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Saint George Lycabettus Hotel. Athens

Mount Lycabettus which is where you’ll find St. George Lycabettus Hotel has quite a lot going for it. For one thing, it’s the highest point in Athens so you can imagine what the views are like, and it’s mythical past is not to be sneered at either having been the property of Athena at one time, the goddess from whence the city takes its name.

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GB Roof Garden Restaurant. Hotel Grand Bretagne. Athens.

Being a God in mythical Athens must have been a busy business, as almost everything in this city has been put there by one god or another be it mountain, river or temple. I was feeling particularly god like myself, perched as I was high up in the GB Roof Garden Restaurant at the top of the Grand Bretagne Hotel with all of Athens laid out below me.

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Estiatorio Milos Athens

The tasting table at Estiatorio Milos Athens restaurant provides no hiding place from the open kitchen embracing it. Just as well really as the procession of sumptuous food and wines coming from the busy brigade all around us is relentless.

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