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Black Lantern

Maleme, Crete 73014, Greece
+30 697 572 8345
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“liver” (4 reviews)
“lamb dish” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, Mediterranean, European, British, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Maleme, Crete 73014, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always delivers. The best roast dinners we have had either in UK or Crete. We are a fusy pair but know from 12 years of experience we will never come away disappointed

Thank ann692
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had been warned off visiting here due, apparently, to the large numbers of English ex-pats who frequent the restaurant, however we decided that, being ex-pats ourselves, we should visit and see what, if any, the problems were. We arrived on a quiet winter’s Friday...More

1  Thank garpow2016
ewelina j, Owner at Black Lantern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review.

Reviewed 17 November 2017

Lovely friendly restaurant serving a wide variety of Cretan and English dishes at reasonable prices. Although Graham, the owner was not cooking himself the evening we visited, he still insisted on inspecting each dish before it was served. We both had the traditional Cretan lamb...More

Thank Debbie_Jan
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, friendly & cheerful atmosphere, spotlessly clean, outstanding service. The best restaurant in Maleme.

Thank Pam H
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent and the staff is welcoming and friendly. They serve both local and international dishes. There is also a nice bar area. Relaxed seating in front and an outside dining area in the back with a lovely view. Across the street there...More

Thank Anitra880
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The Black Lantern Thank You Graham &Staff For the Excelant Food we visited several times.The Beef Curry was delicious The fish Excelant .The place is Spotless and all the Staff are great .The best place in Malame to Eat .

Thank jeanie995
Reviewed 9 October 2017

By far the best Restaurant in Maleme we ate here 5 times during our fortnights stay,the food is excellent and well prepared,the beef bourguignon and the mixed grill are highly recommended keep up the good work Graham and Ewelina the Black Lantern definitely shines bright!

2  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 4 October 2017

You need to spend some time in Maleme to find the good restaurant. This is one of the best. The owner is a pretty special guy but he is friendly and the food is great.

Thank Sebastian H
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The Black Lantern has moved premises just up the road a bit but the quality if anything has improved, and it was brilliant before. Graham the owner is an acquired taste and quite a character, but you have to go there for the quality of...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We ate here and it was a quite good experience. The food and the service was ok, the helpings were fine and the quality was quite good.

Thank richcoll54
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Response from Reidar K |
Tbh I'm not sure. But as I remember they are opened sundays like other days.
20 September 2016|
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Response from Grymer1963 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maleme, Crete 73014, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Maleme
  • Phone Number: +30 697 572 8345
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