This old district in the heart of Athens, Greece near Monastiraki has been enjoying a new breath of fresh air. Psirri (also spelled Psiri, Psyri, and Psyrri) is considered the low-key area to enjoy a night with friends. Here is our selection of its best bars.
Industrial decor, great music, a relaxed vibe, and an array of great drinks and cocktails is what you get in Barrett. This newcomer in Psirri is a great place for late-morning coffee and homemade sweets or for after-work drinks with friends. Things get serious at night with various guest DJ sets exploring jazz, soul, and indie rock tunes. All in all, Barrett is the cool hangout spot we were all looking for in the capital city.
Barrett, Protogenous 11, 105 54 Athens. +210 321 83 73
As one of the first bars (and probably the smallest) in the neighborhood popular among the younger crowds, Psirra is the place to be for a night of lethal rakomelo (a warm beverage with raki and honey). Sit at one of the small tables, order a pitcher, and start the best game of people-watching.
Psirra, Miaouli 19, Psirri. +30 210 324 4046