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The Well of the Turk

Kallinikou Sarpaki 31 Street | Splantzia, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 2821 054547
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kallinikou Sarpaki 31 Street | Splantzia, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Well of the Turk after visiting last year. It was exceptional then and this year was even better. We had the meals in the pictures below, and they were mouth wateringly good, especially the Mediterranean Chicken. That was to die for. We...More

1  Thank Claire W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner in their private garden courtyard which on the side of the restaurant in a small alley. Lovely setting surrounded by fragrant plants, reasonably good service, good English spoken. Extensive menu and wine list, not many wines by the glass available. Had spicy prawns...More

1  Thank Skin197
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disgusting wine and terrible service for which as a surprise we had to pay. Just continue walking and go elsewhere. Too many good choices.

Thank Steven V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went one busy night just for some wine. It was very busy but we found a great private table. Our waiter ended up serving us a vegetable platter with our wine for free on the house to nibble on while we drank our wine....More

Thank JusSilvag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If u are hungry just don't go there. Good waitress but slow kitchen...one of the slowest I have ever seen. One hour waiting and we still didn't have the main dish, so we asked to pay for what we've had so far and we left......More

1  Thank Imad A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived quite late (about 11pm) and whilst the service was friendly and polite the food was somewhat tired and a little boring. Quite a good wine list, but overall the experience was somewhat under whelming

Thank christinej437
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a dinner as a family there .Plates were coming one by one and when we finished with appetizers we were waiting 20-30 minutes for main dishes . A another problem was mosquitos .The food was tasty by the way . We will never...More

Thank victoriajensen49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First of all the name and the building of the restaurant caught my eye as a Turk :) The restaurant has a very nice outdoor setting in a side street. The menu includes both Greek, Turkish and Arab foods and a brief history of Crete...More

Thank NalanSa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very different tastes, beautiful presentation with exotic flavours at reasonable prices considering the standard. Off the beaten path of mass tourism at the harbour, this is a find. Go for a special occasion, and go early as it does get packed out later. Side garden...More

Thank WNHD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious, but service was very slow. Garden is little, nice and romantic. Three steps to different world (quite & romantic place, breathing with love) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Thank Kamiltom
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Steve Y
1 May 2017|
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Response from Elina M | Property representative |
Hello, we are open only for dinner
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8 January 2017|
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Response from Faris A | Reviewed this property |
Yes there were open when we got there in the month of January 2017 😁
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$12 - US$30
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
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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
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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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