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White Lion

125 Eleutheriou Benizelou, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
+30 2897 023476
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“gyros” (14 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
“calamari” (8 reviews)
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Bar, International, Mediterranean, Greek, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
125 Eleutheriou Benizelou, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped off here twice during our time in Hersonisoss. Breakfast was ok, nothing special but not expensive either. Drinks were average but I was annoyed when the second round of drinks were served and the beer wasn't the same as the first. It was...More

Thank sink0
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nothing very special..but ok..a bit crowdy for me..but very nice staff..and i hate to wait for order longer then 20 minutes..but it is ok

Thank Ciobanu G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived late in Hersonissos, White Lion was open so we ordered something to nibble, straight away we where made to feel most welcomed by Vladimir, Genci, Christina, Jelena and others. Staff are so friendly that we ended up going back many times. Food is...More

Thank mes2711
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat here both mornings for the last two Lions tests. Great friendly service, ice cold beer, rugby on the screen, cooling fans. Couldn't ask for more. I dislike the 'must have an english breakfast when I'm away' thing but succumbed to the ritual. Was tasty...More

Thank GrahamCurtis1103
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While strolling the strip to work out our bearings we came across this lovely establishment. Instantly I could tell the food would be of a good quality just by the atmosphere this place had. We wasn't disappointed at all, we both had white lion breakfasts...More

Thank Darren1862
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got a taxi here from our hotel twice during our stay. Was made to feel welcome straight away! There was plenty of choice on the menu, with very reasonable prices. The food both times was great, wish we had discovered this place sooner!

Thank Stephcb17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for breakfast everyday and evening sometimes. Good service, loved the tea glasses at breakfast.

Thank rubydogUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently took 2 buses to get to this place, we were staying in Agia Pelagia, We had been to the white lion whilst staying in hersonissos in previous holidays, The guys in this restaurant are very friendly and accommodating. The food is very good...More

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have ate here 5 times now, for both lunch and dinner and every time the food does not disappoint! If you love an English type pub then this one is the best in hersonissos! Amazing hearty food. My partner loves the gyros here and...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i sought the restuarant out only for guaranteed footy screens (i know very English). Staff are extremely friendly and prices are average for area. food cost is much cheaper than alcohol. Hersonissis is not very cheap for drink fullstop so 3.30 Euro per local beer...More

Thank svlly77
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Questions & Answers
Michelle B
3 April 2017|
Response from L_hersonisosKostas_P | Property representative |
Hi there. Just to re-assure you we still offer gluten free food and our chips are fried on their own as last year! We look forward to seeing you again soon!
Karny P
20 June 2016|
Response from L_hersonisosKostas_P | Property representative |
Hi there. We will probably show the boxing from the O2 on Saturday night. Wales will also be playing in the Euros at 22:00 but we have 6 tv screens so should be good to show the boxing! Please let us know if you need... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Lunch, Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Eleutheriou Benizelou, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Hersonissos
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 023476
  • E-mail
The first and only gastropub in Hersonissos serving fresh, tasty and original food at sensible prices. We also offer a fantastic selection of drinks including our very own signature cocktails, all your favourite beers both bottled and draught, freshly ground coffees and more! Newly refurbished in 2016 come and see for yourselves what we are all about.
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