Located in the bohemian neighbourhood of Upper Petralona (under the Filopappos Hill) Kyrios Xou (Mr Who) is a cozy place where you can take a break from Athens’ bustle.
Boasting an abundance of character, this all-day cafe/bar is set in a striking 1930’s neoclassical building and features a soft green shopfront- making for an iconic facade.
Kyrios Xou is always busy, and with good reason: their great coffee and delicious dishes made from fresh Greek ingredients (that are sourced from a variety of producers all over the country) has created a loyal following of Athenians and ex-pats alike.
The cafe’s interior has become an adored space in the city for the quirky collection of posters, artwork, mementos and decor; as well as the original architecture and old fashion feel of the space.
Kyrios’ many happy customers spill onto the footpath, as there are a few tables out the front where customers can sit and enjoy a coffee; and the cool courtyard in the back creates a lively scene. Here you will hear plenty of conversations in Greek and English that intertwine with the laid-back music.
But it’s not only the ambiance that keeps regulars coming back- it’s also the quality range of coffee (here you can grab a good latte, espresso, a Freddo, or a traditional Greek coffee), as well as great options for teas, fresh and colourful juices; and an amazing brunch menu that includes French Toast, Poached Eggs, Pancakes, Homemade Pies (cheese and spinach pies), and a variety of sweets.
In the afternoons and on weekends, locals also come here for a leisurely drink as Kyrios Xou doubles as a casual bar- and don’t worry about dressing up, this is the kind of place where people are laid-back and effortlessly stylish— making it the perfect spot to hang out with friends.
A: Iperionos 1, Athina