The Best Truly Local Cafés & Tea Shops in Athens

No matter whether you’re a coffee or tea person, Athens and its caffeine/theine outlets have you covered. Our locals know the best cafes and tea rooms to relax and recharge, get productive or enjoy your free time with your favorite beverage… or you may discover local preparations and completely different new drinks. Multinational chains can’t hold a candle next to our locals’ favourite coffee shops. Check them out!

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

Astor – My favorite indie cinema hall!

Astor – My favorite indie cinema hall!

Image by Astor

“Αstor” Athens is my favourite indie cinema hall in town. I would say that if Athens were a cinema, it would be here. Indulge in Greek culture here…

Full Article by Marilena Salamanou

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

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

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