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Swell Restaurant

| Kokkini Chani, Kokkini Hani, Crete 71500, Greece
+30 281 076 3083
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster” (3 reviews)
“salads” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Greek, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
| Kokkini Chani, Kokkini Hani, Crete 71500, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Swell yesterday for Sunday Luncheon. The Cuisine, Personnel and Ambiance were fantastic. Having dined at Swell over the last few years we knew it would be good ; On this occaision it did not dissapoint. The friendliness of the staff and proffessionalism is...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Swell restaurant 3-4 times in the past. Each time was amazing. But I went last week and it was very disappointing. First of all there were not a variaty of plates. There were only 4 or 5 different salads and 5...More

Thank john v
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The food was great and fresh. We had the buffet for breakfast and dinner and looked forward to eating there three days in a row. Great, changing selection and kind staff. The house red wine was wonderful.

Thank Tamhicks10
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We were extremely fortunate to dine in this beautiful restaurant for lunch and dinner every day during our holiday. Amazing view, cool decor, very attentive staff and service. Lovely menu and the option to chose from the A la Carte menu at a reduced cost....More

Thank GeeStar17
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The atmosphere is very relaxed and the food is of a very high standard. And we are not usually easy to please. The staff are great. Special THANK YOU to Michalis and Nikos

Thank Lucy N
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We have just spent a week staying the incredible Knossos Beach Bungalows and Suites and were fortunate enough to have been able to dine at Swell Restaurant on many occasions during our stay. We are used to dining out at fine dining restaurants and would...More

Thank JXG_80
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Food very good, great choice excellent service in nice setting. Any more than a week menu could become predictable. However nothing is too much trouble so ask and they will deliver

Thank John H
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Fantastic staff, food and wine. Lovely location and decor. Definitely worth paying for compared to the all in dining experience.

Thank happyholidays818
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We came back to this restaurant and still love it there. Although the restaurant is again having another chef, the quality of the food served is still very good and tasty. The service is very good, but this can be expected in such a restaurant....More

Thank Christel8
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We had a 5 course lobster meal while we were in Crete at the Swell Restaurant. Every course was perfection and most enjoyable, There service was wonderful.

Thank greenall26
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 130
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 12:00
19:00 - 12:00
19:00 - 12:00
19:00 - 12:00
19:00 - 12:00
19:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Kokkini Chani, Kokkini Hani, Crete 71500, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Kokkini Hani
  • Phone Number: +30 281 076 3083
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  • This restaurant is at Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites
Swell Restaurant, the hotel's gastronomic jewel, guided by our young chef, whose inspired creations will give a true Cretan touch and will satisfy all the demanding pallets. You are more than welcome to join us! At Swell we wish to offer our personal interpretation of Cretan gourmet cuisine with an innovative gastronomic touch on traditional cooking methods using only the best products of Crete. We look around Crete to discover tastes and new inspirations to blend them to the menu. Herbs and spices are used in imaginative ways with surprisingly positive results in well-appointed dishes. Enjoy your swimming at the beach, ending your day with a mouthwatering dinner, or just relax at the comfortable couches with your cocktail marveling the deep blue of the Mediterranean sea.
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