Cafe in Agia Galini


Set in a square just up from the harbour, this cafe-cum-bistro-cum-bar is popular with locals. Excellent breakfasts (€3 to €9) offer everything from yoghurt and museli to ham and eggs, while dinner sees spaghetti wi…
Pizza in Rethymno


Come here for pizzas piled with fresh ingredients and baked in a stone oven even the Italians would approve of. Or fill up with fresh pasta, complemented by a decent wine list. Sit outside with a view of the beach o…
Cafe in Anogia


Come here for homemade sheep’s-milk ice cream and sweets, raki and coffee strong enough to stand a spoon in. Sit in the cool grotto-like interior or at a sidewalk table to watch life in the upper village slowly wand…
Cafe in Panormo

Kharas To Kafeneio

Near the post office, friendly Kharas gives you a glimpse into local life. This is where locals come to drink coffee, eat snacks and play cards. Tables spill into the big windowed room across the street.
Cafe in Bali


Next to Limani beach, this is a great spot for breakfast or lunch with crêpes, sandwiches, burgers and wraps. At night it morphs into a bar with a long cocktail list.