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Top Choice International in Sougia


At this elegantly rustic beachfront lair, Jean-Luc Delfosse has forged his own culinary path in a refreshing change from taverna staples. Mushroom crêpes to Flammekuche (Alsatian-style pizza), seafood pasta to peppe…
Taverna in Sougia


Hidden in a grapevine-shrouded courtyard off the Hania road, this charismatic lair specialises in charcoal-tickled local meats, hearty stews like rabbit stifadho (cooked with onions in a tomato purée) and lamb tsiga…
Taverna in Sougia

Taverna Oasis

Restore energies with a cold beer and classic Greek snacks after tackling the lovely Agia Irini Gorge. From here it's another 7km walk or a €15 taxi ride back to Sougia.
Seafood in Sougia


Near the waterfront T-junction with the Hania road, you’ll know Kyma by the fish tank in front. It’s known for its seafood, supplied by the owner’s brother, and the restaurant raises its own meat. Try the goat tsiga…
Cretan in Sougia

Taverna Rembetiko

On the road to Hania, this popular taverna serving mezedhes (small dishes) is a great place for a quick snack or a varied meal at good prices. Friendly owners offer an extensive menu of Cretan dishes like bourekia (…
Club in Sougia


On the eastern side of the beach, this summer-only, open-air club is an age-old favourite. Kicks off after midnight and can get surprisingly lively for such a small town.
Club in Sougia


Fortuna, on the left before the entrance to the town, is a great open-air place for a late-night drink. Things really get going after midnight.