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

Events · Travel · Travel Guide

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’

Events · London

Run the 2017 London Marathon and get a Free Greek Plate Meal

If anything helps smash you masochist marathon runners through The Wall last year, it was the promise of a FREE Greek skewer plate to all those that showed us their 2016 Finisher’s Medal. We’re happy to announce we’ll be rewarding all finishers again this year! It’s the Virgin London Marathon on Sunday 23rd April, and if… Continue reading Run the 2017 London Marathon and get a Free Greek Plate Meal

Events · Greek Food · London

The Real Greek x HOTBOX collaborate for an Easter Lamb Smokehouse Souvlaki

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

Events · Greek Food · London · Tonia Buxton

Join us for #40DaysOfVeg 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

Events · Greek Food · Travel

Clean Monday at The Real Greek

Clean Monday indicates the start of the 40 day Lent period of the Orthodox Church. In Greece, that period is called ‘Sarakosti’ and actually means ’40 days’, and it ends at the beginning of Easter. Clean Monday also signifies the end of the meat eating period that is the ‘Apokries’ – the equivalent of our Greek… Continue reading Clean Monday at The Real Greek

Events · London

Eat the original olympic food with no delivery charge while you watch the Olympics with Deliveroo

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