We love Greek food, but sometimes you just can’t take another Greek salad. Here is a selection of restaurants to try when you need a break from souvlaki, from Thai to Italian.

By Kimon Frangakis

Birdman

  1. 2 Skoufou, Historic Centre, 105 57
  2. +30 210 321 2800
  3. Instagram

This pub and grill specializes in Japanese-style foods.

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"An excellent idea would be to order takeout and head for the beautiful woods around the Kesariani monastery."

Nonna Edda

  1. 62 Ethnikis Antistaseos, Kessariani 161 21
  2. +30 210 724 0024

Indian Chef

  1. 55 Syngrou Avenue, Koukaki, 117 45
  2. +30 210 923 6336
  3. Website

Unfussy and understated is the name of the decor game at Indian Chef.

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“This place has been everyone’s 'best kept secret' for 20 years, when only Thai expats and drifting sailors from the port walked through the door."

Rouan Thai

  1. 131 Notara, Piraeus, 185 36,
  2. +30 210 429 4494
  3. Facebook

Ali Baba

  1. 185 Eleftheriou Venizelou Avenue, Nea Smyrni, 171 23
  2. +30 210 931 6680

A bread pocket filled with fried eggplant and creamy hummus? Yes please.

Courtesy: Ali Baba

These burgers are the real deal: cheesy, juicy and perfect.

Courtesy: Burger Joint

Burger Joint

  1. 1 Platia Nimfon, Glyfada, 166 74
  2. +30 210 894 0260
  3. Website