Greek Food · London · Tonia Buxton

Behind the scenes of 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

Greek Food · Tonia Buxton

The Real Greek Cookbook Sneak Peek – Chicken Skewers Recipe

You all know how big a fan I am of the one and only Greek chicken skewers. Easy to cook on a BBQ or on the stove and happily eaten by itself, in a souvlaki or with rice and a salad – the flavours can’t be beat. In the lead up to our launch of The… Continue reading The Real Greek Cookbook Sneak Peek – Chicken Skewers Recipe

Athens · Travel · Travel Guide

Where to find decent craft beer in Athens

This blog post goes out to Monika (you might have seen her flittering between The Real Greek St Martin’s Lane and Marylebone). Once a year, our full management team convenes somewhere in Greece to gather our thoughts for the year ahead and soak up some much needed sun. I know, I’d be jealous too.  One… Continue reading Where to find decent craft beer in Athens

Events · Greek Food

Joe Alvarez is the King of Paparazzi at The Real Greek

We recently had man about town, Joe Alvarez, cover our Cookoovaya event at out Bankside restaurant. Who is he? Joe Alvarez is a celebrity and studio photographer based in London. Established for well over a decade, he has covered regularly a whole host of events like: film festivals -Cannes, Toronto, Venice, rock festivals like Glastonbury,… Continue reading Joe Alvarez is the King of Paparazzi at The Real Greek

Events · London

Rebetiko Carnival 2016

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

Travel Guide

A walk around Borough & The Southbank in London

With the weather finally finding its feet in London we went to the expert of Borough and the Southbank – Vasilios, our restaurant manager at The Real Greek Bankside. I asked him to tell me about his favourite route from Borough Market and up along the Southbank next to the Thames and where’s worth stopping… Continue reading A walk around Borough & The Southbank in London

Events

Borough Market’s Borough Talk Series 2016

Having Borough Market just a short walk from our Bankside restaurant, the team and chefs love wandering through on market days to grab a quick bite or get some inspiration for staff lunch ideas. I’m a huge fan of Borough Market’s series of talks they programme each year and this season is no exception. What to… Continue reading Borough Market’s Borough Talk Series 2016

Events · Greek Food · Tonia Buxton

What you missed at The Real Greek x Cookoovaya Event

If you’ve been living under a rock until now you missed our Greek Gods of Fine Dining Event that we head this week. The Real Greek flew in the chefs and their team from Cookoovaya in Athens for a one night event at our restaurant in Bankside. The event went fantastically well. When the first dish… Continue reading What you missed at The Real Greek x Cookoovaya Event

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IN LONDON FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY!

We’re bringing THE GREEK GODS OF FINE DINING from Cookoovaya, Athens, to The Real Greek Bankside for ONE NIGHT ONLY! We are teaming up exclusively for one night only with Greece’s finest chefs from Cookoovaya, one of the most talked about restaurants in Athens. The Real Greek at Bankside is thrilled to be able to bring the… Continue reading IN LONDON FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY!