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15, Epimenidou street, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
+30 281 033 4959
13:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 01:00
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

The restaurant seemed abandoned at the first glance maybe due to the low season. However, their service should be evaluated very high. We ordered beef with Cretan sauce and grilled salmon. Both were marvelous! Wine was also very good. Prices are a bit higher than the average for this area.

Thank Lika_3333
traveling cat
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310 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2015

we were the second group to be seated this night. There weren't a whole lot of people after us. maybe we're eating too early but we were told it wasn't tourist season anymore. They had plenty of choices and I got a typical risotto dish of the area. It was quite good and just as she explained it to me.... More 

Thank carpefeline
Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Food not very interesting, decor very odd! Try one of the excellent local tavernas instread for a true experience of great Cretan food.

Thank Jo N
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Crete had some of the freshest, most delicious food I've ever had. I didn't get out to too many restaurants while there, so there's not too much to compare it to, but the fact that this restaurant was A) in my hotel and B) well priced made it an easy choice. Absolutely delicious and wonderful service! 5 stars.

Thank sguid13
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Good quality food cuisine based 100% on Greek dishes, using 100% of the traditional products of Crete. Great presentation of the dishes, warm and excellent service

Thank Athina68
Nairobi, Kenya
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015

We had breakfast here for 4 days and were spoilt for choice. The decor is tasteful and modern, loved the light fixtures. You squeeze fresh orange juice from a big breakfast of oranges in a easy to use machine. There was a variety of bread and jams, which I particularly liked. The Greek yoghurt, yum! Great restaurant and very clean... More 

Thank Angela K
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Squeeze your own fresh orange juice from a big basket of oranges in a easy to use machine. Yum. Delicious fresh Greek yogurt and have to say the very lightest pastry of croissants and mini cheese pies and apple and cinnamon pies EVER. There is a fry up is you choose and also a really good selection of 5 or... More 

Thank Beth B
Davis, CA
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015

We didn't want to take the time to scope out restaurants in the area. After having left Athens, we wanted something different than the normal Taverna fare. The staff was excellent (they should have been, we were almost the only people there). Very attentive and friendly. I asked the name of one of the components of one of our dishes,... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Great when arriving at the hotel late from the airport as open until midnight. Very friendly and helpful staff. Excellent food and very reasonably priced.

Thank Jane S
Bordeaux, France
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Lovely, cool and quiet restaurant in the hotel. A rare chance to try Cretan wines which were delicious. Waiter was brilliantly helfpful on this subject.

Thank John C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
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
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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