Situated up the hill from the Byzantine Museum, on a quiet street in Athens' elegant Kolonake neighbourhood is the popular eating spot of To Kafenio. This restaurant is known for its wood-panelled décor and list of well-known visitors, including politicians and poets, as well as famous English chef Jamie Oliver. The traditional Greek comfort food keeps customers coming back, with a lively lunchtime atmosphere and an intimate dinner environment. With dishes including lamb fricassee, onion pie and a signature salad with pomegranates, there is enough on the menu to tickle everyone's taste buds, with an extensive wine list to match.
This Parisian-style bistro from the 1940s is decorated with crisp white linen and dark wooden furniture, scattered with signed pictures of all the famous people who frequent here. This restaurant provides a great local experience, with tourists rarely being spotted. The waiters are known for their friendly and attentive service.
26 Loukianou St, Kolonaki, 10675View Larger Map
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