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Cul De Sac

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


US$2 - US$18
Greek, Bar, Cafe, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Called in yesterday for coffee and a brandy after lunch. It was busy but plenty of staff to look after us. Nice bright decor and a good atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank stuwalsh74057
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place with very good coffee and friendly stuff... Is in the center of rethimno,in the old town. It's very easy to find this place!!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Αλής Τ
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Had breakfast of bacon and eggs here, it comes with fries and hot crusty rolls. Probably the best breakfast we have eaten on Crete in 2 weeks. Reasonable price and hot coffee in a large mug which is something rare in Crete as most serve...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 118Christine
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Visited this good looking restaurant for lunch with 1year old baby. I asked clearly for non smoking seat. Waitress said indoors is non smoking and showed us a table. How wrong choice it was. Indoors was also like gas chamber! All poison tobacco smell came...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Came to Rethymnon for a weekend and we got surprised! Even if out of season, the town is still in summer vibes... Cul de sac is central point for coffee, breakfast, lunch or drink in a multipurpose street! Excellent service and a smiley and kind...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Didn't eat here but the snacks were great. Stopped for a few drinks on a couple of nights. A great place to people spot and a bit cheaper than the harbourside and much less pushy. The beer was good as well as the wine. Staff...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Colesy81
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Came out looking for a central spot for just some beers/cocktails. We had read about this place a couple of days before and got the impression that it was more a nightclub than anything else, so decided against it. When we stumbled across it looking...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank haiviva .
Vaso S, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Cul De Sac, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Dear haiviva, Thank you for sharing this feedback on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to read that you have spent a nice time with us. All critism is welcome because with your help we can correct and improve or change certain aspects of our services and...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Came here for a decent poached egg. Wasn't disappointed. Had a superb breakfast here and it will be the place we visit again on our last day. Orange juice is freshly pressed. Coffee is good and smooth. Granary toast with avocado and poached eggs set...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LindaWNottm
Vaso S, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Cul De Sac, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Dear LindaWNottm, Thank you for sharing this feedback on TripAdvisor. We would like to thank you very much for your kind words! We always do our best to satisfy our customers. We hope to see you again soon. Kindest Regards, Vaso Solanaki General Manager

Reviewed 7 October 2018

We've visited the Cul De Sac many times both with family and as a couple. The food and coffee is always excellent and the staff very friendly and helpful at recommending things to try. It's situated just around the corner from the Rimondi Fountain therefore...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank JAQS5353
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We truly loved the slow food movement in Greece. Taking our time, lingering over our meals, its so luxurious for us. We stopped in here one night because we had passed it the night before and read the trip advisor reviews. It sounded like a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LondonGauker
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