Alana Restaurant official Blog

Welcome to The official blog of Alana Restaurant – Crete, Rethimnon, Greece

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 new ideas and fresh dishes.

Some of our experienced members of staff keep things going in the kitchen and some of our new staff members keep creating mouth-watering recipes while all of them keep cooking for us exceptional dishes…

We present you the staff of Alana Restaurant and our new flavours for summer 2013! Are you ready?

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Cretan Diet & Cuisine by Alana Restaurant


When we refer to the famous diet and cuisine of Crete, we must remember it started in the 60′s, when it was not simply food, but a whole lifestyle. Not only was the food delicious, but it had plenty of health benefits to anyone who ate it. The secret of long living Cretans is this healthy eating, combined with lots of regular exercise, fresh air and stunning surroundings.

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Best photo-shooting spots in Rethimno


Best photo-shooting spots in Rethymno

Are you looking for some spots to use as setting for memorable photos with the scent of Rethimno? Take some pictures in the astonishing sunset of Rethimno while taking an ideal romantic walk with your partner. Freeze the amazing surroundings in the paths of the old city and take the moments with you by a photo shoot. Continue reading →

Rethymno by Night


Rethymno offers a lively night life which is particularly intense in the capital of the prefecture, Rethymno Town. Modern bars proposing all kinds of atmosphere and music are available as well as nightclubs which remain open until dawn. Continue reading →

Rainy summer day in Rethimno


Rainy Rethymno

Unexpected rain in your holidays? Be smart and take advantage of this casual event. Enjoy the best places in town that otherwise you could have neglected. Drink your coffee in a cosy environment, enjoy good music and dance on dj’s vibes, try the best ice-cream or a traditional sweets. Continue reading →

Family holidays in Rethimno


Looking for family holidays in Crete? Rethimno is the right place to enjoy your holidays with your family. There is a huge range of child friendly options on offer, from large resorts with a vibrant nightlife to hotels in more tranquil surroundings. Once there you can just Continue reading →

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