Dine with a Panoramic View of the Acropolis, a Remarkable Experience

Acropolis is the most beautiful neighborhood in Athens, visited by thousands of tourists every year and very popular with Athenians for a Sunday walk with the family. Strolling along Dionysiou Areopagitou pedestrian street, gazing at the famous temples and monuments, breathing the history, is an experience to be repeated again and again. The Acropolis Museum is one of the most important focal points, and since the metro station opened on Makrygianni street, the whole area has developed, with restaurants, shops and cafeterias. The restaurants in this neighborhood include choices like  ultra chic Dionysos, with excellent cuisine and a panoramic view of the Acropolis, favorite of celebrities,  the Acropolis Museum restaurant with traditional Greek breakfast and specialties from all over Greece, cozy trattoria Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino on a small side street,  with delicious pasta and warm atmosphere,  Mani-Mani which specializes in cuisine from the region of Mani in the Peloponnese,  Attikos Greek House, a family run business with excellent homemade cuisine, the famous Strofi with a panoramic view of the Acropolis and favorite Greek dishes, Chocolat Royal with a superb view of the Acropolis from the romantic roof top, gourmet crepes at charming Bonbon, a variety of beers and southern German cuisine at Bock, juicy and original burgers at Hops beer and burgers 

Hops beer n burgers
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Hops beer and burgers on Drakou pedestrian street, close to the Acropolis Museum and the Fix metro station, is the ideal all day place to enjoy delicious burgers and other specialties. Start your meal with a healthy salad, such as the home made...  Read More

Bock beer restaurant
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An old building of the interwar period, houses Bock beer restaurant, which specializes in Northern-European food combined with good beer and drinks. The menu is mainly influenced by Southern German cuisine, but not only, and contains a wide...  Read More

Bonbon creperie
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Bonbon is a romantic, gourmet creperie on pedestrian Drakou street, full of surprises. Decorated in pink, white and nude tones, which create an attractive and welcoming environment. The cupcakes with liquid chocolate filling are very popular...  Read More

Aglio, olio e peperoncino
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Aglio, olio e peperoncino, Porinou 13, near the Acropolis Museum, is a small, cosy trattoria which promises a unique culinary experience. Special attention is paid to the quality of all ingredients, and all plates are freshly prepared. The menu...  Read More

Attikos Greek House opened in 1972 and is a family run business with a friendly atmosphere and excellent homemade food, very popular with Athenians and visitors. During the winter months customers enjoy their meal in a cozy space with a...  Read More

Chocolat Royal
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Chocolat Royal is a rooftop bar, cafe, restaurant in Thissio, with a superb view of the Acropolis and Lycabettus hill. Ideal for a romantic dinner, a business meeting, or a friendly gathering, with excellent Greek cuisine, curated by Toque D'Or...  Read More

Mani Mani, close to the Acropolis Museum, is a restaurant inspired by the owners birthplace of Mani in the Peloponnese, from where many of the ingredients used to prepare the menu are obtained. Small farms and producers in the region provide...  Read More

Strofi Athenian Restaurant
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Strofi restaurant has been a favorite since 1975 when it opened, and many visiting celebrities have dined on the ideally situated terrace with the magnificent view of the Acropolis, often after watching a performance at the famous Herodus...  Read More

Acropolis Museum Restaurant
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At the restaurant of the Acropolis Museum traditional Greek breakfast is served every day until noon (except Mondays). Enjoy home made marmalades, yoghurt with thyme honey, milk pie, fried eggs with smoked ham, and many more tasty dishes, such...  Read More

Dionysos restaurant and cafe is internationally renowned and always visited by celebrities and foreign politicians, who appreciate the excellent cuisine and the breathtaking view of the Acropolis. With a history of 40 years, this exceptional...  Read More


Meet Nelly Paraskevopoulou

Born and bred in Athens, Nelly went on the move after finishing high school and spending some years working in textiles.  For her, Italy was the next chapter. But, after 12 years, it was back...  More About Nelly

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