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A unique mix of historic Athens and modern day Mediterranean culture

Athens, which sprawls well beyond its official limits, is unlike any other European capital. Home to roughly one-third of the Greek population, its fabric has been woven by successive waves of migrants – initially from the Greek provinces, today from abroad – since it was established in the 11th century B.C. The Greek capital may exhibit all the characteristics of a big city but at heart it remains a small town.

Bars & Pubs in Athens

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  • Local's picks
  • Famous


  • Exarchia
  • Kolonaki
  • Monastiraki
  • Omonia Square
  • Plaka
  • Psirri
  • Syngrou
  • Syntagma Square


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  • Jazz & blues
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    The Clumsies

    Fun, experimental cocktails
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    Popular bar with beautiful courtyard
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    Kafeneio Ivis

    Cretan raki and more
    Locals' Pick
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    For good drinks and alternative art
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    360 Athens Cocktail Bar

    One of the best views in Athens
    Locals' Pick
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    Cellar and wine bar
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    Classy bar in Lavrion
    Locals' Pick
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    Baba Au Rum

    For exceptional cocktails
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    Authentic local hang-out
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    Greek wine varieties
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    The 7 Jokers

    A party every day
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    Zeos beer, hors d'oeuvres, coffee
    Locals' Pick
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    Dine under the rock of Acropolis
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    Spiti Cocktail Bar

    Homey cocktail bar
    Locals' Pick
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    Monsieur Barbu

    A place to hang out with your friends
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    Drunk Sinatra

    A classy joint
    Locals' Pick
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    Cafe and bar in Metz
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    Coffee, raki, beer, wine and appetizers
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    Luxus Cocktail Bar

    A sophisticated experience
    Locals' Pick
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    "You are what you dance..."
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    Trendiest bar in Gazi
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    Reception 77

    Always a great time
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    Rock n Roll

    Rock pub, and restaurant
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    The oldest distillery in Athens
    Locals' Pick
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    Mike's Irish Bar

    The best place to party
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    Galaxy Bar

    The ultimate penthouse in Athens
    Locals' Pick
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    Trendy spot with avant-garde beats
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    A party waiting to happen
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    Bar, restaurant and cinema
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    An enduring favourite hangout