Group-Friendly Restaurants in Athens: The City's Social Dining at Its Finest

While visiting Athens the occasion arises to celebrate a social event or a dinner with a large group of friends. The first thing to do is to find the ideal restaurant for this kind of occasion, with enough space and table arrangements, even a special menu on request. You can choose between Greek, American, French or Mediterranean cuisine in various neighborhoods of Athens.  Winter or summer, Magemenos Avlos in Pangrati offers quality cuisine in an attractive environment,  a view of the Zappion gardens at Aegli restaurant close to the main sightseeing sites, a wonderful view of the sea at Balcony close to the port of Rafina, excellent Mediterranean cuisine with regional specialties at Yiantes in Exarchia, American style specialties and delicious burgers at casual Momo in Kallithea, traditional Greek dishes at Psaras tavern in Plaka, very popular with visitors and groups, Moorings at Vouliagmeni is ideal for corporate or social dinners and cocktails, Omega-3 close to the cruise port is a modern fish tavern with excellent specialties, To Athinaikon close to Syntagma square has been a favorite for many years with traditional Greek cuisine, Agora Select close to the Athens Hilton is very popular for business lunches and dinners, with a cool patio for the summer months.



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

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Momo in the neighborhood of Kallithea, is a casual, happy hangout which attracts mainly the young crowd, who love the American style cuisine, the reasonable prices and the laid back atmosphere. Parties and groups are often hosted, and the...  Read More



Yiantes in Exarchia is located on a quiet street on the premises of the old open air cinema Riviera. In the summer months the courtyard is a cool oasis in town, with a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. The idea which inspired the creation of this...  Read More



Omega 3 is a modern fish food restaurant in the Pasalimani neighborhood of Piraeus. The name was chosen because it expresses the concept the owners aimed to realize, which is health, freshness, cleanliness. A new start in the sector of...  Read More



Agora Select is a classic all day meeting point at Ilissia, with emphasis on carefully selected fresh and local products offered in abundant portions as well as affordable prices. The menu includes many choices and is based on Greek cuisine...  Read More

To Athinaikon
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Athinaikon restaurant has a long and interesting history. It opened for the first time in 1932 as an ouzo restaurant and in 1985 moved to the pedestrian street of Themistokleous right in the center of Athens. Recently a second location opened on...  Read More

Magemenos Avlos
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Historical restaurant Magemenos Avlos (Magic Flute) since 1961, has renewed the decor recently and is always a favorite for the tasty dishes prepared with quality ingredients. It is one of the most well known restaurants in town, and was...  Read More



The oldest tavern in Plaka, Psaras Tavern, has been a favorite for many generations of Athenians who appreciate traditional Greek cuisine and authentic style. This picturesque tavern is chosen by many celebrities, artists, politicians, young 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



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


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