Courtesy: Thomas Gravanis

From classy restaurants and a buzzy after-hours square beloved by Athenian barflies, to street food parked in gardens, there’s so much more to Ambelokipi than first meets the eye. Food writer Carolina Doriti shares the secrets of her favourite places to eat and drink.

Saturday Farmers Market

Don't miss the Saturday laiki in Ambelokipi.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis


Balthazar, glittering at night.

Courtesy: Balthazar


Peinirli Ionias

Piles of peinirli at Peinirli Neas Ionias.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Little Manila

Asian snacks stocked on the shelves at Salamat.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Oinomageirio to Trifyli

This taverna has catered to local Panathinaikos fans since 1967.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

48 Urban Garden

Set tables at 48 Urban Garden.

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Plateia Mavili