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!

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.

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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.

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Ble Papagalos – A bohemian jungle-like oasis

Ble Papagalos – A bohemian jungle-like oasis

Image by Javier Munoz

“Ble Papagalos” is definitely different from the usual coffee places around Metaksourgeio in Athens. It’s a chill, urban hut with an eclectic style…

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Ciao Italia – 24/7 great pizza

Ciao Italia – 24/7 great pizza

Image by Angeliki Georgokosta

“Ciao Italia” in Athens is a landmark for eating after a night out, a place where you can find good Italian food 24/7 – where the morning meets the night.

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Dark Side of Chocolate – Best cocoa cup in Athens

Dark Side of Chocolate – Best cocoa cup in Athens

Image by Aigli Andritsopoulou

“Dark Side of Chocolate” Athens is a chocolatier that specialises in creating all sorts of little chocolate drops of heaven, bound to satisfy your crave…

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