Tag: Athens nightlife

Athens from above - six of our favourite rooftop bars 1

Athens from above – six of our favourite rooftop bars

With an all-year-round mild climate and unbeatable views, it’s no wonder Athens is home to countless rooftop bars and restaurants. We’ve listed some of our favourite Athenian rooftops – some are classics,…

Bouzoukia, the backbone of Greek nightlife 8

Bouzoukia, the backbone of Greek nightlife

Greek nightlife. A concept that intrigues many people (including the Greeks themselves) with its ever-transforming nature and capacity to offer unique, unrestrained forms of entertainment and activity during every season. Be it…

Mavili Square, one of Athens' coolest spots to grab a drink 15

Mavili Square, one of Athens’ coolest spots to grab a drink

Whether you live in Athens permanently or are here for a visit, it can be fun to venture off the most popular nightlife trails Syntagma-Monastiraki-Psyrri, or Gazi-Kerameikos-Metaxourgeio to Mavili Square, west of…

Kolonaki's Cozy & Sophisticated Cafe Bistro 22

Kolonaki’s Cozy & Sophisticated Cafe Bistro

A favourite hangout for in-the-know Athenians as well as the capital’s highbrow international community since it opened in 2007, Cafe Boheme has a homey yet glamorous ambiance. One of the main reasons…

Athens' stylish new wine bar that's making a splash 29

Athens’ stylish new wine bar that’s making a splash

  A recent arrival in the Athens scene, in up-and-coming Pangrati neighbourhood, Walla Walla is a wine bar and international food restaurant with a cozy modern ambiance.   It was created by…

8 billion euro Hellinikon Project is set to move ahead 38

8 billion euro Hellinikon Project is set to move ahead

The 8 billion euro Hellinikon Project to turn Athens former airport site into a multi-purpose complex that will include hotels, luxury apartments, amusement parks, restaurants, bars, and a casino is moving ahead.…

Mini-Guide to Exarcheia: Athens’ ‘Anarchic’ Neighbourhood 40

Mini-Guide to Exarcheia: Athens’ ‘Anarchic’ Neighbourhood

  Exarcheia is widely known as the capital’s anarchy-base, and this is not down to urban legend. Indeed, when things get politically or socio-politically intense, there’s likely to be tear gas, Molotov…

Pangrati - A Hip Neighbourhood in Athens is Born 47

Pangrati – A Hip Neighbourhood in Athens is Born

  Twenty years ago, I used to go to Pangrati only for less than a handful of reasons – chiefly because one of my best friends lived there, just off Embedokleous street,…

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