Greece is always fun wherever you go: athens, thessaloniki, the cyclades, crete, rhodes, corfu, santorini and naturally at the world-renowned international hangouts such as cosmopolitan mykonos, and those pumped-up party venues like ios, hersonissos and malia on crete, lagana on zante and kavos on corfu. Each bouzoukia-nightclub owner arranges collaboration with artists for the winter or summer season. In 2016, nightclubs became her work. No other city offers so many night activities as this ancient and at the same time modern city. There is an elevated stage on which there is the musicians – with the bouzoukia instruments of course-, dancers and singers perform.
If you are looking for an inexpensive european destination offering an excellent choice of nightlife, then athens is the place to be. With a wide range of activities, the greek capital provides something for everyone. Get to know the many faces of greek nightlife: chill out at luxury hotel bars and retro joints on the islands, while moonlight streams down on picturesque harbours.
Interestingly, both tony’s and the cider house occupy sites that for many years held famous (sometimes infamous) townie bars under different owners. Bars usually close around three or four in the morning, while nightclubs tend to close around six or seven in the morning. As an alternative to bouzoukia and live greek music en vogue club gazi there are many restaurants and taverns that have a couple of musicians, usually a bouzouki and one guitar and you can enjoy greek music while dinning.
It is the center of nightlife in athens that is always filled with hipsters and social butterflies. Mikes irish bar: on sinopis street in the athens tower, this college style bar plays live music on most nights, serves great draft beer and has an atmosphere that will make you think you are in austin texas, boston, mass or chapel hill, north carolina. The biggest chapter of nightlife consists of the mega-music stages where the most popular voices in greece perform their hits.
Nightlife in athens is not all about sophisticated wine bars and cutting edge cocktails the city’s underground clubs draw their own crowd, who find their happy place among sticker-covered walls, hypnotic lights, loud music and low ceilings. Going out in the evening in athens remember that as in other big cities, if you want to enter a stylish club or disco, it is advisable to go well dressed, as some clubs have selection at the entrance.
Toy room is a playful, provocative, unpretentious and sexy place with a special focus on intimate hospitality and service setting us apart from any other nightclub in athens. If you are into electronic music, then a must go is boiler in monastiraki (vlaxava 9), a hotspot for athenians, while if you want to enjoy a good dance then hit the cinderella discotheque in kolonaki (leventi 3) for a colorful and glittery night.