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Cretan Brewery

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Great lunch and beer

Went by to taste something different , beer was good reasonably price , decided to have lunch and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jim M
via mobile
Beautiful view and delicious beer

We did the tour and tasting, which was a good value. We loved the beautiful scenery and location... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Colin H
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“beer tasting”(14 reviews)
“pale ale”(5 reviews)
Cretan Brewery is the first microbrewery in Chania, where fresh, handcrafted, pure Charma beer is being brewed since 2007. At the brew pub, our visitors can either attend a guided tour (3 euro/person older than 16 years old), or do a simple tasting...more
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Platanias, Crete 73002, Greece
+30 2824 031002
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All reviews beer tasting different beers pale ale great beer brewing process nice terrace t shirts take away barbecue night shelf life knowledgeable staff a bit off the beaten path home brewer well worth the stop modern facility guided tour worth a visit
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went by to taste something different , beer was good reasonably price , decided to have lunch and the portions were huge and food was beyond expectations . Nice lil setting up the country road with nice seating area and very friendly staff ! Definitely...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We did the tour and tasting, which was a good value. We loved the beautiful scenery and location; we didn't know what to expect, but the beer was incredibly fresh and delicious. Their beer is brewed with German "rules" so malt yeast water and hops...More

Thank Colin H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by on our way back from Elafonisi Beach. What a great find!! The craft beer is all amazing. We tried 4 of the 5 and all were delicious. The surprise for us was the food menu. I had the pork steak and my husband...More

Thank Sharrinny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beer was cold, the attendant knowledgeable, the location beautiful, and the company was full of great ideas to use/reuse/recycle everything they could while keeping it as local and organic as possible. What started as some mechanical engineers idle-hands idea turned into the first and...More

Thank Jonah S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the tour, taste the beers and eat. Beers are very good, the food is excellent (don't miss the pork tigania) and the staff is friendly and useful.

Thank Ovidiu P
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like micro breweries and trying different beers this is well worth a visit. The tasting of their 5 beers was really good value and some are good and some are fantastic. We also ate here and the food was delicious. Lovely seating in...More

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IoannisL89, Ιδιοκτήτης at Cretan Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Heather for your comments! We are glad to serve you any time! Regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the brewery by the land train. For a couple of Euros you get to try a couple of beers and get a look arounf the brewery. Fun, met some interesting people and sat in the sunshine with a beer. What could be wrong...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of yellow signs make this easy to find. We dropped lucky - a €3 per person tour was just starting. Takes about half an hour. The guide is knowledgeable and talks excellent English. Really impressive the efforts they have made to create an environmentally...More

Thank Lorraine G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst on a one week relaxing holiday in nearby Kamisiana, the one trip my husband and I wanted to take was to the Cretan Brewery. The 20 Euro taxi fare up into the Chania hills was worth every cent! We spent 3 hours going through...More

Thank Zippy212
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time visiting the Cretan Brewery on my birthday. The tour was very informative and we learnt a lot about making craft beer. They didn't skimp on the beer we tasted and we even got another glass with our meze lunch. The...More

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Sean M
16 May 2018|
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Response from IoannisL89 | Property representative |
Goodmorning! Till the end of May it will be the bus number 174 that starts from the public bus station in Chania at 10.00 in the morning and it will be waiting for you here in the brewery so that it will get you back to... More
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Stuart W
26 September 2016|
Response from Anthony H | Reviewed this property |
cretanbeer.gr/en/#map Try their website. The guys at the site seemed to speak pretty good English