In the heart of what was once the classical Greek world, Akropolis and Thisio has a wealth of history. Explore the history of this part of Athens then explore it through taste at these 10 amazing restaurants.
Situated in a two-floor neoclassical building, five minutes away from the new Acropolis Museum, MANHMANH introduces patrons to traditional Greek cuisine. It focuses on recipes from the area of Mani. Enjoy dishes like split pea pudding with pork siglino, small fried pies with kefalotiri cheese, beef meatballs with spicy yogurt sauce, scrambled eggs with tomatoes, all in an excellent location. Attesting to the excellence of MANHMANH is the New York Times and Taschen Books awards, branding it one of the 500 best restaurants in Europe.
MANHMANH, 10 Falirou Str., Makrigianni, Acropolis, Greece, +30 2109218180
Having dinner on Attikos Greek House‘s rooftop is an unforgettable experience. It gives patrons the impression of standing on the rocky cliff of the Acropolis itself, just a breath away from the historical monuments. There is also an amazing view of the whole city of Athens. The food is based on the traditional Greek kitchen, with some modern twists. The starters are mouthwatering, the salads are fresh and the meat comes perfectly grilled.
Attikos Greek House, 7 Garivaldi Str., Athens, Greece, +30 2109215256
A three-storey neoclassical building in the shadow of the Parthenon, Sin Athina is open from early in the morning and offers coffee, drinks and a rich variety of Mediterranean dishes. The roof garden by night provides a magical view of the lighted Acropolis. Try the delicious cheese pie, burger with mustard and meat and the classic souvlaki. The latter is made of beef, kebab and pork meat.
Sin Athina, 2 Iraklidon Str., Thisio, Athens, Greece, +30 2103455550