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Arkoudaina Garden

On the outskirts of Episkopi village, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
+30 2831 061607
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (32 reviews)
“pork chop” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
On the outskirts of Episkopi village, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Top 5 meal of our life ever anywhere. Food all from on site. Raise their own meat, flavors exquisite, service incredible, personal, set meal. Unbelievable.

Thank Tamara B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Yes, it is very quaint, yes, there are animals, and the owner does come and talk to you. However, it must be noted that that we got the distinct impression that he is completely insincere and probably laughs at how much he charges the stupid...More

Thank Laveda W
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I am from Greece and I know from good food, but when I visited with my local friends this restaurant which is located in a beautiful garden I forgot all the rest. Despite the fact that I am not a meat lover any meat I...More

Thank NatiNik
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We wold have never gotten to this place if it wasn't for a friend who sent us there (thank you Irit). It's not on the way to anywhere. Actually, it was on the opposite direction to where we were supposed to go and it was...More

Thank Boaz S
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to go on a recommendation from our villa owner. We weren't disappointed!! Yorgi the owner came to say hello and on hearing the recommendation said he would order for us, the kids were a little nervous! No need to worry the food was...More

Thank Neil N
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting this taverna every time I visit Crete and the village of Episkopi. Understandably some of the negative reviews get ticked off that there are no menus to order from except from what the owner will inform the guests of, made fresh...More

1  Thank cbs75
Reviewed 10 July 2017

As we entered going past the kitchen there was an almighty loud verbal row coming from within. With hindsight I suppose this sort of summed up our evening. A lovely setting we had pre-booked our table and meals, but nobody seemed too certain although there...More

1  Thank stuwalsh74057
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This place is really wonderful. The dishes are exquisite, but quite expensive. I recommend it to everyone who wishes to try the local cuisine.

Thank GinoBGino
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful dinner in the organic garden, surrounded by spectacular Cretan mountains. Around us, free roaming chickens, a horse, cats lazying in the sun. We were welcomed very warmly. We had their staple 47 ingredient salad (yum!) and a meze of fried courgette flowers, stuffed vine...More

1  Thank Aggie_Gr
Reviewed 26 May 2017

If you don't like food that is different and clever you probably won't like Georgio either, the man who runs this brilliant little taverna. His passion for foraging and to bring alive the rich cornucopia of produce available on his home island is inspiring and...More

Thank Owen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the outskirts of Episkopi village, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 061607
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