drinks & food

Restaurants worth visit
The secret garden

Secret Garden Restaurant, is located on the main road between Pitsidia and Matala on the left side of the road. As the name of the restaurant suggests, you won't see it at first glance, but once you've visited this "secret" place, you'll like it there. In the morning, this place is ideal for breakfast and brunch and from 6 p.m. you could enjoy a delicious meal combined with a large variety of local bottled wines.Authentic mediterranean cuisine , it's people and the rustic atmosphere are the reasons that makes The Secret Garden special and a reference point for the ultimate food experience in the area of Matala.

The two brothers

The tavern of the two brothers in the heart of Matala has been a family business with Mediterranean and Greek cuisine for many years. The kitchen, which is always open, lends itself well to brunch, lunch & dinner. They also have good traditional stone oven pizza.


Boho is a beach bar of bohemian style. Wood , rope fringes and bohemian patterns give off a unique & relaxed aesthetic. Its vibes tap into the most primitive parts of your soul, the ones that are free & in contact with nature. Situated at the idyllic beach of Matala where the sun sets in the dreamiest warm colours, you can enjoy the crystal clear waters of the sea & relax in the sunbeds until the night comes. Start the day with the breakfast & brunch menu, continue throughout the day with delicious salads, sandwiches & snacks and finish off the day with exquisite cocktails and drinks. Whether you need a savoury or sweet flavour, the menu will satisfy all your needs & the friendly and helpful staff is always ready to assist you. Your visit at Boho will be a day to remember!

green koykoynari

For the vegans among us, but not only. Green Koukounari is located in the back streets of Pitsidia, in a nice place with a great atmosphere. The unique and freshly prepared food will not only make vegans happy but all of you together.


is located on the seafront of Kalamaki. The family business Taverne was founded in 1987 and has always been known for its great fish dishes. To end a relaxing day even more relaxed with a good dinner and a glass of wine, you will feel very comfortable here.


Welcome to Scala Premium Sea Food Bar, one of its best restaurants Crete. Scala is the place where mix daily, the wonderful dishes, with our passion for perfection so that they can offer you the delicacies masterpieces which will awaken all your senses!!! Its unique combination of our iconic environment at which is the restaurant, of unique flavors and of our friendly service, will create indelible marks memories of your visit to Matala.


The family tavern "Mpritzoladiko" in Moires, which has been around since 1968, is known for its unique pork chops. If you like to be in Moires for lunch and want to eat something there, this is the place for you. A piece of meat with a freshly made Greek salad.

Taverna "The rabbits"

The tavern in Agios Ioannis, which has been family-run since 1980, is known for its unique rabbit. So who has rabbit, omelette and the best Greek salad and a glass of wine.