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The Red Lion Gastropub and Restaurant

96 Dimokratias | Beach Road, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
+30 2897 033803
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (8 reviews)
“sunday roast” (7 reviews)
“fajitas” (11 reviews)
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European, British, Greek, International, Grill, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
96 Dimokratias | Beach Road, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very big bar with fantastic bar snacks when you buy a beer. Beer is a little bit pricey with not much selection, staff are friendly and on hand, men's toilets are a bit small for a restaurant that sizeMore

Thank Jezzmason
MICHAIL P, The Red Lion Team at The Red Lion Gastropub and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Jezzmason Thank you very much for taking the time to review us on trip advisor. We are very happy that you liked our restaurant and enjoyed our service. About the beer selection we do 7 draught beers (no one in the area has so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived to Malia last Thursday, visited the Red Lion on a couple of occasions. The staff were very welcoming and friendly, the food was excellent especially the Sunday dinner. A special mention to Sophie who was brilliant and even advised us on some trips to...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has the best atmosphere staff are all amazing so helpful and nothing is to much trouble. The food is well amazing this is out 3rd visit since we arrived last Thursday and will defo be back before we head home. A special mention...More

Thank ivor666
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyable stay good was good, lots of TVs to watch sport, food was good to ok in places. However there was a long wait for the meals, although the staff were lovely and helpful. Ta xMore

Thank Mike D
MICHAIL P, Ιδιοκτήτης at The Red Lion Gastropub and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mike We would like to thank you for taking the time to write your review. We sincerely sorry to read about your recent experience at our restaurant. We take great pride in providing five-star service in all areas of our operation and it is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the red lion with 2 friends on the second last day of our holiday. Upon entering we were given a warm welcome from the lovely staff. I ordered the 10oz sirloin cooked medium rare. It came out looking absolutely beautiful and the portion...More

Thank mattitide
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice place of you want to eat,with very good international cousine.Good.cocktails and we were also treated with a free brownie at the end!

Thank Dimitris V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here every night with my group of friends and even managed to watch the England game here! The drinks are decent and all the staff are great including Sophie and Adam! The food portions are massive and everything tastes amazing- recommended

Thank georgebriddon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top food and service. Real nice people. Also fantastic to watch sports and good selection of beers. Great facilities, with top hospitality to all costumers. Would recommend very highly.

Thank calkerr99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food good service laffly little bit of banter with the waitress top notch place, will defiantly be coming back

Thank maxington1000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bangin food and great service (Sophie), went there every night and had the same great service every night. 10/10 would recommend

Thank Louis Y
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28 May 2018|
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Response from Κλειώ Α | Property representative |
Hello, red lion's vegetarian dishes and options can be found on the site> main menu Just in titles: Fresh and healthy breakfast sundae Fitness avocado and roasted veg wrap Spicy poached eggs Freshly made pancakes Vegetarian... More
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9 August 2017|
Response from Mrsbonjovi42 | Reviewed this property |
The chips are the best I've had in my life! If there's gluten in spuds, then they aren't, cos they're home made . There was a HUGE menu, I'm sure you'll find something that suits . Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
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10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Dimokratias | Beach Road, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 033803
  • E-mail
The Red Lion Gastropub & restaurant is located in Malia - on the beach road, 150 meters away from the main beach. It is one of the oldest (since 1999) and most popular places in Malia, with casual and relaxing environment. Well known for its excellent food and service, it is the ideal place to enjoy a wide selection of local and international draught beers, selected wines, indulgent cocktails and only premium spirits. Open all day, every day for breakfast, coffee, lunch and dinner.
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