City Center Nightlife (Self Guided), Athens

Athens is one of the hottest nightlife destinations in southern Europe. If you want to have an unforgettable night out, this walking tour is definitely what you need! We offer you a walk around the heart of the Greek capital, with stops at some of the most popular clubs and bars in this fascinating city.
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City Center Nightlife Map

Guide Name: City Center Nightlife
Guide Location: Greece » Athens (See other walking tours in Athens)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km
Author: Xena
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Bios

1) Bios

Making up a large, multi-purpose space, Bios is one of the city’s hottest nightclubs. Offering a range of cultural events, including literary readings, film screenings, art exhibitions, and more, Bios also serves up some of the best funk and techno beats found in Athens, delivered through its state-of-the-art Funktion One sound system. Live music performances can also be found here. The music is set off by smoke and lighting equipment, as well as the industrial feel of the club’s décor. The basement level is the main music space, while this multi-level club also houses a small screening room playing art films. The rooftop terrace offers a large casual space, embellished by neon lights, that also happens to offer a spectacular view of the Acropolis.
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Venti

2) Venti

An elegant restaurant and lounge located in the city center, Venti offers a classy nights with fine food and drinks, dancing, and upbeat music in a charming setting. The main space includes decorative olive trees as well as a palm tree growing through the glass ceiling, a beautiful sight to behold when the stars are out. While enjoying the unique décor, guests are invited to sample from Venti’s menu of fine Mediterranean dishes, including grilled salmon, shrimp dumplings with mango sauce, and pork tenderloin stuffed with naxos grugere cheese. Entertainment includes a great selection of Greek pop favorites from the past through the present, including some live performances.
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Blend

3) Blend

Offering one of the most exciting nights of dancing found in the city of Athens, Blend has been a favorite on the nightlife scene for over two decades, serving up top international DJs on a regular basis through one of the best sound systems available. Holding a capacity of 700 guests, the dance floor here can get quite packed, especially on the weekends. Entertainment consists of techno and tech house, including past performers of note such as Tiesto, Paul Oakenfold, Ricardo Villalobos, John Digweed, and many more. Décor at Blend is minimal as the focus is on the fantastic music and impressive sound system.

Operation Hours: Saturday: till 7 am
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Horostasio

4) Horostasio

A versatile club attracting guests morning, afternoon, and night, Horostasio is a popular hip hangout in Athens. During the daytime Horostasio serves as a café, offering up iced coffee, which is a popular local favorite, sandwiches, and desserts. During the evening it transforms into one of the city’s hottest nightclubs, attracting a trendy and fashionable crowd for a night of partying on its three levels. Each floor includes its own dance floor and DJ booth and plays a different selection of tunes. Local DJs, including some of the best in the region, spin a great mix of rock, pop, alternative, and hip hop all night long.

Operation Hours: Daily 10 am — 4 am
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Booze Cooperativa

5) Booze Cooperativa

A cozy little café by day that transforms into a hot club in the evening, Booze Cooperativa is trendy art-centered haven in Athens offering an eclectic variety of events. This quaint establishment attracts a friendly, artsy crowd for coffee and desserts by day and reasonably-priced cocktails by night. In addition to hosting great sets of rock, pop, and dance tunes, Booze Cooperativa features artist exhibitions, with all proceeds from sales going to the artist, live music, theatrical acts, dance performances, and other culturally enriching events. Décor mixes some industrial elements with odd kitsch touches for a homey, friendly atmosphere that keeps guests coming back for more.
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Baba Au Rum

6) Baba Au Rum

Baba Au Rum is a wonderful cocktail bar. It may be called a cocktail lab. The bartenders will make out-of-this-world cocktails for you. If you want to try some extraordinary cocktails, you should visit Baba Au Rum.
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Galaxy Bar

7) Galaxy Bar

Galaxy is a small bar with an atmosphere of the early 1970s. This bar is very cozy, not so much for a crazy night out. So if you want to relax and enjoy fine drinks with your company this place is what you need.
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Rock n Roll

8) Rock n Roll

A great multi-purpose establishment serving as a bar, restaurant, and club, Rock n Roll can be found in the Kolonaki district in Athens. A popular place since its opening back in 1987, those wanting to get in for the party and music are recommended to make reservations at the restaurant beforehand in order to ensure a spot for the late night festivities. The menu features a selection of testy burgers, pizza, salads, and sandwiches. Once the DJs begin, guests can get down on the dance floor to great rock n roll music from the eighties and nineties, including mainstream hits as well as deeper cuts to please the club’s wide assortment of guests.

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