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Chez Violette

Kallidromiou 69, Athens 106 83, Greece
+30 21 0384 5974
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 9, 2017
“Wonderful atmosphere”
Dec 21, 2016
“End of term dinner”
Opens in 13 min
All hours
$$ - $$$
Kallidromiou 69, Athens 106 83, Greece
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Reviewed April 9, 2017

Wonderful place with a friendly atmosphere which obviously inspires people to talk and laugh and eat. Highly recommended for an evening of fun with good food!

Thank Y1758SUericf
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Excellent dig to visit with a group of my student for an end-of-term recap. Not too pricey, good eats and nice ambiance.

Thank Solon M
Reviewed December 17, 2016

Thank God! I was very disappointed last time I was here as I thought the quality was declining but, as it seems, that was an one-off occasion! Now, everything was perfect. I had the fish and it was more than delicious. One of the best...More

Thank dinstereo
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Situated in an old school, this restaurant is definitely worth a visit. The food was superb and the service was outstanding.

Thank John K
Reviewed October 15, 2016

good food, crowded on week ends. i had an octopus salad, delightful... with good wine in a nice garden

Thank arzklh
Reviewed July 30, 2016

I found this restaurant because my friend grew up in Exarchia. I said "where is the school?" and he said it's a restaurant now- Greek in the schoolyard, and a French bistrot downstairs. the Greek restaurant is flawless, but Chez Violette is special- quirky, personal,...More

1  Thank Amber C
Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

Very nice location, friendly staff! A small list of plates and wines but very delicious any of them. It s a value for money choice if you like to taste French cuisine in the heart of Athens. The bistro is located in an old school...More

Thank Eleninja L
05ms, Ιδιοκτήτης at Chez Violette, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2016

thanks a lot, see you soon in the yard then :)

Reviewed February 10, 2016

Nice place for a french atmosphere night. Sited in the oldest in age but young in heart neighborhood of Athens, this cozy bistro offer a small number of well selected plates, 10 labels of well prized - mostly french - wine and some doses of...More

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05ms, Ιδιοκτήτης at Chez Violette, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2016

Thanks a lot for your visit and your nice review !

Reviewed December 26, 2015

I always go with big groups of people and this restaurants always gives us more satisfaction. The more you go the better. Great food and polite stuff surrounded in a nice enviroment all year long. Summers in the courtyard and winters inside the long-ceiling interior....More

2  Thank Angelo P
Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Last night in Greece and really wanted a change in food. Found this place a small walk from the Radisson. You have to ring the bell and the gate opens. There is also a Greek restaurant, but after seeing how adorable and vintage Chez Violette...More

2  Thank SuinaKnows
05ms, Ιδιοκτήτης at Chez Violette, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2016

It was a pleasure for us to meet you ! thanks a lot for your very kind review !

Exarchia is in many ways Athens’ best-kept secret,
discovered by relatively few international visitors.
Located behind the main University and Polytechnic
buildings, it is unsurprisingly home to many students,
intellectuals and politicos. This is reflected in the
area’s vibrant street art and graffiti, which seems to
cover almost every inch of wall space. Some of the
best Athenian tavernas are located here, as well as
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$24 - $31
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kallidromiou 69, Athens 106 83, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Exarchia
  • Neighborhood: Exarchia
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0384 5974
French cuisine every evenings but Sunday and Monday. Live music on Tuesdays (french chanson).
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