Indulge your senses in the flavours of Crete

Explore the flavours and fragrances of Crete by sampling our world-famous gastronomic offerings - inspired by the island’s legendary natural produce and unique local delicacies. Avli is proud to offer traditional dishes with a history and identity shaped by Crete’s rich gastronomic culture, and new and exciting interpretations of Cretan cuisine.

Avli Restaurant

Hidden in the old town’s alleyways and set in a sublime flower-filled courtyard

Avli offers a unique and intimate fine-dining experience with exceptional personal service. Catering to all tastes and dietary needs, Avli’s award-winning restaurant has become an icon of modern Cretan gastronomy.

Avli’s dishes reflect the essence of Cretan and Greek culinary traditions infused with contemporary flair. The old ways and the new, combining to make an unforgettable gastronomic experience.

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Avli Breakfast

There's no better start to your day than savouring the Avli breakfast, inspired by the goodness and health-enhancing qualities of the Cretan diet: fresh, natural ingredients - citrus, dairy, eggs, home-made breads, jams and honey - all sourced from our trusted artisanal producers and suppliers.

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Enoteca

"Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, make the sage frolic, and the serious smile." Homer

Avli's Enoteca (traditional wine cellar) provides the perfect spot to savour uniquely curated wines from Crete, Greece and beyond. One of the largest restaurant wine cellars in Greece, our specially curated collection features wines from over 460 producers, all chosen for their fine quality.  Join us to sample many of the finest Greek wines, and the new generation Cretan wines at our regular wine-tastings.

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We create for you and preserve, as much as we can, the authenticity of our culture and the traditions we grew from.

Raki BaRaki

Delicacies of the Cretan kitchen
Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

Raki Ba Raki

Choose a table under the vines or head inside to marvel at our chefs’ labours of love at Avli's sister restaurant Raki BaRaki.  Here you'll find the classic Cretan cafe (kafenion) and mezedes bar (rakadiko) rolled into one. Mouthwatering dishes like shrimp saganaki, rabbit casserole, slow-cooked lamb with yoghurt  are served 'meze' style and lovingly prepared in the open kitchen. With its retro 'deli' vibe, ambience and informality Raki BaRaki, makes an ideal lunch or dinner spot.

 

 

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