Greek Food · London · Recipes · Tonia Buxton

It’s All Greek To Us: Greek Dolmades, Vegetarian Dolmades and Recipes

One of the most well-known Greek delicacies is the dolma. This is a food you will find made in many variations in every area of Greece and in every season. The name ‘dolma’ was borrowed by the Greeks from the Turks, however the food itself stems from ancient Greece. The ancient Greek dolmades were called ‘Thria’-Θρία-and… Continue reading It’s All Greek To Us: Greek Dolmades, Vegetarian Dolmades and Recipes

Greek Food · London · Recipes · Tonia Buxton

It’s All Greek To Us: Gigandes aka Giant Beans

We firmly believe that Greek pulses have an unparalleled flavour. The white sparkling elephant beans of Kastoria, a city in the region of West Macedonia, are famous and sought after by all Greeks. Production is small, run by family owned co-ops, and the beans themselves are a P.G.I. product, meaning beans with a ‘Protected Geographical… Continue reading It’s All Greek To Us: Gigandes aka Giant Beans

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Souvlaki Sundays at The Real Greek

If you ask any Greek, eating a souvlaki is something done on a regular basis. Monthly to say the least, if not weekly. Souvlaki is our go-to comfort food, our favourite street food, our most beloved ‘fast’ food, our ‘no-time-to-cook-today’ food, one of the first ‘sandwiches’ any Greek child will eat as soon as we… Continue reading Souvlaki Sundays at The Real Greek

Events · London · Tonia Buxton

The Real Greek Supporting World Encephalitis Day

Encephalitis is a very scary disease. It can start out as feeling generally unwell, and like having a cold or the flu, and soon progresses into a life threatening condition. It is technically an inflammation of the brain, caused by infection (often common everyday infections such as the flue or measles for example) or a… Continue reading The Real Greek Supporting World Encephalitis Day

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The Real Greek Christmas Souvlaki – our December special!

One food has been related unmistakably to Greek cuisine more than any others. It is our most popular street food that has crossed our country’s borders, it has become famous, and it’s loved and cherished by Greeks and foreigners alike. It is of course the delicious souvlaki! The word ‘souvlaki’ is a diminutive of the… Continue reading The Real Greek Christmas Souvlaki – our December special!

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Athens By Night at The Real Greek

As the sun sets behind the Acropolis, the Athenian night crowd comes to life. In the city that never stops being on the move, when the sun goes down, another city rises through the shadows. Athens by night changes face. Dining with us at The Real Greek gives you a unique chance to enjoy Athens… Continue reading Athens By Night at The Real Greek

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The Real Greek arrives in Dulwich Village

We are very excited to be opening the doors to our newest The Real Greek restaurant next week. We’ve been wanting to open in the area for a while and just had to wait for the perfect place to become available. While you may have heard the hype around Peckham, Camberwell and East Dulwich we’d like to shine… Continue reading The Real Greek arrives in Dulwich Village

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Have yourself A Bournemouth Picnic

Summer is finally here and hopefully it sticks around! But unlike a Greek summer, summer here in the UK is short and goes by in the blink of an eye – so best take advantage of it while you can. One of our brand new restaurants, The Real Greek in Bournemouth is just a 5-minute walk… Continue reading Have yourself A Bournemouth Picnic

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Beautiful Thessaloniki or ‘Our Annual Trip to Greece’

Every year to ensure we stay true to being The Real Greek, we take all of our managers on a trip to a different part of Greece. The purpose of this is not only for them to relax, eat and drink the Greek way, but also to be inspired by real Greek culture and be… Continue reading Beautiful Thessaloniki or ‘Our Annual Trip to Greece’