One of the restaurants you should definitely visit In Heraklion, Peskesi, close to the 25th August pedestrian street, in the city centre, will reveal the secrets of authentic, Cretan cuisine to you with dishes made according to traditional recipes.
It has been awarded as one of the 80 best bar-restaurants in the world and the 10 best restaurants in Europe, in the "Restaurant & Bar Design Awards" design competition . The Cretan hospitality and cosy atmosphere, highlighted by the friendly staff, will make you feel like home.
It is hard to choose among the Cretan delicacies. We do recommend, however, the traditional Cretan sausages with tsigaridopita (pie with crispy meat bites), kid with peratzounia (kind of artichoke) leaves in egg-lemon sauce, fennel pie, omelette with syglino (smoked, cured pork), etc.