Family-Friendly Restaurants in Athens: Enjoy Dining Out with the Kids

A visit to Athens with family and kids is even more pleasant when you know that most restaurants are family friendly, even though all do not offer specific facilities. Children are always welcome, treated with affection and interest, fussed  over and every effort is made to offer them any comfort necessary. Several restaurants however offer specific facilities to assure that juniors not only enjoy their meal with delicious specifically planned menus, but can also entertain themselves, playing, drawing, or watching shows. In the specially designed childrens space, at Balcony restaurant, entertaining  activities are held for juniors, overseen by specialized personnel, at Wagamama children will be comfortable in the special chairs provided, can paint with crayons, play noodle doodle and enjoy the kids menu,   kids love TGI Fridays with the delicious menu and the entertaining games, families prefer Aegli at Zappion,  both for the open space where kids can roam safely and also for the selections on the menu which are preferred by kids,  at vegetarian Avocado the menu includes several favorites with kids, such as smoothies, pasta and pizza,  youngsters entertain themselves in the special playroom with toys and games at Athiri restaurant, kids love the hamburgers, the eggs benedict, omelets and pancakes at Safka, definitely try the ice cream in a variety of flavors at Zoe's Premium latteria, Philos is non-smoking, ideal for families, and is not over crowded, at Xrysa-Xrysa kids will enjoy their favorite specialties.



T.G.I.Fridays has a unique and dynamic atmosphere, with rock music until late in the evening and interesting decor, with wooden surfaces, vibrant colors and memorabilia reviving memories. The relaxed style, the friendly service and the authentic...  Read More



Wagamama Athens is located on the second floor of the luxurious Golden Hall shopping mall, a unique commercial centre with some of the most famous Greek and international brands. Following Asian tradition, the cuisine is exclusively based on...  Read More

Zoe's Premium Latteria
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Zoe's Premium Latteria opened in 2015 on central Akadimias street, and is ideal for your morning coffee and breakfast, a healthy lunch, an early dinner, or for buying the delicious dairy products. At Zoe's you can taste fresh milk from small...  Read More



Philos is a lifestyle store on central Solonos street, which was created as a meeting point for people who want to discover the philosophy of Philos Athens and see the objects on show, which are selected for their timeless value and design. At...  Read More



Safka restaurant serves contemporary nordic cuisine offering a high level culinary experience. Chef and co-owner Samu Koskinen creates innovative dishes based on French cuisine with nordic flavors and inspired by Greek and Scandinavian...  Read More



Avocado - food for life, a vegan restaurant opened recently on Nikis street at a very convenient location near Syntagma and Plaka. The people behind the well-known NYSY Studios for yoga and pilates, situated just across the road, are the...  Read More

Xrysa Xrysa
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Xrysa-Xrysa, located in Petralona, is a restaurant with a long history. For many years Xrysa Protopapa, the first well known Greek chef with great experience in Greek and Greek-Creative cuisine, has presented dishes which have made history and...  Read More

National Gardens


Aegli Restaurant at the Zappion gardens is completely renewed, introducing a new taste concept, based on good, old Greek cuisine. With a magnificent view of the Acropolis and Lycabettus hill, Aegli enhances popular Greek tastes and aromas,...  Read More



Awarded Athiri restaurant in Kerameikos is situated in a cool garden during the warm season and in an interestingly decorated indoor space in winter, which combines traditional elements with contemporary design. Athiri is a favorite for wedding...  Read More



Balcony Restaurant, close to the port of Rafina, has a magnificent view of the sea and owes its name to the location which is like a balcony in the rock face overlooking the endless view. Reasonably priced menus are available in appetizing ...  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