The Best Bars in Volos, Greece

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Photo of Alex Skondras
10 May 2017

Volos is one of the cities that never ceases to amaze. Although primarily known as a gastronomic culinary paradise, this seaside city, being one of the most prominent university cities in Greece and faithful to the easygoing Greek spirit, boasts many cafeterias, bars and clubs, many of them well-known in every corner of the country. Here is a selection of the best bars located in Volos, Greece.

Hemingway

Bar, Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Pub Grub, Greek, $$$
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Cucumber Cocktail
Cucumber Cocktail | © Pixabay
This small yet lively bar is located in the known bar hopping place of Volonaki, in the center of Volos. The full name (Hemingway bar fine mixology & luxury spirits) stands for a reason, as it has the best cocktails in town with mixologists always ready to experiment with different flavors. Immersed in an old American speakeasy background, it serves also delicious finger food to match the articulate taste of its cocktails.

Elefantas

Cafe, Coffee, Tea , Greek, Vegetarian, Fast Food
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This small and cozy bar, located in the pedestrian road of Ikonomaki street, in the center of Volos, is a favorite. Don’t be fooled by its quiet and countryside style, Elefantas has its own attitude with aromatic and tasty coffees and teas in the morning and a fuzzy evening atmosphere with a variety of spirits. Combined with a funky, jazz and trip-hop mood the elephant has its weight in Volos’ nightlife.

Spira

Bar, Cafe, Coffee, Tea , Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Pub Grub, Greek
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Housed in a beautiful mansion, this colorful bar is a mixture between traditional neo-classical architecture fused with a Berlinesque attitude. The extravagant artistic design (especially the railing leading to the upper floor made from high heels) combined with top notch spirits and an atmospheric retro style makes Spira unique. The bar that changed a boring pedestrian road into the most trending place in Volos.

Podilatissa

Bar, Cafe, Coffee, Tea , Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Pub Grub, $$$
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Hidden carefully in the center of the city, this minimalist and alternative bar is the hot spot for artists, architects, musicians and bicycle lovers in Volos. Podilatissa has its own rumbling character based on art and innovation, as you can taste it in its coffee and drinks. Pet-friendly and with a love for bicycles (as the name implies), this well-designed bar is art and drinks fused together.

Manitu

Bar, Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Pub Grub, Greek, $$$
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Bar, music, gigs, theater: all uncover the true love of this small ethnic bar. The center of alternative nightlife in Palia, Manitu has a mysterious atmosphere full of life, combined with special cocktails blended with fragrances from all over the world. This is the kind of place where strangers enjoy a couple of drinks together, talk and listen to the music.

Alter Ego

Bar, Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Pub Grub, Greek
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Jazz Club
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If Charles Bukowski and Henry Miller had met for talking and drinking, they would have gone at Alter Ego. Jazz and blues, often played by live bands, blend with its five-star cocktails and the design creates the atmosphere of a speakeasy bar. Every photo in this bar has a story and behind every story lies a drink. Great place, great music and great cocktails in the most smoking place in Volos.