Crete - Cafes

Most of the cafés and bars in Heraklion are in Korai street, the centre of the town. There is no need to know the number. The island, even if is the largest in Greece, is like a “big family.” Just ask someone for help, and they’ll gladly point you in the right direction!

Living Room Lounge Café

Living room is a trendy café with nice people at the centre of Heraklion. Here you can find warm and cold drinks, salads, snacks and cocktails.

AddressEl. Venizelou 5
Phone+30 283 102 1386


This complex is 10 minutes outside the centre of Heraklion in an area pretty famous during the summer. A new, modern building with cinemas, restaurant, cafés and bars.

Address116 Andrea Papandreou Avenue, Ammoudara
Phone+30 2810 823 813

Veneto Café

With the views of the harbour and the Venetian fortress, this place is great, especially in the summer (if you manage to find a free table.) This café opened in 1996 and has a good reputation.

AddressEpimenidou Str. 9, 71202 Herkalion
Phone+30 2810 223 686

Kentrikon Café

Kentrikon Café is located in the old town centre. Here are a contemporary atmosphere but at the same time it has retained its old charm. It is a two story building and the perfect place for a good cup of coffee in the afternoon.

AddressBetolo and Dorotheou Episkopou, 73100, Chania
Phone+30 28210 41442
More InfoOld town center

The Back Door

The Back Door is one of the oldest cafeterias in Chania. Even though it is one of the oldest it is newly renovated and centrally located. They serve juice, coffee, snacks, ice cream and a bit later in the evenings also cocktails.

Address1, Akti Koundourioti, 73100 Chania
Phone+30 2821 074 274
More InfoOld Venetian port Chania


This 17th century building is turned into an amazing café-bar and creperie. Here you can eat breakfast, try a lovely crepes and later, like most bars, they serve cocktails and beer.

AddressKoutouloufari, Hersonissos
Phone+30 28970 23981/ +30 2810 252797