Are you wondering where to find the best breakfast in Athens? In this blog post, we will explore some of the best brunch options in the center of the capital, taking into account positive reviews on Google Business and Trip Advisor. The concept of brunch has made its way to our country and is gaining popularity. This delightful combination of breakfast flavors with satisfying lunch portions is here to stay. It bridges the gap between these two meals in the best way possible. Two worlds come together to offer us unique taste experiences that have become a daily habit. So, let’s welcome brunch to the Greek way of life and present two of the best bruncheries in the Psirri neighborhood.

Usurum Gastrobar, The best breakfast in Athens

Usurum is a relatively new brunch restaurant in Psirri, but it has already become a favorite among visitors to Athens. Its welcoming atmosphere provides a refreshing break during your visit to the city center. Inside the shop, you’ll find a relaxed and beautifully designed space, offering incredible taste experiences. Usurum is open year-round, and you can visit at any time of the day, even late at night.

For the Usurum team, gastronomy is a way of life, and this philosophy is reflected in everything they do. You can enjoy aromatic coffee, amazing brunch dishes, fresh juices, cocktails, and many other flavors that will delight your senses. The Usurum team pays great attention to detail, using high-quality ingredients with great nutritional value. Mediterranean cuisine lies at the heart of their recipes, offering a multitude of options that will leave you with wonderful memories.

With its beautiful space and central location, Usurum is an excellent choice for hosting both large and small events. Whether it’s a business meeting, a presentation, or a personal celebration with family and friends, Usurum can cater to your needs. You can start your day with a great variety of coffee options and accompany it with the most delicious brunch dishes until four in the afternoon. Later in the day, you can visit Usurum for some relaxation after work or during your shopping spree. Don’t forget to enjoy one of their signature cocktails or unique dishes inside or on their patio. On Fridays and Saturdays, you can even enjoy DJ parties with House music until 03:00, while on weekdays, the shop closes at 01:00 in the evening.


The yard of Usurum

If you are in the neighborhood of Psyrris and the heat is unbearable, then the courtyard of Usurum will offer you the much-desired coolness you need. The vivid shades in its decorative elements and the green vegetation create a unique atmosphere so that you can enjoy your brunch, coffee or drink. In the warm months the roof of the courtyard can be opened and be the best escape from the gray of this densely populated city. There, you can feel the vibe of the neighborhood of Psirri and let the yard become your own personal refuge where you will create unforgettable moments with your company. So Usurum, one of the best courtyards for brunch in Athens


The Picky – Specialty coffee & brunch in Athens

Picky is also located in the charming and up and coming neighborhood of Psirri and is definitely one of the best brunch spots in Athens. Its central location in the city center makes it an ideal choice to grab your coffee or eat some healthy and delicious sweet and savory brunch options. At Picky they attach great importance to the quality and nutritional value of all their dishes and drinks. So, apart from the taste, they pay enormous attention to the materials they use for all their creations.

Here, your day can start with a signature coffee, or let the single variety blends from Guatemala, Colombia and Brazil take you on a journey with their aromas. Along with the coffee you choose, you can order one of the healthy brunch dishes or a wrap. If you still prefer sweet flavors, then you can try Picky’s tiramisu pancake which is truly irresistible with its delicious layers of mascarpone and cocoa.Finally, you can also find a huge selection of smoothies, yogurt bowls, fresh juices and wraps made with attention to detail and available all day.


Picky’s philosophy

The choice of the name Picky fits their philosophy like a glove, since the word means “one who is demanding with his choices”. So does their team, always looking for the highest quality in all the materials they use. The three main pillars of Picky are the top coffee of the Taf company, the wide variety of sweet and savory brunches as well as the wraps, made with fresh ingredients. Their recipes are based on raw materials from the Greek land and make the most of the Mediterranean diet.

Picky has options for everyone, from hearty salads to elaborate club sandwiches and special dishes. You can choose from a wide variety of vegan dishes, such as nutritious lunch boxes with vegan ingredients, to street food creations without meat or a recipe with meat. But you will always be sure that at Picky they choose for you products that are 100% organic. The unique flavors of their dishes are due to their preparation from organic ingredients grown with sustainable agricultural methods. Additionally, they are locally sourced and based on their commitment to sourcing high quality ingredients from local producers.