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Castro Restaurant & Cafe Bar

Palaiochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
+30 2823 042492
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“tuna fillet” (3 reviews)
“mille feuille” (2 reviews)
“sea bream” (2 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Cafe, Diner, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Palaiochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Unic view, delicius food on the down floor and special coctails at the first floor with the Libyan sea in your view..magic place with friendly peoples including the staff!

Thank giorgiasif
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Amazing what they have done with the place, and more improvements to come, we understand. The views are the best in Paleohora, and the food and wines superb. We liked it so much we went there two nights running, and were not disappointed on either...More

Thank salfordted
Reviewed 17 October 2017

After reading TA reviews we decided to give this place a go. It was mid October and quiet but the welcome was good and the food and wine really good. The elevated position gave good views over the town.

Thank SpinxWales
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has only been open one season so is relatively new. It's a short step from the Main Street of restaurants and a few steps up towards the fort. We stumbled upon it. The decor and design of Castro is really modern and nice....More

Thank JohnRitchie
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

After eight nights of excellent Cretan food in different restaurants in Paleochora, we decided it was time for a change. We'd noticed this place on our way up to the fort in the afternoon and it looked great - modern/traditional Greek design and very stylish...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Unique place with panoramic view of the libyan sea and paleochora. amazing sunsets. Perfect designed restaurant and bar with an island style given to that place. We had a perfect dinner with a bottle of wine at the front tables of the restaurants while the...More

Thank Andreas G
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Cocktail bar and restaurant on way up to old fort. Amazing views to both beaches and over town. Dinner was of a very high standard with waiting staff who are friendly and care that you enjoy your meal. Traditional Cretan food but raised up a...More

Thank AliMKev
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the best place in Paleochora. The view is breathtaking , the service is excellent and the products are excellent too. I visit the restaurant downstairs and I was extremely happy that something different opened in Paleochora. Modern Cretan cuisine , clean dishes and a...More

2  Thank carabola
Reviewed 23 September 2017

we spent 5 days at the region and unfortunately we discover that diamond the last two. The first visit was for dinner on the first floor which was excellent and so was the service. If you are looking for mediterranean cuisine with a pinch of...More

2  Thank YorgosAnt
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Visited Castro twice during our one week stay and have been very satisfied both times. The food is superb,service the best in town and the view is stunning. Our highly recommodations is given and we will for sure come back. Try the tuner tartar as...More

3  Thank Aum68
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palaiochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Palaiochora
  • Phone Number: +30 2823 042492
Castro Restaurant & Cafe Bar is located on the highest point of Paleohora center. Guests can enjoy spectacular views to the Libyan sea and breathtaking sunsets.In two different levels both with panoramic view you can taste the Greek creative cuisine and the unique cocktails.
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