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!

Astor – My favorite indie cinema hall!

Astor – My favorite indie cinema hall!

Image by Μarilena Salamanou

“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

Black Duck Garden – A secret garden

Black Duck Garden – A secret garden

Image by Andreas Papadopoulos

“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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