Dining in the Most Picturesque District of Athens Is a Must

Plaka is a great favorite with visitors to Athens and also with Athenians, who enjoy the simple pleasure of a family outing,  especially on weekends. Couples, people of all ages, keep returning to this old neighborhood of Athens, a small village within a big city, to breathe in the peace and  admire the architecture and the many monuments. Dining in Plaka is always a pleasurable experience and many restaurants are located in old mansions, cool gardens, romantic terraces.    Daphne's restaurant is internationally renowned and a favorite spot for visiting celebrities  and serves Greek gourmet cuisine with a strong Mediterranean influence, Electra Palace Roof Garden restaurant, with  innovative flavors, a magnificent view and excellent service, which has been multi-awarded,  Diogenes has a been a favorite restaurant for many generations of Athenians with the traditional Greek cuisine, Platanos is one of the oldest restaurants in Athens, with a long and interesting history and has been highly praised for its unique atmosphere and authentic Greek cuisine, Mono specializes  in original Mediterranean tastes, with vivid colors, simple but unique,  2Mazi  is the creation of  two young, talented chefs, who specialize in re-inventing traditional tastes, Avocado - food for life is a popular  vegan restaurant inspired by the slow food movement, with one of the healthiest menus in town, To Kafeneio serves traditional dishes in a warm atmosphere, at Makalo you can taste the inspired creations of the talented young chef, Eat at Miltons is a gourmet experience in an elegant environment



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



Makalo initially owed its name to a specialty of Northern Greece, a sauce similar to bechamel with garlic, parsley and sweet paprika, which usually accompanies meatballs, fish, eggs and cheese. However the word also means surprise or miracle in...  Read More



To Kafeneio in Plaka is a traditional mezedopoleio, meaning a restaurant which serves mainly mezedes, small snacks dishes in various tastes. Situated in a three hundred year old house, very close to the Acropolis, it is one of the first of its...  Read More



Diogenes, named after the famous ancient Greek philosopher, is centrally located on a picturesque street in Plaka, very close to the Lysikratis monument, in a tastefully decorated space. During the summer months meals are served in the cool...  Read More



Mono in Plaka, very close to the Athens Cathedral, is a gastronomic reference point in town, with chef and owner Vasilis Vasileiou and his team creating original and delicious dishes. The space has a warm and welcoming atmosphere, with a stained...  Read More



Platanos is one of the oldest restaurants in Athens, with a long and interesting history. Since 1932, many generations of Athenians, writers, artists, poets, have enjoyed their meal and a glass of retsina sitting in the shade of the old plane...  Read More



Eat at Miltons in Plaka, on the corner of Adrianou and Nikodimou street, is a great favorite with visitors and passers by who cant help noticing this attractive locale, known for the Greek-Mediterranean cuisine with the inspiration of awarded...  Read More



2Mazi in Plaka is the creation of young, talented chefs Giannis Baxevanis and Ilias Gogos, who specialize in re-inventing traditional tastes. Inspired by rediscovered ingredients, experimenting with a playful approach, they offer an experience...  Read More



Daphne's restaurant is internationally renowned and a favorite spot for visiting celebrities, who appreciate the excellent traditional cuisine and the elegant surroundings. Visiting VIP¢s always include this restaurant in their itinerary...  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


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