Favorite Bookstore Cafes In Athens

  • by XpatAthens
  • Tuesday, 05 March 2019
Favorite Bookstore Cafes In Athens
Anyone who has lived in Athens knows exactly what it’s like to chit-chat with a friend at one of the capital’s countless coffee shops while enjoying a cup of coffee for on hours on end. Even though Greeks love their coffee and leisurely time they are also keen book lovers, appreciate a vivid conversation or an interesting book presentation. Recently, a few bookstores around the city cover the need for a cup of coffee and a healthy snack while nurturing the locals’ need for intellect, culture, and good books.
 
 
Little Tree Books & Coffee

Located just around the corner from the Acropolis Museum, Little Tree is the ideal place to relax and read your book while enjoying a fragrant cup of coffee or tea and a light homemade snack. Food here is prepared using a variety of fresh local ingredients and the desserts are simply delicious. Apart from its cosy atmosphere and yummy snacks, Little Tree is also stocked with interesting books of all sorts and holds an exceptional selection of children’s books.

Address: 2 Kavalotti, 117 42, Makrygianni, Athens
Telephone: 210 9243762

Booktalks

Part bookstore part coffee shop, Booktalks is one of the most delightful little shops in Athens. It’s the ideal place to relax, rest, read, drink and eat. Located in Palaio Faliro, Booktalks was created by two bibliophile bloggers who came together to create a welcoming space that combines two of their favorite pleasures, books and coffee. Drop by to buy a good book, enjoy a hot cup of coffee, and join the various book presentations and literaryevents that take place at the bookstore.

Address: 47 Artemidos & 58 Agiou Alexandrou, 175 61, Palaio Faliro
Telephone: 210 9802520

Evripidis Kifissia

Evripidis in Kifissia is much more than just another bookshop. It’s a meeting point, a relaxation spot, a hub for fruitful discussions, and a charming coffee shop at the same time. One of the oldest bookshops in Athens and one of the largest in Greece, Evripidis first opened its doors in 1955 and continues to attract bibliophiles from all around Athens because of its large collection of Greek and foreign language books. Evripidis runs a book club, hosts events on a regular basis, and serves delicious coffee and snacks.

Address: 310 Leoforos Kifissias, 145 63, Kifissia
Telephone: 210 8075792
 
Image Credit: Little Tree Books & Coffee