Restaurant Picks: Kerameikos and Metaxourgeio

The happening Kerameikos or the nearby Metaxourgeio districts, easily accessible by metro, offer plenty of dining choices. Just pick a restaurant and consider the possibility of continuing your night out with a drink at one of the many bars in the adjacent trendy area of Gazi.


Most restaurants and tavernas accept credit cards and reservations,
but it’s probably best to check beforehand by phoning. Around 15 August, the feast of the Dormition of the Virgin,
the city empties and many venues are closed. Lunchtime is generally considered after 2 p.m.,
while most Greeks sit down for dinner around 10 p.m.

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