Famous for its traditional plates, Athens is also home to a plethora of delicious juice bars. These spots make the most of the rich seasonal fruit and vegetables available, offering healthy and nutritious juices for every preference. Read Culture Trip’s guide to the best juice bars in Athens.
Froots Juice Bar
Cafe, Juice Bar, Smoothie Bar, Vegan, Vegetarian, Healthy, $$$
Froots juice bar in Athens brings it back to basics, offering super simple blends in a casual, friendly environment. ‘Froots’ is a hybrid of Fruit and Roots, and the name offers what it suggests. The juices are cold pressed, locally sourced, and served in cute jam jar glasses. Make sure to a slice of their delicious vegan chocolate cake while you’re there.
With a positive philosophy that celebrates self care and wellness in all aspects of life, JOIN juice bars promise to offer an experience that goes beyond the drinks they serve. The store in central Athens is a high energy affair, with fun music and endless good vibes. After having a JOIN juice, it’s no surprise that there’s smiles all round. The brand offers a mix of traditional blends alongside some more experimental flavours – they all have punchy, energetic names such as ‘Rambo’ (almond milk, whey protein, pear, spinach, organic matcha and rice) and ‘Hulk’ (almond milk, banana, avocado, lime, goji berries and organic matcha). Get involved.
Reportedly the first Vegan shop in Greece, Bamboo Vegan is an vegan-first shop in the heart of Athens. Visitors to the shop can find vegan-friendly alternatives to pretty much everything, from cleaning products and household goods and cosmetics to food. Their in-house café acts as a perfect spot to embrace the vegan lifestyle. Drinks include hearty iced matcha latte, a dreamy twist on a Greek staple, and a range of homemade smoothies.
Located in the heart of Athens, ēthos juice bar offers fresh, locally produced juices. The venue opened recently with a view to promoting a healthy lifestyle for all. The menu is small, simple and delicious. Green lovers should try their cold pressed green blend, or go for a something sweeter with their berry blend. Enjoy in the crisp, minimalist café or take away for a nutritional boost on the go.
A vegan café that’s a favourite amongst locals, Vegan Nation is the perfect place to enjoy a healthy juice as well as a meal or snack. A highlight on the juice menu is the home-made, sugar free, cold pressed lemonade. Alongside the regular juices, Vegan Nation also offers seasonal specials. In the summer their watermelon and orange blend is hard to beat. The food and drink is all served in a friendly and vibrant atmosphere.
Tucked away in a basement, Pure Juice is a hidden gem in Athens. Offering a huge selection of juices, friendly staff are on hand to help you sort through the menu. There’s plenty to choose from, and if you don’t fancy anything on offer you can also request a custom blend. There’s three kinds to choose from: Green smoothies, ‘Energy’ smoothies and citrus-based smoothies. These come served thick and full of goodness. We recommend the Clear Skin Elixir if you’re looking for a wellness kick. The ‘Heart Beet’ blend is also delicious, a mix of beetroot, orange, carrot, acai and more. There’s also a small selection of healthy snacks.
Vitamin Point has fast become an Athenian institution, offering high quality and super affordable juices for everyone. There is a large and varied menu. You choose from single flavours such as orange or carrot, or more complex blends. Prices start at around 80 cents and go up to €1.20, making Vitamin Point one of the most affordable juice bars in the city.