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Food, Nightlife — By nellyparaskevopoulou on January 21, 2012 at 9:06 am

Stavlos,  at Thission, Iraklidon 10, is a lively locale, situated in a space which combines traditional elements with bright colors and the menu is mainly based on Mediterranean tastes with fresh aromatic herbs. The restaurant is open from 1 p.m until 1 a.m. The external yard is a cool corner in the centre of Athens, open from early morning,  and is perfect for enjoying a drink or coffee, choosing from a variety of blends.  Live musical events and performances are organized often and art exhibitions are held in the Gallery space, featuring  alternative techniques in sculpture, photography and constructions.  www.stavlos.gr

 

Bacaro Jazz Bar and Restaurant, Sofokleous 1, has been called the Jazz Cave of Athens, and is all about good music and good food, embracing the good vibe created by its minimalistic decoration, its friendly staff and its relaxed atmosphere. The cuisine includes Mediterranean and international dishes, mainly from Latin America. A rich selection of coffee, delicatessen, spirits and snacks is also available. Most nights Bacaro hosts live music events that include swing, jazz, blues, hard bop and funky styles and also poetry evenings where poets and writers recite and hold questions about their work. www.bacaro.gr

 

 

 

The new Hot Spot in Athens is Duka which opened recently on Alopekis 21 in Kolonaki. Enjoy exquisite cocktails, a wonderful menu by chef Athansios Plakas and a varied wine list, accompanied by relaxing and soul music.  From 11 in the evening until the small hours dance with the selections of well known DJs. On Tuesdays taste different cuisines from all over the world. Try the chicken in parmesan crust with duchesse potatoes and the amazing panna cotta with coca cola sauce for dessert. tel. 210 3641545

Mommy, situated on Delfon 4, Kolonaki  is an all time favorite bar restaurant with contemporary Italian cuisine, original cocktails, music from special music mixes for unique occasions. Spaces with different styles create an impressive decor, combining black and white with avant garde lighting, paintings and photographs. The menu includes antipasti, fresh salads, pasta, authentic pizza from Naples, risotto, main dishes with meat and dessert. Try the black spaghetti with oysters and seafood and dont miss the chocolate semifreddo. www.mommy.gr

Dirty Ginger, in the lively neighborhood of Gazi, is a hot point for Athenian nightlife and offers Greek cuisine with a multiethnic twist. Selected ingredients, great hamburgers, rib steaks and spear ribs, home fried chips and freshly baked rolls, are the highlights of the menu. Star of desserts is the pavlova. Fashionable and friendly atmosphere, global cocktails at the bar, musical selections across the decades, make this bar restaurant a highly rated locale. Triptolemou 46, www.dirtyginger.gr

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