The opening hours of the cafe of the museum follow the timetable of the Museum
2) Numismatic museum
The café is operating in the garden of the Iliou Melathron, a small green oasis in downtown Athens. The garden, of 800m2, contains numerous plants of the Greek flora and is decorated with copies of ancient Greek statues.
The visitors to the Museum and others who spend time in the area can enjoy a pleasant break for coffee or light lunch in a serene and cool environment. Following contact with the person in charge of the Café and the Museum’s Public Relations office, the place can also accommodate special happenings.
Open hours: Mon.-Sat.: 9:00-23:00, Sun.: 9:00-20:00
Tel.: 6970062599, 210 3610067
For a quick, light meal, visitors can choose among a variety of salads and other snacks such as cookies from Thessaloniki with Cretan gruyere, the Traditional pie or the Soup of the day.
The Cafe is also ideal for a quick meal for school students visiting the Acropolis Museum.
The Cafe is located on the ground floor level and overlooks the archaeological excavation. Visitors can enjoy a hot or cold drink together with dessert such as chocolate pie with vanilla ice cream, lemon pie, etc.
The Cafe operates during Museum opening hours.
4-5 )Benaki museums
There are café-restaurants in the Main Building (1 Koumbari St. & Vas. Sofias Ave.) and the Pireos Street Building (138 Pireos & Andronikou St.) that are open when the corresponding exhibition areas are open.
The Main Building dining area is located on the second floor and extends out to the terrace of the Neoclassical building, from which there is a panoramic view of the Acropolis, Lykabettus Hill and the National Gardens. Every Thursday the museum is open until midnight, allowing guests to experience dining in an elegant ambience.
At number 138 of the oldest street connecting Athens to Piraeus, the Pireos Street Building houses a modern and simultaneously simple café-restaurant on its ground floor that offers interesting gastronomic selections. The café-restaurant opens onto the interior atrium, while at the same time providing a visual link to the modern city’s movement and rhythm.
Athens city museum
.Black Duck Garden - Athens City Museum Bistrot
The Black Duck Garden - Athens City Museum Bistrot will be open all summer and up to October 15, from 9 a.m. till late at night, in the Athens City Museum garden. From October 15 until the end of April, it will be open in the sun-lit garden patio, from 9 a.m. till 5.30 p.m.
Visitors will be able to enjoy aromatic Greek coffee with sweet preserve, all kinds of coffee with hand-made cookies or cake, a variety of tea, chocolate, juice, sandwiches, as well as a variety of select Greek wines and cold cuts, original finger food, salads, cold and hot dishes and daily specials.
We also offer tasty desserts and an extensive menu of wines, beers and other alcoholic drinks.
In the garden patio there are books for you to read, while listening to atmospheric music at the right volume.
8 )Byzantine museum
The café-bistro «ILISSIA» is located in the garden of the Byzantine and Christian Museum, in the shadow of the Palace of the Duchess of Plaisance. In a pleasant and peaceful environment the visitor can enjoy coffee, disert or a light meal. ILISSIA can also accommodate special events, after consultation with the bistro management and the Museum’s Communication Office.
The café-bistro «ILISSIA» is open according to museum's opening hours (here).
Telephone: (+30) 211 012 0441-2 and (+30) 213 213 9607.
9 )Cycladic Art Museum
Aethrion at Cycladic Print page
In the cool atrium of the MCA is the Aethrion at Cycladic, a welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of Athens. Visitors can relax here after touring the museum galleries and enjoy coffee, fresh fruit juices or even a light lunch in an attractive environment.