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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 2 days ago

you'd love it here. unique menu with great ambiance well worth the wait.great wines. Have the Knossos!!

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There were food leftovers in the plate of the appetizer . Don't visit it ! They just said sorry and the owner never showed up to apologize.

Thank eirineta
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food are favorite was the chicken cigars and the Mediterranean chicken is so good worth coming don't miss out

Thank Faris A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate there twice after first trying it 2 years ago. The service is attentive and always with a smile. They go out of their way to accommodate you, they even moved a table for us to where there was a breeze,The food is perfectly...More

Thank Lamia G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gem of a restaurant is off the beaten track. The food was excellent, especially the vegetarian moussaka.

Thank Wvan57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Compared to everywhere else we ate in Chania and Kalyves, this was the most expensive for what we got. The courgette flowers were very good, but not a big dish; the meatballs were only ordinary. Don't want to sound ungrateful but the free dessert of...More

1  Thank hannibalbrown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The garden is little but beautiful, the house wine is good and the food is amazing. Try and share some "meze" (like appetizer), for example the fried courgette flowers (stuffed with cheese and mint)...you won't regret it! Dessert (fresh fruit) is free as usual and...More

Thank Paola F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a little tricky to find, but so worth it. It's a bit of a labyrinth to get there and even when you find it, the interior is a bit of a labyrinth. The atmosphere is very interesting as it's decorated with a...More

Thank kayteeMilwaukee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once you've found the place (and it isn't easy in the labyrinth), well done, relax. The food is excellent - a spicy Middle Eastern cuisine - so welcome after a week of stuffed vine leaves and hearty Cretan fare. Restaurant opens at 18:00. Come earlyish...More

1  Thank CopenhagenMark
Reviewed 17 July 2017

A truly delightful restaurant tucked away in the old town, seating on the street and tucked into a walled garden. A warm evening, candles and bougainvillea. the service is friendly and helpful, the meal we ate was easily up there with the best we had....More

Thank gabimarshall1
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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

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
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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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