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Traditional Coffee House Gnision Esti

Street: Milonogianni 92 Chania
Phone: 28210 74742


The traditional café "Gnísion esti", is located in the heart of Haniá and has been operating for five years.

The café is situated in the centre of the town of Haniá, just behind the town hall of Haniá in Milonogiánni Street, one of the main shopping streets of the town.

The traditional titbits that are prepared using high quality olive oil produced by the owner of the café. Apart from traditional spirits, such as tsikoudiá, ouzo or local wine, you can try seasonal products like kalitsoúnia pies filled with local cheese and greens, vegetable pies, stuffed vine leaves (dolmadákia) or zucchini blossoms, seaweed salad, fried liver bites and meatballs, as well as a wide variety of olives, traditional mizíthra cheese topped with oil or sun-dried tomatoes.

In this traditional café you can relish all kinds of Cretan specialties, such as a plethora of desserts and practically anything produced in the region of Haniá. Do not miss out on the sweet preserves, savoury products, tea herbs as well as sea fennel (krítamo). Everyday, different kinds of cake, rice puddings made of fresh milk, and desserts are generously served, and can be accompanied by local soft drinks and beers.

Warm and friendly decoration, discreet music, a small but comfortable room, ideal for relaxing.

The café is only 500 meters from the old town and the Venetian harbour of Haniá, close to the archaeological museum and the city market.

Open in the morning and in the evening. Tel.:(+30)2821074742

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