Entertainment in Athens Greece – Restaurants, Bars, Nightlife, Shopping

Places to eat in Athens, Greece – Nightlife and Shopping

If you wish to truly explore the Greek experience, then you need to set a vacation to Athens, which is not only the largest city and the capital of Greece, but it is also an important city from many different points of view, such as history, culture, entertainment and, of course, cuisine. You can get to this city by plane and in order to start your vacation without any worries, you are recommended to first rent a car in Athens Airport and then you have the ability to easily get to any desired location of this beautiful city. Even if you get to this city by other means than plane, you will still need to rent a car in Athens, in order to make your transport through the city easier and quicker.

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Athens is a very famous city, especially for its history, culture and for its amazing attractions that cover many different aspects and domains of interest. However, some of the parts that might interest you as a tourist in Athens also include entertainment – bars, clubs, cafes and nightclubs – cuisine – which is one of the best in the world and is spread in various restaurants, taverns and street food spots across the city – and shopping – which is best represented by malls and shops.

As a tourist in Athens, you will of course visit some of the main attractions in this city, but you will also want to explore the city by other points of view, as you will most likely wish to eat in the city, have a coffee in the morning or a drink in the evening and, of course, go for shopping. You can easily do any of these things, as you will find a variety of great spots for any of these interests. Here you can see some of the most popular and highly recommended spots that are spread across Athens:

For Entertainment (cafes, clubs, bars) – the most popular spots across Athens include:
Gazarte in Gazi area, 32-34 Voutadon Str. – The Gazarte is a multipurpose arts and culture offering the options of fun and entertainment.
Rock’n’Roll in Kolonaki Square, 14 Filikis Etairias Str. – The Rock’n’Roll is one of the most popular night clubs in Athens, since 1987.
Taximi in Exarchea area, 29 Isavron Str. & Char. Trikoupi – The Taximi is a traditional Greek Rebetika music place.
Boogie Bar in Cholargos, 236 Mesogeion Ave. – The Boogie Bar is a coffee & cocktails bar with funk and soul music.
Ctalin in Chalandri, Eleftheroton Square – The Ctalin (Stalin) Café & Bar is a new place for young people, offering drinks at low prices.
Cabezon Bar in Kerameikos area, 10 Keramikou Str. – Serving coffee from early morning to beers and snacks late at night!
Kitchen Bar in Alimos Marina (Kalamaki) area, Athens coast – An immaculate space with sofas for relaxing. Enjoy a drink at all hours, for all tastes, all forms, for all moods and no dress code.
Stoa Athanaton (meaning Arcade of the Immortals) in Athens Downtown, 19 Sofokleous Str. – Greek Rebetika music, Greek traditional cuisine – Closed during summertime.
Ginger Ale cocktail lounge bar in Exarchea area, 74 Themistokleous Str. – One of the coziest places in Athens, with a retro decoration, it takes you back to the glorious ’50s. Latin, jazz, funk, bossa music.


For Lunch and Dinner – some of the most recommended places to eat in Athens are:
Aleria Restaurant in Metaxourgio area, 57 Megalou Alexandrou Str. – A cozy restaurant with excellent food and selections of Greek wines.
Davinci Restaurant in Agia Paraskevi area, 23 Agiou Ioannou Str. – All day Café-Bar Restaurant with outdoor swimming pool.
Avocado Restaurant at Syntagma Square, 30 Nikis Str. – A vegetarian restaurant and not only with a variety of dishes and lots of vegan options.
Orizontes Restaurant on Lycabettus Hill – Enjoy a romantic dinner and admire the stunning views of Athens city from 277 meters high!
Karamanlidika at Athens Central Market (Varvakios Agora), 1 Sokratous Str. & Evripidou – For salami, pastrami, sausage, cheese enthusiasts.
Bairaktaris Taverna (Souvlaki) in Monastiraki area, 2 Monastiraki Square – The best Greek fast food taverna in Athens. Taste the Greek salad, souvlaki, tzatziki and more…


For Shopping – the hottest spots for shopping are:
The Olive Tree Store in Plaka area, 67 Adrianou Str. – Here you will find excellent wood carvings and items made exclusively of olive wood, such as salad bowls, cheese/cutting boards, wall clocks, and even backgammon sets.
Melissinos Art – The Poet Sandal Maker in Monastiraki area, 2 Agias Theklas Str. – Custom made art sandals. Sophia Loren, John Lenon, Barbara Streisand, Jackie Onassis, Rudolph Nureyev are some of its famous clients…
Pandrossou Street Market in Monastiraki area – More than 100 shops in a 350 meters street. Here you will find the Flea Market of Athens.
Central Market (Varvakios Agora) in Athens Downtown, 42 Athinas Str. – Located between Omonia Square and Monastiraki Square. A huge variety of food, meat and fish goods.
Notos Galleries in Kotzia Square, Athens Downtown, 99 Stadiou Str. & Aiolou – A modern store for clothes, shoes, accessories, bags, cosmetics and more…
Athens Metro Mall in Agios Dimitrios area, 276 Vouliagmenis Ave. – A modern shopping mall with 90 stores of all major brands, 5 cinema, 18 eateries and 1200 parking spaces.


These are only a few of the most appreciated spots across Athens in matter of food, entertainment and shopping, but as you can imagine, there are plenty of others. Additionally to the main attractions that you will visit in this city, you are highly recommended to taste the delicious traditional Greek food, to experience the authentic Greek entertainment and to explore the shopping experience of Athens. You can easily get to any desired location across Athens if you rent a car in Athens. Also, if you get to this beautiful city by plane, you can hire a car in Athens Airport, which will allow you to quickly get to any desired location in the city.
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