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

A carefully created cocktail at Baba au Rum.

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Baba au Rum

A world of rum

The Clumsies

The star bar

This bar is a stunner.

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Don't miss Upopa Epops' bohemian-beautiful interior.

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Upupa Epops

A bohemian rhapsody

A for Athens

Cocktails with Acropolis views

With views this good and cocktails this delicious, you might never want to leave A for Athens.

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A rare not-crowded moment at 7 Jokers.

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7 Jokers

The bartender’s bar

CV Distiller

Whisky lover’s heaven

A tray full of liquor at CV Distiller.

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For the full Greek cocktail experience, head straight for Senios.

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Greek spirits with fresh dash


It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Nobody does Christmas year-round like Noel.

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Barrel-aged cocktails at Barreldier.

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The perfect bar for drinking solo


A Koukaki cocktail bar with Parisian flair

A cool crowd at Meerkat.

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Relive the 80s at Tiki Bar.

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Tiki Bar Athens

Rock dive meets Hawaii Five-O

Holy Spirit

Your cocktail go-to on the Riviera

When in Glyfada, Holy Spirit is the place to go.

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We couldn't agree more with this sentiment.

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Odori Vermuteria di Atene

Cocktails and pizzas

Mr Peacock

The stylish suburban cocktail destination

Mr Peacock is a stylish place to go for a cocktail.

Photo: Orestis Seferoglou