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Off Main Road, Paleochora, Crete 545 00, Greece
+30 2823 042281
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“small garden” (14 reviews)
“dutch couple” (3 reviews)
“nice change” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Off Main Road, Paleochora, Crete 545 00, Greece
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

The owners spend their winter travelling in the East (Cambodia, Vietnam etc) and the food is a fusion of their Dutch heritage, travels and cooking skills. We've never had a bad meal here and you have to book, even in October. Some amazing taste combinations...More

Thank gaymaria
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The restaurant is situated in a small garden, hence the name. It serves Thai and Asian style food and is a nice change from mediterranean food. We had a delicious meal with friends with an interesting combination of food, flavours and presentation

Thank Bernie W
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Small Garden with a tropical atmosphere. The food is really tasty with lots of asian plates.. Spicy food also included.. REALLY SPICY!! The chef is polite and the staff full of humor.. Generelly if you want to get away from the greek tradition of Paleochora...More

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Small "secret" (not visible from the road) garden with seven tables and colorful lanterns that creates a cosy and relaxing environment; good quality Asian influence cuisine that changes everyday (menu presented on blackboard) and is consisted of fresh, local and seasonal ingredients; a kind and...More

Thank Tassos S
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Also known as Small Garden restuarant to avoid confusion. Six or seven tables set in a small courtyard probably the quaintest restuarant in Paleochora. A nice change from Greek food, the menu has more of an Asian twist. Not an extensive choice but there should...More

Thank Robbo456
Reviewed 5 August 2016

No words needs just go there for a lovely dinner when you have eaten Greek food enough You will not regret it!

3  Thank Women2016
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We booked a table here on the recommendation of a friend and we certainly were not disappointed. The lovely small garden setting with the lanterns created such a lovely relaxed ambiance (kind of reminded us of a restaurant in Goa from years ago) and the...More

3  Thank goanjock
Reviewed 29 July 2016

If you are looking for an alternative to Greek cuisine then go for this small garden restaurant. Menu changing every day, crossover Mediterranean/Asian, all very fresh and delicious. Good housewine, creative interiour and surprises (toothpicks...). Very friendly and communicative owners.

Thank Wera V
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for something different in Paleochora, than a greek restaurant or a pizzeria, this is the place you want to go. The host was a very entertaining guy. The menu changes day by day, but usually they offer asian food. And that food...More

Thank Arsjitekt
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This small garden restaurant is the passion of a Dutch couple who love the Far East. They have adapted the cuisines of the Far East in a thoughtful and imaginative way. Make sure you visit early during your stay in Paleochora as one visit will...More

Thank Sl0w2anger
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  • Food
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Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: Off Main Road, Paleochora, Crete 545 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Paleochora
  • Phone Number: +30 2823 042281
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