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Lotus Eaters Restaurant

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Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 041538
18:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:45
Wed - Mon 12:00 - 14:45
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Lotus Eaters in on the waterfront in Elounda, Crete, not far from Spinalonga which featured in the book, The Island. There are a few tables inside, but the veranda has windbreaks for protection while still allowing contemplation of the sea view between courses. The owners Daniel and Andreea are very attentive and thoughtful but are not overbearing. The house wine... More 

Thank David T
Praze-An-Beeble, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

After an absence of four years from Crete,we could not wait to eat at The Lotus Eater again. With superb views over Elounda and Spinalonga and excellent food and drink, What more could you want.The menu is a little more limited than some in Elounda, but what they serve is top quality.The food is probably on a par with other... More 

1 Thank terry b
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We picked this restaurant based on the trip advisor reviews and we were not at all disappointed. A beautiful setting on the water, fantastic food and really lovely service from the owners. We tried six choices from the sharing menu including the cheese saganaki, prawn saganaki, mussel saganaki, Courgette crisps, peppers as well as the lamb main and a Greek... More 

1 Thank Kirsty S
Elounda, Greece
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very nice location, very polite owners. The variety of the menu is limited but the quality is excellent.

Thank papv2000
Greater London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good location. excellent food. interesting patron. We were lucky to get a table in middle of Oct ! why must I keep writing to post review ?

Thank Smbabane12
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to try Lotus Eaters based on the excellent trip advisor reviews. My partner and I have been coming to Elounda for a number of years and this was our first time at this restaurant. It must be said we had high hopes based on some of the reviews here, but we were extremely disappointed. The restaurant occupies a... More 

Thank Daniel M
Wetherby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Friendly welcome, food was excellent - very tasty, and the house rose the best house wine - so far - on our holiday.

Thank wetherby_traveller
Davenham, null, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location on the waters edge . We visited this lovely restaurant for both lunch and dinner. Everything we ordered was top quality ingredients and well cooked and good value. The house wine has obviously been chosen with care. The owner takes pride in everything he does and it is no wonder he has a full restaurant every evening .... More 

Thank Clare A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We took my sister and brotherinlaw here for their first meal in Crete. They loved it and wanted to eat there every night! We visited three times in the week we were there and every time was faultless. Can't praise Daniel and Andrea highly enough for their service and the quality of the food. Sister and brotherinlaw are already counting... More 

Thank Shrimpshane
Leeds, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Our favourite restaurant in Elounda was a must to revisit (3 times in our fortnight holiday!) The service and standard given by Daniel and Andrea is second to none. Maybe a little more expensive but you get what you pay for. Great views on a lovely evening.

Thank babsy13022013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 26 - USD 74
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:45
18:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041538

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