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Kallinikou Sarpaki 31 Street | Splantzia, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
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+30 2821 054547
18:00 - 00:30
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 00:30
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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent 6 nights in Chania, and ate here twice. It was the best restaurant we ate in, much nicer than others with similar or higher TripAdvisor scores. The cheese stuffed courgette flowers were awesome, the avocado and orange salad to-die-for perfect, the four-dip "salad" with arabic bread was worth a special mention, and all the other dishes we had... More 

Thank jedharrison
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this restaurant! The vegetarian moussaka was amazing and the athmosphere in the garden very romantic and cosy. The food quality and service one of the best we tasted on our holiday so far.... and we have had some lovely meals already!

Thank Wendy V
Heraklion Prefecture, Greece
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Place is totaly over rated. plates are small and really expencive for quality. Service is slow and not that polita as it should be.

Thank VaggelisGouves
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food but slightly pricey compared to other restaurants in the area. Had the shish kebab which was very good. Five stars if you don't mind paying a little more.

Thank Ermin K
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in chania for 7 night to found this restaurant on TripAdvisor so we gave it ago ,lovely staff,lovely settings ,but the food wasn't really for us and saying it wasn't good just not our taste

Thank Jan N
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We’d read about this restaurant prior to arriving in Chania and were excited at the prospect of dining here on our first evening. The setting is attractive and the restaurant was busy - good that we’d made a reservation. Unfortunately, the food was disappointing, with the meal and wine expensive for what it was; service was no better than average.... More 

Thank Elias52
Aylesbury, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just fantastic - brilliant food with a slight twist on the usual Greek dishes. Loved the watermelon salad, Moroccan brick and the spicy prawns in Ouzo.They made a special fuss for my husband as it was his birthday, Wonderful place.

Thank Lorraine B
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought I knew Chania pretty well but it was four years before I found this part of town. It's easily missed but entirely worth the effort. You can eat inside or outside if you wish. The menu is orgasmic though. If you like to post on Facebook you will be assured of food envy for definite. I went for... More 

Thank XmasCake
Vancouver, Canada
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284 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A slightly more expensive restaurant but well worth it. It's Greek food but with a Turkish/Middle-East flair to it. There is a good deal of vegetarian items on the menu. Be sure to try the middle-eastern vegetarian mousaka and their sheesh kebabs. Since they have very interesting mezedes (small plates), this probably one of the restaurants you would order multiple... More 

Thank smrgeog
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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406 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this place as it was recommended by our Lonely Planet guide and they rarely let us down! They have tables on the little narrow street and also in a pretty courtyard strung with lights. Food is Middle Eastern/Turkish made with fresh Cretan ingredients - it was all delicious. Good choice of wine - the bottle we had was... More 

Thank davidandmel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kallinikou Sarpaki 31 Street | Splantzia, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 054547
The Well of the Turk restaurant and bar offers a delicious selection of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern specialties, to be enjoyed to the sounds of a great collection of Middle Eastern music.

Set in a historical building in the center of the Turkish district of Splantzia, with its labyrinth of narrow streets and two remaining minarets, one will find The Well of the Turk restaurant at Rouga Square, across the unique 13th century underground church of Agia Irene.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?