Foodie Escape in Athens: Ergon House, Hotel & Gastronomy Hub

Ergon House

Brought to you by the food-loving Douzis brothers, Thomas and George, also known as the masterminds behind Ergon Foods, Ergon House is a haven for all things delicious. This 38-room establishment is the ultimate foodie destination, offering a unique and immersive experience.

Step inside the industrial-style ground floor, and a vibrant display of fresh, seasonal produce will greet you. Indulge in various options, from the on-site deli overflowing with cured meats and cheeses to the aromatic roastery brewing the perfect cup of coffee. Feeling peckish? Grab a freshly baked pastry from the bakery, or settle in for a delectable five-course meal in the stylish dining area.

‘Foodie Hotel’ Ergon House
Ergon Foods
Ergon Foods

Located at 23 Mitropoleos Street, very close to Syntagma Square and is the brainchild of Ergon Foods, a fast-growing Greek company that has offered products from small Greek producers over the last fifteen years in Greece and abroad.

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Visitors can make their way to the food market to purchase meat, fish, and other local fresh products, or they can dine at the restaurant, drink at the rooftop bar, and stay at the modern hotel.

Situated at the foot of the Acropolis in the historic heart of Athens, Ergon House is the seventh heaven for food enthusiasts, complete with ‘rooms above the inn’.

“We’ve conceived a spectacular marketplace, a modern-day agora with a constellation of greengrocers, a butcher’s, fishmongers and bakery, a delicatessen and roastery, along with a bar and restaurant which celebrate the best of Greek cuisine culture. We have expanded on the unique experience of an epicurean boutique hotel by creating cool common ground in which to cook and lounge, a gym for a good conscience, and a roof terrace planted with olive trees with unbeatable city views,” says management.

Ergon is a family business created in Thessaloniki (with three generations’ worth of experience in the food sector) to promote unique Greek products. In dealing with different farmers and producers from all over Greece, the family realised there was a need to establish one unifying brand that would guarantee the overall quality of a broad and diverse product range.

Thomas and George Douzis
Thomas and George Douzis

So that’s what the two brothers from Thessaloniki, Thomas and George Douzis, decided to do. To create a range of fine-quality products under a brand that could ensure that traditional Greek produce meets 21st-century standards.

Ergon's aim is to promote Greek gastronomy, both in Greece and abroad, and its vision is to become a global food brand associated with high-quality, premium Greek food products, culinary culture, and cuisine.

Ergon Deli
Ergon deli

Bringing people together over simple pleasures under the Ergon name since 2011, the team has curated a community of artisans by selecting the finest products from Greece’s native soil, supporting small producers and time-honoured traditions.

“We’ve designed beautiful spaces worldwide to share our passion for Greek cuisine and inspired an international following. As true believers in the positive power of food to transform moments and moods, we’re now doing away with the boundaries between a great meal and sweet dreams. It’s a bit like a night in the museum,” says the family.

Completing this holistic hospitality experience built on the foundations of Greek Food, Ergon House will offer contemporary living spaces spread above the marketplace.

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Ergon rooms

All rooms will include their signature breakfast and come in four sizes, with privileged access to communal kitchens and lounges, a gym and a panoramic rooftop terrace.

The spaces are a collaboration with leading local designers and artists, paying tribute to Greece’s love of natural materials, traditional craft, and references to the vernacular, paired with a strong contemporary line. Large, double-glazed windows invite all the spectacle and none of the soundtrack to views of the Parthenon and city or the buzz of the Agora.

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The whole Ergon House experience places food centre stage. So, while the curated minibar delicatessen should tide you over, the Agora awaits some of the best food in town or fresh market ingredients with which to make your own magic in one of the dedicated kitchens.

23 Mitropoleos, 105 57

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