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Down a signposted set of stairs behind Agios Nikolaos is this perfectly positioned all-day cafe. It’s a cruisy terrace with postcard panoramas and a menu of coffee, cocktails, and snacks, large and small...
Just off Plateia Maiouli, look for a pale-green door and head upstairs to this cosy restaurant-bar, with timber and stonework, sofas and sunny enclosed balconies, artworks and awesome tunes...
Gay-friendly masses party pier-side next to Jackie O’.
One of Mykonos’ main gathering points for gay and straight alike. Throngs circulate from the retro-chic interior to the harbourfront, starting in early evening...
Katerina's Bar has a cool balcony and eases you into the evening's action with relaxing sounds.
Supplies mainstream mayhem with ground-floor bars and an upstairs space for close-quarters moving to retro dance hits. Drinks tend to be a hair cheaper than elsewhere.
Porta’s cruisey ambience fills small-scale rooms where things get crowded and close towards midnight.
La Scarpa lets you lean back from the sea on its cosy cushions.
Choose plumb waterfront seating or the upstairs balcony at this friendly cafe-bar, and order one of its ace fresh-fruit cocktails (like the signature ‘katerinaki’, made with melon).
Need a break from the bars and clubs? Seek out this gorgeous open-air cinema, in a perfect garden setting. There’s a cafe here too. Movies are shown in their original language; view the program online.
Strict face control is exercised at glittering Astra, the haunt of local celebs and some of Athens’ top DJs. It’s in a hub of cool late-night bars.
Down Enoplon Dynameon is cocktail-cool Aigli. It has another useful terrace for people-watching.
The relentlessly stylish Aroma sits on a strategic corner, providing the evening catwalk view. It's open for breakfast and coffee as well.
When dawn gleams just over the horizon, hard-core bar hoppers move from Hora to Cavo Paradiso at Paradise Beach, the open-air clifftop megaclub that has featured top international DJs since 1994.
Big-name international DJs headline, and white-on-white decor sets off all that bronzed skin in the island’s biggest club.
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