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.

Babouras – Feel the buzz of Petralona

Babouras – Feel the buzz of Petralona

Image by Dimitris Hall

“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

Bad Tooth – Feelin’ lucky, punks?

Bad Tooth – Feelin’ lucky, punks?

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“Bad Tooth” is punk rock temple in the nightlife heart of Athens. Anyone can have a good time here, whether they’re a true punk fan or not!

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.

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Batman – Originally Greek

Batman – Originally Greek

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“Batman” (est. 1989) is a legend, a bar of great importance – you never know who you might run into, or how you’ll end up! Important: it opens at 22:00…

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Black Duck Garden – A secret garden

Black Duck Garden – A secret garden

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“Black Duck Garden” in Athens is perfect when I want to take a break from reality. This cafe/bar is in a nice historical building but I like the garden.

Full Article by Andreas Papadopoulos

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