Former US Base, Gournes, Heraklion
The Tavern KRITES is located in the intermediary space between the Cretan Aquarium THALASSOKOSMOS and the INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTRE OF CRETE. A frugal and beautiful space decorated with frames that portray famous Cretan people that have contributed in the appointment of Crete so much in Greece as well as abroad.
At the upper floor of the Tavern there are beautiful verandas with unlimited view to the sea and the exterior space is decorated with grass and a playground. In this friendly environment the food that is offered are recipes from various regions of Crete. The [ofto] lamb and the piglet that are both baked in a traditional oven, the tomato baked goat, the lamb with stamnagkathi (Cretan vegetable) the askordoylakoi (bulbs), the Cretan sausage (apaki) are certain from the dishes that are listed in our catalogue.
The menu at "KRITES" restaurant is strictly traditional, inspired by the old Cretan cuisine and this helps the wood oven where meat cooked and olive oil.
May - September:
Wednesday - Sunday, from 12pm
Every weekend and all the holidays for launch and dinner.