Athens nightlife: the best guide from the locals
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Athens nightlife: the best guide from the locals

Athens ● 16 February 2017
 

Athens, the capital of Greece, is famous all over the world for its nightlife. The city that never sleeps has many places to offer to its visitors, but the most amazing spots are these that are recommend by the locals. If you are planning to visit this incredibly interesting city, you should read this article and prepare yourself for unforgettable vacations.

Brettos Bar in Plaka

Located in the touristic area of Plaka, Brettos Bar is the only bar there, where you can find more Greeks than visitors. The wonderful décor with numerable, colourful bottles on the wall and the 36 flavours of hand-made liqueurs gather the Athenians every day.


Transistor in Psirri

Ten years ago, Psirri was the most popular district in Athens for clubbing. Today, it is a quieter place, which however, has many unique bars and restaurants than can impress you. The best choice in this area is Transistor, a hidden spot of the easy-going nightlife in Athens. People dancing inside or laughing and chatting outside is the common scenery of Transistor. The locals prefer it because it is open until late at night and organises some interesting live events that attract many people.


Speakeasy near Syntagma Square

The heart of nightlife in Athens beats in the small streets around Syntagma Square. In these streets, which are full of bars, Speakeasy makes the difference with its hidden garden, which provides secrecy and privacy. This secret bar brings memories of the Prohibition Era because there is no sign to indicate the exact location, and the door opens only from inside. Here, you will listen to jazz music and live bands.

 

Six D.O.G.S. near Monastiraki

Six D.O.G.S is located near Monastiraki, the most traditional square in Athens, with its mosque and the flea market. This oasis in the noisy centre can be a relaxing break after hours of sightseeing or the perfect destination to drink a cocktail. It combines a lot of different happenings in one place: you can enjoy your coffee in the back garden or watch a concert while drinking and meeting people that come from every corner of the city.


Dexameni in Kolonaki

Dexameni is an outdoor cafe and bar in the most chic and sophisticated district of Athens. It opens only during summer and is a hidden oasis in a small square surrounded by trees, which is known only among the locals. In the square, there is also a beautiful open-air movie theatre. 


Faust in Kalamiotou

In downtown Athens, you will find Faust, an atmospheric bar with elegant decoration. Faust also operates as a theatre, which has hosted many performances. The bar serves quality food and interesting cocktails. It gathers mainly the lovers of alternative art, but it can impress every visitor with its vibes.

Where to Stay

Hotel in Athens, Greece Acropolis House
8.8 10
Acropolis House
6, Kodrou Str., 10558 Athens, Greece

Hotel Acropolis House is a 3-minute walk from Syntagma Metro Station, where the last stop of the X95 bus is located, providing connection to the airport.#The new Acropolis Museum is just a 10-minute walk.#

Hotel & Appartment in Athens, Greece Athens Way
9.1 10
Athens Way
17, Arachovis & Ippokratous Str., 10680 Athens, Greece

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 15 - minute walk from Syntagma square. The Acropolis is at 2 km away.

Hotel in Athens, Greece Elite Hotel
8 10
Elite Hotel
23, Pireos Str., 10552 Athens, Greece

Elite Hotel has a great location on Pireos Street, just a 3-minute walk from Omonia Square. Eleftherios Venizelos airport is a 25- minute drive from the property.


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