The Best Brunch Spots In Akropolis And Thissio, Athens

Photo of Evangelos Tsirmpas
6 December 2016

Walking around the streets in the historic area of Thisio and the Akropolis is a unique experience that will bring you in touch with the aura of the birthplace of European civilization. Here is a list of the best options for brunch and breakfast in the wider area.

Acropolis Museum Restaurant rooftop | Courtesy of the Acropolis Museum Restaurant

Acropolis Museum Restaurant

Cafe, Restaurant, Greek, $$$
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Acropolis Museum Restaurant
Acropolis Museum Restaurant | Courtesy of Acropolis Museum. Photo Giorgos Vitsaropoulos.
The Acropolis Museum Restaurant is located on the second floor of the New Acropolis Museum, one of the most important museums in the world. It offers a fascinating panoramic view of the Acropolis, as well as interesting culinary options based on the Greek and the Mediterranean cuisine. The restaurant serves traditional Greek breakfast that includes bacon with eggs, traditional pies with feta cheese, as well as sweet delicacies every morning. This is a great place to start your day with some delicious Greek flavors after visiting the most important Greek museum.

Kelari Athenaeum

Kelari is located close to the ISAP station in Thisio. Athenaeum is a favorite place for music lovers, as it often hosts live concerts with important artists. Open from early in the morning, it serves a satisfying variety of breakfast options, from croissants and cakes to freshly cut salads and delicious sandwiches and burgers, accompanied by coffee at reasonable prices.
Address & telephone number: Kelari Athenaeum, 3 Andrianou street, Athens, Greece, +30 210 3210 239

Sin Athina breakfast | Courtesy of Sin Athina
Sin Athina breakfast | Courtesy of Sin Athina

Thissio View

Thissio View is an everyday destination in a beautiful and vibrant pedestrian street in Thissio, attracting visitors of all ages. The decoration is warm, the music is pleasant and the crepes, the waffles, the fresh cocktails and the smoothies are just some of the excellent options to start your day with a great view.
Address & telephone number: Thissio View, 25 Apostolou Pavlou street, Athens, Greece, +30 21 0347 6754

Acropolis view from Sin Athina | Courtesy of Sin Athina
Acropolis view from Sin Athina | Courtesy of Sin Athina

Sin Athina

Named after the ancient Greek phrase, which means ‘with the help of goddess Athena‘, this friendly cafe is located in a three floor neoclassical building in Thissio and its rooftop offers an amazing view of the Athenian sky and the Parthenon. The friendly staff of Sin Athina will serve you a variety of beverages, milkshakes, special coffees and fresh juices, as well as sandwiches, club sandwiches, freshly cut salads, omelets, waffles and sweet crepes.
Address & telephone number: Sin Athina, 2 Irakleidon street, Athens, Greece, +30 21 0345 5550

Irakleidon street, minutes away from the Acropolis | Courtesy of Sin Athina
Irakleidon street, minutes away from the Acropolis | Courtesy of Sin Athina


A colorful all day spot on Irakleidon street, the most crowded street of Thissio. It is a famous morning spot, serving great coffee (try the strong Greek coffee), salads, crepes and waffles. Also known as an important cultural center of the city, hosting artistic events, painting exhibitions, live DJ sets and concerts.
Address & telephone number: Dust, 3 Irakleidon street, Athens, Greece, +30 210 3426794

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