Escape crowded and overpriced tourist bars by joining local Athenians in their top secrete nightlife spots!
1. Couleur Locale
It is not just a coffee place, at night it turns into a lively, trendy bar/restaurant concept. They organize DJ nights and special events. If you want to try something new, try any of the Mastixa cocktails
Scene: alternative and hipster crowd, ideal for starting your night out
2. Athens Style
It is located in Psirri, a neighborhood famous for being a bohemian area with classic Greek taverns. The bar is located on the top floor of the Athens Style hostel. The best time to get there is from 18:00 to 19:00, they offer Happy Hour (2X1 beers all week).
Scene: locals and international backpackers, super casual
Friendlier for those with modest budgets and reminiscent of the hard rock era of Athens, Loukoumi makes for an interesting night. On some occasions there are live events of local and international artists.
Scene: young crowd, laid back style but lively atmosphere
Part-time cultural center and part-time nightlife hub, BIOS is the perfect setting. The building hosts a theater, a gallery, and of course, a rooftop terrace. It's located in Gazi (Keramikos is the closest metro station)
Scene: young and hipster crowd, alternative and out of the ordinary
5. A for Athens
Right in the Monasteraki square, this bar is categorized as an "All in One", since it has a Hotel, bar, restaurant, offers breakfast and brunch and also has a cafeteria. Definitely a place with a spectacular view.
Scene: Sophisticated and a good menu. It is better to make reservations on weekends