Living a romance while on Crete might be a story for a lifetime. Having a romantic dinner on the island is a luxury worth paying for. Heraklion has some excellent fine dining options like Brillant. The Venetian setting is ready for the poetic experience which might be enhanced on locations like Serenissima or Kariatis.
The name says it all – it’s Brillant! You will have the ultimate Crete culinary experience choosing to have a lunch or dinner in a luxurious atmosphere overlooking the harbour and the Kouless Fortress. This restaurant emphasizes traditional Greek meals; however, the classy Mediterranean cuisine is also largely present. Brillant restaurant operates during year-round. In the summer you can go on the roof of the building (Lato Boutique Hotel) and enjoy a memorable night out at Herb’s Garden.
This sophisticated restaurant blends the virtues of Cretan tradition and innovative cooking techniques. Run by chef educated in France, Serenissima allows its guests to choose from three types of menu named Earth, Sea, and Vegan. It is something for everyone to eat, and there is also a rich collection of local and foreign wines. Make sure to have a dessert too.
A place of style and taste has been built on the wall of Kastelli to oversee the harbour area. Kariatis is there for the last quarter-century welcoming with some of the most sophisticated dishes in Chania. The cuisine blends the flavours and traditions of Crete and Italy with an emphasis on the fish specialties. This is one of the restaurants that work year-round providing a selection of award-winning wines.