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
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
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!
When it comes to eating, we Greeks are spoiled. The family home kitchen is usually the liveliest room of the house, filled with amazing smells, flavours and loud conversation. There is almost always a pot of hot food on the hob, which is usually made up of very few ingredients. Mark the word ‘ingredients’, as… Continue reading It’s All Greek To Us – Greek Food at it’s Best
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
We are very excited to be opening the doors to our newest The Real Greek restaurant next week: The Real Greek Dulwich. 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… Continue reading The Greeks arrives with The Real Greek Dulwich Village
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 Bournemouth is just a 5-minute walk from… Continue reading Have yourself A Bournemouth Picnic with The Real Greek Bournemouth
Every year to ensure we stay true to being part of The Real Greek team, 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… Continue reading Beautiful Thessaloniki or ‘The Real Greek Team’s Annual Trip to Greece’
Close your eyes. Think of yourself as a child. You are on a beach with golden sand. The water is calm, all shades of blue, with light green and turquoise hues. The sun is scorching your back as you sit cross legged on the waterfront. You are holding a huge half-moon shaped slice of fresh… Continue reading Watermelon Month at The Real Greek – Karpou’zi
The Real Greek will be opening in Bh2 Bournemouth on Monday 15th May, bringing all the flavours and authenticity of Greece to the town! The new restaurant will recreate the atmospheric experience of eating in Greece, and is the biggest The Real Greek restaurant to date, seating an impressive 200 people across two floors! Our Taratsa… Continue reading The Real Greek brings the taste of Greece to BOURNEMOUTH!