Cafes and Bars in Chania

In Chania you will find many cafes and bars, near the sea or inside the narrow streets of the historical center. Atmospheric bars for relaxing drink with friends, majestic clubs that invite you into an endless party, stylish seaside bars – and restaurants for cocktails overlooking the sea, and lively open air spots hidden in the alleys of the Old Town; Chania offers a wide array of entertainment for all tastes.

In order to facilitate your time in Chania, we have gathered a few suggestions, and must – sees, to experience the city’s nightlife at its zenith.

Fagotto Bar

fagotto bar chania

In one of the most beautiful streets of the old town of Chania, you will find Fagotto, a bar with a great atmosphere. It is a jazz bar with a view, it has a small interior space and additional tables on the picturesque alley.

Fagotto is one of the most known places, a constant choice of the locals for the last 35 years; its reputation lies on the quality of the service and the amazing space; During the 15th century the building -has been declared a landmark in 1948, as it were the headquarters of the Venetians.

Koukouvaya Cafe Bar

koukouvagia cafe in chania

Koukouvaya  (meaning Owl in English), on the hill of Prophet Elias in the Venizelos Graves region, just 5 minutes by car from the city center, has established itself as the ultimate hangout for coffee with panoramic views of Chania, the Venetian Harbour and the White Mountains.

Koukouvaya or Koukouvagia is the place to be, to enjoy the beautiful sunset at Chania, but also the famous sweets of Koukouvaya , such as the fluffy chocolate cake dipped in rich hot chocolate yogurt garnished with whipped cream. A great place to visit with your car!

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Aroma Cafe, Bar & Restaurant

aroma chania

The cafe-bar restaurant Aroma is housed in a 15th century- the interior has been preserved as it was with the stone and vaulted roof, the Old Port of Chania, and operating about 20 years, today is all time classic choice for coffee overlooking the impressive lighthouse and Yali Tzamisi, located right next to it. Exuding style and tradition, thanks to the owners of the family, Aroma remains faithful to the principles of Cretan hospitality

Pallas Cafe, Bar & Restaurant

pallas chania

You will need to visit the cafe-bar restaurant Pallas for more than one reason. The neoclassical building of 1830, which houses will welcome you heartily all day long for a coffee, drink, food finger, but after the sun reign at 19:00, modern Mediterranean cuisine with … propensity to seafood ! You can select from wide array of dishes, such as grouper fillet in pouch with Papardelle vegetables and sweeten yourself with a sinful chocolate soufflé with cherry liqueur and ice cream!

Kibar Cafe Bar

kibar chania

Kibar is not just another cafe-bar; you will notice that from the first moment of your visit. Housed in the historic building “Monastery of Karolos”, is open all day and is by far one of the best choices for coffee, drinks or wine accompaniment varieties of cheese and sausages. The minimal decoration, the “sophisticated” music and the special atmosphere have brought it to be a top choice

BaRaki Bar


barraki bar in chania

The summer mood in a captivating courtyard (right behind the shipyards), the lively bar, the imaginative dishes, the tasty and plentiful rakomelo, the nostalgic (sometimes) music and the unbeatable team BarRaki (this in fact is what makes it unique in its kind) have made it a favourite place among the locals and visitors.


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