GASTRONOMY

Thessaloniki is a paradise of flavors and you will realize that from the very first walk around the city. Gyros shops, bougatsa shops, ouzo bars, local cuisine taverns and pubs, bar-restaurants, places with more gourmet tastes as well as traditional pastry shops, you will find everywhere: in central parts of the city, near the sea, high up in the walls or hidden in unexpected corners within the urban fabric. Your gastronomic experience is endless!

The gastronomic identity of Thessaloniki shaped by local flavors enriched by the cultures that passed through the city and the recipes the Greek refugees brought with them from Asia Minor, Pontos and Eastern Thrace. Today the cuisine of Thessaloniki progresses, with the creative mood of the chefs to experiment and make new suggestions on traditional flavors, catapulting your palate!

The greatest travel magazines, newspapers and global websites they discover the gastronomic world of Thessaloniki, among them the New York Times which included Thessaloniki in the list of 52 cities in the world that should be visited in 2016, particularly noting that “the second town of Greece is first in the eating! Read more here

Follow the the gastronomic map we made for you and make your own experiences with flavor Thessaloniki!

Port / Seafront

The cafés in the port and along the seafront offers the ideal combination of coffee enjoyment by the sea.

Urban Vineyard of Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is the first city in Greece with an urban vineyard! It is located at Agiou Dimitriou Street, opposite to Kaftatzoglio Stadium, stretching at an area of

Thessaloniki International Wine & Spirits Competition

During the competition, held in the premises of International Trade Fair – HELEXPO, well-known enologists, sommeliers and journalists from Greece and worldwide, taste and

Vorina – Annual Wine-tasting Festival

Vorina festival is a popular wine & spirits-tasting annual festival of Northern Greece vineyards, held every September in Thessaloniki. It provides the opportuni

Gerovassiliou Wine Museum

The Museum is located within the winery’s premises. It is a visitors’ friendly museum with stories narrated unfold through the two main collections: the corkscrew collect

Domaine Babatzimopoulou

The Domaine Anestis Babatzimopoulos is located in Ossa, Langadas district, at the hillsides of Vertiskos mountain, at an altitude of 620m, 32km away from Thessaloniki. It

Domaine Gerovassiliou

The efforts of Vangelis Gerovassiliou and his partners’ along with the high and consistent quality of Gerovassiliou wines are recognized with European and global distinct

Kechris Winery

KECHRIS Winery & Distillery is a modern family business that specializes in the vinification of high-quality retsina, keeping up a century-long tradition in the produ

Wines of North Greece

The Association bearing the distinctive title “Wines Producers Association of the Northern Greece Vineyard” is constituted by 28 wineries/members, which have joined force

Other coffees

Following the 'trends' and the evolution of coffee worldwide, the cafés of Thessaloniki offers all the other favorite coffees in many variants: espresso with over 10 vari