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Awesome mixology!

We thought this place looked cool from the outside, so sat down and ordered a couple of cocktails... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
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Lovely cocktails

The cocktails at Swing Thing are great. They're really flavorful and easy to drink. We got... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
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20 Oct 2018
“Awesome mixology!”
9 Sep 2018
“Lovely cocktails”
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Swing Thing Cocktail Espresso Bar since 2014 insists on operating as an authentic bar for bar patrons, but also as an ideal all-day place for the strollers of the city center. At Arcolontos 13th Street, next to Theotokopoulos Park & ​​vertically at...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Arkoleontos 13, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

We thought this place looked cool from the outside, so sat down and ordered a couple of cocktails - we got some brilliant drinks and great hospitality. The staff were really friendly and we were brought some fruit and snacks with our drinks. One of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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IriniP87, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Swing Thing, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you very much for your review and for sharing your experience at "Swing Thing" with the viewers of Trip Advisor. We are looking forward to serve you again and hope to visit us once more, so that you can enjoy also our new cocktails...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The cocktails at Swing Thing are great. They're really flavorful and easy to drink. We got complimentary peanuts and fruit with our drinks. It was a nice change from the wine and beer that's easy to come by in other bars & restaurants. And, outdoor...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

A must visit to have a few friendly cold creations in Heraklion. We went there two out of 4 nights and both Ilias and Steve were awesome with their beautifully put together menu and their banter. Just tell them what flavors and aromas tickle your...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Irini P, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Swing Thing, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Sahil W, thank you very much for your review and for sharing your experience at "Swing Thing" with the viewers of Trip Advisor. We have a great reputation about our signature cocktails and we are glad that you enjoyed them. We hope to serve you...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

The bartender offers both modern and refreshing cocktails aswell as old classics He is flexible and will adjust to your preferences!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Irini P, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Swing Thing, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Georgios, thank you very much for your review and for sharing your experience at "Swing Thing" with the viewers of Trip Advisor.

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Had a light lunch here once I stopped for coffee because I liked nice atmosphere and kind staff. Lunch - salad was also big and good. Music - nice, not too loud. Staff - very kind.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Novel cocktail bar in Heraklion with a mixologist (Stavros) who knows his craft well. We tried three drinks from the summer 2018 menu: Agave Dillicious, Pergamont Spicy Sour, and the Greek Pumpkin Pie. The first was a tequila based beverage balanced with the flavors of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Irini P, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Swing Thing, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Deb, thank you very much for your review and for sharing your experience at "Swing Thing" with the viewers of Trip Advisor.

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Just been in Crete for a few days and had the pleasure to stop in this beauty. Cocktails are amazing and the staff is great! Massive flavours in their signatures and perfect classics... possibly the best Bloody Mary I’ve ever had.More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Irini P, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Swing Thing, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Dear Sircoz, thank you very much for your review and for sharing your experience at "Swing Thing" with the viewers of Trip Advisor. We hope to serve you again in the future and give you the pleasure of tasting even more, new, summer cocktails from...More

Reviewed 21 December 2017

It was for us a light in a dark tunnel. It's common knowledge that there are no bars in Crete. They are either touristic (in a bad way), or neoGreek skilo-tsifteteli bars that they are all pretty much the same and the only thing that...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Irini P, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Swing Thing, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Vassilis, thank you very much for your review and for sharing your experience at "Swing Thing" with the viewers of Trip Advisor. We hope to serve you again!

Reviewed 26 June 2017

Nice stopping place for a drink and snack. Very relaxing during the day & evening. Stopped here a few times for a cold beer, complimentary nuts snack, although a menu is available. Friendly and attentive waitresses.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Irini P, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Swing Thing, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

MarcoPoloScotland, thank you very much for your kind words and for sharing your experience at "Swing Thing" with the viewers of Trip Advisor. We hope to serve you again, the next time you will visiti Crete.

Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Great place for cocktails and chill. I can really recommend you to taste Bulldog passion cocktail!!!Great staff and great music!More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Irini P, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Swing Thing, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Jiří S, thank you for your positive review about "Swing Thing". "Bulldog" Gin is served permanently as a straight spirit or as a basic element into a Cocktail receipe. We will be very happy to serve you one of our newest cocktail, based on London...More

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