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Black Lantern

Maleme, Crete 73014, Greece
+30 697 572 8345
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
5 days ago
“Great place”
1 week ago
“Surprising gem”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Mediterranean, European, British, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Maleme, Crete 73014, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was a good place in the old location - we had a couple of meals there last year. But the new location makes this even better. The food is good - yes, there are some 'English options' but don't be put off by that,...More

Thank Mikeglasgow62
Reviewed 1 week ago

This newly refurbished restaurant not only looks fab but serves great food, there is a little bar area at the front and seats outside on the road side and quite a large interior decorated of course, with lanterns, the terrace at the back gives you...More

Thank billykb2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first visit for three years,, new venue just up the road from the old place,, menu was extensive, I had a meal off the special menu which was excellent, service was superb, very friendly staff, what we are was fantastic, can not fault this...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Black Lantern last night. Always go there when in the Chania area. Food and service still excellent. They have moved to a new location about 450 metres along the road towards Tavronitis. It is really nice and light with stunning views of the...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal at this restaurant because we had read good reviews. The starters of tzaksiki and cheese saganaki were alright. The meals that followed were a disappointment, lamb cooked in white wine was more like fat in a bland liquid, meatballs were tepid and...More

Thank tracy8623
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

much better at the new place, quiet , great view good citchen and daily/weekly specials for a good price and unthinkable without the boss Graham and his daughter

Thank thorays
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice on our recent trip food and service excellent always busy and the bread and dips were really lovely.

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food,great company, great atmosphere. We went with friends tonight and all enjoyed excellent food, you could tell this by the empty plates, and great service. Would recommend The Black Lantern as a must eat place to go wether holidaying or just out for a...More

1  Thank Mort64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here 4 times , eating 3 times over our 10 night stay although we where staying all inclusive just up the road at the Louis Creta Princess . The first time was just for a beer and a coffee and to check if they...More

1  Thank willybob59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here as the first bar on our holiday due to the nice look from the outside. There is a lovely terrace at the back and in the height of summer would be a gorgeous place to wind away the hours. We did not...More

Thank Mandy L
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Neil B
Sue and I arrive nearby late (2300 or so) on Sun 14th May and wondered if the restaurant is open at that time?
15 February 2017|
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Response from Reidar K |
Tbh I'm not sure. But as I remember they are opened sundays like other days.
Does it except English money not euros????
20 September 2016|
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Response from Grymer1963 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. But I am not sure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maleme, Crete 73014, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Maleme
  • Phone Number: +30 697 572 8345
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