New restaurants and cafes pop out every day in Athens and it is hard to decide where to go. We decided to write this article to guide you through the unending choices. We found it really tough to narrow down our favourite best restaurants in Athens. The restaurants we chose for the purpose of this post, apart from their gourmet dishes offer an experience to remember that we believe a traveler deserves. Welcome to our 5 best restaurants in Athens.
1. Dinner in the Sky – Experience Restaurant in the Sky
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Where : Technopoli, Pireos 100, Athens
Why : Great food and wine – amazing cocktails – friendly staff – amazing views of Athens, Acropolis and sunset – unforgettable experience floating in the air.
What : 5 course menu with Greek producer’s wine included – €120 per person.
2. Funky Gourmet – Creative dinner over 17 molecular courses
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Why : Creative cuisine with a twist, presentation and imagination – beautiful and chic surroundings – unique experience – great service.
What : Amusing avant-garde cuisine – unbelievable flavors’ combinations – exquisite and delightful presentation of dishes.
3. Galaxy Restaurant and Bar – Hilton Athens rooftop restaurant
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Why : High standards – faultless place – spectacular sunset views over Acropolis.
What : Dinner or snacks with cocktails – delicious assortments of appetizers and main dishes – we recommend hot stone cheese – very expensive.
4. Eleas Gi – Meaning:Earth’s Olive Oil – A travel in time experience
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Why : Classy atmosphere – delicious, premium quality food – great views.
What : Authentic Greek cuisine cooked with extra virgin olive oil – 2 menus to choose, 14 or 24 different tastes – more than tasty and very well presented dishes – excellent value for money.
5. Galazia Hytra – Part of the Astir Palace Complex
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Why : Unforgettable sunset views of the Saronic Gulf – creative Greek cuisine – palatable experience.
What : Creative and unique recipes – fascinating flavors and aromas – fresh local Greek ingredients – Greek wine – pricey but it is worth it.