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Cretan Brewery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
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Beer, Beer and More Beer Love it

This is well worth the stop for great selection of beer tasty food and fab service. The brewery has... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Romford, United Kingdom

My wife and I had a lovely time here. We'd recommend doing the tasters first (pick your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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“beer tasting”(14 reviews)
“pale ale”(5 reviews)
Cretan Brewery is the first microbrewery in Chania, where fresh, handcrafted, pure Charma beer is being brewed since 2007. At the brew pub, our visitors can either attend a guided tour (3 euro/person older than 16 years old), or do a simple tasting...more
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| Zounaki, Platanias, Crete 73002, Greece
+30 2824 031002
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is well worth the stop for great selection of beer tasty food and fab service. The brewery has 4 or 5 beers to taste which can also be purchased to take away and enjoy.

Thank Terryk67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a lovely time here. We'd recommend doing the tasters first (pick your favourite... although they're all great), take the brief but informative tour (lead by delightful locals) then finish off with a glass or two of you favourite from the...More

Thank tsmash
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This local Cretan micro-brewery is a gem in the hills just outside Platanias. There are several brews to sample and enjoy. The brew pub food is both unique and authentic Greek. And the service is both pleasant and efficient.

Thank Costa Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off here on our way back from a day out and did the 5 Beer Tastings for 5 Euro's. The staff explained each beer and what flavours you should be able to make out. They do also serve some snacks/mezes. You can see...More

Thank Claire G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ella, our guide was very knowledgeable and extremely enthusiastic. She went through the usual explanation of ingredients and process, but more interestingly spoke about Greek brewing and how it has to compete with the wineries. She also mentioned how the Cretan Brewery is trying to...More

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here because we saw signs on the road to it. What a great decision. A bit off the beaten path but well worth the effort. The beer was excellent and the setting was beautiful. We even heard traditional sheep shearing singing across the...More

Thank kmf7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the detailed tour of the brewery and especially enjoyed their beers .They need to start selling growlers now.

Thank Eek62
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We’ve been for a guided tour of the brewery with beer tasting. It’s been interesting looking at the plant with the quite detailed explanations of our guide. After the tour we tasted five different kinds of beer with Cretan “meze” : I couldn’t say if...More

Thank maglo60
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Hidden little gem. €5 for the 5 beer tasting menu. Food is really good. I went with my father and brother and we all had different favourites. The tour is only 15 minutes so allows more time for drinking your favourite beer afterwards.

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent beers, really good service and amazing view! We went there with a child and she had fun drawing while we tasted the beers!

Thank Michele C
Ioannis L, Ιδιοκτήτης at Cretan Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you very much for your comments! Thank you Clara for your great drawing! I have already upload it! Hope to see you soon!

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Sean M
16 May 2018|
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Response from IoannisL89 | Property representative |
Goodmorning! Till the end of May it will be the bus number 174 that starts from the public bus station in Chania at 10.00 in the morning and it will be waiting for you here in the brewery so that it will get you back to... More
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Stuart W
26 September 2016|
Response from Anthony H | Reviewed this property |
cretanbeer.gr/en/#map Try their website. The guys at the site seemed to speak pretty good English