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Black Lantern

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Single-use or sanitised menus
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Updated 31/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 31/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Definitely the best restaurant in the area. The recommended Sea Bream was amazing and the grilled octopus (first time) became my all-time favorite 🌞

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 16 May 2021

Despite Covid and all the extra restrictions the staff are doing a great job making their guests feel welcome and safe. The restaurant is spotless and the menu is huge. There is something for everyone whether you want traditional Greek, fish and chips, spaghetti carbonara,...a curry or sweet and sour chicken. And the deserts..... I think the team has been practicing during lockdown. Don't miss it!!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 8 January 2021 via mobile

Food here was good, in particular some of the more traditional Greek dishes. We did find however that the owner of the store (I think? The English gentleman) was giving a lot of attention to what I think must be his regular customers, having a...chat and not really doing much else. The poor lady running the restaurant in reality was doing all the work (and doing an excellent job of it!) but was clearly very busy and not getting any of help from him. We had to wait quite a while to be served and to pay. I think that told me everything I needed to know about how he runs his restaurant! For that reason we didn't come back.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 22 October 2020

I have to say not only is the food fabulous and standards consistent but their COVID restrictions are stringent. If ever you are going to be safe eating out it is at The Black Lantern. They are strict for your benefit - so adhere to...it. The tables, chairs and surrounding floor areas are stripped sanitised and reset every time a table is vacated. Your safety and the safety of their business is paramount - please respect that. As for the food and service what can I say - always excellent. Please support their business in these difficult times as we would be lost without them. Thanks Ewelina and Graham for keeping us safe xxMore

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 25 September 2020 via mobile

we ate here three times every time was fantastic food it’s just grumpy graham he definitely needs a personality

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 17 September 2020 via mobile

We had dinner here on Sunday evening as this is the one night the hotel does not provide it. The food and service was excellent. It is rather quirky and has wonderful sea views.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 15 September 2020

We visited the Black Lantern 3 times during our week in Maleme last week. We had 2 lunches and 1 dinner. Menu is extensively varied and a great mix of English/med/Greek dishes. Prices very good. There was a mix up with our reservation but this...was sorted without fuss. Tables were sanitised before use and staff wore masks when serving. The food is presented very nicely and the portIons very ample. The quality of the food is excellent. The view from the balcony part of the restaurant overlooks the sea around 500mtrs away. All the staff are nice and Evelina the waitress is very attentive and friendly. The lamb shank and beef bourguignon were excellent!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 31 August 2020 via mobile

After eating at a couple of the sea front restaurants on the beach road we decided to give the Black Lantern a try and I’m glad we did, the food was excellent, service was too and the place was spotless, menu had lots to choose...from and it all looked delicious so when visiting Maleme please don’t just stick to the places on the beach road, call in to the Black Lantern like we did for a fantastic value for money mealMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 25 August 2020

Always visit the Black Lantern when in town and as always the food was excellent. I would like to congratulate them on the way they are handling the covid situation. Sanitiser is available and requeated to be used on entering. All staff wear masks. Table...and chairs are sanitised after every use. All in all a very safe environment in which to enjoy a great meal.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 24 August 2020 via mobile

I cannot reccommend this restaurant enough. Graham and his staff amazing, they go above and beyond to ensure you are catered for. Most wonderful food and service. Graham went out of his way on several occasions to pick my husband up from the hotel and...dropped him off again at the end of the night, with him having mobility issues, this made all the difference to our holiday. Thank you Graham and staff for everything. All being well we will see you next year. Thank you for everything 😘 BEST RESTAURANT IN MEALEME by far 💕More

Date of visit: August 2020
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26 October 2020|
Response from C4814MJjohns | Reviewed this property |
Unknown at this stage due to covid situation. Suggest you make direct contact via their Facebook page.
15 June 2018|
Response from garpow2016 | Reviewed this property |
I do not have an email address but the telephone number is (+30) 2821062784, phone a day or so before and you will be accommodated.
15 February 2017|
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Response from Reidar K |
Tbh I'm not sure. But as I remember they are opened sundays like other days.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Black Lantern

Yes, Black Lantern offers takeaway services.

Yes, Black Lantern offers delivery services.

Yes, Black Lantern is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Black Lantern is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5