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By The Glass wine bar & bistrot

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#249 of 2,290 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner


$22 - $45
International, Greek, Wine Bar, Mediterranean, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was not so good the people was not polite. The place is very crowded and the prices extremely high

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 25basil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set in a beautiful building with a great array of wines but I was dissapointed with the food quality and very offhand/dissinterested staff

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At reservations we received the choice to book non smoking, a good start. We went for different wines by the glass for all 8 of us, and were pleasantly surprised of the depth of knowledge of the young waitress. Having taken several sharing dishes, which...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Philippe-Vinotheca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, the food at this restaurant was very good, but it was sadly let down by the ineptitude of our waiter. It is a great concept, being able to try different wines by the glass. We were keen to try Greek wines, but, not being...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank tempsh
Reviewed May 4, 2019

A nice restaurant to have dinner with good wine selections and decent food. The prices are ok and the decoration looks good. I would go there again.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Ealaiontoir
Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

As a wine lover I don’t how I haven’t visited this place before !! On the location is nothing special altough inside its nice and cosy. When we visited they managed to accommodate us a table but was full. A lot of tourists but I...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ZachaLim
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

We ordered 2 glasses of wine, and we asked the waiter to recommend us the wines.The wine quality that the waiter brought us was good but really expensive.14 Euros for 2 glasses of wine and actually the 1 bottle in market from the wines ordered...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

One week ago, we booked a table to the famous wine bar "by the glass". It is located in the centre of Athens and its entrance is in a beautiful and well-decorated covered walkway. You can seat either outdoors (in the covered walkway) or indoors,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank anthi2019
Reviewed March 31, 2019

Went here for a dinner with friends - too only some small dishes - which were superb: shrimps, tomato salad with feta (delicious!), meatballs (super). Wine is there in all sorts of varieties - as the name of the restaurants announces. Service is great and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Z D
Reviewed March 28, 2019

If you are planning on going here make sure you book a table - it is very, very popular with local Athenians

Date of visit: March 2019
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