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Bars and nightlife in Athens

Top bars

Bar
“All day / all night cultural entertainment center organically combining a Club , a Bar , a Cafe , a Restaurant and a Garden. Open 365 days a year.”
  • 126 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Erotic, nostalgic, romantic, loving, warm and lively. A place with a unique aesthetic.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“All day bar located in the center of Athens that offers unique cocktails made by distinguished bartenders. ”
  • 81 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
“Another of the quintessentially Athenian all day bars that faces Monastiraki with expansive views of Plaka and the Acropolis. Its rooftop terrace sits above their accommodation facilities. Friday and Saturday nights are no doubt the busiest nights, attracting a younger mixed crowd of locals and tourists. Cocktails come from award winning bar tender Theodore Pyrillos. Ideal day time stop for refreshments and to capture some great city shots.”
  • 84 locals recommend
Café
“Trendy Gazi centers on Technopolis, a converted gasworks with the interactive Industrial Gas Museum, contemporary art spaces and a concert venue hosting indie, jazz and world music. The mural-filled streets around Gazi Square feature tavernas, global eateries and gay-oriented bars and clubs that buzz until daybreak. Local galleries and quirky shops sell works by Greek artists.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Café
“Amazing bar with a great view at the Acropolis hill both day and night. Book in advance on weekends!”
  • 49 locals recommend
Bar
“Enjoy your drink in a cool terrace with a view to the Acropolis and a wonderful sunset.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“The bar Baba au rum, placed among the 50 best bars in the world, is the place to taste quality cocktails blended with famous hand-selected spirits. ”
  • 63 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Jazz Club
“The oldest and most famous live jazz and blues place in Athens. Check internet for live concerts and telephone to book table”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
“Wonderful place , for food or drinks on the roof top with Acropoli's view!!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Night Club
“If you are into nightclubs, this is one of the coolest night clubs in Athens.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“By far the best coctails in town. This place is absolute nuts! Is worth giving it a visit. Remember , ring the bell :) ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Plaza
“One of the best places to shop for souvenirs, nick knacks and search for hidden treasures in the antique shops. Definitely on the touristy side, but totally worth a visit”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Food or drinks this is what you chose for a wonderful view of Acropolis-Lykabettus and Athens overall.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Night Club
“Great atmosphere, pleasant people and drinks. It's one of the most popular gay clubs in Athens.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Classy atmosphere. Enjoy a great malt whisky and a dish of shrimps under great jazz tunes.”
  • 6 locals recommend

Music venues

Concert Hall
“The place is excellent, very modern, the halls are multiple inside as well as can accommodate a huge audience. There are multiple cafeterias inside and shops too. They also host different live broadcasts of English plays, especially from the National Theatre Live. It's truly a nice experience to just sit relax and enjoy the performance.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Bar
“A summertime favourite in the Gazi district - beautiful ‘garden’ in a multi-purpose venue, serving a range of drinks and cocktails with a cool grown-up vibe.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“The oldest and most famous live jazz and blues place in Athens. Check internet for live concerts and telephone to book table”
  • 21 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“The “alternative “ modern art and theater building of Athens. On top floor world acknowledged 2 Michelin stars restaurant HYTRA.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“ONASSIS FOUNDATION is the best place for those who love art, theatre, music and performances.Also on the top floor ,you can taste the best food in Athens made by the best chef of Athens!!!”
  • 28 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“You have to pre-book a ticket for a concert. Their restaurant is very famous also!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“I love the setting in this place. Romantic and mysterious at the same time, it hosts small live bands and theatrical shows. It's a fairly small place and It can get packed so go early or make sure there is enough place for you to sit, or stand!”
  • 9 locals recommend
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