof top restaurant - you wont be dissapointed.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 7 December 2019

A very enjoyable experience - the terrace was small, but the views were excellent, the service was great and the food was very good. It was lunch time and it was fairly hot, but we stayed much longer than we were planning because it we...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 December 2019

She had a cut of pork with greens and sauce, I had lamb shank. We ate with gusto, occasionally glancing at night views. The music was 60's rock recordings, and they asked if we wanted something other; we said to keep that rolling. It is...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Hi. it's very simple. call the hotel reception and ask to book a table for the restaurant.
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Uplyme
10 November 2017|
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Dear Uplyme, the Herbs Garden Restaurant is still open during the evenings from 19:00, and as long as the weather permits. Thank you for your preference. We remain at your disposal. Best Regards, Guest Relations Manager
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Response from tperivo | Reviewed this property |
Hello! i have already spoken with the restaurant and told me that the only credit card that u can not use is the American Express. Anything else is okay!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Herb's Garden

  • Herb's Garden is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5