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Athens Delis Kapari (Map G12

Panepistimio) The place to find a rare selection of specialties from all around Greece. Owners Nikoleta and Natassa are very friendly and will happily help you choose among a wide range of products, including a refined choice of cheeses, herbs, spices, olives and all sorts of organic products. We saved the best for last: before you leave their deli, they will treat you with traditional Cretan raki and mezedes. Asklipiou 22 (+30) 211 010424

Krokos (Map N9 Kerameikos / Akropoli) Under the shadow of Acropolis, in a unique example of a neoclassical building, “Krokos – fine food and wine” covers an extensive range of traditional Greek food and wine brands and labels. Dedicated in promoting Mediterranean diet and discovering unique Greek products and delicacies from all around the Greek countryside. Here you can also find the products of the renowned international gourmet brand Oliviers & Co. Vironos 6 & Vakhou, Plaka (+30) 210 3313509 Zempili (Map N1 Petralona) A fragrance of Greek food in the traditional neighbourhood of Ano Petralona, in a beautiful building dating from the 1900s. Products from every corner of Greece for those who seek quality with designation of origin. Cheese from Crete, olives from Thassos and a great variety of organic products. Troon 50, Ano Petralona (+30) 210 3460331 Peri Lesvou (Map I6

Monastiraki) Traditional products from the Northern Aegean (Mytilini, Limnos, Chios): butter, ouzo, olive oil, cheeses, extra-gentle soap and many more. Athinas 27, Monastiraki (+30) 210 3233227

Arapian (Map H7 Omonia) A landmark in the downtown Central Market since 1935, Arapian specialises in Greek and Oriental delicacies. Prices are reasonable too. The owners are a delight and will gladly give you gastronomic tips. Evripidou 41, Omonia (+30) 210 3217238 Pantopolio Stoas Athanaton

(Map H7 Omonia) The “Grocery of the Immortals’ Gallery”, as its name is in Greek, is famous for its variety of quality and traditional products. Some of the finest olives in Greece can be bought here. Pulses, fresh fish and the whole spectrum of traditional Greek food. Armodiou 2, Central Meat Market (+30) 210 3219855 58 _ CITY GUIDE summer 2014

Rozalia

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Omonia)

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ne of the classic eateries of Exarchia. University students love it. Its Greek cuisine and lush green roof garden make it very popular. Another plus is the fact that it stays open until very late at night all week. €

Valtetsiou 58, Exarchia

Strofi

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(+30) 210 3302933

Akropoli)

ne of the oldest urban tavernas, right across the imposing walls of Odeon of Herodes Atticus. No better place to dine after experiencing a live performance. Authentic Greek dishes and a view to the Acropolis. € € €

R. Gali 25, Makrigianni

(+30) 210 9214130

Vlassis

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lain and simple space with an “intellectual” touch, but its passion for original Greek food remains intact. Splendid cooked dishes, and even better grilled or fried seafood. Closed Sun. € €

Meandrou 15, Ilissia

(+30) 210 7256335

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reeks love their traditional homemade cuisine, and renowned Greek chefs love to tackle its recipes. What they come up with is some of the country's most representative dishes served up "with a twist". The finest restaurants of the Greek creative cuisine are...

Alatsi

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Evangelismos)

evamped, with an expanded menu and flavours from all over Greece, including many Cretan dishes. Part of the cooking occurs in front of your very eyes. Try raw fish the Greek equivalent of sushi. Owner Stavros Theodorakis is leader of the dynamic, brand-new party To Potami. € € €

Vrasida 13 (behind Hilton Hotel)

(+30) 210 7210501, 6977 210501

Aleria

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Metaxourghio)

hen making your reservation, be sure to ask for a table in the beautiful garden. Aleria is renowned for its imaginative working of nouvelle Greek cuisine. € € €

Megalou Alexandrou 57, Metaxourgio

(+30) 210 5222633

Alexandra

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reek taste in its best version. Emphasis on regional cuisines. Ideal for business lunches. Refreshing,

Eng Guide 2014  
Eng Guide 2014