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China Palace

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Platanias Main Road, Platanias, Crete 343 00, Greece
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+30 2821 060055
15:00 - 22:00
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We called one evening for a meal. I ordered the beef curry and rice. Portion size for the money was fine and was quite tasty. However, this is nothing at all like one could expect from a Chinese place in England for example. The sauce was in fact Malay so was very mild though quite tasty. The service was excellent.... More 

Thank Alan D
Chania Town, Greece
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We visited China palace once again, and it was such a great experience!! The food was sooooooo delicious, the portions were really big and the service perfect as always!!!🍚🍚🍲🍲🙂🙂😋😋

1 Thank m88_t
Arboga, Sweden
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I came back now from this strange resturant.All Chinese resturant in Sweden have rice with the food but in this resturant so small rice bowl for 2.5 euro.And I get just one rice bowl but in note when I want pay I charged for 2.and when I said that to manager he said that he will change the note but... More 

1 Thank eyad83
Warrington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

After reading mix reviews we decided to visit this place as it always looked busy and we should try it for ourselves. On arrival staff were friendly and seated us quickly. As a family of 4 we ordered BBQ ribs, chicken and sweet corn soup and crab and prawn won ton. All the starters were fantastic especially the ribs which... More 

1 Thank BethKJ
St. Asaph, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Took a bus from Maleme to visit this restaurant but i was slightly dissapointed at the selection on the menu and the choice of wines which were very expensive. The food that we ordered came very quickly and was very tasty and the portions were ample.

Thank David William P
Bodo, Norway
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Very good Chinese food. Have tasted better, but can really recommend this place. Been here several times. Never been disappointed! Nice staff and place! Fried banana with honey for dessert is a must!

1 Thank J H
Rugby, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The staff are trying really hard at this place and you would struggle, I think, to complain about the service. The food is just okay, generous portion but overall the China Palace should be better regarded than it is

Thank Skelksplinter
The Hague, The Netherlands
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42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Not an Asian person in sight, I should have known. If you like bland tasting Asian food, this ones for you. What really amazed me, is that it is full every night. After spending 3.5 years living in Asia, it was a big disappointment.

1 Thank BraFior
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Me and my grandma was here last year eating lunch when we were walking in the streets. We were the first guests. The chef didnt come before a halv hour after the kitchen was opening.. The waiter was sitting with us without asking all the time while we were eating. He talked and flirted with me, he looked like 30+... More 

1 Thank Kokkepiken
Mario B, Manager at China Palace, responded to this review

Dear Kokkepiken, I am sorry for your negative experience, I find it very hard to believe a waiter would do that risking the reputation of the store and his/her job. All our staff has been in the store for many years and they are explicitly forbidden from interacting with the clients in this manner. Moreover, there is a cctv system... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

A nice chins restaurant in the middle of Platanias. Okay food. Not cheap, but like the others restaurants nearby!

Thank worldwider41

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Platanias Main Road, Platanias, Crete 343 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 060055
China Palace Restaurant serves authentic Asian cuisine. Our specialties include Satay Duck, Sweet & Sour plates and a large selection of other dishes, starters, and desserts. We also offer 2 different menu packages. The staff is friendly, talkative and always eager to get to know our guests and answer any questions they may have about the menu! Stop by for lunch or dinner and let us make sure you have an enchanting experience.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?