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The Red Lion Gastropub and Restaurant

) #3 of 69 Restaurants in Malia €€ - €€€ European, British, Greek
96 Dimokratias | Beach Road, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
+30 2897 033803
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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European, British, Greek, Pub, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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96 Dimokratias | Beach Road, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Massive place, we walked past here a few times and it was always packed. Didn't get hassled to come in (always good!). Brad was lovely and welcoming to us and everyone else! 😍 We both ordered the calamari which came very quickly and so did...More

Thank Mrsbonjovi42
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very friendly staff, Excellent selection of meals and drinks. All day breakfast (proper english). English dishes, Greek dishes, fajitas etc. something for everybody. Sangria, cocktails, lager by glass or in towers, soft drinks etc. again something for everybody. Prices good, Atmosphere great.

Thank Rosalind A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've loved every meal here, the staff are brilliant especially Brad and Alex who go out of their way for you! The food is honestly the best in malia , the shots of raki are lethal though haha. I guarantee if you go here for...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fab food and service..Bradley Aphrodite and Alex were superb...Keep giving the peanuts to Mark..lol..Food was really good.

Thank NA N
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you're starving you have to go to this place. Enormous portions for a cheap price. But very tasty.

Thank Thibault V
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed in Malia for 2 weeks and ate at lots of places but always went back to the Red Lion.....fab food...the best in Malia.......and the staff are great....if you are in Malia then its definitely worth a visit....sad to leave.

Thank Paul0201
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place for food or drink every meal was beautiful really nice staff very friendly would definitely recommend if your staying in malia

Thank Dionne B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not far from Nisos Beach so a great pit stop for quenching your thirst. Ate here a couple of times and food was great. Sangria good too. Friendly staff.

Thank edward s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff food is amazing really good value for money defo recommend it all home cooked food and English owner

Thank Dawn T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Malia for a five day break, we Visited the red lion on most days. The staff are possibly the friendliest staff I've met, nothing is too much. They know peoples regular drinks, don't let you go to the bar and pay; will bring...More

Thank Jen12334971
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Dmitry B
Hello! On August 17 we will have a wedding ceremony on the island of Crete and we would like to celebrate this event in your restaurant. Please tell me if you can book us for a private table for 4 people. What do you need? Do I need any advance payment from our side or pre-order meals? Thank you! Sincerely, Bochenkov Dmitry
8 August 2016|
Response from MICHAIL P | Property representative |
Hi Dmitry and thank you for choosing our restaurant for your wedding ceremony. As we replyed to your first email we just waiting for your phone call on the 14th or 15th of August to confirm the booking. We are ready for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$17
Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Dimokratias | Beach Road, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 033803
  • E-mail
The Red Lion Gastropub & restaurant is located in Malia - on the beach road, 150 meters away from the main beach. It is one of the oldest (since 1999) and most popular places in Malia, with casual and relaxing environment. Well known for its excellent food and service, it is the ideal place to enjoy a wide selection of local and international draught beers, selected wines, indulgent cocktails and only premium spirits. Open all day, every day for breakfast, coffee, lunch and dinner.