Fine Dining in Athens
Talented chefs and successful restaurateurs from the world's food Meccas have entered the kitchens in Athens restaurants and changed the Greek food setting into one that can compete with many European metropolises. The result is hundreds of excellent restaurants with chefs, menus and waiting staff that impress even the well-traveled gourmand.
Culinary aficionados are encouraged to delight their palates in the myriad of sophisticated gourmet restaurants in Athens that boast tastes and designs inspired by many cultures. Many can be found in Psiri, Kolonaki, Mets, Pagrati, Gazi, Koukaki and in most of the leading hotels. Every type of fine cuisine can be found and enjoyed in Athens: from Ιtalian, French, American, and fusion to nouveau, East Asian, Middle-Eastern and Greek.
It is worth noting that in Athens, fine dining also includes many enticing bar-restaurants, with live and DJ-based music, that take on a more "club feel" as the night progresses.