Here Are 8 Dessert Places To Visit In Athens

If you prefer dessert over everything else, then you should definitely try out these places.

Milk and cookies copyright Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades

Milk and Cookies

If you like to consume your sweet treat as liquid, then you should definitely try one of these thick, delicious, crazy, milkshakes.

They come in different flavours and are topped with eccentric toppings that are inspired by mythical characters; such as mermaids, unicorns and the cookie monster.

If you don’t want a milkshake, then make sure you bite into one of their freshly baked cookies that have a gooey centre.

A recommendation would be the choco monster cookie, which has a silky chocolate hazenult filling.

Address: Perikleous 56, Athina 105 60

Opening times: Monday – Saturday: 9AM – 9PM Sunday: 12PM – 8PM

Price range:

Estrella copyright Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades


This restaurant isn’t only known for its modern Greek brunch with a twist; but it also known to have mouthwatering pancakes.

They are stacks of American style pancakes slathered with different chocolate and a variety of toppings are sprinkled on top.

Since they come in big portions, it is best to share with another friend or if you’re group dining order a variety and share with each other.

Address: Romvis 24Α, Athina 105 62

Opening times: Monday – Sunday: 8AM – 11PM

Price range:

Da vinci copyright Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades


This ice cream parlour has been recognised as one of the top 50 in Europe; and it lives up to its title.

You can find the most refreshing yet creamiest gelato in Athens and it is the perfect companion to have on a hot summer’s day.

There are a variety of flavours such as Nutella, bueno, strawberry cheesecake, pistachio, aswell as fruits. You can get it in a tall sprinkle cone or in a bowl.

Address: Adrianou 50, Athina 105 55

Opening times: Monday – Sunday: 10AM – 12AM Saturday: 10AM – 1AM

Price range:

Petite Fleur copyright Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades

Petite Fleur

This cute little French inspired coffee shop is known for its rich, thick, hot chocolate.

There is a huge selection of flavours for hot chocolate, tea and coffee. You can also accompany your hot beverage with a slice of heaven; since they have scrumptious tarts and cakes.

They also do live jazz nights, so if you enjoy listening to some music and getting cosy, then you should definitely swing by.

Address: Omirou 44, Athina 106 72

Opening times: 8.30AM – 12.30AM

Price range: €€

Nancy’s sweet home copyright Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades

Nancy’s Sweet Home

This dessert restaurant is always busy and has a huge line by the entrance and there’s one reason why; heavenly desserts.

Even though these desserts may taste heavenly, you will feel like you’re sinning; they are just too good.

There’s a massive menu with so many desserts to choose from that consists of different flavours and textures.

A great recommendation would be the bueno cake that is swimming in chocolate. You can also additionally add ice cream on the side too.

You may be reading the menu for a while until you make up your mind, but it is advised to order as soon as you can before the dessert of your choice is sold out.

Address: Pl. Iroon 1, Athina 105 54

Opening times: Monday – Sunday: 8.30AM – 2.30AM

Price range: €€

Lukumades copyright Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades


Lukumades are deep fried small doughnut balls and they are considered to be a Greek traditional dessert.

You can have them the classic way, which is smothered with honey, then topped with nuts and cinammon, or you can have it the modern way, which is covered in chocolate and sprinkled with toppings such as oreos.

They are really filling and even though they may seem small, they can be quite a challenge to finish. You can share this with a friend, or take your sweet time and enjoy them with some coffee.

Address: Aiolou 21, Athina 105 51

Opening times: Monday – Sunday: 8AM – 1AM Friday & Saturday: 8AM – 3AM

Price range: €€

Kosmikon copyright Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades


If you are a traveller and want to experience a good Greek confectionary shop or if you are a local but you’re in need of some good Greek desserts; then Kosmikon is the place for you.

They have been open since 1961 and due to the success they have opened 5 branches.

They make their products fresh daily, and you can find Greek traditional desserts such as Galaktopoureko, aswell as sweets such as Baklava and fresh cakes.

Their cakes especially have a light, soft texture and strong flavours. You can buy them as slices so you can try a variety or as big cakes that are weighed by the kilo.

Address: Leof. Ionias 104, Athina 104 46

Opening times: Monday – Sunday: 7AM – 11PM

Price range: €€

Chara copyright Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades


This ice cream parlour isn’t known to many since it is located in the neighbourhoods of Ano Patissia.

However, it has been open since 1969 and is always crowded since it is loved by the locals.

Their ice creams have a twist, since they are layered with Greek desserts such as Kataifi and are also made fresh.

You can also find delicious flavour combinations that can tickle your taste buds such as Chicago; which is a mountain of chocolate but in different textures.

Address: Patision 339, Athina 111 44

Opening times: Monday – Sunday: 9AM – 2AM

Price range: €€

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