The only thing that can come between you and the Greek summer sky is an amazing roof bar with breathtaking views and gastronomic delicacies or refreshing cocktails!
Cycladia will guide you through the best places to discover the most overwhelming views in Athens!
A for Athens
Right in the heart of Athens, at Monastiraki area, this minimal roof bar will give you one of the best views not only to the Acropolis but the entire centre of Athens too! With the vibe of the city just at your feet, a refreshing cocktail or a cold coffee at hand, A for Athens is definitely the most beloved secret of the city!
GB Roof Garden at Grande Bretagne
In one of the most imposing buildings right in the centre of Athens, at Syntagma square, Grande Bretagne Hotel invites you to a chic and elegant environment with alluring views to the Acropolis, Lycabettus Hill, the Syntagma area and even Plaka and the Panathenaic Stadium! Perfect spot to take pictures especially during night-time!
Galaxy Bar at Hilton Hotel
This stylish rooftop bar is the reference point either you want to enjoy your dinner or find the perfect place for a drink. With views to the Acropolis and the Lycabettus hill, Galaxy bar is by far a favourite choice for a starry night! Don’t forget to take a look at its “sparkling” ceiling!
Air Lounge Bar at Fresh Hotel
Combine the bar’s (Air Lounge) and the hotel’s name (Fresh) and have a hint of what expects you there! Minimal decoration in urban surroundings, sophisticated gastronomic suggestions and of course some of the most magnificent views of the city invite you to a night out full of finesse!
Hytra at the Onassis Cultural Centre
On the 6th floor of a building full of art and history, the famous Onassis Cultural Centre, on Syngrou Avenue, Hytra restaurant and bistro await its sophisticated audience for moments full of breathtaking views and delicate flavours. Don’t miss the chance to taste some of the most delicious cocktails and of course have a 360 degree view of the beauties of Athens!
Le Grand Balcon, St. George Lycabettus
For gastronomic delicacies and unobstructed view to the Acropolis, this venue is a favourite spot for the ones that are looking for a unique and high quality experience. This is the most well known secret of the Lycabettus Hill and one of our favourite spots!
Kuzina Bar – Restaurant at Thiseio
In a venue where aesthetics and elegance prevail you can enjoy one of the best dinners in town while looking at the Acropolis and Ifestos Temple. The simple-minimal-Greek-whitish ambience, the splendid cocktails, the mouthwatering dishes and the breathtaking views are the perfect ingredients for a memorable night in the city!
Loukoumi Bar at Avissinias sq.
If you are looking for a more alternative view of Athens try Loukoumi Bar. This is a bar of contradictions. Interior decoration with paintings from Greek artists, view of the Acropolis and the city’s graffiti – adorned walls have truly set a new trend in Athens’ nightlife! If you enjoy urban spots and alternative places don’t miss it!
Taratsa Bar at Horostasio
Right in the heart of Athens, at Klathmonos sq., Taratsa Bar offers an alternative environment full of light summer music and decoration that aims at making you feel as if you have escaped from the centre! Refreshing cocktails and colourful ambience welcome you every day except Mondays. Perfect spot for a night in the city!
Thea bar at Central Hotel
Thea in Greek means “view” and this simple and unpretentious venue offers relaxing moments under the imposing Arkopolis hill. This all-day bar is your choice for a coffee or a snack, for a light dinner or a nice cocktail in the city centre!
YK roof bar at Elefsina Hotel
Escape from the city centre and stop for a drink at YK roof bar, at the 4 star Elefsina Hotel. This magnificent spot is an excellent choice for a romantic dinner or a relaxed drink combining such an unobstructed distance view of Attica with an elegant decoration of olive trees and white furniture. A selective wine list and a delicious menu complete the scenery just as the night takes over with its starry light!
So do not hesitate…get closer to the stars and enjoy the view!
Photo Credits: Air Lounge at Fresh Hotel from Nileguide, Thea Terrace Bar group on Facebook, Loukoumi Bar group on Facebook, Taratsa Bar at Horostasion group on Facebook, while the rest of the images were taken from the venues’ official webpages respectively.