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

Athens · Greek Food · Tonia Buxton · Travel

Cookoovaya – The Best Fine Dining in Athens

This is the collaboration of five famous Greek chefs,  Spiros and Vaggelis Liakos (of Base Grill and Travolta), Nikos Karathanos (with two Michelin star awards from Hytra),  Periklis Koskinas (previously chef at Alatsi and the  unforgettable creator at Milos) and Manos Zournatzis (previous chef and co owner of Cucina Povera). These are the same guys… Continue reading Cookoovaya – The Best Fine Dining in Athens

Athens · Travel · Travel Guide

14 Tips You Should Know Before Visiting Athens, Greece

We recently returned from our annual research trip to Greece. This year we returned to Athens to check out the food and drinks scene in the capital. The Real Greek team are made up primarily of Greeks so who best go to for a concise list of what they think every visitor to Athens should… Continue reading 14 Tips You Should Know Before Visiting Athens, Greece

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

Events · London

Get into The Real Greek Spirit with My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

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

Events · Greek Food · London · Tonia Buxton

The Real Greek Cookbook Food Blogger Sneak Peek

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

Greek Food · London · Tonia Buxton

We’ve just launched The Real Greek Cookbook!

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!