Tip: Always call them to reserve your table
“ERGON” complete culinary experience: 23, Mitropoleos str, SYNTAGMA
Google Maps, Tel: +302100109090
Prices: €25,00 – €30,00 p.p
Opening hours: 9:00am – 1:00am
Info: Not only do you get to enjoy amazing food here, but also all the sources are here: bakery, grocery store, etc so that you can get supplies to cook your meals!
“Seychelles” Greek restaurant: 49, Kerameikou str, Metaxourgeio
Google Maps, Tel: +302111834789
Prices: €15,00 – €20,00 p.p
Opening hours: 11:00am – 02:00am
Info: Get off the beaten path and discover hidden culinary treasures of Athens that only locals know.
“NOLAN” fusion restaurant: 31-33, Voulis str, Syntagma
Google Maps, Tel: +302103243545
Prices: €25,00 – €30,00 p.p
Opening hours: 1:00pm – 5:30pm and 7:00 – 11:30 – (Closed on Sundays)
Info: Enjoy amazing food at one of the best fusion restaurants in Athens
“LETHE” Greek Restaurant: 26, Pellis str, Votanikos
Google Maps, Tel: +302103465017
Prices: €10,00 – € 20,00 p.p
Opening hours: 12:00pm – 02:00am
Info: Get the feeling of the industrial side of Athens, visit one of the hippest neighborhoods and at the same time enjoy delicious Greek food.
Philopappou hill Google Maps
One of the best viewpoints of the city is that is never crowded
Explore the biggest archaeological park in Athens and visit the tomb of “Philopappou”, “Pnyka”, the birthplace of Democracy and “Socrates prison”.
The entrance is free and the site is open 24/7, so take a bottle of wine with you and enjoy a beautiful more “private” sunset.
Anafiotika & Plaka Google Maps
Do not miss the picturesque Cycladic neighborhood of Anafiotika, a great place to walk around in one of the oldest parts of the city. Located between Plaka and the Acropolis hill, it is the perfect scenery for amazing pictures.
Tip 1: Explore “Anafiotika” before it gets dark, as the whole area is poorly lighted.
Tip 2: Do some research before buying souvenirs from the shops in Plaka. To find the best price try your bargaining talent.
Lycabettus Hill Google Maps
The highest hill in the city center offers a breathtaking view of Athens.
Tip 1: Make sure you go there in the afternoon, just before sunset, as it is quite hot during the day.
Tip 2: On the top of the hill you will find a church, a restaurant/café, and a small square that often gets quite crowded. Don’t worry as the hill offers many nice viewpoints from the lower ground as well
Varvakios Open Market Google Maps
Opening hours: Mon.-Sat. 8:00 am – 18:00 pm
Info: It’s the main meat and fish market in Athens with lots of people shopping or just walking around to take a look at the prices. Visit also Evripidou str. (nearby ”Varvakios“), where all the shops with Greek herbs and spices are located. The smell of the pepper mixed with other spices and herbs is remarkable.
SNF Cultural Center Google Maps
Opening hours: Mon.Sunday. 8:00 am – 23:00 pm
Info: A public space, where everyone has free access and can participate in a multitude of cultural, educational, athletic, environmental, and recreational activities and events. It includes the Greek National Opera, the National Library of Greece as well as the Stavros Niarchos Park, one of the largest green areas in Athens, covering 21 hectares.
Check out the list of the events HERE
“NOEL” Night Bar: 59b, Kolokotroni str., Syntagma
Google Maps, Tel: +302112159534
Opening hours: 10:00 am – 02:00 am
Info: One of the best cocktail bars in Athens. The menu offers hearty brunches, crispy pizzas and superb seasonal cocktails served to a soundtrack of gypsy jazz, soul, and funk.
Tapfield: 4, Navarchou Apostoli str., Psyrri
Google Maps, Tel: +302103221923
Opening hours: 18:00 pm – 03:00 am
Info: One of the best pubs in Athens, with a huge selection of over 100 different beers. All of them come from microbreweries and are limited edition.
“BY THE GLASS” Wine Bar: 3, G. Souris Str., Syntagma
Google Maps Tel: +302103232560
Prices: starting from €4.5/glass
Opening hours: 13:00pm – 01:00am
Info: A huge selection of 250 labels of Greek and International wines, out of which 50 are served by the glass.
“A FOR ATHENS” Rooftop bar: 2, Miaouli str., Monastiraki/Psirri
Google Maps, Tel: +302103244244
Opening hours: 9:00am – 3:30am
Info: The most popular rooftop all–day bar in Athens. It’s a good idea to make a reservation in advance, as it can get too crowded during the night.
“BOLIVAR” Beach Bar: Poseidonos Ave.(between Alimou Str and Kalamakiou Str)., Alimos
Google Maps Tel: +306970367684, TripAdvisor
Prices: starting from €8 per person (entrance fee and a refreshment)
Opening hours: 8:00 am – 03:00 am during summer months.
Info: A cool all-day beach bar very close to the city center. The busiest days are Fridays and Saturdays.