Business-Lunch in Athens: 6 Most Suitable Spots


Dinner on Lycabetus

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The stories of successful business negotiations keep many examples of their competent and thoughtful organization. Sometimes the key moment in making a fateful decision is not business arguments, but delicious cuisine and a cozy interior of the restaurant where a meeting with a potential business partner was held.

It has long been noted in business circles that it’s better to held business meetings on a neutral territory. Thus, the restaurant will be an excellent choice, but only if it’s selected properly. We have chosen for you 6 best restaurants in Athens, which will be an ideal place for a successful business-lunch. All of them have their own parking, so it’s recommended to use car rental Hertz Athens for a comfortable getting around the city.

Funky Gourmet

Cuisine: molecular

Average bill: 90-240€/person

Orange explosion

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This restaurant offers breathtaking gastronomic adventures. An iconic establishment in the Art Deco style, which awarded Michelin Stars in 2012 and in 2014, will be remembered by the original serving of dishes and divine taste. Sorbet with the taste of Greek Salad, chocolate soup with pure gold and other unusual dishes of molecular gastronomy won’t leave indifferent any gourmet. The number of dishes will depend on the selected tasting set. The waiter tells about each dish and its components during the tasting. It’s necessary to book a table in the restaurant in advance. It can be difficult to find Funky Gourmet for the first time, because there is no any signboard. You’ll only see the door and the bell.

Address: Paramythias 13 and Salaminos, Kerameikos, Center 104 35


Orizontes Lycabettus

Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

Average bill: from 60€/2 persons

Athens - Greece

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This awesome panoramic restaurant is located at an altitude of 277 meters on the highest point of Athens – Lycabettus Hill. Athenians call this hill a mountain of love for a stunning view that opens from the top. You can get to the restaurant in various ways: by a cable car, by using a rental car or on foot. A fascinating view and dinner on the open terrace during the warmer months at sunset hours is something incredible. Despite the highest level of service, the establishment offers menu with democratic prices. Preliminary booking for dinner is required.

Address: Aristippou 1, Athina 106 76



Cuisine: Mediterranean, French

Average bill: 70-200€/person

Athens Spondi

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Like Funky Gourmet, Spondi restaurant is also awarded two Michelin stars. In 2013 it was included into the list of the best restaurants according to Restaurant Magazine. The cozy atmosphere, stylish interior, top-class quality of service and amazingly tasty food – this is exactly what you need for a successful business-lunch. The restaurant’s specialties are crab in herb jelly, lamb fillet with crust of coriander and caramelized lemon, as well as foie gras and a delicious dessert with strawberries, the berries of which are wrapped in gold foil. However, the menu is constantly updated. In addition to the major menu, visitors are offered 2 tasting sets with author’s dishes from the chef.

Address: Pirronos 5, Athina 116 36


Matsuhisa Athens

Cuisine: Japanese

Average bill: 50-100€/person

Matsuhisa Athens Restaurant | Astir Palace Resort

(photo by Astir)

This is the restaurant of the world-famous Japanese cuisine network of Matsuhisa and just a pretty pathos place, which is very good for a business-lunch. At any time of year the restaurant is crowded, the table needs to be booked in advance. In summer, the best tables are on the veranda with a superb view of the bay. Having tasted real Japanese sashimi, nigiri sushi, rolls, try to continue your lunch by visiting the bar counter. Cocktails in the bar are good, especially those ones that are frozen with nitrogen. The only thing that upsets the beauty and taste is the slow service of the waiters.

Address: Apollonos 40, Vouliagmeni 166 71


Varoulko Seaside

Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean

Average bill: 50-80€/person

At Varoulko

The restaurant serving seafood is located in the picturesque Mikrolimano Bay. The owner of the establishment and the chef Lefteris Lazarou was awarded the Michelin star for excellent cuisine, and also received a prestigious award in the field of Greek gastronomy and restaurant business – Chef’s Golden Hat. Check out the taste of sea delicacies: taramosalata with white caviar, olive oil and lemon, cuttlefish with grilled caramelized lentil and orange sauce. The guru of Greek cuisine will necessarily come to the table to personally make sure you liked the dishes.

Address: Akti Koumoundourou 52, Pireas 104 35



Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean

Average bill: 40-100€/person

bar at Balthazar's

(photo by Anthony Showalter)

One of the most historic restaurants of the city opened its doors in 1973. In this neoclassic-style mansion with the name of Balthazar lived the famous Greek actress Kiveli Adriano. A fabulous garden and a laid-back atmosphere of those times were preserved in the restored building and adapted for the fans of art and cinema, as well as the connoisseurs of fine cuisine. Strict interior of the establishment, a green oasis, a huge number of snacks and a rich cocktail list create a suitable setting for a business-lunch. Among meat dishes, pork with eggplant and oregano sauce is the most popular order. Roll with meat of young lamb, greens and lemon sauce is also worth tasting.

Address: 27, Tsocha, Athina 115 21


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The long history of Memphis revolves around agricultural background as early as the 1800s along Mississippi River. A recent study shows that Memphis city is rich in cultural and musical facts which are a major tourist attraction from all over the world. It forms an important center for commercial transactions both transport and logistics. This makes it boast of its robust economy. Carnival Memphis boasts due to its diverse population and great monumental music impacts. To locate all the destinations all over, rent a car in Memphis to enjoy good food, good music, and best companies


Activities to do in Memphis

Bartlett Festival 2008

There is a variety of events to engage in while in carnival Memphis. This is sure to keep you busy for the rest of the period you will stay. Rent a car in Memphis to help you cut on costs and you will be able to have a glimpse of everything. When scheduling your traveling plans, involve car
rental for it is an easier process of accessing all locations. This offers plenty of fuel plan options no matter your destination or luxurious ride throughout the city.


Destinations and places to visit


Either traveling as a family, couple, friends or individually, there is plenty of offers you will get. Check-in at the Grand Krewes of Carnival Memphis, which has members from all walk of life. Visit Memphis, Osiris, Ramet, Sphinx, Ptah, Ennead, Queen Bees, Phoenix, Ptolemy and the latest Grand Krewes Luxor. You will come to appreciate your vacation well spent. There is a museum which stands on an assassination place in honor of participants in the important movement and depicts stories from past centuries of history. While on your vacation in Carnival Memphis, plan to spend at least three hours to feel the experience. The museum is rich in resources holding sensitive topics for the youths and young children.

Memphis is another destination you don’t have to miss out. This is the home to fantastic dancing and attracts large crowds consistently. Actually, you visit is incomplete if you don’t book a tour of the mansion to rock and roll destination.


Economic events in Carnival Memphis

tornado effect

Carnival Memphis is categorized as part of the mid-south community for eight decades and there have been cognizable tremendous positive and negative changes on the economy. This economy has grown in the measure of leaps and bounds. Yearly, there is an elaborate and superb presentation of the Queen and King of Carnival Memphis with the Royal Court. The Grand Krewes crowns the party of the year. On your visit to Carnival Memphis, you will not miss the children’s charities and other great events usually organized by the Grand Krewes for the benefit of the organizations. The organizers for the fundraising ensure that enough money is collected for running of the initiative.


Wolfchase Mall Carnival

The carnival Memphis was originally known as Cotton Carnival because the initial purpose was promoting and celebrating the cotton industry, which was a major backbone of the economy back in those days. As years have gone by, the celebrations developed into an annual local event. Many societies and communities participate in such festivities including the juniors. They travel to Carnival Memphis, which helps them to get involved in the Junior Court which is a community service initiative. I bet you will find the activities fulfilling and rewarding experience.

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