Review: Orizontes Lycabettus, Athens, Greece

Legend has it that Lycabettus Hill, the highest point in Athens, exists because the goddess Athena was startled by bad news given to her when carrying a limestone mountain from the Pallene peninsula to help with the construction of the Acropolis.

At the top of this hill, in the Kolonaki neighbourhood of the city, there’s a restaurant offering fabulous views of the region – Orizontes Lycabettus.

It is open for lunch and dinner, with advance booking recommended, particularly in peak season. At just 277 metres high, it is not so far to walk but, with temperatures around 36°C/97°F, we opted instead to take the funicular up and to walk off our lunch down the hill afterwards. The funicular takes you to just a stone’s throw from the restaurant. There is also a bar, a small square and viewing area, and

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