This bar set the trend rum and cocktail trend in the city. Opened in 2009 by Thanos Prounarous, Baba Au Rum has a retro look to it and serves the meanest of drinks in town. You will find an impressive list of rum from all over the world. Their cocktails are crafted by expert mixologists that are not only innovative but delicious. No wonder it is a perennial favorite among tourists and locals alike.
Six D.o.g.s is one of the most frequently visited places for drinks, entertainment and fun. The place is famous for hosting a number of events each year, making it magnetic for peppy youngsters. This vibrant bar offers its visitors a wide range of craft cocktails, a super spread of home made bites and great music. So next time you are looking for a night haunt, you know where to go!
History resonates through this old distillery in Plaka, running for over 100 years, Brettos is a must see for Ouzo drinkers. With an authentic vibe and flowing liquor, you are sure to be taken on a journey back in time. Inside there is a colorful array of bottles lined up against the entire back wall. Lit up from behind it gives the otherwise ancient bar a vibrant look. Brettos is among the few famous landmarks of Plaza and has throughout the years never failed to appear in local newspapers and magazines. Locals and tourists alike are welcome to eat and drink at this old hangout.
What would be better than sitting and having a drink and looking out towards the historical Acropolis? The Galaxy bar at the Hilton provides guests with this exquisite view. The bar has a host of activities to keep any ardent bar-goer happy, from live music by DJ's to a five-star list of beer, cocktails and wine as well as a snack menu. Check website for more.
The city's top jazz club can be found next to the city cemetery. In its third decade now, the Half Note is the venue for excellent live performances representing various styles of classical and contemporary jazz music. The club has a loyal clientele among the city's jazz aficionados, most of whom can frequently be seen here. Ticket and cover prices vary.
Metamatic:Taf was earlier known as the The Art Foundation (TAF Athens). Established in 2009, this cultural space has hosted many events such as theater, art installations, music and dance shows. It is a contemporary art gallery, cafe and bar all rolled under one roof. Eclectic and creative, it is a nice place to check out cool art work and have a sip of coffee or beer. The cafe timings opens at 12p till late into the night.