Spirtokouto is another bar located in the vivid area of Ano Petralona, close to Gazi. Even though bars pop up all the time in this area, this one’s quite special with unique decoration, alternative music, live DJ sets, acoustic live sets, parties and clothes bazaars. Cheap drinks, a great atmosphere and cool music are just some aspects of Spirtokouto’s identity that guarantee endless fun.
Address & telephone number: Spirtokouto, 15 Kiriadon street, Athens, Greece, +30 21 0346 2689
One of the first cocktail spots in Athens, Baba Au Rum follows a philosophy based on rum, as you can tell by its name. Its interior space is small but interestingly shaped, with furniture from the 50s and the 60s, while you can also sit on the small tables outside. Thanasis Prounarous and the team of Baba Au Rum concoct fantastic cocktails based on rum, homemade syrups and endless imagination. They also offer altered versions of classic drinks, like Bloody Mary and Tomy’s Margarita.
Address & telephone number: Baba Au Rum, 6 Kleitiou street, Athens, Greece, +30 21 1710 9140
Located on a narrow street, Cantina Social creates a surrealist atmosphere, with small retro tables, chairs and decor in a location that’s surrounded by blocks of flats. The music is great, with interesting live DJ sets, as well as traditional drinks and special cocktails.
Address & telephone number: Cantina Social, 6 Leokoriou street, Athens, Greece, +30 21 0325 1668
The terrace of Bios is open from May until September, attracting many locals and tourists. It offers an amazing view of the Acropolis, as well as cool live music nights, great drinks and cocktails.
Address & telephone number: Bios Terrace, 84 Piraeus street, Athens, Greece, +30 21 0342 5335