Greece is among the countries with the most intense nightlife. If you want to check out the real greek nightlife, ask a local which spot they suggest. If you can’t squeeze in, there are plenty more bars on the doorstep for your night out in athens. File under: american, vegetarian friendly, bars. You’d be a bit crazy to start a label focused on the more forward-thinking” side of club music in athens—yet these guys did it. You can’t help but admire hypermedium for its vision, dedication, on-point visual identity.
Features: beer, live music, outside seating. Features: beer, outside seating. If you are into electronic music, then a must go is boiler in monastiraki (vlaxava 9), a hotspot for athenians, while if you want to enjoy a good dance then hit the cinderella discotheque in kolonaki (leventi 3) for a colorful and glittery night. Spending the evening (and wee hours of the morning) at one of these live music venues should be on the top of your list if you want to ‘do as the locals do’.
25 and up. Drinks: a couple beers on draft and the usual domestics in bottle, wells behind the bar. Features: full bar, outside seating, wi-fi. Bouzoukia is maybe the best place to see and understand a bit modern greece and athenian nightlife. Hours: lunch, dinner and late night, seven days. Features: full bar, counter service, outside seating. If you’re visiting the city, tasting the famous φωταεριο σαμπανης is a must -and you should experience it not as a tourist, but as a true athenian.
I don’t know who gets to decide what are the fifty best bars or if it is even possible to know, but this bar will not disappoint and they have a large selection of rums and rum based cocktails. If you want a local greek experience, greek pop music clubs are a one-way street. Sun, sand, music and party are the four words that characterise this vibrant beach bar in alimos, not far from central athens, by the athens’ riviera.
Then, your athens nightlife tour is off to the hip downtown bars, where celebrated mixologists cater to a see-and-be-seen crowd in the most famous spots of athens nightlife. Get to know the many faces of greek nightlife: chill out at luxury hotel bars and retro joints on the islands, while moonlight streams down on picturesque harbours. File under: sandwiches, burgers and chicken, bars.