4 Really cool and eccentric places to go to in Athens

This city is known for many things; the ancient grounds and the history, the crystal blue Aegean sea and of course their incredible cuisine. So if Athens is on you destination list, then here are four hot spots you should add to your itinerary.

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Little Kook   Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades


  1. Little Kook
Little Kook   Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades

From the moment you step in through the entrance, you will be instantly welcomed into a world of imagination. Little Kook will give you a feeling of nostalgia, as their interior design constantly changes each season into something that is a reminder of our childhood. Their themes are carried out consistently, especially in their menus. All of their delightful and super sweet desserts are homemade and in big portions.

Address:  Karaiskaki 17, Athina 105 54

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 11AM – 12AM

Banana chocolate cake and cheesecake   Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades


2. Noel

Noel   Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades

Think of a place that has been inspired by Alice in Wonderland and the spirit of Christmas all in one. Then imagine it actually existing in central Athens. Noel brings sophistication with a twist of quirkiness that leaves people intrigued to step in; and of course fully entertained when they do. The decor is covered in a variety of giant keys and clocks, as well as card symbols of the queen and the king, along with the colour theme of red, orange and green. So take a seat by the bar and enjoy one of their very many refreshing cocktails, cheers to that.

Address:  Karaiskaki 17, Athina 105 54

Opening times: Mon – Thurs: 10AM – 2AM   Fri and Sat: 10AM – 4AM  Sun: 10AM – 2AM

Noel   Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades


3. Nancy’s Sweet Home – Το Σερμπετόσπιτο της Νάνσυ

Chocolate pudding   Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades

There’s a lot of traditions that is carried out in Greece still to this day. Whether that’s the drink Raki that is loved by locals and travellers, a giant gyros or even the addictive cold coffee beverage Frappe. Nancy’s Sweet Home is a place that locals go to religiously just so they can give into their cravings or sin on their diet for that heavenly sweet stuff. This dessert hot spot has been standing proudly for years and there is always a huge line of people coming back for more.

Address: Pl. Iroon 1, Athina 105 54

Opening times:  Mon- Sun: 8AM – 3:30AM

4. Mostrou

Mostrou bar     Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades

Start your day at Mostrou as you will truly fall in love with the city, by taking in the picturesque view that it offers at this rooftop bar. It is situated in plaka; which makes it also an ideal way to start your night with the open air night sky, some lively music and your favourite beverage. It is a truly relaxing place to be in, as the atmosphere is casual; whether that’s day or night.

Mostrou bar   Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades



3 thoughts on “4 Really cool and eccentric places to go to in Athens

  1. I LOVED this post.Athens has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember and all these places look so magical! Have definitely taken notes for the future ,thank you!

    1. No problem! I am super happy that you are pleased with my post and you should deffo visit them, they are really worth going to!! I hope that you do go to Athens, it is such a beautiful city with so much to offer!

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