15 Clubs in Athens for a Perfect Nightlife Experience

What comes to your mind when you think about visiting the Greek lands of Athens for your vacation? The amazing sandy beaches? The beautiful atmosphere? The great food or the famous ancient architecture? Well, what if we tell you that there is one element that you’re missing? It's the club's folks! Yes, Athens is a hub for some of the finest clubs and bars in the world, and we've made a comprehensive list for the same.

The Greek Capital is a treasure hub for clubs and bars that have made their spot in the world's top 50 bars! Each spot on this list has a unique aesthetic and can blow your mind with its enchanting interiors, world-class drinks, and of course, the spectacular jamming music! Read further to pick the spots that suit your fancy.

1. The Clumsies

The Clumsies Bar, Athens
One of the most visited bars in Greece, this one claims to offer more than just drinks and music. With a wide variety of top cocktails and lip-smacking food options to choose from, this particular bar is an amazing pick no matter if you're looking for a soothing daytime experience or a dark den to party till dawn, The Clumsies is always the place to offer the best of Greek hospitality and warmth owing to its spectacular built, providing a full-blown bar in the front, a cozy terrace in the back and a private bar and billiard table above the statement staircase.
Location: Praxitelous 30, Athina 105 61, Greece
Opening Hours: 10:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Phone: +30 21 0323 2682

2. Kentro Athinon

Kentro Athinon, Athens

If you're looking for more of a suave yet fancy experience, Kentro Athinon is your den! One of the most ‘chic’ spots in Athens, this place is a hub for concerts and has a huge capacity to accommodate more than 2500 people in its amphitheatre. The exquisite architecture of the place speaks volumes about why it’s a people's favourite. The classy blend of metal, wooden and glass elements adds charm to the three bars the place offers, along with some VIP facilities.

Location: Pireos 142, Athens, Greece, 11854
Phone: +30 21 0345 4108

3. Baba au Rum

This classic bar in the heart of Athens has served the party animals for fourteen years and continues to do so with its world-class range of cocktails and intricately designed food menu. The unique and classy interiors of the place are diligently put together and complement the theme very well. Bonus points – the place recently came with an in-house speciality coffee house and patisserie, In Love Again, opposite Baba au Rum
Location: Klitou 6, Athina 105 60, Greece
Opening Hours: 7:00 PM – 3:00 AM
Phone: +30 21 1710 9140

4. Mojo Club

Mojo Club, Athens
A perfect spot to unwind after a tiring day at work, the Mojo Club provides a warm, homely experience. It is haunted by the localities for early drinks and freshly brewed coffee that is best enjoyed in the beautiful garden that is unique to this place. So head to this place, sink in the soothing night music, and start a conversation with your friends over a beer.
Location: Papadiamantopoulou 36, Athina 157 71, Greece
Opening Hours: 10:00 AM – 4:00 AM
Phone: +30 21 0775 7033

5. Buena Vista Social Bar

Buena Vista Social Bar, Athens
Another comfort spot on the list is Buena Vista Social Bar, whose homelike setting, warm, scrumptious food, and special in-house cocktails give you more than you can ask for. Only two a minute's stroll from the Ancient Agora of Athens, this bar-café-restaurant also offers a spectacular view of the Parthenon. Quick tip – don’t forget to munch on the tacos!
Location: Ἁγίου Φιλίππου 7, Athina 105 55, Greece
Opening Hours: 10:00 AM – 2:30 AM
Phone: +30 21 0321 0017

6. Half Note Jazz Club

Half Note Jazz Club, Athens

A paradise for jazz lovers, this club is renowned for hosting phenomenal international artists. The intimate setting, value-for-money food, and bar menu add the cherry on the cake. Head to this place to sway along to the boogie music.

Location: Trivonianou 17, Athina 116 36, Greece
Phone: +30 21 0921 3310

7. Athens Sports Bar

Athens Sports Bar
Attention sports lovers! Athens Sports Bar is your place if you fancy an ultimate affair of spectacular sports live streams, karaoke nights, and a beautifully crafted menu of beers! The bar is conveniently located at a two-minute walk from the Acropolis Museum, is small and cosy, and is a hub for sports enthusiasts.
Location: Veliko 3a, Athina 117 42, Greece
Opening Hours: 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Phone: +30 21 0923 5811

8. Bios

Only a three-minute walk from the Kerameikos, Bios is an anchor for rooftop bars in Athens. This place is more than it appears. An amazing rooftop bar to enjoy your drinks with the beautiful Acropolis views, two enormous music halls, a theatre as well as a complimentary rehearsal room, massive exhibition halls and several other hangout zones, this place offers more than you can explore in one go. A must-visit for jam sessions and drinks, concerts, movies, and much more.
Location: Pireos 84, Athina 104 35, Greece
Opening Hours: 10:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Phone: +30 21 0342 5335

9. Brettos

If dim and cozy is your vibe, then Brettos is your go-to bar. The place offers one of the most elaborate drinks menus that you’ll find in Athens, and owing to this, it attracts a massive crowd. It’s a sweet little spot for dates and friendly outings as the music's bass is suitable for having conversations and nothing too loud. So head out to this place in Athens and grab your glass of their signature Moscow Mule with vodka.
Location: Kydathinaion 41, Athens 105 58

10. Intrepid Fox

Intrepid Fox, Athens
A den for metal lovers, this place never ceases to give an adrenaline rush to its visitors with its bashing heavy metal music concerts and rock DJ nights. The small terrace is a perfect spot to enjoy your drinks, and don’t forget to gorge on those hotdogs and burgers! Quick tip – the place doesn’t accept credit cash; hence bringing cash is advised.
Location: Triptolemou 30, Athens, Greece, 11854
Opening Hours: 8:00 PM – 4:00 AM
Phone: +30 21 0346 6055

11. Jazz in Jazz

Jazz in Jazz, Athens
A family-run business, originally initiated at Agia Galini, in Crete, and later shifted to Athens in 1996, the club is aesthetically pleasing. The culture of authentic jazz culture is well reflected in the interiors of the place, which is embellished with several photographs of jazz gods, mementoes and rustic instruments. The bar menu is quite lavish, but the only drawback is that there are no cocktails served here, only straight drinks. Our suggested pick is a delicious blend made with figs and citrus fruit, a perfect compliment to the whiskey.
Location: Deinokratous 4, Athina 106 75, Greece
Opening Hours: 7:00 PM – 3:00 AM
Phone: +30 21 0722 5246

12. Shamone Club

Shamone Club, Athens
Unique in its aesthetic and unique in its vibe, this club is truly one of a kind and great jamming nightclub hosting drag shows, live performances and basic parties. This place is haunted by a diverse crowd. The interiors are relaxed and cosy, and the place offers an amazing variety of drinks to choose from.
Location: Konstantinoupoleos Ave. 46, Athina 118 54, Greece
Opening Hours: Friday – Sunday: 10:00 PM – 6:00 AM
Phone: +30 21 0345 0144

13. The Penthouse Athens

The Penthouse Athens
Emerging as the king of downtown Athens clubs since 2015 owing to its lively atmosphere, the Penthouse is a den for rooftop club lovers. One can zoom in on the splendid views of Athens while dancing the night away on the massive rooftop dance floor, glimmering under the rock-and-roll neon chandeliers. You can't get enough of the spectacular mix of R&B, hip-hop and afrobeat records jammed here and other foot-tapping beats all night.
Location: Zagros 2, Athina 118 54, Greece
Opening Hours: Thursday – Friday: 11:50 PM – 5:00 AM
Phone: +30 698 091 2622

14. Temple Athens

Temple Athens
This cutting-edge spot situated in the heart of Athens in the Gazi area is a great hype among the folks for hosting renowned artists, namely Viagra Boys, Agnes Vein and Patti Smith. It’s a multifunctional space and comprises a concert premise, rehearsal hall, a live streaming spot accompanied by a balcony and a huge dancefloor, clubbing all the elements in one to provide a wholesome experience.
Location: Iinchou 17, Athina 118 54, Greece
Phone: +30 698 640 8118

15. ROXY Disco

ROXY Disco, Athens
As quirky as the name suggests, this place will take you on a roller coaster ride with its bashing music and dangling glitter light balls. Uniquely situated in the centre of the industrial area in Athens, ROXY Disco is one of the biggest and most popular discos with minimal interiors and world-class DJ systems to offer the perfect jam of '70s,' 80s & '90s hits every Friday & Saturday.
Location: Lamprou Katsoni 189, Agii Anargiri 135 62, Greece
Opening Hours: Friday and Saturday: 10:30 PM – 5:00 AM
Phone: +30 697 632 9438
Whether you crave a homely setting café-bar or a fancy, quirky full-blown bar to wash off your Monday blues, we got you covered! Pick a place from this list and make the best out of your night in the Greek lands.

This post was published by Muskan Jaggi

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