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“Great experience” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Alchemist

The Alchemist
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: At Koutouloufari in Hersonissos, in this beautiful traditional village, the Alchemist awaits you. Stone, wood, light, and a green scenery blend to form a casual decor. Enjoy selected dishes of the Cretan cuisine. Grilled meat, a wide variety of appetiziers, fresh seafood, and sophisticated cocktails. Taste the beef stew or the lamb. Complement your meal with cold beer or Cretan wine. Finally try a homemade dessert. Human smiles will fulfill the integrity of the site and the excellence of flavors.
Inverness, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2013

Have been to this restaurant for few years now and it is still great,food excellent especially orange cake. Cocktails are the best ever. Brothers who run alchemist are so friendly, makes everyone welcome. See you next year , john and jenny x

  • Visited August 2013
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great Little Restaurant!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2013

Very friendly restaurant with good food. Ate here 3 times during our 1 week stay in Koutouloufari. Plenty of choice and good value. Run by brothers Michael and Costas with mum cooking in the background. Beware the Raki :) Mum's complimentary orange cake was delicious :)

  • Visited October 2013
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lancashire
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere and good food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

The Alchemist is a small cafe style restaurant run by two brothers who certainly make every effort to entertain you. We ate there three times in the course of our recent holiday. The menu is designed to appeal to tourists and locals alike and several locals recommended the Alchemist to us. The food is well presented, delicious and delivered with a flourish! Not your average tourist-trap stuff. Absolutely excellent and highly recommended.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“It's raki time ;-)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2013 via mobile

Great food - stifado & souvoulaki both excellent and a great atmosphere. The 2 brothers work front of house brilliantly & Mama's clearly doing a great job in the kitchen.
Make sure you go for at least 1 night & I suspect you'll go back for more!

Visited October 2013
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Durham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

small plates, greek style were really good. Very friendly service from the brothers in this family run café. There was nothing to dislike, great place to eat.

Visited October 2013
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