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Cafe Merlin

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₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, European
Vasilissis Sofias 9 & Merlin 1 | Kolonaki, Athens, Greece
+30 21 0361 1731
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
12 Feb 2016
“Where not to go for coffee in Athens”
10 Jan 2016
“Wonderful place, fantastic food”
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6:00 AM - 3:30 PMAll hours
Cafe, European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Vasilissis Sofias 9 & Merlin 1 | Kolonaki, Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 13 February 2016

The «café Merlin», on the 1st floor of the most beautiful museum Theocharakis is located in the city center, in a beautiful building, in a distinctive environment, with soft colors, urban, chic decor, light and an excellent view of the National gardens. But that is...More

Thank marper2005
Reviewed 10 January 2016

cafe Merlin is a coffee shop and restaurant situated in the Art gallery Theoxarakis. I' ve been there in order to admire Picasso's paintings. After my visit to the art gallery ,which by the way was wonderful, i went to the restaurant in order to...More

1  Thank Ailis C
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

I had a salmon salad and fillet pork with rice and vegetables and I must say that it was pretty good! The staff was friendly and helpful and the owner was really professional. I'll certainly go again. Fully recommended!

Thank Silia1
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

What a great find in the center of Athens! One does not expect to find a very good cafe-restaurant in an art gallery, and this cafe has it all: beautiful surroundings, great layout, serene and quiet, professional and friendly service, and a very good menu....More

Thank Antigoniesq
Reviewed 5 August 2015

great place, certainly is not the one in the photo the guy must have been confused! the food is great the staff very vriendly and the art gallery fantastic as well!!

Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

This is not the right photo! I' m talking about the cafe Merlin in Theoxarakis foundation art and museum I had a wonderful meal there after I had enjoyed a round in the museum!

1  Thank Silia1
Reviewed 30 December 2014

I'm not sure where the bar with the Russian hostesses is but the Cafe Merlin we went to is much more respectable, located in the Theocharakis Fine Art Foundation building opposite the Parliament. It's a quiet and bright room on the first floor and serves...More

3  Thank Susan8552
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Walking home from lunch in Kolonaki I popped into this beautiful cafe and enjoyed a drink overlooking the National Garden, next to the British Museum.

1  Thank nansaki13
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Housed in the Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts & Music. The Merlin Cafe, apart from selling coffee, serves well cooked food with views of Athens.

2  Thank Angela H
Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is
Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament
building on its upper side and surrounded by other
large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande
Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia
are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like
the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia
Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents,
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vasilissis Sofias 9 & Merlin 1 | Kolonaki, Athens, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Syntagma
  • Neighbourhood: Syntagma
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0361 1731
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