Easter is one of the most important religious holidays for us Greeks. People go to church a lot, fast during the Holy week leading to Easter Sunday and the 40 days before that. Our #40daysofveg action was all about that! Traditionally we dye red eggs on great Thursday, attend the ‘Anastasi’ service on Saturday, and enjoy… Continue reading The Real Greek x HOTBOX collaborate for an Easter Lamb Smokehouse Souvlaki
Let’s count the many reasons why you might decide to order takeaway from a restaurant. You’re under the pump and can’t drag yourself away from your desk for your proper lunch break The weather is too perfect to spend indoors so a picnic is in order You don’t want to go out but can’t be bothered to cook You have a… Continue reading Click and Collect To Save At The Real Greek
The most ancient period of the Orthodox Church is surely Great Lent or ‘Sarakosti’ in Greek. The word ‘Sarakosti’ actually means ’40 days’ which is what we’ll be focusing on up until Easter here at The Real Greek. It was established in the 4th century and while originally it lasted 6 weeks, it later changed… Continue reading Join us for #40DaysOfVeg at The Real Greek
We have felt this in our restaurant for some time now. From the end of November we started hosting Christmas parties, serving our yummy Christmas menus, our restaurants got all dressed up in holiday cheer, and our staff-The Real Greek family-is in a vibrant, Christmasy mood! Christmas is a family ‘get together’ holiday, and Greeks… Continue reading Christmas is here!
To celebrate a summer of sport, we’re encouraging you to NEVER MISS A MOMENT. Big sporting events are made of moments – they’re the things people talk about for years to come. From a last-minute winning goal in the Premier League, to an epic run from Mo Farrah, they’re the “where were you when…” events… Continue reading Eat the original olympic food with no delivery charge while you watch the Olympics with Deliveroo
To celebrate the release of My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 on DVD and Blu-ray & to reward you, our customers, Universal Pictures UK & The Real Greek are partnering together to treat you to a £20 voucher towards food & drink at any of The Real Greek restaurants. Bring in the voucher found in your copy of My… Continue reading Get into The Real Greek Spirit with My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
Recently myself and Blink publishing invited a handful of bloggers I love to follow along to a tasting of almost all the recipes we have in the cookbook. Sammijo – Cook and Pour http://www.cookandpour.co.uk/ – A lifestyle blog focussed on great things to do in London, with an emphasis on food and drink Lauren – Sahara Splash http://saharasplash.com/ – Blog with a focus on… Continue reading The Real Greek Cookbook Food Blogger Sneak Peek
What’s it all about? All the amazing food from The Real Greek in a cookbook & much more! What’s going to be the focus of the cookbook and what people should expect? Want to have the recipes from your favourite dishes along with simple easy to follow instruction so you can cook The Real Greek at home? This… Continue reading We’ve just launched The Real Greek Cookbook!
UPDATE: Order your copy of The Real Greek Cookbook now from Amazon. We are over the moon to be launching our new cookbook on July 14th but in the lead up to the big day I thought we should have a look at what happens behind the scenes. There are hundreds of hours of work… Continue reading Behind the scenes of The Real Greek Cookbook
In June 2016 the Rebetiko Carnival, one of the most exciting and biggest music festivals in Europe is landing on the shores of the UK. The infectious, uplifting traditional music of Greece and Asia minor will be resounding through the streets of London Concerts, seminars, workshops, education work, outreach work, instrument exhibitions, Shadow Puppet theatre… Continue reading Rebetiko Carnival 2016