Most gayâ bars in athens are located in gazi, near kerameikos station. 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. Features: full bar, live music. Features: djs, full bar, karaoke, outside seating.
Bouzoukia does not totally monopolize athens nightlife. Mike’s irish bar in the basement of the athens tower in ambelokipi has a smoky college town bar atmosphere and features bands like johnny vavoura and the cadilacs who have been playing traditional chuck berry-style rock and roll for the last 20 years and play it well. There are numerous bars and clubs with mainstream, hip hop, house and rock music, well known dj’s , latin and ethnic clubs with latin music.
Athens’ gay nightlife might not be considered “Crazy” but it’s definitely fabulous. Start in the early afternoon with a coffee and cocktails until nightfall when david transforms into a hot party venue in athens. With a hip hop and r&b only music policy, this deliberately boutique club focuses specifically on delivering elite hospitality to a clutch of athens most fashionable movers and shakers.
For the tourists that travel in greece and want to get to know the local way of life, the main places of night fever activity is the area of plaka and the area of psiri and thission near and around the acropolis, in plaka, once the centre of the athenian nightlife still some restaurants offer syrtaki and bouzouki shows for the tourists.
Features: full bar, outdoor seating. Drinks: wine list by james beard nominee; unpretentious but smart cocktails; excellent after-dinner drinks. Ethnic, rock, latin and greek music plays at the stylish bars that decorate the islands’ alleyways, the streets of the alpine villages and cities throughout greece. Perched above monastiraki square, 360 bar lives up to its name, providing a 360 degree view of the city and one of the best rooftop experiences in central athens.
And around 4 in the morning is when guests of bouzoukia reach the so called in greek tsakir kefi, meaning the peak of the night’s entertainment. Drinks: rotating draft beers in full or half pours, good wines by the glass (and bottle) and regularly changing craft cocktails with housemade ingredients. Fuzz music club in metz at 22 vouliagmenis ave (210-922-4641) features metal, including some touring name acts, djs, worldbeat and rap.