Greece is always fun wherever you go: athens, thessaloniki, the cyclades, crete, rhodes, corfu, santorini and naturally at the world-renowned international hangouts such as cosmopolitan mykonos, and those pumped-up party venues like ios, hersonissos and malia on crete, lagana on zante and kavos on corfu. Being aware of that bad habit of greeks, bouzoukia owners sale at the clubs wardrobe” cigarettes packages. Here are our picks of the best bars in athens that are trending right now. Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to hit up the night clubs as your guide takes you right to the front on the queue and gets you into the trendiest night clubs athens has to offer.
Keep in mind that in greece the bars do not close if there are still people in it. They just wait till people leave for themselves. That’s why they’re known as afteradika, a greek idiom for late night clubs that derives from after, as in ‘after hours.’ follow us down the stairs to some of athens’ most happening underground clubs.
If you are set on experiencing an intense nightlife in athens, look no more. Dance at bars on organised beaches; enjoy shots on the house and cocktails mixed and poured from dusk till dawn. The nightlife scene in athens βοτανικος live stage has become a collection of sophisticated hot spots that draw in big crowds of both visitors and locals. Box athens in the center of athens is a leader in live clubbing.
Resident dj giannis oikonomou and dj junior rush (resident dj at astra” club, mykonos) are the main acts of saturdays at lohan, echoing house vibes that have the crowd dancing all night long. Yes it is in greek but you can find someone to help you read it. But really if you wander around psiri or go to adrianou street in monastiraki, right next to the ancient agora and them metro tracks, you will find restaurants and ouzeries with a couple guys playing what you would call ‘greek music’.
As for her lohan beach club, lilo says they’re shifting the focus to a new location in athens and also another secret spot (and partnership) that will be announced soon. In the winter time, most popular bars are concentrated in the central quarter of kolonaki, in gazi and panormou st. In summer, bars and clubs move to the southern suburbs of athens, such as glyfada and varkiza, or on the northeastern side of attica, including rafina and nea makri.
A: in athens there are 50-60 bouzoukia – to this we do not include taverns & bars with live music. The biggest chapter of nightlife consists of the mega-music stages where the most popular voices in greece perform their hits. A: at bouzoukia today’s stars take stage. Ah, the galaxy bar, one of our favourite rooftop bars in athens (the rest are here !). Once you step inside the hilton athens and reach the elevators, aim for the top and there you will enter a sexy, modern, chic and hip lounge with a sophisticated -often international- crowd.