Known as the cradle of Western civilization, Athens is home to the astonishing Acropolis and many other sites that have molded the modern world. But Athens Michelin Star Restaurants are a dozen venues that demonstrate how modern the ancient city is.

Greece is by no means caught in the past; its culinary scene is as much on the edge as it is cutting-edge, hosting some of Europe’s best Michelin Star venues.

A dozen Athens restaurants have Michelin Stars, and while that is a shadow of what Paris has to offer, Athens holds its own in the realm of luxury fine dining.

From the Athens Riviera to dining at eye-level with the Parthenon, Athens Michelin Star restaurants offer a dining experience like none other. 

Athens Michelin Star restaurants

Athens Michelin Star restaurants offer a perfect combination of traditional Greek flavors and contemporary culinary techniques fused with an unforgettable dining experience.


  • 2 Michelin Stars, 1 Green Star
  • Chefs: George Papazacharias and Thanos Feskos

Located at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in Faliro, Delta has two Michelin Stars for its innovative take on Greek cuisine and exceptional culinary experience.

The restaurant focuses on sustainability, implementing zero-waste and eco-friendly practices, which has earned it the Michelin Green Star. 

The culinary team in Delta is led by chefs George Papazacharias and Thanos Feskos, who were both trained in some of the top restaurants in Europe.

For Delta, they created a signature tasting menu known as the “12-Step Omnivore Menu.” 

Moreover, the experience in Delta goes beyond the plate. It offers breathtaking views of Athens’ skyline and the Aegean Sea – an unforgettable, luxurious dining experience. 


  • 1 Michelin Star
  • Chefs: Angelos Lantos

The first Athens Michelin Star restaurant was Spondi in 2002, located in the friendly Pangrati neighborhood. 

Spondi is renowned for its French culinary artistry and Mediterranean flavors, showcased through its innovative tasting menus and à la carte options.

Paired with a substantial list of the finest Greek and international wines, the Spondi dining experience is unmatchable. 

Other than consistency and flavor, hospitality is at the core of Spondi’s values. The restaurant welcomes its guests warmly as friends, ensuring an unforgettable experience from start to end.  

Tudor Hall

  • 1 Michelin Star
  • Chefs: Asterios Koustoudis

When it comes to Athens Michelin Star restaurants, Tudor Hall stands out.

Located on the 7th floor of the King George Hotel, Tudor Hall offers its guests breathtaking eye-level views of the Acropolis and Syntagma Square – the perfect Athenian ambiance for romance.  

Tudor Hall’s menu demonstrates the perfect execution and fusion of Greek and international influences.

An extensive wine list offers the finest in Greek and international labels. 

The Zillers

  • 1 Michelin Star
  • Chefs: Pavlos Kiriakis

The Zillers Rooftop Restaurant atop the Athens Boutique Hotel of the same name is one of the most unique of the Athens Michelin Star restaurants.

Once the family home of famed German architect Ernst Zillers, the restaurant offers a dining experience that frames the city’s Orthodox Cathedral as its backdrop.

The restaurant’s menu emphasizes creative gastronomy – visually stunning and delicious entrees prepared with fresh and locally sourced ingredients. 


  • 1 Michelin Star, 1 Green Star
  • Chefs: Tasos Mantis

Arguably not the most tantalizingly named of Athens Michelin Star restaurants, Soil is among the most impressive.

Located in the Pangrati district (near the Panathenaic Stadium), Soil is a restaurant in a charming house with a romantic outdoor patio shaded by leafy orange trees – a very Athenian setting.

Chef Tasos Mantis and co-owner Alexandros Mouridis prepare modern dishes using fresh seasonal ingredients.

The restaurant offers well-presented small plates focusing on the “farm-to-table” experience. By establishing direct relationships with suppliers, Soil ensures freshness and the highest quality in every bite. 

Moreover, sustainability is at the heart of Soil’s ethos. They focus on eco-friendly practices and reducing their environmental footprint. 

CTC Urban Gastronomy

  • 1 Michelin Star, 1 Green Star
  • Chefs: Alexandros Tsiotinis

Of all of Athens Michelin Star restaurants, the terrace at CTC Urban Gastronomy is among the most sought-after reservations during the Athenian summer.

Whether you’re seeking a luxurious setting for a special occasion or simply a foodie who wants to taste new flavor combinations, you have found your spot.

Chef Alexandros Tsiotinis focuses on making Mediterranean-based cuisine with innovative approaches and meticulous presentation. 

The restaurant is renowned for its single 11-course surprise menu, enhanced and elevated only by its incredible wine list. 


  • 1 Michelin Star
  • Chefs: George Felemegkas

Located on the 6th and 7th floors of the Onassis Cultural Centre, Hytra is a perfect choice for those seeking a unique Athens Michelin Star restaurant experience with stunning views of the Acropolis. 

During the summer, Hytra moves the dining room to the rooftop terrace so guests can enjoy dining under the stars with panoramic city views. 

Hytra emphasizes contemporary Greek cuisine, focusing on presentation and textures using ingredients sourced from their own kitchen garden.

When it comes to the restaurant’s menu, guests can select between à la carte dining or two exciting tasting menus, one of which, named “Think Green,” is vegetarian-friendly.


  • 1 Michelin Star
  • Chefs: Herve Pronzato

Located outside Athens city center, Hervé is the only one of Athens Michelin Star restaurants with three co-owners, each of which contributes a different style to the restaurant’s smooth operation. 

The culinary team is led by French-born executive chef Herve Pronzato. The restaurant’s standout feature is its French-style, yet Japanese-inspired counter, which allows guests to watch the chefs prepare dishes. 

The Chef’s Table and the Jungle-style Backyard dining are among the most difficult reservations to secure of all Athens Michelin Star restaurants.


  • 1 Michelin Star
  • Chefs: Ettore Botrini 

Housed in a former school building within the Chalandri district, Botrini has a modern ambiance with a touch of history. 

Of all the Athens Michelin Star restaurants, Botrini is quintessentially Mediterranean.

Half-Greek and half-Italian Chef Ettore Botrini offers two tasting menus boasting Mediterranean-focused cuisine reflecting the best of both countries.

Chef Botrini cooks from his childhood, having spent much of it on the Greek Island of Corfu, and he prioritizes fresh, seasonal ingredients, ensuring unforgettable flavor in every bite.  

Varoulko Seaside

  • 1 Michelin Star
  • Chefs: Lefteris Lazarou

In Athens, seafood is king – and of all of Athens Michelin Star restaurants, Varoulko Seaside captures that authentic maritime experience the best. 

Located in the Athenian neighborhood that is set to become the next big thing, Varoulko Seaside is ahead of the curve in so many areas. 

Chef Lefteris Lazarou takes an innovative approach to seafood and Athenian cuisine, focusing on the freshest ingredients straight from the Aegean Sea, including shrimp, prawns, red mullet, sea bass, and grouper. 

Chef Lazarou’s signature dishes—such as the fish patty—are complemented by delicious cold specialties such as carpaccios, ceviches, and tartars. 


  • 1 Michelin Star, 1 Green Star
  • Chefs: Panagiotis Giakalis

To epitomize what it means to be the best of Athens Michelin Star restaurants, Patio is an excellent choice.

Situated in the very upscale coastal neighborhood of Vouliagmeni along Athens’ Saronic Gulf, Patio’s dining experience is a beautiful courtyard-style patio within The Margi luxury hotel. 

Immersed in natural light and surrounded by stunning lush greenery, Patio offers an ideal spot for romantic dining under the stars.

Chef Panagiotis Giakalis presents his cuisine through 2 tasting menus, representing modern Greek cooking with a focus on traditional Greek flavors and those throughout the Mediterranean region.

A common theme among Athens Michelin Star restaurants, the Patio has a “From Farm to Fork” philosophy, but here, it is elevated to an entirely new level. The restaurant and hotel operate their own farm, where guests can dine in beautiful natural surroundings. 


  • 1 Michelin Star, 1 Green Star
  • Chefs: Luca Piscazzi 

Of Athens Michelin Star restaurants, none offer a luxurious experience away from the city’s hustle and bustle, as Pelagos does.

Located within the Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel, Pelagos has a spacious sea-view terrace with stunning views of the Mediterranean.

The restaurant is famous for Mediterranean cuisine with classic French influences and an Italian touch.

Chef Piscazzi offers two tasting menus. The first is “The Classics 360°,” which features signature dishes. The second one is “Pelagos On Tour,” a culinary project and fusion by chef Luca Piscazzi and Pelagos’ manager Cédric Vinckier. 

Astons – For clients whose standard is the best

Though Astons does not have any Michelin Stars, in the investment migration industry, we have been awarded the equivalent.

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Private and HNW clients do not have expectations, they standards and demands that must be consistently met, this is the ethos of Astons service guarantee – we put our fee behind our results.

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