In the summer season, the small alleyways will be closed to car traffic from 7pm. Tavern owners set their chairs and tables on the street and the atmosphere invites you to relax.
From mid-November to mid-April, most taverns have closed. But also you will always find a cozy place and something freshly cooked to eat. The tavern “Pantelis,” for example, is open all year round. Sitting at the burning, open fireplace invites you to stay comfortably.
Explore and try out the many taverns in Paleochora.
To make your start a little easier, here are some special recommendations.
Set in a fantastically beautiful little garden, under a 300-year-old olive tree and with a phenomenal view of the Lybian Sea, lies the “Old School” tavern (Sto Scolio). Simone and Christo’s cosy cafénion (café and tavern) offers freshly prepared Cretan and Mediterranean cuisine, fresh herbs, their own garden vegetables and their own olive oil.
2018 newly opened restaurant with excellent fine cuisine and a nice ambience. High above the sea located in the Venetian fortress “Castell Selinou,” overlooking Paleochora and the Lybian Sea.