Strategically located on the ground-floor of a large office-space building on Egnatia str. and just yards away from the always loud and noisy Valaoritou nightlife zone, bord de l’eau identifies as a collective. Four different units that operate under one concept, merging creativity, music, art, significant events and great cocktails, make it a true cultural hub right in the heart of the city.
Right inside the majestic Stoa Kolomvou on Egnatia street you will find this oasis of exoticism! Cantina Tropicana opened inside this architecturally unique monument about 2.5 years ago and has not only proven to be best cocktail garden in town, but also a bar with true character!
Styled as a really cozy bistro with a European flair, this beautiful café – chocolaterie is located right next to the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki. On the corner of Dragoumi and Aghiou Mina streets Marron offers plenty of outdoor seating under the shade of the bergamot trees and lots of tables in its chic interior. Eclectic music and the smell of fresh ground coffee and pure Belgian chocolate along with the colourful, old fashioned tile floor are definitely its signature details.
Listed as a «Whisky Gold Bar of the World» by the acclaimed Whisky Magazine, this is definitely the right place for all whisky cognoscenti visiting Thessaloniki. Offering more than 300 whisky labels, an exceptional list of spirits and a knowledgeable staff that will guide you through it, Spinte ranks among Europe’s elite bars.
“I’ve been a wild rover for many’s the year
And I’ve spent all me money on whiskey and beer”
These are the lyrics of the “Wild Rover” as sung by the legendary Dubliners, the Dropkick Murphys and the Pogues. A traditional Irish song that celebrates the “soul” of an authentic bar and all the stories told by vagabonds who have traveled the world and returned to share memories over a shot of whiskey and a pint of beer. And this is quite the story of Rover Bar, which opened about two years ago in a 19th century stone building in Ladadika.
If a bar could sum up the history of the whole city over the past 20 years, it could only be Thermaikos. Right on the waterfront, Thermaikos offers a beautiful view to the sea, it took its famous name from. But real magic happens inside where the retro artifacts, the pop-art memorabilia and the art-deco details create a unique urban exoticism and eventually, the most iconic interior design you can find.
There are many different ways to see and explore Thessaloniki. And one of them leads straight to the sea! Klio is one of Thessaloniki’s most iconic floating bars and if you just look towards the deep blue horizon you can’t miss it. Either cruising the waters of Thermaikos Gulf or anchored right in front of the White Tower it is always there, as an essential part of the city’s seascape.
A bar that specializes in the art of mixology offering exceptional cocktails and breathtaking view. Le Coq Tail mix bar has a history that dates back to 1967 when it used to be a traditional coffee house, right next to the city’s walls. As years went by, it recruited an elite squad of professional bartenders and evolved into a sophisticated modern cocktail bar.
Inspired by the arabic term “rahat” which refers to coziness and comfort, Rahati offers a really relaxed and laidback environment, with a perfect chill-out hookah lounge. For 10 years now Rahati has been “spicing” things up and bringing some oriental and ethnic vibes to the neighbourhood around the Ancient Agora (Roman Forum ruins).
Very few combinations in life are as perfect as beer and rock music. Maybe brick walls as a backdrop to a classic wood bar with leather stools could be added to this short list of ideal pairings and perhaps the effect of some genuine hard rock and metal tunes over a shot of bourbon.