Heraklion Nightlife and Places to eat

Enjoying Heraklion and its Cuisine

If you are planning a visit to Crete, then you would most likely enjoy visiting Heraklion, which is the largest city of Crete and also one of the largest cities of Greece. The nightlife in Heraklion is very vivid. There are plenty of attractions in this city, but it is also a city that is renowned for its cuisine. So if you wish to sample one of the best cuisines of Greece, then a visit to Heraklion is exactly what you’re looking for. You can easily get to this city by plane and you can hire a car at Heraklion Airport, in order to start your amazing journey across the city. If you wish to rent a car in Heraklion, you need to know that there are some good services to do so.

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Some of the popular night clubs and bars in Heraklion are:
Daluz Night Club, 17 Archiepiskopou Makariou Str., Heraklion – Dancing Club with international and Greek music.
Senses Club, 277 Leoforos Andrea Papandreou, Amoudara – Coffee and refreshments in the morning and dinks and cocktails with happenings in the evening.
Loft Club, Milatou, Meramvelou & Idaiou Androu Str., Heraklion – International and Greek Music.
Anopolis Cretan Nights, Anopolis, Heraklion – Traditional Cretan music, Greek music and dance show. Guaranteed! You will enjoy a lot!


If you are one of the gourmands, then you will definitely enjoy exploring Heraklion and its various restaurants, since this city is part of Crete Island, which has one of the oldest and also most delicious cuisines in the entire world. The Cretan cuisine is represented by a tradition based on aromas, tastes, skills and of course, ingredients, that come from the prehistoric years and are continued in the present. Even more than being just a very tasty cuisine, the Cretan cuisine is also one of the most representative for the Mediterranean diet. For this, the city is filled with a variety of traditional tavernas, as well as modern restaurants, which await their visitors with some of the tastiest Cretan dishes.

These being said, you are probably interested in finding out some of the most popular and appreciated places where you can eat during your vacation to Heraklion. However, even though the Cretan cuisine is highly appreciated, you can also find restaurants that serve other types of dishes.

Here you can see some of the most recommended places to eat, including restaurants and tavernas that you can find across Heraklion:
Kastella Restaurant Ouzeri, 5a Sofokli Venizelou Str., Heraklion – offers Greek, Mediterranean food and seafood with ouzo aperitif, in a very nice environment, with amazing views
Hovoli, Daskalogianni Square, Heraklion – is a steakhouse located in the center of the city
Thanasis Tavern, 20 Agiou Titou Str., Heraklion – is a nice tavern that offers Greek food in a friendly environment
Ippokambos, 3 Sofokli Venizelou Str., Heraklion – this is a nice tavern, offering Greek food and fresh sea food with excellent appetizers.
Paralia Seaside Restaurant, 5 Sofokli Venizelou Str., Heraklion – it is located near to the Venetian harbor of Heraklion and offers Greek food, Mediterranean food and seafood, along with a scenic view
Kouzinerie, 11 Lochagou Marinelli Str., Heraklion – which is a very appreciated restaurant in Heraklion and which serves Greek food


So if you wish to enjoy the traditional Cretan cuisine, you will be able to find a variety of nice restaurants and tavernas spread across Heraklion and you can easily reach any of them if you choose a car hire in Heraklion. If you wish to give your vacation a good start, you can do it once you rent a car in Heraklion Airport.

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