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Athens: Greek Cooking Lesson & 3-Course Dinner

1. Athens: Greek Cooking Lesson & 3-Course Dinner

Discover the local culture through gastronomy! You will learn how to cook traditional Greek dishes with the aid of an experienced Cooking instructor and the complicity of a small group. Get to know the wonderful world of Mediterranean cuisine; the herbs, the fresh vegetables, the choice meats that Greeks always use and learn the basics on how to prepare a full Greek Sunday dinner with easy to follow recipes you can use to impress your guests when you get back home. And the best part - at the end of the course, after you have successfully prepared a meal fit for a king under the guidance of your cooking instructor - is enjoying the meal you have helped to prepare with a glass of wine! Menus will vary according to season and available fresh produces in local markets, but they usually consist of 3-4 starters/salads and a main course.

Athens: Greek Cooking Class & Dinner on a Rooftop

2. Athens: Greek Cooking Class & Dinner on a Rooftop

Learn how to make an authentic Greek Moussaka dish and Spanakopita pie during this cooking class in Athens with a local chef. Get an authentic look at Greek cuisine, then head to a rooftop location to take in the views while enjoying your handmade meal. Head to a kitchen that's just a few steps from Monastiraki Square in the funky neighborhood of Psirri. Meet your chef for the day on a rooftop terrace featuring unbeatable views of some of the best sights of Athens. During your call, you'll make two classic traditional pies: spinach pie and milk pie. Greek island-inspired salad with cherry tomatoes aromatized with aged local vinegar and Greek yogurt tzatziki sauce will also be on the menu. Roll up your sleeves and start with your cooking preparations while chatting about Greek and Mediterranean cuisine with the chef. After getting introduced to the day's ingredients, the cooking class officially begins. When the class is finished, take a seat and savor your food together with views of the Acropolis monuments and Parthenon temple lit at night. Finish off your evening taking in the vivid center of Athens overlooking the dome of Aghios Dimitrios Church.

Athens: Evening Guided Walking Tour with Plaka & Dinner

3. Athens: Evening Guided Walking Tour with Plaka & Dinner

Beginning at Syntagma Square in the heart of the city, you will first visit the iconic monument, the 'Tomb of the Unknown Soldier', which is guarded by the famous Evzone soldiers. Here you will see the 'changing of the guards' ceremony that takes place every day at the top of the hour. You will then make your way to 'Hadrian's Arch', a monumental gateway before stopping at the grandiose ruined 'Temple of Zeus'. Your tour will then continue into the historic neighbourhood of Plaka, one of the oldest and busiest areas of the capital. Enjoy walking in the footsteps of ancient figures below the illuminated Acropolis and discover the Tower of Winds', a marble clocktower, and the Roman Agora, the first shopping court in history. After appreciating the large structure of 'Hadrian's Library', you will then have entered Monastiraki where you will walk through to reach the hustle and bustle of Psirri. Your Athens highlights Tour will come to an end with a visit to one of the best eateries in the area for an appetising evening meal.

Athens: Guided Greek Cooking Class with Dinner & Wine

4. Athens: Guided Greek Cooking Class with Dinner & Wine

Immerse yourself in the world of Greek cuisine with our 1,5 h. hands-on cooking lesson. Indulge in a traditional Greek meal created by you and your loved ones, under the guidance of a cooking instructor. Meet your local cook at her restaurant, located in a charming neighbourhood of Athens. Enjoy a glass of Greek wine, while you are introduced to the menu of your Greek cooking class. Follow our passionate cook while she shares with you family recipes and cooking traditions from all around Greece. Take advantage of the seasonal, locally grown produce of top quality, and create traditional pork gyros in pita wrap, delicious salads and appetising dips. [Important note: If you don't eat pork or have any other dietary restrictions, please let us know beforehand. The menu is standard, so if sth is asked last minute there is an extra charge for it].

Greek Folk Dancing Lesson with Dinner & Live Music

5. Greek Folk Dancing Lesson with Dinner & Live Music

It is very probable that you have watched the film Zorba the Greek on television. But even if you have not seen it, perhaps you have felt the urge to learn a traditional Greek dance or the need to experience an original Greek feast. Prepare to discover the Zorba inside you and learn the steps of your favorite Greek folk dance! After being picked up from your hotel in a luxurious vehicle, you will be transported to the dancing venue, where your professional dance instructor will be waiting for you. Through a fun and simple process, with the help of our instructor, you will be introduced to the cultural importance of traditional Greek dances. You will find out how the differences between various kinds of dances. After the introduction, you will join the circle and follow the steps of popular dances like 'kalamatianos' and 'syrtos.' Last but not least, you will follow the vivid rhythm of the memorable 'syrtaki.' After all this dancing, you will probably start feeling hungry. What better time to enjoy a savory Greek meal in a traditional place with a view of the Acropolis, while listening to live Greek music? With the company of warmhearted local friends, you will walk fro a few minutes in Athens' historic center until you reach the eatery, where you will be enticed into an original Greek feast or “glendi” in Greek. Prepare to eat well, laugh a lot, drink delicious wine, and dance all the dances you previously learned. The fun adventure will come to an end with your driver transporting you back to your hotel. Enjoy yourself in a truly Greek way!

Hard Rock Cafe Athens: Dinner Menu with Priority Seating

6. Hard Rock Cafe Athens: Dinner Menu with Priority Seating

Located at 52 Adrianou Street in Monastiraki, just a stone’s throw away from the historic city center and with stunning views of the Acropolis, the new Hard Rock Cafe Athens is a must-visit attraction. The Cafe-Bar area features a beautiful internal atrium with a sliding roof, where guests enjoy fresh, high-quality food. Both traditional American favorites and locally inspired main courses are on offer. Hard Rock Cafe's menu items are complimented by an extensive, award-winning drinks menu that includes signature favorites and alcohol-free beverages, all available in Hard Rock Souvenir glassware. All cocktails are handcrafted, just like the food, and as authentic as the memorabilia on the walls. Memorabilia from the Hard Rock iconic collection adorns the walls of Hard Rock Cafe Athens, including items from legendary and contemporary musicians from around the world. Fans will be able to see Lady Gaga's silver and black boots worn during a 2014 photo shoot; a black studded bass owned by American rocker Gene Simmons; an acoustic guitar owned and signed by Chris Martin from Coldplay; and much more. After enjoying a tasty dinner or refreshing cocktail, don’t forget to stop by the Rock Shop for exclusive Hard Rock Cafe Athens souvenirs and gift items. Gold Menu (2-course): Choice of main course - • Original Legendary burger (black Angus steak) • Moving Mountains burger (vegan) • Grilled chicken sandwich • Twisted mac, chicken, and cheese pasta • Grilled chicken caesar salad • Tupelo chicken tenders Dessert - • Brownie Choice of beverage - • One soft drink, coffee, or tea Diamond Menu (3-course):  Starter - • Fresh salad Choice of main course - • Original Legendary burger (black Angus steak) • Moving Mountains burger (vegan) • Smoked BBQ combo • Grilled salmon • Twisted mac, chicken, and cheese pasta • Steak salad • BBQ chicken Dessert - • Chocolate cake Choice of one beverage -  • One soft drink, coffee, or tea

Athens: Evening Food Tasting Tour with Guide

7. Athens: Evening Food Tasting Tour with Guide

Experience a 3-hour Athenian Tasting Tour while reminiscing about old Athens in the lovely half- light of the shimmering sky. Starting from the historic district beneath the great Acropolis, you will enjoy a leisurely stroll through the city's oldest neighbourhoods, Plaka and Anafiotika. Small cafes, and family-run bakeries line the streets, where you may enjoy some of Greece's most popular culinary delights. The famous creamy Greek yoghurt will be your first tasting, followed by a variety of natural olive oils, cheeses, and cured meats. You will also have the option to sample a strong brew of Greek coffee or, if you prefer, a cold drink of handmade lemonade during this delectable tasting tour. Before your guide introduces you to a Greek variety of small appetisers washed down with a shot of Raki (also known as Tsipouro), try a tasty Koulouri (bagel) and Bougatsa (sweet/savoury pastry), both freshly baked and typically eaten as a breakfast snack. After a stop for some delicious dessert, you'll finish off this enjoyable evening at one of the best rooftop pubs in the area. Relax while taking in spectacular views of the Acropolis and sipping a shot of one of Greece's traditional alcoholic beverages.

Athens: Evening Greek Food Experience

8. Athens: Evening Greek Food Experience

Choose from a private or small-group experience to taste amazing street food and discover Greek cuisine classics. Indulge in decadent desserts. Visit a specialty store and taste premium olive oils from Greece. Learn all about extra virgin olive oil and the Mediterranean diet. Walk around Athens’ old shopping district, the Commercial Triangle, and taste Greece’s favorite street food, souvlaki. Choose between meat or vegetarian gyro, and learn the story behind it and its lookalikes, doner, and kebab. Explore bars and restaurants for every mood and taste that only locals know. Indulge in Greek, boat-shaped pizza with melting cheese, local salami, or mushrooms, and listen to its 100-year-old stories. Stroll the streets of Psyrri and celebrate its lively atmosphere. Discover a mom-and-pop restaurant where you can still find pure Greek comfort food. To finish the tour, taste the classic Greek desserts and special ice cream.

Athens: Small-Group Walking Tour with Dinner

9. Athens: Small-Group Walking Tour with Dinner

Meet your guide in the afternoon/evening at Syntagma Square to experience the ancient part of Athens with a 4 to 5-hour small-group walking tour. You'll start by watching the famous “change of guards”, which takes place every hour in front of the Greek Parliament and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. From there, pass by small cafes, pubs, and restaurants which are full of life and energy and will elate you with their unique colors and traditional architecture. You can also admire views of the illuminated Parthenon and the Acropolis, as you hear the sound of the Laterna, a traditional railing music box, being played by local musicians. Continue into the picturesque narrow alleys of the oldest neighborhood of Athens, the famous Anafiotika, which brings a Cycladic Islands’ essence to the heart of the city. While strolling around, you will see the Ancient Greek and Roman Forum, as well as the famous and well-preserved Stoa of Attalos. Your tour host will give you all the details about ancient and modern history, before your final stop to a traditional Greek taverna for dinner and a tasting of some delicious local cuisine.

Athens: Traditional Greek Food & Walking Tour

10. Athens: Traditional Greek Food & Walking Tour

Be welcomed to Athens by a couple of locals as they take you on a walking tour off the beaten path. Enjoy street food and two meals at some local meze bars. Walk the streets of Athens among the locals and see what life in the Greek capital is like. Learn about the city's food and culture from your guides. Visit the fish, meat, fruit, and spice markets and familiarize yourself with the ingredients that go into Athenian cuisine. Meet local traders and take in the market atmosphere. Sample some street food and enjoy tastings along the way before sitting down at a local meze bar. Enjoy two different meals and drink homemade wine fresh from the barrel. See Athens the way the locals see it on this walking tour and food tasting.

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Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 182 reviews

We booked last minute for the evening tour. It was just myself and my boyfriend on the tour. Anna the host had broken her toe earlier in the day so she was in pain. I felt bad for her but she did the tour with a limp. The stops were good and so much food. Come hungry.

Fantastic experience - the location & view were wonderful, the food was delicious and the instructor was both knowledgeable and fun! I highly recommend this experience while in Athens!

Awesome experience! The chef was entertaining, knowledgeable and engaging. We learned new techniques and the food we made was delicious. Overall, we had a wonderful time.

Excellent tour…..our guide was friendly and provided us with loads of information about Athens and filled us with delicious food…..great way to spend an evening!

Amazing experience. Very intimate setting with the private tour and an amazing family + the dog. 10/10 must do in Athens