Exploring Food in Crete, Greece
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Avli RestaurantGreek CuisineAvli Restaurant is in a cluster of beautifully renovated Venetian dwellings in Rethymno’s old town. Avli comprises a world-renowned restaurant, ten luxurious suites, an enticing wine cellar and a traditional products shop. Avli was established in 1987 by Katerina Xekalou, a pioneer of the Cretan hospitality industry, whose vision was to create a fine restaurant and hotel immersed in Rethymno’s history, inspired by her memories of childhood, and infused with the essence of Cretan life. And at the heart of the concept was a courtyard… Here you can enjoy truly gourmet meals, built around Cretan traditions with inspiration from around the world. All the ingredients are sourced locally and used with great respect. The House of Avli also has a great collection of the best Greek and Cretan wines.