10 Refreshing Roof Gardens With 360° Breathtaking Views Of Athens
- by XpatAthens
- Monday, 31 July 2017
Even if you didn't get the chance during the summer to escape Athens, here are the best spots in the city to sit back, relax and enjoy a refreshing cocktail, whilst taking in stunning views of the Parthenon and the entire city!
Grande Bretagne's Roof Garden
In the most ideal location, the uninterrupted views of the Acropolis, Lycabettus Hill and the Parliament are truly magnificent. For breakfast or lunch, the elegant environment of the GB Roof Garden Restaurant creates a tranquil atmosphere, while dinner is perfect when the city lights come on. For three years in a row the restaurant has been awarded by the Wine Spectator Magazine.
Location: Syntagma Square
Above- Roof Top Pool Bar Restaurant
One of the best Roof Top Restaurants in the city, “Above” certainly offers the most breathtaking views of Athens!
The perfect spot in the city center for getting a mouthful of delicious food and an eyeful of amazing scenery, from the Acropolis to Lycabettus hill and all the way down to the Saronic Gulf! Lay back comfortably in your deck chair and sip on refreshing cocktails or cool off under the impressive waterfall in the most stylish designed roof top pool bar of Athens!
Location: Wyndham Grand Athens – 2, Megalou Alexandrou Street
Telephone: 216 8009965
360° Cocktail Bar
In Monastiraki Square, having won the New Bar of the Year Award 2012, this wonderful bar has won the preference of youth and not only.
It has a restaurant and bar on two different floors, where you can choose from a variety of 60 different cocktails, while in the restaurant ypu can try imaginative dishes inspired by Mediterranean and Greek cuisine.
Location: Ifestou 2, Monastiraki
A for Athens - Cocktail Bar
A for Athens with its magnificent rooftop terrace, located on the sixth floor of the homonymous hotel, offers one of the most spectacular views in Athens. Enjoy cocktails in unbelievable combinations, as well as a menu created with special care, with emphasis on local and healthy products!
Location: Miaouli 2
Telephone: 210 324 4244
Located in one the most crowded pedestrian streets of the city, overlooking the Acropolis, in front of the Temple of Hephaestus, Kuzina combines Greek traditions with the latest trends, always using the purest ingredients. Enjoy tasteful dishes and cocktails while sunset brings unique colors to the sky in front of the most atmospheric place of Ancient Athens!
Location: Adrianou 9
Telephone: 21 0324 0133
Gazarte Roof Stage
This popular rooftop terrace at Kerameikos attracts the Athenians for a long time now in a spacious environment with remarkable views and a wonderful atmosphere. Well-known djs of Athens as well as live bands will travel you musically while enjoying your drink.
Location: Voutadon 34
Telephone: 21 0346 0347
Acropolis Museum - Café & Restauranté
The Museum provides a restaurant on the second floor, with panoramic views of the Acropolis and a 700 square meter public terrace commanding a breathtaking view of the historic hills of Athens. The restaurant proposes a variety of hot dishes based on traditional recipes, seasonally updated.
The Café is located on the ground floor of the Museum and overlooks the archaeological excavation. Visitors can enjoy a hot or cold drink, together with dessert or an evening cocktail. The Café also proposes a variety of hot dishes based on traditional recipes, seasonally updated. The Café is ideal for a quick meal for school students visiting the Acropolis Museum.
Location: Dionysiou Areopagitou 15
Telephone: 210 9000915
Facing the sacred rock of the Acropolis, this hidden bar on Normanou street is most definately one of the most beautiful terraces of the center of Athens. Cocktails, coffees, healthy snacks, fingerfood, delicious burgers and Pizza are waiting from the morning hours. When the sun sets, you have the chance to enjoy selected lounge and house music by well-known Greek and world DJ's!
Location: Normanou 3
Telephone: 21 6700 4917
In a unique architectural style house, on the pedestrian street of Apostolou Pavlou which connects Thissio station with the entrance of the Acropolis, at Thissio View is the ideal spot to enjoy breakfast, lunch or evening dinner, the coffee or drink with a stunning view of the Parthenon!
Location: Apostolou Pavlou 25
Telephone: 21 0347 6754
It's like love at first sight! You most definately won't need more than a moment to fall in love with this place. Inside the store you will find 21 telescopes which you can use to look at the magnificent view from the Piraeus port to the Olympic Stadium! The ideal spot for a relaxing drink or a romantic dinner!
Location: Filikis Eterias, Chaidari
Telephone: 21 0581 2047
Photo Credit: Above - Roof Top Pool Bar Restaurant