© Photo by Christos Drazos
© Photo by Christos Drazos

RHODES

The most cosmopolitan island of the Dodekanese, narrates stories from the past to the bright present!

Regardless of your preferences after dark, the island of Rhodes offers a rich nightlife ranging from quiet strolls and small bars with easy-listening music, to larger bars and clubs with mainstream sounds that will not let you return to your room before the early morning hours...Start off with an early drink at the bars of quiet Lindos and continue your night out at the bars and clubs situated at the alleys of the Old Town and the area around Grand Master’s Palace. Whatever you choose, fun times are guaranteed amidst a medieval setting!

 

Suggestions

Melenos

Even if you don’t find the time to visit the homonymous restaurant for an exquisite dinner, you could visit it for its fine bar and the elaborate cocktail menu. Chances are you will come back again and again to try more of the mixologist’s suggestions of cocktails, which all contain the juices of freshly squeezed fruit. (Lindos area, tel: 22440-32222, www.meneloslindos.com)

Mauro cafe & deli

Mauro cafe & deli is an all day bar-restaurant closely resembling a bar you would go to while in New York. Situated in the New Town of Rhodes and at a very central location, you will have to try hard not to include it in your schedule! You will absolutely love the irresistible cocktails prepared in style by Giannis Samaras, one of the most famous Greek mixologists. Open daily from 08.00 in the morning till late. (15, 25th Martiou street, tel: 22410-25557, www.maurocafe-deli.gr).

Moooi

Moooi bar-restaurant is listed among the absolute hot spots on the islandof Rhodes. If you usually prefer the alternative choice that makes a difference from the rest, then you should include it in your list of bars. It is located in Arionos Square in the Old Town of Rhodes and its name means "beautiful" in Dutch! Try any of the hip snacks and the freshly cut salads, or make a booking for a tantalising dinner and then continue at the bar for amazing cocktails. Make sure you make a reservation in advance because Moooi is absolutely packed especially in the evenings. Music wise...jazz and soul sounds will put you in a great mood. Highlight: its modern artistic decor with the graffiti on the walls and its wonderful yard for the summer time. Open daily from09.00 in the morning till late. (1, Arionos Square, tel: 22410-77875).