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The Red Lion Gastropub and Restaurant

96 Dimokratias | Beach Road, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
+30 2897 033803
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (8 reviews)
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
“fajitas” (10 reviews)
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European, British, Greek, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
96 Dimokratias | Beach Road, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is a must for all visiting Malia, we went in here most days for a beer and ate in there a few time during our stay the food is absolutely amazing and the staff are second to none a big thank you for...More

Thank wendybob123
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Myself and husband stopped off here for a few drinks one night, and returned for a steak dinner a few nights later. We were not sorry...it was fabulous it was the best meal we'd had all week and we stayed five star! I would highly...More

4  Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We would like to thanks for the atmosphere, the best crew in the world who served us, Aleksander and Aphrodite. We stayed in Greece a week but each day we visited Red Lion for dinner. All the meals we ordered were delicious. It short, everything...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One for the breakfast dose a good fry up just like back home as well as all the other healthy breakfasts the bar is happy and full of life very welcoming and never rushed well priced as well

Thank pjthomson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food and great prices . Ate out at this restaurant twice while on our holiday it was close by to our hotel and also lovely food

Thank Shelly N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really friendly, lively pub. Didnt eat there but food looked good. Great choice of beers and wines. Worth a try 👍

Thank sandra b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great value and big plates. Undecided desert plate was amazing. Never left feeling hungry, my husband had the smoking pork chops. Wow two giant chops with chips and a small sweetcorn cob.

Thank Marilyn45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had a lovely greek plater for two great food and service realaxing place for catch up with family and friends reasonable price would recommended to anyone would come back

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great staff and fab food, really good prices too. plenty of food on the plate and try their best to accommodate all request.

1  Thank keith9339
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this gastro pub with my partner and a friend for dinner. WOW! The good was amazing! Very generous portions, so much so we couldn't finish our meals! The food was cooked to perfection! Great prices too! The service was second to none and...More

1  Thank Terri S
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Tom B
10 August 2017|
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Response from Mrsbonjovi42 | Reviewed this property |
The chips are the best I've had in my life! If there's gluten in spuds, then they aren't, cos they're home made . There was a HUGE menu, I'm sure you'll find something that suits . Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 12
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Dimokratias | Beach Road, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 033803
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The Red Lion Gastropub & restaurant is located in Malia - on the beach road, 150 meters away from the main beach. It is one of the oldest (since 1999) and most popular places in Malia, with casual and relaxing environment. Well known for its excellent food and service, it is the ideal place to enjoy a wide selection of local and international draught beers, selected wines, indulgent cocktails and only premium spirits. Open all day, every day for breakfast, coffee, lunch and dinner.
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