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The Food

By The Glass


Our large selection of wines, accompanies Greek tastes, with particular attention paid to sourcing, by our chef Kyriaki Fotopoulou. Mediterranean cuisine, with dishes especially designed for pairing with our wines.

By the Glass is in the 2020 edition of Gault & Millau food guide with 10.5/20, in number 41 of the 100 Best Restaurants in Greece of Restaurant 100 Awards and has been voted Number 1 Bar and Wine Restaurant in Athens for three years in a row (2017-2018-2019) by Athens Voice free press readers. It has been awarded the Best Wine List in 2017 as well.

Unique Culinary creations await you to enjoy them by yourself or with your company of friends and pair them with a glass of wine or two, or a bottle.

Our chef guides your culinary trip for a value for money unique pairing experience with the wine of your choice.

From noon till 02:00 in the morning you can trust the quality of By the Glass, for a corporate lunch or enjoy a romantic dinner later in our patio.



Homemade whole wheat bread/ carob bread/ dip of the day
“Ladotyri” Greek traditional cheese from Lesvos island/ strawberry marmalade/pink pepper/ fresh spearmint
Talagani croquettes/ smoked cheese/ Greek shepherd salad
Beetroot salad/ walnuts/ pear compote/ “Skotyri” cheese from Ios island/ aged vinegar dressing
Greek salad/ tomato carpaccio / caper/ “Xigalo” cheese from Sitia-Crete/ herb-infused oil.
Smoked eggplant/ grilled tomato sauce/ Cretan “galomizithra” cheese (V)
Beef carpaccio/ valerian/ mushroom cream/ sheep cheese with truffle
Seabass carpaccio/ almond milk /celery/ lemongrass/ parsley oil/ citrus fruits/ seasonal fruits
Tart / spinach/ smoked pork belly/ “Kasseri” cheese from Xanthi/ fresh herbs
Pate of bird livers/ lemon thyme/ cocoa butter


“Striftaria” traditional pasta from Giannitsa/ baked cherry tomato sauce/ caper from Santorini/olives/ basil/ “galomizithra” cheese from Crete (V)
Risotto/ variety of mushrooms/ parmesan.
Beef fillet/ grilled carrots/ cream of shallots/ Porto sauce
Lamb filet casserole/ handmade orzo from Giannitsa/ dry anthotyros from Naxos
Chicken/ season vegetables/ spices/ soya sauce.
Grilled beef patties/ crispy potatoes/ pita bread/ yoghurt.
Rib eye steak Holstein 900gr/ season vegetables/ potatoes/ herb oil (for 2 persons)
Croaker/ soup of stone fishes/ herb oil/ carrots/ baby potatoes/ cervil/ lemon balm
Salmon/ green beans/ spearmint/ fennel chutney
Shrimp couscous/ baked cherry tomatoes/ lemongrass .


Platter of cheeses/ season marmalade/ crispy bread
Platter of cheeses and aged cold cuts/ season marmalade/ crispy bread
Platter of fine cheeses/ organic olives/ homemade bread sticks/ brittle of pistachio/ pickled vegetables/grape spoon sweet


Chocolate flavors/ bitter chocolate cream/ chocolate mousse/ cocoa cookies/ caramelized hazelnuts
Apple geranium cream/ lemon jelly/ virtual honeycomb/almond biscuit/ caramelized almonds/ Madagascar vanilla ice cream
Paris Brest / choux/ caramelized hazelnut cream / butterscotch