Heraklion is the largest city on Crete with a rich history, from Minoan civilization to its brave resistance against German invasion, during World War II. Today it’s a tourist hot-spot with the best nightlife on the island. We list the best bars here for a great night out.
The friendly bar is known for its cocktails, served up in the heart of the city of Heaklion on Korai street. Wets & Drys is a speakeasy style bar, with inspirations from the 1920s and ’30s in its design. This includes a love of mixed drinks; try the award-winning Hacienda Botucal cocktail.
Wets & Drys Speakeasy Bar, 7 Korai street, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, +30 281 033 5146
Three years ago, this minimal and industrial style cocktail bar appeared on Korai square, in the center of Heraklion. Stone’s experienced bartenders prepare classic cocktails like dry martinis, daquiris and mojitos, as well as unique cocktails, such as the Mastiha Sour (based on the traditional Greek drink mastiha) and Ginger Tini (for those attracted to spicy tastes). Don’t hesitate to ask the skillful staff for suggestions or any information about the cocktails.
Stone Cocktail Bar, 14 Korai street, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, +30 694 817 3755