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Main Street Platanias, Platanias, Crete 730 14, Greece
+30 2821 060545
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Bergen, Norway
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The food was exquisite. Sould definitely be one of the restaurants you must visit during your stay in Platanias.

Thank Bergen_girl90
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3,173 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 599 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Elegant restaurant, Symposium, this greek name means "drinking with company", and this is a nice restaurant if you are in a good company; magnific ambiance, good wine, excellent fine and delicious menus, french presentation of good plate; for special feast and nice moments.

Thank Manuela L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Fancy restaurant, very good service. A bit expensive compared to the neighbouring restaurants, but definitely worth it.

Thank AnneFane
Pietarsaari, Finland
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We ate dinner at symposium and it was a good experience. I was really happy they had marked in the menu dishes that were dairy free or if there was a dairy free option. The food was really good but the appetizer I had was a disappointment. The bruschetta I had was soft and the vegetables were cold and there... More 

Thank Juulia P
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great food highly recommend the stifado the setting is of high quality and amazing staff . We returned two nights in a row wish we had found this beaut before the end of our holiday

Thank Sarah Y
Dublin, Ireland
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal here and the staff were super friendly and helpful. We had the calamari which was cooked to perfection and the haloumi for starters.. Big portions so one to share would have been enough. I had the sea bream which was served with a really good variety of vegetables and my friends fillet of beef was amazing.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Lovely restaurant, extremely varied menu, and lovely, attentive staff who really seem to care. I had the pork minion and my partner had the chcicken kiev and both were delicious and beautifully presented, with lovely veg beautifully cooked. Excellent wine list, our Sauvignon bland at €20 was delicious. Lovely atmosphere and decor. We will be back!

Thank lizyates2112
Avesta, Sweden
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The best dining in Platanias. This is a must try if you are in town. Me and my girlfriend ate there two nights and where really happy with both the food and the service. For appetiser I tried the mussels and the the portobello mushroom both was really good. For main course I had Australian entrecote and the T-bone stake... More 

Thank SWE_Hanses
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Symposium is a very nice place served by outstanding people. Food was delicious, price is very reasonable. Great atmosphere and very casual.

Thank Rodrigo P
Athens, Greece
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Looking from outside gives you a different impression and experience of being inside . Great service , wonderful music , very good and tasty food , friendly staff and beautiful inside . The whole atmosphere makes it perfectly for every occasional time .

Thank Gabriela P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
Mediterranean, European, Greek
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street Platanias, Platanias, Crete 730 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 060545
Symposium Restaurant
Symposium is the trademark of elegance and class in Platanias. Acclaimed in its collection of Greek and International dishes based on organic and free range and a best quality products for those who care about what they eat.
Indoor and outdoor options
A selection of Greek and International wines, spirits & cocktails Bookings essential
Bookings essential

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