The culturally rich, historic, vibrant and cool Athenian neighbourhood of Psyrri is packed with precious antiques, talented local artisans, authentic Greek tavernas, boho bars, charming cafes and loads of visitors who come here time and time again to enjoy a spot where the modern world blends in beautifully with old-time charm.
With so many amazing bars to choose from, we’ve rounded up our favourite spots to grab a drink in Psyrri, for your next visit to the Greek capital!
With a Parisian-bistro feel, this spot is ideal for champagne brunches, long lunches and dinner/ drinks with friends.
A: Sarri 18, Athens
For a casual and sleek bar that offers a cool vibe all day long, make your way to Barrett.
A: 11 Protogenous Street, Psyrri
A chic and cozy little joint that’s loved by locals; perfect choice for a catch-up with friends.
A: Lepeniotou 11, Athens
Buena Vista Social Bar
For a great range of cocktails and bar food, head to Buena Vista, where you’ll also enjoy views of the Acropolis.
A: Agiou Filippou 7, Athina
Wine lovers this one’s for you! With a great range of local and international reds and whites- Cinque is laid back, casual and inviting.
A: Agatharchou 15, Athina
If you want to feel Psyrri’s charm, this is a great place to grab a table and sit back and enjoy a drink with the locals.
A: Protogenous 10, Athina
This traditional all-day cafe/bar is a great place to chill after a day of shopping or sightseeing.
A: Evaggelistrias 1, Athina
One of the coolest spots in terms of decor and ambiance, it’s the perfect place for a pre-dinner or late-night drink.
A: Lepeniotou 22, Athens
Foundry Hotel Rooftop Bar
On a warm Athenian night, there’s nothing better than heading to a rooftop bar like this to enjoy a refreshing drink and a fun vibe.
A: Sarri 40, Psyrri
The Artist Rooftop Bar
Another great spot in the Greek capital that offers lush cocktails on a buzzing rooftop!
A: 7 Kalamida St, Psirri
Kings Theatre Wine Bar
One of the most popular Bistrot and wine bars in the heart of Athens, Kings Theatre is not to be missed when visiting this vibrant neighbourhood- even if it’s only for one quick drink!
A: Karaiskaki 26, Athina
Perfect spot to grab a casual drink and then sit back and enjoy people-watching in this historic part of Athens.
A: Agios Aanargiron 17 & Taki 10, Athina
An all-day bar/restaurant that serves modern Greek mezedes paired with your drink of choice.
A: Sarri 44, Athina
If you are looking for a funky Latin joint, look no further than DOS! Here you will enjoy a cool Cuban-inspired atmosphere as you sip on your Mojito.
A: Ivis 21, Navarchou Apostoli 17, Athens
This locally loved cafe/bar is a great spot for a casual drink any time of the day.
A: Leokoriou 8, Athina
Clockwork Monkey Bistro
A super chic spot that offers a great atmosphere, amazing food and delicious cocktails!
A: Agias Theklas 5, Psirri