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.

33 Praxitelous Hall – Such a beautiful hall

33 Praxitelous Hall – Such a beautiful hall

Image by Peter Nikoltsos

“33 Praxitelous Hall” is an architectural gem that’s beome one of Athens’ hippest places – especially the cocktail bar Anana on the ground floor!

Full Article by Marilena Salamanou

42 Barstronomy – Not a drink; an experience

42 Barstronomy – Not a drink; an experience

Image by Javier Munoz

“42 Barstronomy” Athens is perfect for a cocktail. Seeing the mixologists work is hypnotic, and some of the creations here are ‘drunk’ with knife & fork!

Full Article by Javier Muñoz

Anglais – Another rooftop… Or maybe not!

Anglais – Another rooftop… Or maybe not!

Image by Javier Munoz

“Anglais” in Athens is in Monastiraki but I barely see any foreigners. It’s not just another rooftop cafe/bar — it’s the best, most local of them all…

Full Article by Javier Muñoz

Aplika – My favorite café/bar in Nea Smyrni?

Aplika – My favorite café/bar in Nea Smyrni?

Image by Dimitris Hall

“Aplika” is one of my favorite café/bars in Athens and Nea Smyrni, my neighborhood. It’s in a ’50s single residence — you can even sit in a real bed!

Full Article by Dimitris Hall

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

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