The first and only traditional Greek Café has opened up in the heart of Paris, offering real Greek coffee made in a briki, as well as Frappé, Freddo, food, and drinks, plus rare products from Greece, including artisan olives and cheeses.
Yorgaki is located at Paris’ 9th arrondissement, a few meters from Pigalle and is the only “Kafeneion” in the city. Set on rue des Martyrs, here you can sip on some authentic Greek coffee and people watch, as all Parisians love to do!
Apart from traditional sand-cooked coffee, you will also find watermelon and Feta salad, Greek salad, along with Greek sweets and biscuits that will have you feeling as though you are in a cafe somewhere on the Aegean.
Yorgos’ also has a variety of famous Greek dips including Tzatziki, Melitzanosalata, and Taramasalata, which you can eat in or take away.
If you are after an afternoon sugar hit, try the delicious range of Loukoumia, Kourabiedes, their homemade Portokalopita or the famous Caprice sticks.
Yorgo Tloupas, co-founder of Paris-based design studio Yorgo&Co is the brainchild behind the cool café and has worked on all the fine details, including the graphic design, menu and sleek decor.
If you are in Paris and after a Greek coffee hit, this is your place!