It’s no secret that Athens is one of our very favourite destinations. It’s got rich culture, super sunshine and some absolutely outstanding cocktail bars. That’s why we were extremely happy to hop on a plane recently to check out the amazing Athens Fine Drinking by World Class.

This four-day event was a celebration of the very best in Athens cocktail bars – 32 of them in fact. Each bar served up three drinks based around the Diageo Reserve Portfolio –premium spirits including Tanqueray No. Ten Gin,  Ketel One and CIROC vodkas, Zacapa Rum and Don Julio Tequila, while whisky was covered by Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve, Bulleit and Cardhu.

As for those three serves they were all quite perfect. Literally. The Perfect Straight was all about the spirit in its individual glory. The Perfect Mixed showcased the spirit in a simple, long refreshing serve. While The Perfect Cocktail speaks for itself as it took each spirit in a unique and altogether deliciously different direction.

Athens Fine Drinking by World Class may be over for now (we’re already looking forward to it returning next year) but you can still check out the bars themselves. Do yourself a favour, book a few days in the Greek capital and enjoy your very own private fine drinking experience.

For more on Athen’s Fine Drinking by World Class see the new issue of The Cocktail Lovers magazine, out now. Full list of participating bars below.

Athens Fine Drinking by World Class

Athens Fine Drinking bars

7 Jokers
7 Voulis Str, 10562
facebook.com/the7jokers.official

360
2 Ifaistou Str, Monastiraki, 10550
three-sixty.gr

A for Athens
2 Miaouli Str, 10554
aforathens.com

Alexander’s bar GB
Constitution Square, Hotel Grande Bretagne, 10564
grandebretagne.gr/restaurants-and-bars

Baba Au Rum
6 Klitiou Str, 10560
babaaurum.com

Bank Job
13, Kolokotroni Str, 10562
thebankjob.gr

Barreldier
7 Voulis Str, 10562
facebook.com/Barreldier

Bartesera
25 Kolokotroni Str, 10562
facebook.com/bartesera

Couleur Locale
3 Normanou Str, 10555
couleurlocaleathens.com

Dizzy Mo
16 Athinaidos Str, 10560
facebook.com/DizzyMoAthens

Drunk Sinatra
16 Thiseos Str, 10562
facebook.com/DrunkSinatraAlexpoli

Faust
11 Kalamiotou Str, 10560
faust.gr

Feed?? Urban Gastronomy
1 Ktena Str, 10563
facebook.com/feedelurbangastronomy

Fouar
6, Christopoulou, 1st floor, 10563
fouar-athens.gr

GB Roof Garden
Constitution Square, Hotel Grande Bretagne, 10564
grandebretagne.gr

Ipitou The Bar
4-6 Ipitou Str, 10557
facebook.com/ipitouthebar

Kolokotroni 9
9 Kolokotroni Str, 10562
facebook.com/Kolokotroni9

Kuko’s The Bar
4 Kalamiotou Str, 10563
facebook.com/kukosbar

M bar Electra
15, Metropoleos Str, 10557
electrahotels.gr/el/athina/electra-metropolis-athens

Monk
4 Korari Str, 10551

Noel
59 Kolokotroni Str, 10562
noelbar.gr

Odori Vermuteria Di Atene
9 Skouleniou Str, 10562
facebook.com/Odori-Vermuteria-Di-Atene

Owl Athens
23-25 Lekka Str, 10562
owlathens.com

PairiDaeza
3 Parnassou Str, 10561
facebook.com/Pairidaeza.Bar

Quartier d’Athenes
7 Agioi Theodori Sq, 10561
facebook.com/Quartier-dAthènes

Rehab
16 Thiseos Str, 10562
facebook.com/rehab.cocktail.bar

Six D.O.G.S
6-8 Avramiotou Str, 10551
sixdogs.gr

Tailor Made
3 Agias Eirinis Sq, 10560
facebook.com/Tailor.Made.microRoastery.cocktailBar

Tall’s Toy
10 Karitsi Str, 10561
facebook.com/tallstoybar

The Clumsies
30 Praxitelous Str, 1561
theclumsies.gr

The Trap
10 Othonos Str, 10557
thetrap.gr

The Zillers
54 Mitropoleos Str, 10563
thezillersathenshotel.com

Please drink responsibly

Athens Fine Drinking by World Class

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