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The James Joyce

12 Astiggos | Thiseio, Athens 105 55, Greece
+30 21 0323 5055
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
12 Astiggos | Thiseio, Athens 105 55, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice pub to hang out in and watch the game. Good selection of beers and ciders. Great chill atmosphere.

Thank SteelCity13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous atmosphere. Being Irish I am hyper critical of Irish bars in other country's. And this did not disappoint. Amazing food and drinks selection. A definite jem of Athens.

Thank critical_thinker212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food, huge quantity of beers (drought and bottle ) Central location near metro. Cool atmosphere.

Thank Jimtraj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place deserves a great review.Good location,and good international people watching.Friendly genuine pub atmoshpere.You can have a lovely walk before or after you visit(Dionnisiou Aeropagitou is a must).You should go early as the place gets crowded after 8 oclock pm.Wide selection on draft beers.The...More

Thank david b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just go!You will go again and again!Food you WILL enjoy,top drinks and service, altogether a memorable experience !!!

Thank Πετρος Μ
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Great food, big variety of beers and dishes, really nice pub atmosphere and also nice outdoor tables. Fish and chips, shepherds pie and the variety for 2 people are just amazing. The prices are not the lowest regarding beer places in Greece, but the overall...More

Thank Thanos_Vasileiou
Reviewed 31 May 2017

A well run bar, pleasant staff and excellent food and drink. A little hard to find but worth the effort.

Thank Colman O
Reviewed 24 May 2017

it's a good place to go and have a beer...or a cider (for me) pretty much any day of the week. in the area of monastiraki in the center of athens. the food is good...would love if they used real cheddar cheese....bu ok...greeks don't know...More

Thank Joannagreece2016
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Good atmosphere. Nice people and a great fish & chips. Seating indoors and out. Live music. Showing sports on tv.

Thank Henning P
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I had one of the best Sunday roasts EVER in The James Joyce. A very nice, friendly, Irish pub with excellent food. Slightly "out of the way" but well worth the search.

Thank hcr673
Monastiraki is a souvenir-hunting enclave with a
difference. Apart from the dramatic backdrop of the
Acropolis, its network of alleys and pedestrianized
streets surround the remains of both the Greek and
Roman agoras, adding the quaint concept that this is
where the ancients also came to shop. Named after the
tiny monastery church at its center, Monastiraki
Square is a lively spot by day or night, with street
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Astiggos | Thiseio, Athens 105 55, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Monastiraki
  • Neighbourhood: Monastiraki
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0323 5055
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