Restaurant suggestions

 

Under 40 euros/person (excluding wine)

Black Duck, 9A Christou Lada str., 210-3234760. Open until midnight. Friday and Saturday until 2:00 after midnight. Sundays from 18:00.
Brasserie, 15 Valaoritou str., city centre, 210-3641530. Open until 1:00 after midnight. Closed on Sundays. Mediteranean and Greek cusine.
Cafe Avisinia, 7 Kynetou str., Avisinias sq., Monastiraki, 210-3217047. Open from noon until late. Closed on Mondays. Greek cusine.
Cellier Le Bistrot, 10 Panepistimiou str., 210-3638525. Open from 10:00a.m. until 1:00 after midnight. International cusine.
Cucina Povera, 13 Eforionos str. & Eratosthenous str., Kallimarmaro, Pagrati, 210-7566008, € 25. Open until 23:30. Closed on Sundays. International cusine.
Ideal, 46 Panepistimiou str., 210-3303000. Open from noon until midnight. Closed on Sundays. One of the historic restaurants of Athens with art nouveau decoration. Traditional Greek and international cusine.
Kafeneio, 26 Loukianou str., Kolonaki, 210-7237757. Open from 13:00 until midnight. Closed on Sundays. Greek cusine.
Sardeles (Sardenes), 15 Persefonis str., Gazi (very close to the metro station of Kerameikos), 210-3478050. Open every day until 1:00 after midnight. Greek fish and seafood.
Strofi, 25 Rovertou Gali str., Makrygianni, 210-9214130. Open from noon until late. Grilled and traditional cusine.
To Archontiko, 40 Evrou str. Ambelokipi, 210-7777742. Open only for dinner. Closed on Sundays.
Vlassis, 15 Meandrou str., Ilisia, 210-7256335. Open from noon until 24:30. Closed on Sundays.

Over 40 euros/person (excluding wine)

Abreuvoir, 51 Xenokratous str., Kolonaki, 210-7229106. French cusine.
Alatsi, 13 Vrassida str. (Near the Hilton) Athens 115 28. Specialities of Cretan cuisine. Nice atmosphere. Open for drinks, lunch and dinner. Tel. 210 7210501, Fax 210 7210 506. E-mail info@alatsi.gr
Cibus, Zapeion Garden (entrance from Vasilissis Olgas), 210-3369364, 3369300. Open daily 19:00 - 01:00, Sundays 12:00 - 18:00. Closed on Mondays. Special menu of 4 dishes every Wednesday for € 35 /per person. Contemporary/creative cusine.
Frame, 1 Deinokratous str. & Xanthippou str., Kolonaki
Fuga, 1 Kokkali St., Located in the garden area of the Concert Hall, near the American Embassy. Refined gourmet cuisine. Open from 19:00 hrs.
Maritsa's. 47 Voukourestiou & Fokylidou St. Kolonaki.
Pasaji, City Link, Stoa Spyromiliou, 210-3220714. Open until 1:00 after midnight. Closed on Sundays. All day café / Reataurant.
Prunier, 63 Ipsilandou str., Kolonaki, 210-7227379. Open from noon until 24:30. Closed on Sundays. French cusine.
Spondi, 5 Pyrronos str., Pagrati, 210-7520658, € 90-130. Open until 23:30. Contemporary french cusine. International distinctions.
Varoulko, 80 Peiraios str. (near Omonia sq.), 210-5228400. Open only for dinner, until morning hours. Declaired as the best gourmet Greek restaurant for 2010. Seefood specialities, Greek and foreign distinctions.
box @ Periscope, 22 Haritos str., Kolonaki, 210-7298556,  € 35-45. Open until midnight, also at noon. Modern international cusine.
2 Mazi, 48 Nikis str. & Kydathinaion, Plaka, 210-3222839, € 40. Real Greek cusine.

VAT has recently been increased to 23% for drinks and beverages. Reservation is needed in most of these restaurants.