Grand Bretagne Hotel
GB Roof Garden, 8th floor, Grande Bretagne Hotel, Syndagma Square, Constitution Square, Athens 10564. +30 210 333 0766 Roof Garden of this plush hotel has a restaurant and bar from which to view the Acropolis. Floor-to-ceiling windows. Open year-round for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Webcam
Tudor Hall, 7th floor, King George Palace Hotel, 3 Vassilis Georgiou A' Street, Athens 10564. Syntagma Square. +30 210 3222210 This magnificent restaurant has an enviable panoramic view of Athens. Looks out at the Acropolis and boasts a Greco-French menu. Smart dress. Open 12.30pm-4.30pm for lunch, 7pm-12.30am for dinner.
Magna Grecia Hotel, 54 Mitropoleos St, Athens 10563. +30 210 324 0314-5. The top floor features a roof terrace and intimate bar restaurant, where breakfast is served. Guests can alco have afternoon coffee there or enjoy an evening of live music while taking in the breathtaking views of Akropolis.
Rooftop Garden Cafe, Adonis Hotel, 3 Kodrou & Voulis St, Athens 10558. +30 210 324 9737. Great roof garden views of the Acropolis.
Electra Roof Garden Restaurant, Electra Palace Hotel, 18 Nikodimou, Plaka Athens 10557. +30 210 337 0100 The roof terrace of the Electra Palace Hotel has a stunning view of the Acropolis and the historical district of Plaka.
Roof Garden Snack Bar, Plaka Hotel, 7 Kapnikareas St & Mitropoleos Street, Athens, Greece 10556. +30 210 322 2706 . A fantastic location and incredible Acropolis view from the rooftop bar.
Brachera Restaurant, 3 Abyssinias Square, Athens, Greece 10555. +30 210 321 7202. One of the best rooftop views of Athens’ sites (the entire Acropolis rock). Tables are set up on the roof garden during the summer allowing for romantic alfresco dinners and long summer nights at the lively bar.
Roof Garden Restaurant, Cecil Hotel, 39 Athinas, 10554 Athens. +30 210 321 7079. Metro Monastiraki.
Hotel Attalos, 29 Athinas, Athens, Greece 10544. +30 210 32 12 801. Near the Monastiraki Flea Market and Metro Station, and only a five-minute walk to the Acropolis and Plaka. It offers a rooftop cafe where you can view the Parthenon. Views from the rooftop bar, just a few steps up from the sixth floor. email
Jason Inn Roof Garden
Roof Garden Restaurant, Jason Inn, 12 Agion Asomaton, Psirri, Thission, Athens 10553. Beautiful view of Acropolis. May to October.
Air Lounge Roof Bar, 9th floor, Fresh Hotel, 26 Sophokleous & 2 Kleisthenous Street, Downtown Athens 10522. +30 210 524 8511. Up on the ninth floor and open to the sky, Air Lounge spreads over several levels and is dotted with uplit olive trees. It’s the hotel’s bar groovy social centrepiece, and is as popular with locals as guest–largely for the incredible skyline views and it’s these sweeping cityscape and Acropolis views from the rooftop bar that truly set it apart. From May til October. Metro Omonia.
Orizontes (Horizons), 1 Aristippou, Lycabettus Hill, Kolonaki, Athens 10675. +30 210 722 7065. To get there take a cable car and be astonished by the breathtaking view. It sits on top of Lycabettus Hill. Best view of Athens as well as fantastic sunsets. Entrance via funicular from Aristippou 1. $
Roof Garden Restaurant, Kaningos 21 Hotel, 21 Kanigos St & Chalkokondili St, Athens 10677. +30 210 330 0775. Conveniently located only a stones throw from Omonia Square, the major places of interest are only a short walk away. Enjoy a meal on the rooftop terrace restaurant. email
Olive Garden, Hotel Titania Athens, 52 Panepistimiou, Athens 10678. +30 210 332 6000. Beautiful Views of Acropolis. roof garden restaurant (notable for its olive tree garden). view of all Athens day and especially, night. Live piano music. just off Omonia Square. Tel: 210-383 8511.
Park Hotel Restaurant & Bar
St'Astra Rooftop Restaurant & Bar, Park Hotel Athens, 10 Alexandras Ave, Athens 10682. +30 210 889 4500. Plus rooftop swimming pool. email
Filoxenia Hotel Athens, 50 Acharnon Street, Athens 10433. +30 210 882 8611. Sample delicious Greek cuisine in the hotel's rooftop restaurant or bar.
Le Grand Balcon (St George Lycabettus Hotel) - Renovated in 2004, with large picture windows and outdoor sitting in the summer. Mediterranean gourmet cuisine, many vegetarian dishes. Wide angle views of Athens (Parthenon, Kallimarmaro stadium, even to the sea on clear days). Piano-bar. Open 8 pm to 2 am. Kleomenous 2, Kolonaki. Tel: 210-729 0711.
Roof Garden BBQ Grill, Tony's Hotel, 26 Zacharitsa, Koukaki, 11741. +30 210 923 6370.
Roof Garden Acropolis View Hotel, 10 Webster St and Robertou Galli, Athens 11742. Terrace.
Rooftop Restaurant, 7th floor, Athens Gate Hotel, 10 Syngrou Avenue, Athens 11742. +30 210 9238 3023. Reservation. The view from the rooftop restaurant of that hotel is a perfect view of the Acropolis. The hotel is in the perfect location-directly between the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Acropolis.
Peacock Roof Garden
Peacock Roof Garden Restaurant, Hera Hotel, 9 Falirou, Athens 11742. +30 210 923 6682. Magnificient Setting, Acropolis View. Rooftop restaurant, spectacular.
Acropolis Museum Restaurant
The Acropolis Museum Restaurant, 2nd floor, Acropolis Museum, 15 Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Athens 11742. +30 210 900 0900. There is a large public terrace commanding a breathtaking view of the historic hills of Athens and a closer view of the ancient citadel than many vaunted hotel rooftops. It has reasonably priced meals and snacks and is open from 8am until 12 Midnight. By metro: Line 2 (Aghios Antonios - Aghios Dimitrios), Disembarking Station: Acropolis. email
Ioannis Restaurant, Royal Olympic Hotel, 28-34 Athanasiou Diakou Str., Athens 11743. Gourmet Restaurant at the Roof Garden. Acropolis Station.
Premiere Restaurant, Athenaeum InterContinental, 89-93 Syngrou Ave, Athens 11745. +30 210 920 6000. Enjoy floodlit views of the Acropolis from the hotel's rooftop Premier restaurant. Closed Sun and Mon Lounge bar/Grill with views. Planetarium nearby. Open (summer) 8 pm-1 am. Tel: 210-920 6981. Also Premier Bar.
Poolzoe Poolside Restaurant, Athenaeum InterContinental, 89-93 Syngrou Ave, Athens 11745. Open May till October.
Panorama Roof Top Pool Bar, Athens Ledra Marriott Hotel, 115 Syngrou Avenue, Athens 11745. +30 210 930 0000. +30 210 930 0177. Summer bar featuring snacks, drinks and a stunning view of the Acropolis. Open for lunch and dinner. Dress code: Casual. by the rooftop pool. Majestic views. Open in summer months.
Galaxy Bar, Hilton Hotel, 46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens 11528. +30 210 728 1111. +30 210 728 1403.Rooftop Athens restaurant offering views of the Acropolis. Sun to Thurs 6pm-3am. Fri to Sat 6pm–4am. Top city views. email
Galaxy Restaurant, Hilton Hotel, 46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens 11528. Sun to Thurs 7.30pm-1am. Fri & Sat 7.30pm-1.30am. email
Penthouse 21, 21st floor, President Hotel, 43 Kifissias Avenue, Athens 11503. email
La Veranda Restaurant and Bar, Metropolitan (ex Chandris) Hotel, 385 Syngrou Ave, Athens 17564. +30 210 947 1000. Paleo Faliro. Restaurant views both of the Acropolis and the Aegean Sea. Located half way between the Piraeus port and the centre of Athens. email
Thea Thissio, Pavlou 25 & Agias Marinas, Apostolou, Athens 11851. +30 210 345 4555.
House of Mr Pil-Poul, $$$ 51 Apostlou Pavlou (Poulopoulou), Athens. +30 210 342 3665 www.pilpoul.gr breathtaking terrace Ac view third floor on the terrace, to enjoy the stunning view of the lit Acropolis. Possibly the most beautiful restaurant in Athens. However, it' s the marble terrace with its breathtaking Acropolis view that's the real asset. (opposite the Thissio) Closed Sundays.
Varoulko, 80 Piraios, Athens. +30210 522 8400 Gorgeous Acropolis view. Expensive.
Astir Palace, 40 Apollonos St. Athens. +30 210 890 2000. 800 937-8461
Matsuhisa Athens Restaurant, Astir Palace Resort, 40 Apollonos Street Vouliagmeni, Athens, Greece +30 210 896 0510
Filistron - a "mezedopolio" (emphasis on classic greek appetizers and dishes). Roof top terrace has views to Acropolis and Lykavittos. Apostolou Pavlou 23 (also opposite Thissio). Tel: 210-346 7554, 342 2897.
Socrates, Divani Palace Acropolis Hotel,19-25 Parthenonos, Athens. Beautiful Athens & Acropolis night time views. Greek and International cuisine. Live music. Open in summer months. (National Gallery area). Tel: 210-928 0100.
Notos Galleries rooftop cafe near Fresh Hotel and the Athena Grand hotel, on Kotzia square (where the Town Hall is). A big department store. relax at the cafe on the top floor.
Latifis, (unadvertised) roof garden, close to the corner of Kydathineon and Andrianou near Plaka Square.
Rooftop Restaurants and Bars