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Goules

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| Goulediana, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
+30 28310 41001
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12:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 13:00 - 23:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:30
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Athens
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply delicious!!! The cheese with plum sauce is one of the best dishes I've ever tasted! Kostas is very friendly and truly cares about the quality of the food served... We will definitely come back again very soon!

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Thank melistalakti
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best meals we have had in a while. The host is excelent and selected the dishes exactly to our taste. The prices are discent and the food tastes fresh and very tasty.

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1 Thank Alex B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We rented a house in the village for one week and therefore we came 3 dinners during the week. The owner is super friendly especially with kids and gabe us great advices for the food. The service was fast and the cuisine excellent. We tried so many things ant it was always fresh and tasty. Congrats to the chef. If... More 

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1 Thank Denis M
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We came across this restaurant by accident after losing our way in the mountains. Everybody was very welcoming and the food and drink was first class. A great atmosphere. The effort of finding it is well worthwhile.

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1 Thank Ian B
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a restaurant run by a chef with huge imagination and flair. The produce he uses is local Greek, but he transforms it into world-class food. Some of the combinations of flavours, unusual but always spot-on, deserve high recognition. His taverna is in a delightful village in the foothills of the mountains, not a place you'd pass by on... More 

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1 Thank Northernblonde
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

It was not an easy place to find - We drove through narrow winding roads going up and down in the mountains... It is far out from the city, we were wondering how come it got so many good reviews when we finally found it and sat down... The owner warmly greeted us, and recommended a few dishes to us.... More 

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1 Thank GreenLV
Rethymnon, Greece
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very tasteful food, nice place in a traditional Cretan house, clean (very important!), good prices and an excellent service from Costas and his family. It is a restaurant also for local people so a reservation during summer months maybe it is necessary.

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1 Thank kissandrakis
London
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Great experience here. I emailed Costas 2 days before our visit and the warmth and hospitality gushed from his words. We arrived on time to be greeted by him and with a warm handshake and a pat on the back he showed us to our table. I had explained to him in the email that I am vegetarian and he... More 

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2 Thank TonyFLondon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon the restaurant by chance. From the beginning I noticed the beautiful decor - traditional, simple. It was filled with locals, eating their Sunday lunch - we knew it is going to be tasty. So yes, tasty it was - we only ate vegetables plates, but they were one of the best I tasted in Crete. The plates with... More 

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Thank Oana P
Bucharest, Romania
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

One of the best tavern that I’ve ever met in Greece. Excellent food and very friendly host. I do not hesitate to recommend this tavern but only to those who want to eat special Greek food not only a souvlaki, gyros or whatever you could eat everywhere in Greece. Kostas, you stay and be sure we’ll come back to your... More 

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linaxam, Ιδιοκτήτης at Goules, responded to this review

....thank you very much you are wellcome ....i enjoyed your company too ....!!! many thanks More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
13:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:30
Thursday
13:00 - 23:30
Friday
13:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Goulediana, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 28310 41001

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