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Daphne's is a classic in every sense of the word located in Plaka and the preferred destination of visiting public figures from the international political scene and business world. Major tourist agencies throughout the world regularly recommend Daphne's as one of the top choices for Greek gourmet cuisine.
Daphne's has had truly select customers over the years and has been chosen to host meals for political leaders such as Bill and Hilary Clinton. The cuisine has a Mediterranean accent with a touch of creativity: classic starters as well as meat and fish dishes with a nouvelle touch resulting in a truly impressive gastronomical experience.
The finest of Greek cuisine is served at Daphne's in a finely appointed space where frescos, terracotta and warm ochre hues dominate. In the outdoor area, wonderfully combined wood and stone structural elements prevail and create a winningly attractive atmosphere.
Housed in an old structure on Pandrosou Street, not far from the center of Plaka, Hermion is a classic restaurant dedicated to the unique tastes and flavors of Greek cuisine. With the very freshest ingredients and meticulously prepared dishes, Hermion will win you over with the top quality of its cuisine and impeccable service guaranteed by Vlassis Stathokostopoulos' Group.
The finest of Greek cuisine at Hermion is served in an aesthetically pleasing, well-appointed space on two levels. Warm earthy colors prevail and a grocery with traditional products draws the attention of our customers. The Hermion garden, traditionally simple and friendly, offers guests a cool oasis of green for summer dining.
Aleria is located in the upcoming Metaxourghio area of Athens. It has succeeded in becoming one of the best restaurants in Athens as a consequence of offering a harmonious combination of an elegant and artistically designed decor with a cuisine that is world class in its inventiveness and quality.The designer Sofia Kehayiadaki, managed to strike the perfect balance between luxury and ambience, creating a restaurant which is quite formal but still unpretentious, cozy and elegant.Equally unique is also the space of the inner yard, where the restaurant is housed in the summer. The paved area provides the required privacy and relaxation, while still in the centre of Athens. Even here, it is interesting to observe the unique tables featuring mosaic motives previously used on the floors of the original neoclassical building.But what is a restaurant if not the food it offers. And the food in Aleria rises up to the challenge and is equally beautiful as the ambiance. Gikas Xenakis, our prominent and highly awarded chef, is one of the best proponents of the New Greek Cuisine movement which now attracts the most talented chefs in Greece. His philosophy is one that combines a calm but confident control of the modern cooking techniques with his memories of traditional home food cooked with the best and freshest ingredients that the sea and land of Greece offers. Examples of the dishes he creates are: wild mushrooms ragout with trahana and parsley sauce, slowly cooked pork belly with celery root puree, coriander sauce and pickled onion; mageiritsa, the traditional soup eaten in Easter, is given by the chef a creative twist and is cooked with seafood maintaining however its original taste. As far as desserts are concerned, foam and mousse of rice pudding with bitter chocolate, cinnamon and lemon sorbet has now become one of the most celebrated dishes in Athens.
At Aleria you will enjoy Greek fine dining in wonderful surroundings in what is considered as one of the best value for money restaurants.