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

A carefully created cocktail at Baba au Rum.

Photo: Orestis Seferoglou

You won't find a better gin and tonic anywhere.

Courtesy: The Gin Joint

The Gin Joint

The king of gin

The Clumsies

The star bar

This bar is a stunner.

Photo: Orestis Seferoglou

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.

Photo: Orestis Seferoglou

7 Jokers

The bartender’s bar

CV Distiller

Whisky lover’s heaven

A tray full of liquor at CV Distiller.

Courtesy: CV Distiller

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

Courtesy: Senios


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.

Photo: Orestis Seferoglou


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.

Courtesy: Tiki Bar

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.

Photo: Orestis Seferoglou

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