Dining and wining under the starlit Athenian sky is always an experience worthy of admiration. The temperate climate enables guests to explore the best roof gardens of the city, literally 365 days a year. Breathtaking vistas from above are just what you need, topping excellent gastronomic wonders. And all this with the perfect combinations of fruity cocktails and chilled glasses of local wines. But which are the best roof gardens in Athens?
GB Roof Garden
The emblematic hotel Grande Bretagne is splendidly located in the heart of Athens. Just opposite the Greek Parliament and next to Syntagma Square, the 5-star hotel dates back to 1842 as a building. Its long lasting history exudes an unmatched aura of lavishness. High end services will leave you breathless, along with the unobstructed views to the Acropolis, Lycabettus Hill and the Parliament. The presence multi-awarded chef and patissier Arnaud Lahrer completes an oasis of refinement!
The Zillers Roof Garden
Part of the Zillers Boutique Hotel in the picturesque Plaka neighborhood, the Zillers Roof Garden operates from morning till midnight. So it covers the culinary desires of even the most discerning guests. No wonder why this is amongst the best roof gardens in Athens, with a stunning view to the Acropolis and the Cathedral of Athens. You should try breakfast overlooking the city or enjoy a cocktail till late at night!
Galaxy Bar Restaurant
The open air terrace at the Hilton offers exquisite moments of dining and wining pleasure. Galaxy Bar Restaurant has been awarded multiple times as one of the best roof gardens in Athens and the world. You are welcome to enjoy spectacular views to the Acropolis and the city of Ahens. At the same time, the clear blue skies filled with stars are enticing from such a privileged spot. Book ahead and relish a cornucopia of flavors and aromas!
This brand new open terrace bar is located in the center of Gazi. It has brought an exotic air in Athens, since each evening turns into a lively party. Of course, Rio Skybar is meant to provide the ultimate nightclub in the heart of the summer. Djs and special events add to an enchanting, nearly intoxicating atmosphere. Dance till the morning lights in Athens!
For a different experience, head to Skybar 360 at Poseidon Hotel. Overlooking the mesmerizing Saronic Gulf, the Roof Garden is having a total makeover as we speak! The roof garden is due to open in April 2018. It is being transformed into a contemporary trend in Athenian Riviera. Resembling a lavish deck with abundant sunlight and panoramic views to the sea and sky, this is hands down one of the most fabulous, best roof gardens in Athens!
Of course, this is just a list. There are many more roof gardens in Athens worthy of your explorations. The Olive Garden at Titania Hotel, Couleur Locale in Monastiraki and Taratsa at Gazarte in Kerameikos will also fascinate you. Welcome to the special vibe of Athens after sunset and enjoy!