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Spondi

#37 of 3,003 Restaurants in Athens
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5 Pirronos | Pagkrati, Athens 116 36, Greece
+30 21 0756 4021
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Bath, United Kingdom
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237 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We were booked in at 8 but our flight was delayed so we arrived about 20 minutes late (we did let them know) but it was not an issue. Being Valentines it was very busy but the service and food were excellent. Much more the traditional Michelin experience (we could have been in Paris) The Greek wine we had was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely French-inspired food with excellent wine-matching. Very charming atmosphere and pleasant service.

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Istanbul
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a New Year's Eve dinner with a group of 10 friends. The set menu was delicious, the wine pairing and the service was perfect. We enjoyed every minute of it. Thank you for the wonderful cake at the end of the dinner.

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Athens, Greece
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best restaurants in town and I am probably doing it a disservice by writing about it today. We went to try it out because during "Food Week" it was offering a set menu for 69e per person without wine. The courses were numerous but none larger than a couple of bites, but I suppose this... More 

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Liverpool
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a table in advance for my wife's birthday and had what was close to the best meal ever. The food was outstanding (expensive) and the service was superb, especially thanks to Christian and Angelos the Maitre d' and sommelier. I had foie gras to start which just melted in my mouth and even my wife who hates foie... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

If you are in Athenes, this is definetely a restaurant you should try out. The french cuisine is exquisite, the ingredients are very fresh, the staff is very friendly.

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Athens, Greece
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

I'm a foodie, I travel around for fine dining and Spondi is still one of my favourite places. Be it for the amazingly flavourful yet light menu, full of rare delicacies and fresh products. Be it for the picturesque outdoor terrace or the baroque interior. Be it for the impeccable yet not pretentious service. Be it for the fantastic cheese... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We love Spondi. Some years ago we had the best time there welcoming the new year. We decided to repeat it but unfortunately, the experience was not equally enjoyable. Firstly, the menu did not have pairing glasses of wines as promised. Service was unorganized and nervous, causing big delays (3,5 hours for 7 plates), customer complaints, and evident personnel brawls.... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

We found this place in Dec. 2015 only accidentally and were very pleasantly surprised by the dining experience. While the main course (veal) was slightly overcooked, the starters and the deserts were just magnificent. Very nice flavours with attentive and professional service.

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Rotselaar, Brabant, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

We had a decent meal, but I expected a lot more from a two star restaurant. A cuvée speciale or millésime as the house champagne, more than 2 amuses bouches, a different wine for each course, ...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$135
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Pirronos | Pagkrati, Athens 116 36, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Pangrati
  • Neighborhood: Pangrati
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0756 4021

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Staying in Pangrati

Neighborhood Profile
Pangrati
The elongated Panathenaic Stadium, built for the first modern Olympic Games in 1896, acts as grand gateway to the otherwise purely Athenian neighborhood of Pangrati. This area of typical small squares, busy main roads and residential streets will give you a clear sense of what living in this metropolis is like. A walk up quiet Markou Mousourou Street on the west side of the stadium will bring you past the First National Cemetery to Mets, home to many expats. Turn right to reach the charming Platia Varnava. East of the stadium, commercial Eratosthenous Street leads to rather nondescript Platia Plastira, from where Effranoros Street continues uphill to Platia Profiti Ilia, crowned by a huge church. Among the standard four- to six-story apartment blocks that typify Athens, Pangrati also boasts some genuinely authentic tavernas and the odd trendy bar.
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