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Didn’t know anything about Brettos Bar until having lunch opposite. Pop in and had a lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Caddington, United Kingdom
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Favorite bar in Athens

Hasn't read anything about it but my attention was caught when I saw wine tasting available inside... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Andrea G
Monroe, Washington
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The unsuspected visitor of the historic center of Athens cannot miss the hundreds of colorful bottles and lights that decorate the walls of "Brettos". “BRETTOS” is the oldest distillery in Athens. It started operating for the first time back in 1909...more
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Kydathinaion 41 | Plaka, Athens, Greece
+30 21 0323 2110
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Didn’t know anything about Brettos Bar until having lunch opposite. Pop in and had a lovely cocktail and ended up buying some gifts for home. Well Worth stopping.

Thank Filby74
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hasn't read anything about it but my attention was caught when I saw wine tasting available inside. Super lucky to have seen this place. Brettos has been producing their favored liquors for many many years and you will only be able to buy their liquors...More

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a great little find on a hot summer’s evening. Excellent cocktails and excellent service. A must see when in Athens.

Thank monarchview
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stumbled upon Brettos while walking down the street. Its very unassuming from the outside. But reeks history inside!!! The bar claims to be the oldest brewery turned bar after the brewery was moved. You can see old barrels and other paraphernalia lined up inside...More

Thank ssockalingam
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

With it's hip and fresh looks it stands out in a cosy little street. The drinks are more than fine and very affordable and nowhere near 'tourist knockoff' prices. The bar staff are very welcoming and helpful!

Thank Talldutchy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Got chatting to this American at the bar, learnt lots. Great bar, great alcohol! Large drink selection, very Instagramable, drink selection included local drink favourites and takeaway bottles

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic vibe, cool drinks and the set up is great, the place is small but the feature walls and huge wine barrels make this place a must visit.

Thank Jake R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just went for a walk with my husband and accidentally discovered this place . Wow , what a cool place to stop by for a drink , or two , or even three ..... Selection is unbelievable. Great atmosphere and super friendly hosts ....More

Thank Ekaterina V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the coolest ouzo bars I have seen. The variety in distilled ouzo is amazing. You must try a few different ones to appreciate the smoothness and flavor.

Thank Teddy2112
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place, set out is amazing and it has best traditional ouzo you’ll try! Definitely a must!

Thank Milos P
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Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains
the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay
and play. Its attractive features include small
squares, some notable museums and the beautiful
Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to
stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a
pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious
traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a
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April 30, 2017|
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Response from Renata Z | Reviewed this property |
yes!it is open since 1909!
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April 9, 2015|
Response from yiannhs23 | Property representative |
Hi, is you look over 18 years old you can drink any drink you like. Alcoholic or not.