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Well established as the finest Greek Restaurant in Sydney, The Athenian is located in an elegant heritage building on the walk to Martin Place.

Offering traditional and modern mediterranean cuisine, slow baked roast lamb as their signature dish. Providing a customized menu catering for vegetarians and any specific dietary requirements.

"Our secret to good food is authenticity and simplicity..."

The Athenian is a classic and elegant venue with exceptional service and superb food at reasonable prices.

With the love and dedication of a family owned and managed restaurant and forty years of hosting weddings and special events, this is one venue worth consideration.

What makes the Athenian unique is their flexibility in catering to budgets as little as $41.50 per person for three courses without compromising on quality. Seating for up to 220 guests.

Contact us today to organise your next function or simply visit us for a relaxing lunch or dinner



  • Featured in Magazine
    "My Big Fat Greek Legacy: Some of Sydney's most successful Greek Australians tell us what it means to be both Greek and Australian..."
  • 9 To 5
    "Acropolis now ~ Sit by the faux pantheon and dine on traditional greek treats..."
  • The Sydney Morning Herald
    "All Greek to me ~ The flavours of the month are Athens - and lamb, in Olympian servings"