So many great cocktail bars, so little time. We cut to the chase to help you find the perfect bars in Athens to suit your style and spirits.

By Denny Kallivoka

Baba au Rum

A world of rum

Photo: Orestis Seferoglou

Courtesy: The Gin Joint

The Gin Joint

The king of gin

The Clumsies

The star bar

Photo: Orestis Seferoglou

Courtesy: Upopa Epos

Upupa Epops

A bohemian rhapsody

A for Athens

Cocktails with Acropolis views

Courtesy: A for Athens

Photo: Orestis Seferoglou

7 Jokers

The bartender’s bar

  1. 7 Voulis, Historic Centre, 105 62
  2. +30 210 321 9225
  3. Instagram

CV Distiller

Whisky lover’s heaven

Courtesy: CV Distiller

Courtesy: Senios

Senios

Greek spirits with fresh dash

  1. 15 Kalamiotou, Historic Centre, 105 60
  2. +30 210 331 8778
  3. Instagram

Noel

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Courtesy: Noel

Photo: Orestis Seferoglou

Barreldier

The perfect bar for drinking solo

Meerkat

A Koukaki cocktail bar with Parisian flair

Courtesy: Meerkat

Courtesy: Tiki Bar

Tiki Bar Athens

Rock dive meets Hawaii Five-O

Holy Spirit

Your cocktail go-to on the Riviera

Courtesy: Holy Spirit

Photo: Orestis Seferoglou

Odori Vermuteria di Atene

Cocktails and pizzas

Mr Peacock

The stylish suburban cocktail destination

Photo: Orestis Seferoglou