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Best Rooftop Bars in Athens 

Discover our picks for the best rooftop bars in Athens right now.

The Greek capital is a city that comes alive in summer and with stunning views from almost every angle, there’s nothing better than enjoying an apéritif from a stylish top-floor terrace during sunset hour. 

And as there’s no shortage of rooftop bars in Athens to choose from, we’ve rounded up our favourite spots to enjoy a cocktail skyward! 

Point A 

Located on top of the Herodion Hotel, this bright and airy outdoor bar is a favourite amongst locals who come here every night of the week for the fabulous signature cocktails and amazing views of the Acropolis. 

A: Rovertou Galli 4a, Athens

Couleur Locale

An elevator will take you straight up to the third floor of this lush and vibrant all-day bar. It’s a go-to spot for locals and visitors who make their way over for the laid-back vibes, crafted cocktails, tasty bar food, as well as great views of the Acropolis. 

A: Normanou 3, Monastiraki


Known for creating superb cocktails, Retirè also has an impressive range of Greek wines and local beers, which can be enjoyed in a casual and relaxed outdoor space featuring deck chairs, fairy lights, and amazing glimpses of the Acropolis. 

A: 23, Mitropoleos Street, Syntagma 

The Artist Rooftop Bar 

A stunning spot that features not one but two rooftop terraces! One is where you’ll find people having a sit-down dinner and the other is where you can grab a stool and sip on good cocktails while savoring fab bar food, as well as biodynamic wines and beers derived from microbreweries all over Greece.

A: Melanthiou 4, Athens

A for Athens Cocktail Bar

Located on the top of A for Athens Hotel, this popular outdoor summer bar with uninterrupted views of the Acropolis and Monastiraki, is famous for its creative cocktails, extensive whiskey selection, and a great list of local and international wines. 

A: Miaouli 2, Athens

Roof Garden at The Foundry 

In the vibrant Psyrri neighborhood you will find a lush roof garden featuring over 30 different types of plants, trees and herbs- creating a relaxed vibe. This is the perfect place for signature cocktails made with fresh ingredients, hand-selected craft beers, local wines, as well as artisanal pizza.  

A: Sarri 40, Athens 


This cool rooftop features an open-air terrace boasting lush plants and panoramic views of the Acropolis, Lycabettus, and the Temple of Hephaestus. With a good selection of food and a variety of cocktails, wines, and beers, Ciel offers the perfect drinking experience during summer.

A: Mitropoleos 2, Athens


With views of Monastiraki, the Acropolis and Lycabettus Hill, this popular spot amongst locals serves good cocktails, Greek wines, and beers, as well as pizza, pasta, and classic Greek dishes all day long – so you can soak up the relaxed atmosphere any time of day. 

A: Kirikiou 6, Athens

Main image by Retirè 


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