Entertainment in Chania

From the impressive range of cosmopolitan clubs (and beach clubs) which are in full swing in the center of Chania and at the Platanias tourist-resort down to the quaint smaller bars and cafés located in historic buildings in the heart of the Old Town, all sorts of tastes are catered for in Chania, and especially in the summer months.

But elsewhere on the coastal areas of the Prefecture that attract tourists in the summer you will find small but lovely bars and beach bars to enjoy a drink or cocktail – complete with sea views.

To find out where you can have fun use the Smart Search on the left of the web-page!

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Apotheke
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This espresso bar with minimal and modern design is situated in Chania‘s old harbour. You can start your day here with a quick espresso and come back for the night’s first couple of drinks along with sweet and savoury snacks. Best off all is the premium view you get of the Venetian harbour and the lighthouse. 

  • area 3 Coast Tompazis St., Old Chania's Harbour
  • type Bar, Cafe, Cafe-Restaurant
  • contact +30 28210 44498
Mylos Club
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One of the most famous clubs in Platanias that is much appreciated by both locals and holidayers alike. This impressive place was designed by a French architect two centuries ago: constructed mainly of stone and metal. It provides the clubbers with a massive dance floor, and also an exterior lounge area to chill out and enjoy your drinks.

  • area Platanias
  • type Club
  • contact +30 28210 60449
Epea Pteroenta
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This small alternative-style coffee and bar is situated quite close to the Venetian harbour. Its ethnic design and warm atmosphere harmonizes well with the quality playlist selections. It operates day and night serving coffees, drinks and also the typical local rakomelo. 

  • area 9 Kanevaro St.
  • type Bar, Cafe
  • contact -
Hippopotamus
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It’s a must-see Latin & Jazz bar which offers innovative cocktail drinks, Mexican style dips and delicacies in a friendly and refreshing atmosphere for its younger patrons.

  • area 6 Sarpidonos St., Neoria
  • type Bar
  • contact +30 2821044128
Miniatoura
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A very small place with a stone dome and impressive interior design. Rock and Jazz music. Packed with alternative-style clientele.   

  • area 12 Hatzimichalis Ntaliani St.
  • type Bar
  • contact 6979526340
Typografio
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An all-day establishment, spreading over three floors, popular with the youngsters. For coffee, drinks and food. 

  • area
  • type Bar Restaurant
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Kibar
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Better known by the name of Karolo’s Monastery. This historic building was a monastery in the 16th century and offers a most attractive setting, quality music sounds, superb cocktail drinks and choice company in its wonderful inside yard.    

  • area 22 Hatzimichalis Ntaliani St.
  • type Bar
  • contact +30 2821050172
Aroma Cafe
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It is built within a Venetian domed structure of the 15th century and provides an exceptional view of the old harbour and the lighthouse of Chania. You can enjoy your coffee there all day long.

  • area 4 Coast Tompazis St.
  • type Bar, Cafe
  • contact +30 2821041472
Apon
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Providing great value for a good while in Chania’s winter nightlife. You can enjoy variety of wines, delicious finger foods in a well maintained place.  

  • area 70 Tzanakaki St.
  • type Bar
  • contact +30 2821027741
Odos Oneiron (The Road of Dreams)
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The music atmosphere of New Orleans is transferred to this Café & Jazz bar in Chania’s old town. It’s a place that is carefully designed and decorated in order to create the appropriate aesthetic. 

  • area 18 Daskalogianni St.
  • type Bar
  • contact +30 28210 55737
Bocca Bar
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It is a popular mainstream coffee and bar that also operates as a night club, above Chania’s old harbour. Special cocktail drinks are served by experienced mixologists and during the summer is the ideal place to enjoy the sea view and the Venetian old harbour so full of visitors.

  • area 2 Afentoulief St., Old Harbour Chania
  • type Bar, Cafe-Restaurant
  • contact +30 6947 437453
Praxis
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Frequent live DJ sets in an atmospheric stone-built place.

  • area 5 Skoufon St.
  • type Bar
  • contact +30 2821091501
Sea U
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A coffee and bar restaurant situated in the popular area of Coum Capi by the sea shore. It transforms into a lively night club during the late hours. It also offers an interesting food menu.   

  • area 4 Miaoulis Coast St., Coum Capi
  • type Bar
  • contact +30 2821023215
2 Lux
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One of the classic alternative places: a meeting point for all the artists of the city for coffee and at drinks time. It also provides both outside and inside spaces that are constantly being redecorated.

  • area 8 Sarpidonos St.
  • type Bar, Cafe
  • contact +30 2821052515
Fagotto Jazz Bar
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One of the oldest and most well known jazz bars in the city located in a wonderful Venetian building of the 15th century. While you enjoying your cocktail drinks, the music plays jazz, swing and blues rhythms. Often, small scale and atmospheric live music shows take place here.

  • area 16 Angelou St.
  • type Bar
  • contact +30 28210 71877
Ammos & Ilios (Sand and Sun)
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This is the most popular beach bar in Agia Marina for locals. Greek and International mainstream DJ sets lift the spirits, while refreshing cocktail drinks are constantly consumed. Beach volley and dancing in the sand set the scene for the ultimate party.

  • area Aghia Marina
  • type Beach Bar
  • contact +30 28210 60045
Neromylos (The Water Mill)
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Side by side with the Mylos Club is the beach bar Neromylos. It’s the appropriate place for dancing music. It also has a swimming pool and a bar that serves drinks almost in the water. It’s a must-do experience to join one of their parties.

  • area Platanias
  • type Beach Bar
  • contact +30 28210 60449
Agios (The Saint)
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Downtown Palaiochora, right at the town’s central crossroad, is the meeting point of the city’s day and night life- the Agios. Here, patrons enjoy their cold coffees in the morning, their cold beers during the day time and become one big company in the night listening to quality international music – whilst downing their cold cocktails.

  • area Eleftherios Venizelos, Paleochora
  • type Bar, Cafe, Music Cafe
  • contact -

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