welcome to Xara’s place
XARA'S FOOD & DRINK is a traditional family business that dates back to 1932. It is situated in a small village in Voulgaro Kissamos, 40 km away from the picturesque Elafonissi.
It is the ideal resting point for the visitors of the famous exotic beach as it is located exactly in the midway between Chania and Elafonissi.
Here one can enjoy a cup of coffee or lunch under the coolness that two beautiful old mulberry trees generously offer, while smelling the fragrant fragrances of the flowers with which the small but picturesque courtyard of the shop is decorated.
Access to the shop is configured properly so that it is comfortable for people with disabilities
Around the shop there is a suitable place where bus tours can be parked in discussion with the owners.
Cafe & Restaurant
In the XARA'S CAFE a great variety of pastry products (cheeses, zampon-pies etc), ice cream and homemade wine-biscuits by Mrs Vasso await the tired guests to enjoy the delicious coffee that serves the store.
Particularity of this CAFE is the wonderful Mrs Vasso’s kaltsounia which are prepared at that time and can be tasted in the shop or if someone wishes can take them away.
In the XARA'S RESTAURANT offered dishes of a variety of grilled meats used only local meat and olive oil produced by the family of the store. The Mrs. Vasso’s cooked remains unforgettable to all customers and it is accompanied by a delicious Greek Salad of tomatoes and cucumbers coming directly from her garden.
All dishes are made of fresh ingredients and great love and accompanied by red wine made by the owners.
The village of Voulgaro is located on the road to Elafonissi and is 42 km away from Chania and 40 km away from Elafonissi.
In 961 AD was the settlement of the Bulgarian soldiers of Nikiforos Fokas, and even today one can admire the remnants of a Byzantine church.
It has approximately 300 residents who are engaged in agriculture and livestock farming.