Where to eat in Holargos Area? How to get discount and save money?
The last 2-3 years the area around Holargos metro station (blue airport line) is very popular with many cafes and restaurants. There you can feel like local and taste the same food with the locals. But again I know you are visiting a foreign city, and you ask yourself “Where to eat?”. Nowadays internet can help us to find a nice place to eat, because we can find many reviews from other users. But not only this. Now we can book online and get discounts. In greece the only and best website for booking online restaurants is e-table.gr, which is very popular to greeks (but not known to visitors).
have a look to 4 nice options in having lunch around Holargos metro station, that in my opinion you should try
1. Biftekaaatsi (15% discount)
Biftekaaatsi restaurant in Cholargos is famous for its tasteful Cretan cuisine. The space is bright and welcoming combining cretan traditional decoration and modern style. At Biftekaaatsi the food is made with pure cretan raw materials. Herbs and vegetables of the Cretan land and exceptional meats from Psiloritis mountain are the basis of the restaurant’s extensive menu. Original cretan raki and “marouvas” a specialty cretan wine accompany pure cretan flavors. Do not forget to try the original cretan risotto with lamb, goat with stamnagathi (cretan greens), marinated chicken chops with thyme, roasted goat with Marouvas wine and handmade pasta, fried cretan snails, smoked sausages from Rethymno and many more delicious fresh cretan specialities.
2. Tsipourito (10% discount)
Tsipourito in Holargos is hidden in Agamemnonos Street, a small alley near Holargos metro station. The concept of the restaurant is a combination of tradition and freshness! Tsipourito respects the principles of traditional restaurants, i.e. the snacks are offered in really low prices and the warm atmosphere creates a hospitable and happy place. Try delicious appetizers along with fine wine and raki. Rolls with goat cheese and honey, zucchini with marinated anchovies, fried sausage with pepper and tarditional greek cheese. Tsipourito is the traditional greek tavern with the most authentic and delicious flavors.
3. Doureios Deipnos (10% discount)
Doureios Deipnos restaurant in Cholargos offers mediterranean cuisine and greek specialities. In Doureios Deipnos you will try exclusively greek products like traditional stews, grilled succulent meats, a wide variety of tasteful appetizers, hot and cold meze, original raki, wine and ouzo. During evenings, you will have fun with live greek music!
Holargos, now has its first wine bar named Floyd. The environment combines modern and classical elements, creating a calm atmosphere. The wine list has about 50 labels mostly from the Greek vineyard, 12 of which are served by the glass and a menu of international cuisine – from spring rolls to burger or chicken tandoori. The wine list changes every three months. Floyd wine bar has suggestions for everyone and even a good label is offered at a low cost. Concerning the menu that accompanies wines…the salmon tartare and the tenderloin stuffed with cheese and sundried tomato stand out. There are also plateaux of cheese and sausages that highlight flavors and aromas of wines. For the rest of the day the wine bar offers burgers, various choices of finger food and salads.
Have in mind that usually to get the discount you have to book at least 1 day in advance!