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Monday, October 2, 2023

Koumbi coffee bar

You will find “Koumbi” in Ano Ilisia, next to Kiprou square.Why “Koumbi”? Well, mainly because of its friendly atmosphere, neat decoration and lighting, board games, snacks, cocktails, and pure drinks. Musical nights and tributes to different kinds of music are another asset of this special place, which attracts different "tribes" and people from all areas of Athens. See you...

Steve’s Deli Tavern

We heard some very nice words about a new place in the area of Metaxourgeio (bordering on Kerameikos) and didn't waste any time. “Steve's Deli Tavern” is an alternative spot which, combining various elements, creates its own unique character. This is obvious from the moment you step foot in the place (an old car garage) where Stefanos has combined...


"Soulatso" is a small café-restaurant in Palaio Faliro. It is run by Teresa, who counts many years in the food and drink services, and who decided to "upgrade" the family business. In "Soulatso", apart from the usual drinks and beers, you can find homemade Krasomelo (warm honey-wine) and Rakomelo (warm honey-raki). The dishes we tried were Ntolmades (stuffed cabbage leaves),...


Akrovatis Athens
“Akrovatis” is a traditional café and tavern in the area of Agios Pavlos (Metaxourgeio). You will find it on the corner of 26 Psaron Street and Maizonos Street, at 200 meters from “Metaxourgeio” Metro Station. Lovers of the Cinema of Greece will notice the photos from the well-known movie “The Bad Man” (also known as “The Bakogatos”), something which is not by...


Mirovolos Metaxourgio
Mirovolos is in Avdi square, in Metaksourgeio, next to the Municipal Gallery of Athens. It is ideal for large groups and it is possible to make reservations. The chef behind the -really- great food is Aria Pavlou. There are many vegan options, while in the morning it serves coffee and snacks. The staff is very helpful, the music is...

Welcommon Cafe

Welcommon Cafe is one of the very few City Center cafés with full accessibility for people with disabilities. It is part of the Welcommon Hostel, but it is also open to customers who are not staying at the hostel. Easy access, nice prices, and nice crowds are some of its assets.Address: Kapodistriou 4, AthensFacebook page here.

Dancing in Ermou

Just a regular Monday in Ermou Street with everyone joining in...Enjoy!

DIY Fashion in 1959

We start our new section of "Vintage Athens" with articles, memorabilia, Greek cinema trivia and more, with a step-by-step D.I.Y. clothes tutorial in Greek, taken from a November 1959 magazine. Enjoy!


Alogokrito is just a few meters before Varnava Square in Pagrati, on Ekali street, in a beautiful neoclassical detached house with a small yard. Its decoration –by the owners' hands– is unique, as it harmoniously combines retro and modern elements. The main menu offers vegetarian options, a wine selection, and many special beers –apart from the usual options. Pet...