Eating Out in Greece

I have just returned home after spending a week on holiday in Crete where I had an amazing time. It was a self catering holiday which meant I enjoyed eating out in Greece everyday. I did originally plan on documenting everything I ate whilst there but unfortunately this didn’t happen! I went to some amazing restaurants and cafes whilst there and sometimes I was too desperate to dig in before I actually had chance to photograph my food/drinks.

The hotel that we stayed at even cooked a homemade BBQ one night and it was honestly some of the best food I had whilst there! I wish I could have shown you all the food I ate but sometimes it was nice to take a break from my phone and just enjoy being on holiday and eating out. I hope you still enjoy this post and the few photos that I did manage to take!

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It was very hot in Greece which meant I wasn’t always in the mood for a big breakfast, I often just opted for ice cream! We did visit a cafe by the sea one morning though and I ordered a waffle with nutella, strawberries and banana. It was absolutely huge and although it was delicious, I just couldn’t finish it because it was so filling!

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 I also enjoyed frozen yoghurt whilst on holiday and went to a shop called Chillbox where you choose your flavour of frozen yoghurt and then add your toppings. I went for strawberry frozen yoghurt and topped it with sprinkles, crushed almonds,  strawberries and strawberry sauce.

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I have recently become a fan of iced coffee, so I was happy to see that it seems to be a big thing in Crete! Everyone seemed to be sipping on iced coffee wherever I went. I enjoyed mine on a hot day on the beach.

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We stayed in a lovely hotel that had small individual villas. As well as providing us with a free BBQ, there was also a bar within the hotel where you could order drinks and homemade food. My boyfriend had a homemade beef burger with cheese and caramelised onions and I went for a homemade veggie burger which tasted great!

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We found a bakery that sold sandwiches, pastries and ice cream and not only was the food nice, but it was also pretty cheap. A triple scoop of ice cream only costed €1.40 which is a lot cheaper than it is here in England.

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We visited the bakery a lot whilst on holiday, mainly for the cheap ice cream but also because they did an amazing pot of banoffee and huge cupcakes.

I obviously couldn’t go to Greece without trying a kebab so I tried Pork Gyros. I’m not normally keen on pork but the kebab was very tasty and it also came with chips. It was also very inexpensive.

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We made the most of our last night on holiday and went for a nice meal before going out for cocktails by the beach. I went for a Watermelon cocktail at one of our favourite places and it was a great way to end our holiday.

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Thanks for reading!

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