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Brillant

15, Epimenidou street, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
+30 281 033 4959
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
15, Epimenidou street, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 27 April 2017

We were celebrating a special anniversary during our trip to Heraklion. We dined twice at the Brilliant Restaurant and its alter ego Herbs' Garden. Of the latter, we very much enjoyed the views of the city in the evening, and the food and service were...More

Thank lanne67
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were able to secure a last minute New Years Eve reservation, and the food and service was outstanding. We also ate another dinner there, which was also very good.

Thank Karen_lotr
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We tried the restaurant before, and I'm very glad that I see that the quality still remains the same. I place a dinner for my friends. Everything is very nice, in a very ambient atmosphere. The staff is very polite and always there to serve...More

Thank Nikitakis
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We were directed to Brilliant after we tried to go to Herb's Garden patio which is closed for the season. The food was poor, the atmosphere was poor, the service was mediocre, and it was generally overpriced. The decor is 1990s themed and during our...More

Thank LeannaRamma
Reviewed 9 November 2016

When we ate there, the food was the same menu as the Herbs Garden, but it was too cold an evening to eat outside. Very good food - I had the lamb which was a mighty chunk of meat and lovely and tender, but a...More

Thank SouthCoastBritRachel
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Brilliant is one of two restaurants in the Lato Boutique Hotel (would have loved to have tried the other, Herb's Garden, but it was a dark and stormy night). I just wanted something light and had the shrimp with blueberries, sage and rocket -- an...More

Thank CaTravel_10
Reviewed 6 April 2016

After a long flight I made my way to Brilliant located conveniently in the Lato Hotel. I chose tone of the two set menu options and was not disappointed. The food was delicious local cuisine and artfully prepared and presented. The portions were ample and...More

Thank Lorelei M
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The food was very good. We enjoyed several meals. The wine list was unbelievable. I loved reading it. I told the waiter it was so well written it was fascinating. Like a novel. David found a fabulous wine off of the list. One night we...More

Thank sylviandavid
Reviewed 8 January 2016

We enjoyed a very nice Christmas Eve dinner at the restaurant. All of our choices were nicely prepared and presentation was good.

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Excellent. Service was great. Prices were unexpectedly high in comparison to Sydney prices though. Ambience good.

Thank Terrysteve
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 01:00
Monday
13:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 01:00
Thursday
13:00 - 01:00
Friday
13:00 - 01:00
Saturday
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15, Epimenidou street, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 033 4959
  • E-mail
Description
Brillant restaurant has been established in February 2007 in the city of Heraklion at Crete Island. It is located into Lato Boutique Hotel, acquiring independent entrance right next to the hotel's main entrance. It operates from November until end of April, daily from 13:00 until late at night. Brillant team value Mediterranean cuisine, Cretan diet, authenticity and exquisite tastes. Selected meats, fresh fish, season salads, hand made pasta, mature cheeses and fine wines.Brillant's team during spring, summer and early autumn, climbs up to the roof, at the unique «Herb’s Garden» (Lato's Roof Garden).
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