Review on The Real Greek

Appropriately close to the Hellenic Centre, as well as Madam Tussaud's, the Marylebone branch of The Real Geek mini-chain, is ideally placed for tourists and sightseers. Like its siblings, it deals in genuine street food: skewered souvlaki wrapped in sheaths of warm grilled bread are one of the main attractions, and the choice varies seasonally (pork from November to May, lamb, chicken and vegetables at other times of the year).

Mezedes are also perennial favourites, especially at lunchtime: look for little dolmades, salt cod fritters, Feta 'from the barrel' and gigandes plaki (oven-baked Kastorian giant beans in tomato and herb sauce). Desserts are plain and simple offerings like Greek yoghurt with honey and walnuts, chocolate cake or delicate 'delights' (sweets scented with rosewater). Drink Greek beer, an ouzo-spiked cocktail or one of the down-home native wines.

The Real Greek brand is spreading like wildfire across the capital: there are also outlets in Hoxton, Bankside, Covent Garden, Westfield and Spitalfields.

The Real Greek is also featured in: Hardens

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Restaurant Opening Times

Lunch: 12.00 through until
Dinner: 11.00pm (10.30pm Sun)

Accepted credit cards

Visa, Master Card

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Facilities at The Real Greek

  • Childrens menu
  • Private parties
  • Vegetarian menu
  • 45 covers
  • Family Friendly


The Real Greek
56 Paddington Street
West London

Nearest tube station: Baker Street

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The Real Greek Christmas Menu

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