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.
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.
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!
If its rock at its best, then it has to be at Fuzz Club. Enjoying a special place in the clubbing scene of Athens, this one brings the best of the music world. Primarily a rock venue, it does host a variety of other genres and hosts both local and international stars under one roof. Split in two levels, the ground floor offers seating area, a large bar with a fine selection of drinks along with large space for breath-taking performances. The upper level too, is a seating area overlooking the stage. The interior is a playground of colored lightnings which is luminous enough for a club, and accompany bright colored couches.
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.
One of the city's most beautiful sites is occupied by Island, a very successful summer restaurant and nightclub attracting Athens' more fashionable crowd from May to October. The setting couldn't be more picturesque; Island is located on a seaside cliff south of the resort town of Vouliagmeni within landscaped gardens. The talented chef Yannis Geldis celebrates creative Mediterranean cuisine. His heart, though, seems to belong to seafood. Don't miss the splendid risotto with salmon and balsamic vinegar.