Famous Visitors in Famous Greek
Restaurants The ever-curious Jamie Oliver bought fish, meat and vegetables in the Athens Central Market (Varvakeios), as well as spices and cold cuts in Evripidou and ended up tasting the famous souvlaki of Bairaktaris ( Monastiraki Square (+30) 210 3213036).
Angela Merkel tried Greek mezedes in the traditional taverna Strofi and experienced the ultimate romantic view of the moon from the vantage point of Acropolis ( Rovertou Gali 25
Well-known vegan Boy George satisfied his hunger in Avocado with green dishes ( Nikis 30, Syn-
(+30) 210 3237878).
Following his performance in the Onassis Cultural Centre, Willem Dafoe tried fresh fish in Thalassino, a taverna with a beautiful garden, and loved Greek spirits ( Irakleous & Lysikratous 32,
Gerard Depardieu, who likes his food, lavished himself with ribs in Steki tou Ilia ( Eptahalkou
(+30) 210 3458052).
The always classy Hillary Clinton relished the authentic Peloponnesian cuisine of Arxontiko ( Kifissias 70 & Parnonos,
(+30) 210 6120808).
Ethan Hawke, Meryl Streep, Oliver Stone, Scorpions, Hugh Jackman, Pierce Brosnan and Moby have all been to Island, the popular cosmopolitan seafront club of Athens. Bruce Willis even held his party here
27th km of Athens-Sounion road, Varkiza (+30) 210 9653563/4).
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