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Herb's Garden

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15 Epimenidou, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
+30 281 033 4971
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13:00 - 00:30
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Lulea, Sweden
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150 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful experience....fantastic local food, great service and wow! What a view! I can't wait for my next visit!

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Thank Lorelei M
Istanbul
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We visited this place last september and the view was syperb. You can see the Venician fortress named as Koules. The wines were very good.

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Thank ioannisg672
London, United Kingdom
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201 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We decided to dine with my wife on Xmas eve. What an excellent decision! I must say that everything was perfect . Very polite staff ! Well prepared dishes ! Ambient atmosphere! We trully thank you very much for the lovely evening ! Merry Xmas !

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Thank Nikitakis
Surbiton, United Kingdom
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591 reviews
514 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here tonight. The roof terrace was still open even though it's mid November. Friendly welcoming restaurant. Cretan cheese pie was a great starter as was the calamari and the octopus. Mains - lamb, sea bass and pasta - were all good. Complimentary puddings a nice touch.

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Thank Chris F
Tannum Sands
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136 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We ate dinner dinner on a whim and were welcomed affectionately to our table even though we had not booked. Service was swift and attentive, food was good and tasty even a small desert was offered without hesitation without ordering. Price was good. Worth a visit.

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Thank arnie66
South Coast Brit
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67 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We ate here twice as we were staying at the hotel. Very good food with a good wine selection. I found the salmon pasta particularly tasty. Service was excellent. A bit more pricey than most restaurants, but you definitely got what you paid for. Usually they close this restaurant in November but as the weather was good for the time... More 

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Thank SouthCoastBritRachel
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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79 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Popular restaurant in Heraklion, book in advance to get a table with view! It's a rooftop restaurant with a beautiful view on the Venetian port and fort. Food is really good and service as well! Ask Dimitris for his recommendation of Cretan wine.

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Thank Alex A
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

There is no doubt this restuarant has the best view in Heraklion, sited as it is on top of the cute Lato Boutique Hotel with an uninterrupted view of the inner harbour and ancient fortress which is floodlit dramatically at night. Service is attentive and pleasant, the wine list thoughtful and the waiters know and can explain their local wines.... More 

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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Very difficult to fault this restaurant, the staff were exemplary the food was well presented the wine list was excellent - when the wind got up we were moved to a more sheltered part of the rooftop restaurant.

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1 Thank Peter B
Huddersfield
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

It is a fantastic location at the top of the Lato Hotel, where we were staying on a half board basis, overlooking the Fortress and old harbour, and the high glass panels keep it well sheltered and we did not need to wear a jacket or cardigan all week! A truly amazing view. The food was excellent and the portions... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 00:30
Monday
13:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 00:30
Thursday
13:00 - 00:30
Friday
13:00 - 00:30
Saturday
13:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Epimenidou, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 033 4971
Description
Here's the finest "balcony" in the city embraced by the soft breeze of the Cretan Sea, offering the most beautiful panoramic views of the old city harbor and the Venetian fortress you'll ever see. The inspired menu primes your palate for fresh fish and seafood cooked to perfection, tender meats, refreshing vegetables and season salads, fine appetizers accompanied by ouzo or raki, and a variety of fine wines.

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