Dining in Kolonaki Is Elegant and Cosmopolitan, with a Variety of Choices

Kolonaki is  well known for all time favorites for dining and drinking, which range from high end restaurants to multiethnic cuisine and several Italian restaurants, which are very popular in Greece. Some are reasonably priced others more expensive,  these restaurants are the best choice for entertaining in style and enjoying sophisticated flavors and luxurious surroundings.  Spiros & Vasilis is a landmark in Athens since 1974 with  a menu  based on traditional tastes from French cuisine, Malconis  with minimal, artistic decor, offers an inspired menu based on contemporary Italian cuisine,  Seventeen bar and restaurant is an establishment in itself and has a long and interesting history,  reputedly  they serve the best dry martini in Athens, Abreuvoir is a top choice for dining out in Athens for connoisseurs of French cuisine, Kiku is the first authentic Japanese restaurant in Athens since 1993, Hug pizza and past bar serves a new approach to Italian and Greek cuisine, Taverna Catalana is ideal for tasting Spanish specialties and a variety of wines in a warm atmosphere, at Nice n easy bio-restaurant the emphasis is on natural and healthy products, Bistrot le Mignon is an authentic French bistrot with delicious French cuisine, at Food and Wine you can taste the inspired dishes prepared by talented chef Olivier Campanha

Taverna Catalana
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Taverna Catalana on Sina street is a wine bar and restaurant, with a large variety of wines both from Greece and from Catalonia. The wines combine ideally with the dishes on the menu, which include specialties such as cream of mackerel with...  Read More

Nice n' easy, inspired from Frank Sinatra's well know song, is an attractive restaurant, with a menu based on quality and organic ingredients. Images of famous celebrities Frank and Marilyn, Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Marlon Brando are...  Read More

Hug pizza & pasta bar
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Hug pizza & pasta bar in Kolonaki is a new presence and food concept for all day & night eating. The owners with the chef created a cozy food bar, where Italian recipes co-exist with unique Greek ingredients and local agricultural...  Read More

Italian taste is always a favorite and Malconis in Kolonaki is an excellent example. Open from morning to night, this ultra chic locale, with minimal, artistic decor, offers an inspired menu based on contemporary Italian cuisine. Enjoy your...  Read More

Bistrot le Mignon
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Bistrot le Mignon on Charitos street in Kolonaki brings an authentic Parisian air to the neighborhood. Genuine, refined French tastes in an atmospheric space which combines luxury with simplicity and a romantic style. Classic and contemporary...  Read More

Food and Wine restaurant (F+W) is a new destination in Kolonaki Athens, with excellent cuisine by talented chef Olivier Campanha. In an attractive, modern space the chef creates refined dishes with French influence and a cosmopolitan twist,...  Read More

Seventeen bar and restaurant is an establishment in itself and has a long and interesting history, since 1957, which has been described in one of the owner's books, and includes reminisces about visiting celebrities, political events in Greece...  Read More

Embassy District

Spiros & Vasilis is a landmark in Athens since 1974, very close to the American Embassy and the Athens Music Hall. This successful family business has maintained an excellent level of quality cuisine and service, making it a favorite for...  Read More

Kiku Japanese restaurant in Kolonaki, since 1993, is the first authentic Japanese restaurant in Athens, and over the years has brought the spirit of Japanese gastronomic culture closer to the public. Simplicity, high aesthetics of presentation...  Read More


Abreuvoir is definitely a top choice for eating out in Athens. Since 1965 when the restaurant first opened, its fame has spread amongst Athenian and visiting connoisseurs of French cuisine. Situated in a cool, shady garden during the summer and...  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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