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Ariadne Beach Restaurant

Coast Road | Ariadne Beach Hotel, Platanias Beach, Platanias, Crete 343 00, Greece
+30 2821 068863
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“organic lamb” (4 reviews)
“banoffee” (2 reviews)
“prosciutto” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, International, Mediterranean, Greek, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Coast Road | Ariadne Beach Hotel, Platanias Beach, Platanias, Crete 343 00, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I had dinner here last night May 19. Restaurant was quite quiet due to bad weather and forecast of thunderstorms. Went there because ranked #1 in Platanias by TA and I had read many good reviews. Restaurant fully lived up to its...More

Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent location, food was great, straff very helpful! Have been there for both lunch - when sunbathing on the beach, and wonderful dinner, very nice overlooking the sea 😃

Thank Turi S
Efi M, Διευθυντής at Ariadne Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

dear guest, thank you very much for your preferance and of course, the nice review! We really like to have good time in our place and we promise to become even better for you! Keep smiling!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good seafood. Most wonderful staff and excellent service. You really feel that you are important. We took sea bass and grilled shrimps. The sea bass was perfect. Perhaps a little more garlic wouldn't hurt. Highly recommended.

Thank Karl-Axel C
Efi M, Διευθυντής at Ariadne Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

dear guest, thank you so much for writing something for us! It is important to know what you like or not and be sure that your point of view - about garlic - will be under consideration! Hope to meet again soon! Keep smiling!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here as it was no. 1 in TripAdvisor and wanted to find out if it really was any better than the other restaurants. The food was certainly a class above the other restaurants we'd visited; this was more fine-dining than the more bistro...More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located on the wonderful beach of Platanias, we enjoyed thoroughly a glass of cool Greek wine 🍷 served along with a platter of fresh fruits, presented well decorated and down to details. Professional, friendly, hospitable stuff provided the perfect service to offer a few moments...More

Thank sixpackswolf
Efi M, Διευθυντής at Ariadne Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

dear guest, thank you so much for your nice words. We try to do our best, even we have to serve a plate of fruits and we are glad that you mentioned it. Hope to see you again soon to taste one of our plates...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely restaurant with great food, awesome view and wonderful, serviceminded staff. Luciana our favourite!More

Thank Anna M
Efi M, Διευθυντής at Ariadne Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

dear guest, thank you very much for your kind words! It' s really important to know that you enjoy your visit to our restaurant. Be sure that we will inform Luciana for your support - our team is very happy to hear that you feel...More

Reviewed 29 December 2016

The food was exquisite and should definitely be one of your restaurant-choices if you visit Platanias.

Thank Bergen_girl90
Efi M, Διευθυντής at Ariadne Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

dear guest, thank you very much for your support! See you again! Keep smiling!

Reviewed 9 November 2016

A great restaurant, on a wonderful beach. Nothing more special, than take your dinner, while you re watching the see and listening the sound of waves. Kids where playing on the beach, and we could watch them all the time. The food is fresh and...More

Thank Yannis K
Efi M, Διευθυντής at Ariadne Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

dear guest, thank you or your preference! We are waiting for you this year again to taste our new menu. Until then, keep smiling!

Reviewed 8 November 2016

We had lunch here a few times while on the island visiting family and friends. The servers here are just wonderful and have great memories it seems. We sat on the ocean front patio and enjoyed the view with our delicious wine and lunch. The...More

Thank Maria S
Efi M, Διευθυντής at Ariadne Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

dear guest, thank you so much for your wonderful words ! All the team tries really hard and we are glad to hear that you felt happy and enjoyed your holidays and food at Ariadne. Hope to meet again soon! Until then take care and...More

Reviewed 8 November 2016

my friends and I were staying near to the restaurant so when we were informed that there was a night with piano and saxophone we decided to visit the restaurant and try the dinner menu also.! We had a really nice night as the food...More

Thank Giorgos K
Efi M, Διευθυντής at Ariadne Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

dear guest, thank you very much for your wonderful review. We feel so happy that you enjoyed your dinner here. We are here one more year to offer the best we can! Hope to see you again! Keep smiling!

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Paula C
Hello, when will you be open for dinners this year?
5 March 2017|
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Response from Efi M | Property representative |
Hello!!!! Officially we will open 23 of April! When do you plan to visit us?
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Tove K
Vi skal bo på dette hotellet, er spent og på maten
26 April 2017|
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Response from Efi M | Property representative |
we are excited to have you here, too! Keep smiling!
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HenrikRyslettHansen
Im going to Platanias in a week and wounder if I safely can eat at your resturant sinse im very allergic to shellfish, shrimps and such..
30 August 2016|
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Response from Efi M | Property representative |
hello !!! Firstly we would like to thank you for thinking of visiting us. It is absolutely safe to eat here. For sure you can find something with our help in order to satisfy your appetite! Keep smiling !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 29
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coast Road | Ariadne Beach Hotel, Platanias Beach, Platanias, Crete 343 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 068863
Description
The restaurant has been established since 1989 under the direction of Manoli and Anastasia Ladaki. It is a family business in which we take great care to make your experiences unforgettable. The family is complimented by our invaluable team in all posts, who have for many years given their best to provide outstanding service. Our whole team thanks you for the many years of support.