Located in the heart of the touristy Heraklion, Plastelina is widely known for its tasty cocktails, the nice pop-rock, electro and funky music and its young friends that create a vivid atmosphere, especially on Fridays. The bartender is always friendly and is always willing to recommend a drink according to your preferences.
Address & telephone number: Plastelina, 5 Andreou Kritis Street, Heraklion, Greece, +30 694 811 0666
Maistrali is a small family tsipouradiko located in Rethymno, close to the city’s harbor, and is definitely worth a visit to enjoy the great tastes, the view and local tsipouro. Some of the best culinary options include burger with cheese and of course shrimp spaghetti and the fresh fish.
Address & telephone number: Maistrali, 27 Emmanouil Kefalogianni Street, Rethymno, Greece, +30 2831 042502
Eukalyptos is situated in an amazing location, under the shade of huge eucalyptus trees and the Venetian walls of Heraklion. It is a great place to drink a coffee during the daytime, but its highlight is at night, when it becomes a hot-spot for people of all ages who want to enjoy a cocktail or a drink. If you’re hungry, it also provides a number of tasty choices, from burgers to local salads and ice creams.
Address & telephone number: Eukalyptos, Kommeno Mpenteni, Heraklion, Greece, +30 697 255 7718
Tertipi is running as a typical Greek tsipouradiko in Chania. Located in a small narrow street of the city, away from the noise of the touristy Chania, it serves a wide range of drinks that include the local tsipouro or the Cretan tsikoudia, which are accompanied with free large meze dishes. This cozy place is decorated in great taste and offers an interesting exploration of the Cretan cuisine and lifestyle.
Address & telephone number: Tertipi, 19 Sifaka Street, Chania, Greece, +30 2821 302903
Nice music, inexpensive and safe (as milk) drinks and cocktails in a lively street in the heart of the old city. Safe As Milk is a highly preferred bar by the residents of Chania and the tourists who come by to enjoy the good mojitos and the overall pleasurable atmosphere.
Address & telephone number: Safe as Milk, 27 Potie Street, Chania, Greece, +30 2821 058348
Cuckoo is a popular bar in the city of Heraklion with excellent service, warm environment and nice music. It hosts various events in order to create a vivid atmosphere but also promote the local cultural production, from student parties to live concerts and acoustic performances. Unfortunately it is closed during the summer, but if you come by during any other time of the year you’re guaranteed a good time.
Address & telephone number: Cuckoo, 1 Adamantiou Korai Street, Heraklion, Greece, +30 6987988061