Both georgianna and nick completed a study at the university but there persistent love for gastronomy made them change course and drove them towards the opening of. Paramount amongst all attractions in athens is a visit to the acropolis, built in the 5th century b. Funky gourmet restaurant is located in athens greece and is managed by three young and driven greeks. This restaurant is one of its kind, specialized in molecular cuisine. May 12, 2015 funky gourmet has also received praise for the presentation and conceptual beauty of its dishes, which feature different shapes, colors and textures, each of them exquisitely plated. Recently awarded with a michelin star, funky gourmet is a culinary experience that. There is an additional dining area on the ground floor that can serve up to 14 people. Funky gourmet will continue to operate as usual at its current location in keramikos until saturday, 5th january 2019. Spondi on june 15, 20 by the fine dining during one of our last trip in greece after few days of feta, moussaka, pita and tzatziki we decided to try the 2 michelin starred restaurant in athens. Where to splurge in athens for many tourists, athens represents nothing more than a fling prior to hitting the greek islands, but youre making a mistake if you dont spend more than a few days in the capital city to sample the jawdropping fare. The big news this year comes from athens, greece where chefowners georgianna hiliadeki and nikos roussos funky gourmet have earned two stars for the immeasurable thought, creativity and above. Michelin announces 2014 stars for main cities of europe eater. In 2012 just after 2 years of restaurant operations, funky gourmet has been awarded with a michelin star. Sep 27, 2017 get funky and gourmet in athens two michelin stars, a tasting menu with courses like picnic and red box, decadent desserts, unbeatable wine pairings, classy decor, impeccable servicewelcome to one of our favourite restaurants in greeces capital, athens.
Oct 22, 2016 located in kerameikos in athens, funky gourmet is known for its creativity and food presented as edible art its all about the taste and the visual pleasure and came 16th on the list of the top 20 finedining restaurants around the world for tripadvisor users. Funky gourmet will continue to operate as usual at its current location in. For the first time in greece, a restaurant awarded with 2 michelin stars will operate outside of athens, in the stunning location of the brand new. Though the menu is sure to radically change when funky gourmet. Book depository books with free delivery worldwide. The funky gourmet burger thymiopoulos vineyards, nature, xinomavro the silence of the lamb papaioannou estate, microclima, agiorgitiko citrus, citrus, citrus. We stand with our italian friends in a commitment to do our part to. The main dining area on the first floor accommodates up to 30 people. Funky gourmet opso pittabun bakaliko horeca consulting. The best restaurants in athens, greece great british chefs. The worlds best chefs on creativity, leadership and perfection kindle edition by kanani, rahim b. The 11 absolute best athens restaurants time out athens. During one of our last trip in greece after few days of feta, moussaka, pita and tzatziki we decided to try the 2 michelin starred restaurant in athens.
Nikos roussos is chefpatron of twomichelinstarred funky gourmet in. Located in the trendy kerameikos neighborhood of athens, funky gourmet offers an avantgarde take on traditional greek flavors and ingredients, with a. Modern greek food group funky gourmet opso pittabun bakaliko horeca consulting. In this article i will talk about the first one, which was in my opinion, the nicest spondi was created in 1996 by mr apostolos trastelis, and it is situated in an. Funky gourmet is a small restaurant with a warm and inviting environment, that can accommodate. Funky gourmet has also received praise for the presentation and conceptual beauty of its dishes, which feature different shapes, colors and textures, each of them exquisitely plated. Athens 2 michelin star restaurant funky gourmet guarantees a. As i was writing before, the funky gourmet is not just a restaurant. You will also findin this suggestive athens restauranta captivating wine list of great appellations of origin from around the world and a sophisticated.
The best restaurants in athens, greece by caroline morrish 25 april 2018 25 april 2018 caroline morrish shares her top tips for where to eat in the greek capital for anyone wanting a taste of todays thriving athenian food scene. It is obvious that they delight in surprising their guests with culinary innovations. The funky gourmet burger thymiopoulos vineyards, nature, xinomavro the silence of the lamb papaioannou estate, microclima, agiorgitiko citrus, citrus, citrus chocolate soup m. We accept online reservation requests for groups of up to 8 people. It is our 40th anniversary so we would like something nice. We finally had the pleasure to try the innovative degustation menu at 2michelin star restaurant funky gourmet in athens, greece. Funky gourmet is now partners with ionian enterprises s. Apr 25, 2018 the best restaurants in athens, greece by caroline morrish 25 april 2018 25 april 2018 caroline morrish shares her top tips for where to eat in the greek capital for anyone wanting a taste of todays thriving athenian food scene. Akti koumoundourou 52, mikrolimano, piraeus, athens, greece. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Funky gourmet, athens get funky gourmet restaurant. Restaurant recommendation in athens rick steves travel forum.
Funky gourmet restaurant athens, greece smart travelling. For a more upscale dining experience, book a table well in advance at funky gourmet, a twomichelin starred restaurant. Though the menu is sure to radically change when funky gourmet reopens, the first decades. The worlds best chefs on creativity, leadership and perfection. Chefs georgianna hiliadaki and nikos roussos do an excellent job with their playful, creative and very tasty dishes which are beautifully presented in modern and unconventional serveware.
Funky gourmet restaurant is the high temple to molecular cuisine with michelin stars awards, selected among the 6 hottest restaurants of europe in 2016. The first restaurant in athens to receive a michelin star in 2002, spondi has remained at the top of its game due to the perfectionism of its owner, apostolos trastelis. Funky gourmet restaurant in athens one of the best in the. Funky gourmet a hugely innovative and forward thinking restaurant, recognised on a world scale. The combination between the authentic greek flavours and the inventive, creative take on the contemporary cuisine is simply outstanding and will surprise every gourmet lover.
Mar 12, 2014 the big news this year comes from athens, greece where chefowners georgianna hiliadeki and nikos roussos funky gourmet have earned two stars for the immeasurable thought, creativity and above. The 10 best restaurants in athens updated may 2020. Michelin announces 2014 stars for main cities of europe. Dine at funky gourmet for something unique, book a table for dinner at funky gourmet, a two michelinstarred restaurant that serves up a tasting menu of molecular gastronomic dishes. Funky gourmet menu part 1 check out tripadvisor members 50,099 candid photos and videos of funky gourmet. Opso restaurant in marylebone, paddington street, paddington. The molecular gastronomy restaurant, open since 2000, has recently been awarded its second michelin star. It was ranked in 1st place on trip advisor in 2011, 2012 and 20 2nd place in 2014 and won travelers choice 20 and gourmet awards best chefs of the year 2010. Jul 30, 2019 the funky gourmet summer popup at costa navarino brings a 2 michelin star dining experience in messinia, peloponnese.
This summer, funky gourmet will operate in the stunning location of the brand new, earthsheltered clubhouse at the navarino bay resort area in costa navarino, for 6 weeks only, from july 8th to august 17th. Varoulko one of the best restaurants in the city, the. Chefs georgianna xiliadaki and nikos roussos are young and ambitious. Incredible dishes from 2michelin star funky gourmet. The best place to begin the walk is from the acropolis metro station, adjacent to the. Chapoutier, bilahaut, banyuls, grenache noir the red box. Uncommon gourmet is a small business that supports over 400 italian farms, producers and families. Funky gourmet opened in 2009 and is located in kerameikos, athens, greece. Funky gourmet restaurants in athens travel to athens. Be prepared to book at least 1 week in advance as there is a long wait list. Funky gourmet is located in downtown athens, at kerameikos and needs no further introduction for the gastronomy lovers. Premiere, the rooftop restaurant of the athenaeum intercontinental hotel, also with a breathtaking view of the acropolis, is less focused on greek cuisine, although greek products do feature on the cosmopolitan menu created by chef michalis nourloglou. Jun 21, 20 funky gourmet private cheffing paramithias str.
Or, for an unusual contemporary twist, try michelinstarred funky gourmet in athens their degustation menu includes the most surprising horiatiki, in the form of. May 10, 2017 or, for an unusual contemporary twist, try michelinstarred funky gourmet in athens their degustation menu includes the most surprising horiatiki, in the form of a white granita, bursting with. Funky gourmet is located in a quiet pedestrianised street, with little obvious sign at street level that it is a restaurant at all. Funky gourmet restaurant is nestled in a neoclassical building in the heart of athens at keramikos. See all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Dec 30, 2015 funky gourmet is both sophisticated and playful. And in my opinion the best option to enjoy such a journey was to let the chefs guide us with the tasting menu. Funky gourmet summer popup at costa navarino xpat athens. Funky gourmet restaurant in athens is a place for sophisticated eating for devout worshippers of food and art. With a plethora of awards and 2 michelin stars, is a small restaurant with a great greek contemporary cuisine. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading a wealth of insight. The molecular gastronomy restaurant was awarded a michelin star in 2012 and two michelin stars in 2014.
Theyve just been awarded their second michelin star. In november 2019 it was announced that funky gourmet would close in january 2019 and relocate, reopening in november 2019 in the athens hilton hotel. Funky gourmet menu part 1 picture of funky gourmet, athens. Join fg team this email address is being protected from spambots. All hail to funky gourmet michelin star restaurant. Ctc 14 oumplianis st and 27 diocharous st, ilisia tel.1058 1510 5 197 1199 5 993 453 848 257 309 521 1172 1392 132 259 92 503 681 916 32 653 1274 695 508 518 683 1368 24 841 16 321 1310 163 1249 937 1460 784 439 916 1049 198 148 1399 540 684 494 1209 1298 658 196