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The James Joyce


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#169 of 2,259 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews fish and chips sunday roast onion rings burger irish pub great pub sister pub visited this pub great selection of beers prices are very reasonable pint mayo monastiraki greek heart greece acropolis
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very cosy environment, with a bit of an Irish feel... It has a large variety of drinks you can have, with beers and whiskey being more dominant, and many delicious foods that come in huge servings... Try the fish&chips plate and definitely the Guinness Meat...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Anastacia_Truffle
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great music, wonderful environment, love the staff, the drinks, the food! Absolutely recommend it! Thank you for the wonderful everything!!!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dimitra_123456
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed the chicken strips and the Greek beer, good music and friendly staff . Atmosphere is very warm.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Anthony098765
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

My friend and I were in Athens for a small number of days and as a rule of thumb, we find the Irish pub when visiting a new country....this one did not disappoint... All the staff we met, Jimmy, Maria, and Janita were absolutely delightful!...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank michaelaE9705BJ
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

My Scottish/Irish boyfriend and I always try to visit an Irish pub whenever we travel. James Joyce did not disappoint. Lovely location, selection of drinks and service! Will be back <3

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Beatriz T
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Really liked this Irish Pub in Athens. (1) The bar is just class loads of timber and really well Taugh out. (2) Loads of Sport on. (3) Great selection of beers (4) And most impressive off all were the Staff, really helpful and pleasant. This...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank R3688EPthomask
Reviewed January 23, 2019

This is one of my favorite places in Athens! The atmosphere is of a typical pub which is always very relaxed and friendly. Of course they have a wide variety of beers and always very cool music, but also great food! my personal favorite is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Athinou P
Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

Nice Irish bar in the center of Athens. Many beers, good service, nights with live music and one of the few places in Athens to watch rugby. The menu is typical of an Irish bar.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank strongeru
Reviewed January 22, 2019

James Joyce is the best pub in town. Great atmosphere, the staff is great and very friendly! Good music and on Friday and Saturday you may listen to some live music as well. Great food and wide selection of beers. If you are a foreigner...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jon Z
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Been going to this place for years, but since Tom the last manager has left it's gone rapidly downhill. I was served frozen food and I can't even describe what my wife's vegetable lasagna looked like. There's way too much choice in Athens to be...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Monastiraki is a souvenir-hunting enclave with a
difference. Apart from the dramatic backdrop of the
Acropolis, its network of alleys and pedestrianized
streets surround the remains of both the Greek and
Roman agoras, adding the quaint concept that this is
where the ancients also came to shop. Named after the
tiny monastery church at its center, Monastiraki
Square is a lively spot by day or night, with street
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