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Herb's Garden

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15 Epimenidou, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
+30 281 033 4971
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13:00 - 00:30
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Vancouver, Canada
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281 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Being the on site restaurant for the Lato Hotel and being guests of the hotel we elected to try it. I would suggest reservations as this is a popular restaurant and the view of Heraklion harbour is a highly sought after commodity. From the restaurant you can see the ferries departing. Their menu is smaller and vary it according to... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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68 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We selected this restaurant from previous reviews and it lived up to our expectations. We did have a little trouble finding it as it is in a hotel along with another restaurant called Brilliant. It is on the roof top and enjoys a panoramic view of the harbour and the marina. Lovely and breezy on the hot day we were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views. Friendly and professional front of house and efficient table service.. Shrimp tempura was delightfully crispy with every chew and fluffy inside the best i've had. Fish of the day was beautiful White wine (from the local area) was as good as any French wine i've every tasted. I said i was too full for a desert... minutes later... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great dinner here at the roof top restaurant. Views are spectacular and the ambience lovely Tried a couple of beers and the lamb is to die for Highly recommended

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Lulea, Sweden
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156 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A wonderful experience....fantastic local food, great service and wow! What a view! I can't wait for my next visit!

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Istanbul
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We visited this place last september and the view was syperb. You can see the Venician fortress named as Koules. The wines were very good.

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London, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We decided to dine with my wife on Xmas eve. What an excellent decision! I must say that everything was perfect . Very polite staff ! Well prepared dishes ! Ambient atmosphere! We trully thank you very much for the lovely evening ! Merry Xmas !

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Thank Nikitakis
Surbiton, United Kingdom
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602 reviews
525 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here tonight. The roof terrace was still open even though it's mid November. Friendly welcoming restaurant. Cretan cheese pie was a great starter as was the calamari and the octopus. Mains - lamb, sea bass and pasta - were all good. Complimentary puddings a nice touch.

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Tannum Sands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We ate dinner dinner on a whim and were welcomed affectionately to our table even though we had not booked. Service was swift and attentive, food was good and tasty even a small desert was offered without hesitation without ordering. Price was good. Worth a visit.

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South Coast Brit
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67 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We ate here twice as we were staying at the hotel. Very good food with a good wine selection. I found the salmon pasta particularly tasty. Service was excellent. A bit more pricey than most restaurants, but you definitely got what you paid for. Usually they close this restaurant in November but as the weather was good for the time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 00:30
Monday
13:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 00:30
Thursday
13:00 - 00:30
Friday
13:00 - 00:30
Saturday
13:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Epimenidou, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 033 4971
Description
Here's the finest "balcony" in the city embraced by the soft breeze of the Cretan Sea, offering the most beautiful panoramic views of the old city harbor and the Venetian fortress you'll ever see. The inspired menu primes your palate for fresh fish and seafood cooked to perfection, tender meats, refreshing vegetables and season salads, fine appetizers accompanied by ouzo or raki, and a variety of fine wines.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?