The Best Truly Local Bars in Athens

If you were a drink, what kind of drink would you be? A modest but honest after-work beer? A mustache-twirlingly innovative craft IPA? A delicate artisanal wine? Perhaps a flashy cocktail with a memorable name? Strong, straightforward, traditional raki? Athens has a local, hand-picked bar for you no matter what glass you come in. Our locals have your back, so buckle up, for the night is long and full of wonders.

Ampariza – Cocktail connoisseurs!

Ampariza – Cocktail connoisseurs!

Image by Nikos Palavitsinis

“Ampariza” Athens is another spot in the city centre that I literally love. They have created a cozy and warm atmosphere and have great cocktails!

Full Article by Nikos Palavitsinis

AthenStyle Rooftop Bar – Best views in town

AthenStyle Rooftop Bar – Best views in town

Image by Dimitris Hall

“AthenStyle Rooftop Bar” in Athens, situated on top of a hostel in Monastiraki, is my favourite go-to place for happy hour beers in the centre.

Full Article by Dimitris Hall

Au Revoir – Classic and unique

Au Revoir  – Classic and unique

Image by Dimitris Tsitsos

“Au Revoir” is, simply put, the oldest bar in Athens. It opened in 1958 and has been serving classic drinks since then. Even Frank Sinatra paid a visit.

Full Article by Andreas Papadopoulos

Babouras – Feel the buzz of Petralona

Babouras – Feel the buzz of Petralona

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“Babouras” Athens is a cafe/bar in Petralona that combines the old with the new. My tip would be to bring your camera with you – the light’s very pretty.

Full Article by Dimitris Hall

Barrett – I know where Syd Barrett lives…

Barrett – I know where Syd Barrett lives…

Image by Sofia Skioti

“Barrett” is a new entry in the Athens nightlife scene. I like sitting at the bar versus at a table, and that’s one of the reasons I love this place.

Full Article by Sofia Skioti

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