A brunch (a combination of breakfast and lunch) is the answer to a hangover, a casual business meeting, your quality family time or simply your excuse for a cocktail early day start. So, wake up and smell the morning because it’s Brunch Time in Athens!
Clumsies (Praxitelous 30, Athens)
A place with an interesting concept — “Perfect imperfection” — and a good dose of humor.
The Clumsies is situated in an impressive building on Praxitelous Street, in the space where the famous traditional restaurant Doris was until recently. The building has been renovated in excellent taste, with a contemporary yet classic style.
Tip: The Room is a special part of this space: it features a fireplace, a bookcase and a billiard table. It can accommodate up to 10 people. Service is personalized and customers can choose from a list of extraordinary cocktails. Reservations for The Room are made through the bar’s website or by phone.
You can taste: coffees, beverages and juices, non or low alcohol drinks, beers and wines, drinks, limited edition malts and brandies, sandwiches, toasts, salads, pastas and deserts in reasonable prices and high quality.
Anthos Geuseon (Euaggelistrias 96, Kallithea, Athens)
Really cozy place with smiley and helpful staff. The food is an amazing gourmet greek cuisine experience, that combines traditional cuisine with contemporary gourmet techniques. The ingredients used are of superb quality and also handpicked from small producers all around Greece.
The lovely brunch of the atmospheric Anthos Geuseon restaurant is served every weekend from 10:30. Enjoy coffees, wine and tasty delicacies. Here you will find eggs in all versions; you will enjoy fluffy pancakes and delicious buffalo burgers but also greek style meatballs and country style sausages)
Tip: Open from 10.30am
Monsieur Barbu (Mark. Mpotsari 49, Athens)
Monsieur Barbu is a welcome addition to Athen’s brunch places. Situated in one of the most beautiful areas of Athens – Koukaki – it serves all the tried and tested favourite cocktails in casual atmospheres and a warm decor.
You can taste: Large burgers, homemade fries, tandoori sandwich, pancakes with chocolate and oreo, extra tasty Chocolate Banofee Pie
Tip: Do not miss to try the recommended cocktail: Strawberry Fuzz with strawberry juice and cranberries. You will be amazed!
New York sandwiches ( New store: Nikis 23, Athens)
New York Sandwiches is a casual modern venue with wooden tables & framed photos serving up New York-style snacks & ambience.
At the favorite New York spot of the city, you will savour scrambled eggs, tasty bages, sweet and salty pancakes and great French toasts with greek tsoureki, maple syrup and cream, eggs Benedict and Lox&Cream cheese Bagel.
Tip: The place is small and popular, so make a reservation first!
Noel ( Kolokotroni 59B, Stoa Kourtaki, Athens)
Do you enjoy Christmas and are you definitely among the people that would love Christmas to last all year long? If the answer is yes, you might want to visit Noel (Christmas in french), the city’s new hype which resides in one of the many and beautiful stoas of the center of Athens.
At Noel holiday bar, you will not encounter a Christmas tree and Christmas lights, but a festive environment with dominant red and gold decorative choices, as well as jazz, soul, and funk music complementing the atmosphere perfectly. Besides the cocktails, you will have the opportunity to taste a wide variety of exquisite Greek and foreign wines, as well as extraordinary Italian recipes, a personal choice by the chef himself.
The brunch menu includes: eggs Benedict, scrambled eggs, Tuscan omelet, full breakfast with eggs and topping of your choosing, toasted bread, marmalade, vanilla cake and more, classic burger, tart of the day, salmon, kids’ breakfast and pancakes
Tip: Try the “Elizabeta” and “Prozac” cocktail…