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“Amazing bar with beautiful view, unmissable!”

Galaxy Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #141 of 3,925 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Galaxy Bar Enjoy stunning views of the ancient Acropolis under a spectacular canopy of stars, in the Hilton Athens hotel’s rooftop Galaxy Bar. Chic and contemporary, with plush wooden decking and a glass-top bar, the Galaxy Bar is a favorite hang-out among celebrities and guests at the Hilton Athens hotel.Early evening brings a cool, eclectic clientele, who sip cocktails and boutique-brand drinks while listening to hip electro music and enjoying the incredible views from the open-air terrace. Opening Hours : Sun to Thurs, 6pm - 3am / Fri & Sat, 6pm - 4am. Take time out to enjoy an exquisite alfresco meal in spectacular roof-top surroundings, at the Hilton Athens hotel’s Galaxy restaurant.Enjoy fresh-grilled fish from charcoal barbeques on long summer evenings, or simply relax with a martini in the company of Athens’ glitterati.Open in evenings from May to October, Galaxy Restaurant serves mouth-watering Mediterranean and Japanese cuisine and features incredible views of the Acropolis. Opening Hours : Sun to Thurs, 7:30pm - 1am / Fri & Sat, 7:30pm - 1:30am
Mountain View, California
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Amazing bar with beautiful view, unmissable!”
Reviewed August 16, 2013

I went for drinks at the Galaxy Bar at the Hilton. The bar is at the rooftop of the hotel and just beautiful. They serve the most amazing cocktails and the big plus is the view of the Acropolis. Service is great and attentive as well, I think this bar is a must if you are visiting Athens! I didn't try the restaurant but it was quite busy, so I suppose it should be nice too!

  • Visited August 2013
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Geneva, Switzerland
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“One of the best views in Athens”
Reviewed August 9, 2013

This bar has been a "landmark" of Athenian nights...forever, and after the full refurbishment a few years ago has remained a popular spot. I believe this is due to its excellent location, and views, but also to the mixed crowds it attracts. However, i do not believe that anyone visits it for its (extremely) slow service or its prices (e.g. €12 for a glass of simple white wine...?).

  • Visited September 2012
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Blankenberge, Belgium
Level 6 Contributor
95 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“very quick”
Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

just paid a quick visit to the galaxy. the view was splendid, that much is true. we went to the terrace to have an even better view and to escape the loud music. it was even louder outside. you just couldn't speak. took a look at the prices, though. and well, even at the hilton too much is too much. why take a drink here? i cannot think of any reason.

Visited August 2013
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Los Angeles, California
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Amazing Views, Expensive Evening”
Reviewed August 4, 2013

The Galaxy Bar will afford you some of the best views of the city and Acropolis, but be prepared to trade a mortgage payment for a couple of drinks!

Visited July 2013
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great view and good food - try it”
Reviewed July 31, 2013

Fantastic for an evening meal watching the sun go down with a great view over the city.
Contrary to those that feel the place not worth a visit, I had a great meal including self cooked fish on a hot stone washed down with a quaffable local Sauvignon Blanc. Yes it is expensive, but what do you expect on the top a Hilton in a capital city. Oh and don't forget to round it all off with a glass of Metaxa Brandy twelve star which is so smooth you might just want a second.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Whynotsky
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