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Celebrating a lovely summer of 2013


Dear Alana guests, Summer of 2013 has come to an end and we want to thank you for this great season. Our favourite memories are of evenings spent with good company, drinks and eating Alana’s specialities, while the ‘kefi’ spirit helped us to dance all night long.

And There was Wine…


There’s much more to traveling in Crete than discovering beautiful scenery and lovely beaches. Perhaps the most exciting part of Crete’s travel experience is Rethymnon food and its wine treasures. The valuable heritage of several traditional local varieties, the diversity of different wine regions on the island, and the idyllic climate, boasts Crete around 52… Continue reading →

“Opa” at Alana Restaurant


In Greece and especially in Crete, we say “opa,” when we are happy. It’s not simply an expression, or an overtone, it’s a feeling of enjoying the good things in life. It’s ‘kefi’ the joy of the spirit. When Greeks dance, it is a real pleasure.

Αλάνα: δουλειά μας το χαμόγελό σας


Τί μας εμπνέει στην Αλάνα; Το χαμόγελο που μας προσφέρετε, αυτό που μας δίνει δύναμη να συνεχίσουμε να δουλεύουμε χωρίς να κουραζόμαστε είναι το κλίμα που εσείς δημιουργείτε  μέσα στο περιβάλλον του εστιατορίου μας, είναι τα καθημερινά σας γέλια που για εμάς είναι λύτρωση γιατί γνωρίζουμε πως περνάτε καλά στο χώρο μας.

Seen at Alana? Share it!


You have enjoyed it, tasted it and been enthusiastic for the famous food and the environment of Alana Restaurant then please share it with friends on social networks!

Alana’s Staff through time…


Since 1986 when Alana Restaurant first opened its doors in the old town of Rethymnon on Salaminos street, the main street below the castle of Fortezza. Alana was one of the first tavernas of the area. As the years passed by Alana Restaurant kept the traditional recipes as our fresh new staff gives each time… Continue reading →

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