10 Best Rooftop Restaurants In Athens, Greece

rooftop restaurants in athens
Sin Yee
Sin Yee 
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There are so many things you can do in Athens. Famously known as a historic city in Europe, Athens definitely has a lot to offer. It also shows in their many amazing accommodations, including luxury hotels and Airbnb plus homes. Aside from the Acropolis and Parthenon, this city is also known for its exotic cuisine! With the abundance of beautiful, gorgeous views and landscapes in Athens, the capital of Greece is no stranger to stunning rooftop bars and restaurants. The million-dollar views of the city combined with their exquisite cuisine is definitely a match made in heaven. The great weather they’ve got all-year-round is another reason why you should be visiting a rooftop restaurant over there.

Here’s your guide to the best rooftop restaurants in Athens, Greece, so read on to find out more!

1. SENSE


SENSE is a rooftop restaurant that stands on the seventh floor of AthensWas Hotel. It prides itself for being the restaurant closest to the Acropolis, one of the famous buildings in Athens. You can rest assured that every single corner in SENSE is going to provide you with the most incredible views of the charming historical monument. Aside from looking at the Acropolis in close proximity, you are also going to enjoy an impeccable meal in the establishment. From mouthwatering fresh local produces to authentic Greek flavours, the specially designed menu by their head chef, Alexandros Charalambopoulos is definitely a pleasant gift for your palate.

SENSE Rooftop Restaurant

Address: Dionysiou Areopagitou 5, Athina 117 42, Greece

Website: Sense Rooftop Restaurant

Opening hours: 12pm - 1am (daily)

2. GH Attikos Restaurant


GH Attikos Restaurant started their business way back in 1972, and there’s definitely a reason why they are still standing strong even up to this day! Get a table on their roof terrace called the Attikos Greek House for a perfect view of the Acropolis and Parthenon. The intimate atmosphere along with their authentic Greek menu is going to pleasantly surprise you. Using some of the freshest local produce and traditional artisanal cooking methods, you’ll definitely be getting one of the most authentic meals in Greece.

GH Attikos Restaurant

Address: 7, Garibaldi Street, Athina, Greece

Website: GH Attikos Restaurant

Opening hours: 12pm - 12am (closed on Sun)

3. GB Roof Garden


GB Roof Garden is set on the eighth level of Hotel Grande Bretagne. This spacious restaurant is considered as one of the best places to eat as it provides its guests with an unparalleled view of the Acropolis, Parthenon and even the Doric Greek Parliament located at Syntagma Square. Curating an extensive food menu filled with dishes from traditional Mediterranean cuisine, all made using fresh produces and modern culinary techniques, it is no wonder why this restaurant is featured in the prestigious Michelin’s guide. The delectable food is also best accompanied by a glass of wine from their intricate wine menu. Do take note that you’ll need to dress appropriately in their dress code (elegant, smart casual) after 6pm.

GB Roof Garden

Address: Vasileos Georgiou A 1, Athina 105 64, Greece

Website: GB Roof Garden

Opening hours: 6am - 11am; 1pm - 1:15am (daily)

4. Electra Roof Garden


If you are wondering what the true Athens dining experience is all about, give Electra Roof Garden a visit. This is another award-winning restaurant featured in the Michelin’s guide. Situated on the 8th floor of Electra Palace Hotel, the restaurant doesn’t only present you with a gorgeous view of the Acropolis, your taste buds will also be dancing in joy after tasting their delicious food. Mainly featuring a menu of fusion Mediterranean cuisine, you’ll be tasting both the traditional classics as well as new delightful dishes packed with a modern twist. Before heading over to the restaurant, remember to get dressed in smart casual attire!

Electra Roof Garden

Address: Navarchou Nikodimou 18-20, Athina 105 57, Greece

Website: Electra Roof Garden

Opening hours: 12:30m - 12:30am (daily)

5. C Restaurant - Athens Rooftop Restaurant


Although it is only located on the second floor (of Chocolat Royal Cafe), C Restaurant is still going to provide you with an extraordinary dining experience with a spectacular view of the Acropolis and Mount Lycabettus. Choose from an intensive menu of traditional, authentic Greek Mediterranean cuisine. A special thing about this restaurant is that they have an in-house sommelier who will recommend you the best type of wine to be consumed with your choice of dishes. You won’t have to fuss over the type of wine to choose from anymore because the professional is just right in front of you!

C Restaurant - Athens Rooftop Restaurant

Address: Apostolou Pavlou 27, Athina 118 51, Greece

Website: C Restaurant - Athens Rooftop Restaurant

Opening hours: 12pm - 12am (daily)

6. Kuzina

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This elegant restaurant is located in the heart of Athens on the gorgeous Adrianou Street. Kuzina is housed in an old mansion and provides guests with an unexpected, gorgeous view of the Acropolis from their tarazza. The tarazza only opens from April till October. If you are looking for a romantic dinner with a picturesque view, remember to head over there at the right timing! Their head chef, Aris Tsanaklidis, specialises in modern Greek cuisine and creates a stunning menu for the restaurant using a series of state-of-the-art culinary techniques. The delectable menu combined with the beautiful views from the tarazza is definitely going to give you one of the greatest dining experience of a lifetime.

Kuzina

Address: Adrianou 9, Athina 105 55, Greece

Website: Kuzina

Opening hours: 1pm - 12am (daily)

7. Strofi Restaurant

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Strofi Restaurant had opened its doors to their guests in 1975, and ever since then, they have been crowned with the honour of being one of the very best restaurants in Athens. If you are looking for some of the most authentic taste of traditional Mediterranean cuisine, you’ll definitely have to visit them! Remember to get a portion of their famous tzatziki. Pair this versatile dip with some delicious grilled pita bread or aromatic grilled meat for an impeccable dining experience.

Strofi Restaurant

Address: Rovertou Galli 25, Athina 117 42, Greece

Website: Strofi Restaurant

Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 12pm - 1am; Sat - Sun: 12pm - 12am (closed on Mon)

8. Galaxy Restaurant & Bar


Located on the topmost level of Hilton Athens, you are surely going to experience a wonderful night at Galaxy Restaurant & Bar. The magnificent views of the surroundings, together with their galaxy ceiling filled with glowing planets and sparkling stars, give the whole restaurant a glamorous look. It’s definitely going to provide the guests with a wonderful experience. Aside from the traditional Greek food, Galaxy Restaurant & Bar also offers an array of international cuisine as well. Enjoy a delectable plate of sushi or exclusive premium meat cuts while enjoying the great views of the city of Athens.

Galaxy Restaurant & Bar

Address: Leof. Vasilissis Sofias 46, Athina 115 28, Greece

Website: Galaxy Restaurant & Bar

Opening hours: 5pm - 3am (daily)

9. Dionysos Zonar's

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Comfortably nestled within the shadow of the Acropolis lies a classic and elegant restaurant called Dionysos Zonar’s. They pride themselves with their wonderful location as they are situated right beside the rock of Acropolis. Guests are going to get a panoramic view of the historic monument and its beautiful surroundings. The restaurant had been serving satisfied customers since the early 1960s with their interior and exterior specially designed by a renowned architect and landscape designer. Their chefs use high-quality ingredients to curate a menu full of authentic tasting Greek cuisine that you’ll definitely have to try for yourself.

Dionysos Zonar's

Address: Ροβέρτου Γκάλλι 43, Athina 117 42, Greece

Website: Dionysos Zonar’s

Opening hours: 8am - 1am (daily)

10. Chocolat Royal

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Chocolat Royal is a rooftop bar and cafe located at the Thissio district in Athens. Over there, you can enjoy a gorgeous view of the Acropolis and Lycabettus hill, which makes it a wonderful choice for a romantic dinner. The menu is curated by their award-winning head chef, Spyros Mallios. Remember to give some of their speciality dishes a go. Start with the delicious stuffed Grevena mushrooms for a start, then move on to the mouthwatering main dishes like the roasted veal and honey roasted pork with sangria and rosemary. They are also known for their beautiful desserts that include the chocolate souffle and mille-feuille with orange cream. Your tastebuds are in for a huge treat!

Chocolat Royal

Address: Apostolou Pavlou 27, Athina 118 51, Greece

Website: Chocolat Royal

Opening hours: 9am - 2am (daily)

Delectable menus with a gorgeous view

Best Rooftop Restaurants In Athens, Greece
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If you are looking for some of the freshest, authentic Greek cuisine, remember to give these rooftop restaurants a try. They are definitely some of the best restaurant players in Athens. Treat yourself and your loved ones to a delicious meal along with the stunning views of the nearby monuments and attractions. You will be getting some of the best dining experiences of a lifetime. It would be better to book a table in advance though since they are all so well-known. It’s better to be safe than sorry! While you here, do check out the best wine bars and jazz bars also available in Athens.

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