Restaurants

Greek in Acropolis Area

Mani Mani

Head upstairs to the relaxing, elegant dining rooms of this delightful modern restaurant, which specialises in herb-filled cuisine from the Mani region in the Peloponnese. Standouts include the ravioli with Swiss ch…
Mediterranean in Acropolis Area

Point a

The rooftop restaurant of the Herodion Hotel, with stunning Acropolis and Acropolis Museum views, serves guests and loyal locals alike. Signature ‘tapas cocktails’ are served with a savoury appetiser, like the honey…
Greek in Acropolis Area

Fabrika tou Efrosinou

Named for the patron saint of cooks, this 'factory' is really a two-level restaurant focusing on good ingredients and rarer Greek recipes. Service can be a little patchy (all those stairs), but when everything is sw…
Fast Food in Acropolis Area

Mikro Politiko

Just the thing to stave off post-Acropolis collapse: a quick souvlaki or falafel from this little place. It's markedly better than other snack options in the area, with fresh ingredients and good salads too. There a…
Greek in Acropolis Area

Strofi

Book ahead for a Parthenon view from the rooftop of this exquisitely renovated townhouse. Food is simple grilled meats and fish, but the setting, with elegant white linen and excellent service, elevates the experien…
Desserts in Acropolis Area

Fresko Yogurt Bar

Delicious Greek yoghurt is the base of all things here. Either fresh or in smoothie form, you can pair it with any number of toppings, from chocolate to black-cherry spoon sweets. A perfect cool-off after seeing the…
Mediterranean in Acropolis Area

Acropolis Secret

This elegant rooftop restaurant at the Divani Acropolis luxury hotel boasts a great view of the Acropolis all lit up at night. Expect fine Mediterranean cuisine such as a sea bass carpaccio marinated in olive oil an…
Italian in Acropolis Area

Aglio, Olio & Peperoncino

The food at this cosy Italian trattoria is simple pastas and the like, satisfying and reasonably priced. It's enhanced by the satisfaction of evading all the restaurant touts facing the nearby Acropolis Museum and f…
Cafe in Acropolis Area

Lotte Cafe-Bistrot

Hide away from central Athens noise at this small, just-this-side-of-twee cafe. Sit outside in a private-feeling patch of tree-covered sidewalk, or inside amid vintage books and tea sets. Food is homemade cakes and …