Romantic Dining in Athens: Delicious Food with Beautiful Surroundings

If you are visiting Athens and want to have romantic dinner, you are in the right place. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or just want to enjoy romancing in good company, the city restaurants offer many choices. It depends on your preferences to choose between a panoramic view of the city, the magnificent Acropolis or the special romantic atmosphere of the sea.

The idyllic atmosphere and the high quality cuisine and service make Dionysos an all time favorite, both with Athenians and visitors,  Abreuvoir,  situated in a cool, shady garden during the summer and in a comfortable inside space during winter, is a favorite for anybody who wants to enjoy French delicacies,  Electra Palace Roof Garden restaurant is the top choice in Plaka, the oldest and most picturesque neighborhood of Athens, is utterly enjoyable, both for the breathtaking view and for the exclusive cuisine, La Suite Lounge at distinguished Saint George Lycabettus hotel is outstanding for the  cuisine and the breathtaking view of the city, Yali restaurant at  Cape Sounio Resort offers a spectacular view of the ancient temple of Poseidon, Fuga, right next to the Athens Concert Hall, is ideal for an dinner after one of the performances, Bonbon in Koukaki serves the best crepes in town, Chocolat Royal in Thission if famous for the superb view, Moorings in Vouliagmeni is a favorite romantic locationm especially during the summer months, Olive Garden on the roof top of central Titania hotel, is well known both for the excellent cuisine and the magnificent view of the city

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

Chocolat Royal
Photo courtesy of Chocolat Royal

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

Olive Garden
Photo courtesy of Titania hotel

The enchanting balcony of Olive Garden Bar & Restaurant on the top floor of Titania hotel commands one of the best views in Athens and is ideal for a romantic dinner. Avant garde aesthetic and creative cuisine make this place an all time...  Read More

Embassy District

Fuga is an enchanting restaurant situated on the highest point of the garden around the Athens Concert Hall, with a panoramic view of Athens. Simple, essential tastes from Italian and Greek cuisine, prepared with special attention to the high...  Read More


Moorings restaurant is situated at the unique spot of Laimos Vouliagmenis . Fully renovated, Moorings is the ideal place for cocktails, corporate dinners and business events, combining exceptionally the panoramic view of Vouliagmeni gulf, with...  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

Electra Palace Roof Garden restaurant is the top choice in Plaka, the oldest and most picturesque neighborhood of Athens, easy to reach and utterly enjoyable, both for the breathtaking view and for the exclusive cuisine, prepared by chef Petros...  Read More

La Suite Lounge at hotel St George Lycabettus is located in the suite where celebrities such Catherine Deneuve and Jeremy Irons stayed in the past, which commands a magnificent view of Athens, extending until the islands of the Saronic gulf. ...  Read More

Outside the City

Yali Waterfront Cabanas restaurant at exclusive Cape Sounio Resort is an ideal place to savor delicious fresh seafood, fish and summer specialties right on the sea. Enjoy a light lunch or a la carte dinner overlooking the Sounio Bay and the...  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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