Blending the charm of a bygone era with the creativity of modern gastronomy, Tzoutzouka finds itself in the vibrant heart of the Rouf neighborhood in Athens. Nestled within a carefully renovated space that once housed an old kafenio and a neighborhood deli, Tzoutzouka exudes a vintage, relaxing atmosphere. The facade of the former coffee shop and the carefully preserved mosaic floor transport guests to another time, while the expansive outdoor area adorned with lush plants evokes a cozy urban-inspired bistro feeling. Large windows envelop the space, bathing it in natural light. Inside, an open kitchen crafts delicious dishes rooted in Greek tradition with a creative twist, using local ingredients. The seasonal menu features highlights like a Fresh Cherry Tomatoes Salad, Fish-Roe Dip, Couscous with shrimps, Sauté Fresh Fish, and Braised Beef Cheeks. Tzoutzouka’s marble bar offers a selection of local wines, spirits and classic cocktails. The restaurant invites guests to immerse themselves in the timeless melodies of old jazz, blending nostalgia with vibrant tunes.
Photography by Studio Foodimage / George Drakopoulos