Athinai Bistrot Why Athens
The Athinai Bistrot. Photograph: Why Athens

Athinai Bistrot

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Where: Close to Acropolis Museum
Why Go: For authentic Greek food
We Loved: Friendly staff and Parisian inspired setting

Food offerings around tourist dense sites can often be disappointing, however the charismatic Athinai Bistrot, a short walk from the Acropolis Museum, serves authentic Greek food with a twist and is a great option for breakfast or lunch in Athens.

Athinai Bistrot Why Athens

Dolmades with a yoghurt dressing. Photograph: Why Athens

Athinai Bistrot Why Athens

Moussaka. Photograph: Why Athens

Sourcing its produce only from Greece, you will enjoy freshly made traditional dishes such as moussaka, gemista (stuffed vegetables) and dolmades. 

Why Athens Tip: Located on a pedestrianised strip