Great Places for a Cocktail in Athens

Going on a vacation is a wonderful way for you to relax and reinvigorate yourself. It’s also great to find places during your trip that offer delectable cocktails that you can enjoy. If you’re planning to travel to Athens anytime soon, you should check out some of the places highlighted in this article where you can enjoy refreshing cocktails while in the midst of a beautiful landscape.

Galaxy Bar at Hilton Athens

Having a cocktail
Having a cocktail

This spot features a stylish modern design with its open-air rooftop bar. As you sip on one of their unique cocktail creations and munch on some fresh Mediterranean cuisine, you can gaze out at the historic city with the bar’s phenomenal panoramic views. You’ll also be able to see the Acropolis majestically towering over the city. Some signature cocktails here that you can try are the Lemon Pie Cocktail, a drink filled with everything lemon, meringue, and Grand Marnier pearls, and the Amber Sour, a drink containing whiskey, lemon juice, egg white, sugar syrup, and Angostura bitters.

Point A at Herodion Hotel

Time for cocktails

If you’re looking for an elegant setting to enjoy a drink in, you’ll want to check this place out. Located on the 5th floor of the Herodion Hotel, you can sip on one of the many delicious creations available for you to try, like their signature Athens Cobbler which features red wine and cherry syrup, or their Rosemary Mazcalita tapa cocktail which blends Mezcal and agave nectar together to make a delicious drink alongside a spicy chicken skin tapa.  During the warm months, you’ll be able to sit outside for al fresco dining while viewing the Parthenon and Acropolis that are nearby.

Check out my guide on the best places to stay in Athens. 

St. George Lycabettus Vertigo Pool Bar

with my friends Elena from Passion for Greece and Celeste from Family Experiences

This poolside bar allows you to sip on cocktails and eat snacks while having a terrific view of the Saronic Islands below. You can lounge in one of the poolside chairs or relax in the pool’s warm waters while sipping on a cocktail and gazing out at the tranquil seawater during their Happy Hour from 5PM-7PM.

L’Amico Beach Bar

Situated on the upper level of the L’Amico building, the L’Amico Lounge Bar is located in Anavyssos (part of the Athenian Rivera) which will give you phenomenal views of the Saronic Gulf as you enjoy a refreshing cocktail. You can enjoy one of the many creative cocktails this bar offers while savoring their homemade pasta.

You can mingle at the bar which features a high countertop and special stools for you to sit on or in the lounge area which has couches and pillows you can rest on while looking out at the sea. When you’re done, you can travel down to the beach below and relax in one of L’Amico’s beach club gazebos located right next to the sea.

After wandering through historic Athens you can visit one of these locations to rest. These places will allow you to enjoy refreshing and creative cocktails in beautiful locations which can help you experience Athens in a very unique way.

Plan your trip to Athens with these guides:

Top things to see in Athens

Best day trip ideas from Athens

The best areas to stay in Athens

Athens, Mykonos, Santorini Itinerary

How to spend 10 days in Greece

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