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The Real Greek - Bankside

) #850 of 18,151 Restaurants in London €€ - €€€ Mediterranean, European, Greek
Units 1-2 | Riverside House, London SE1 9HA, England
+44 20 7620 0162
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“souvlaki” (53 reviews)
“flatbread” (71 reviews)
“meze dishes” (16 reviews)
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00:00 - 23:00All hours
Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Units 1-2 | Riverside House, London SE1 9HA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've heard about The Real Greek but never been into one until this week. Some relatives chose this place for a family reunion and we were a party of 15. The Bankside venue was busy - a mix of tourists and Londoners. The menu consists...More

Thank Smurfetti
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

All food was lovely and fantastic, very taste. We were on lunch,my friend had haloumi plate and I had a falafel ( I never try worse falafel balls!),bowl of olives was unacceptable! Too small for 3£ but very tasty, desserts were fantastic, heaven. Our service...More

Thank Helena M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here tonight mostly because it was convenient (and we both like Greek). Both of us were happy with the 36 pound meze sharing dinner we had although we both felt they rushed out the hot meze. It states on their menu that cold...More

Thank justjans
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a busy Saturday lunchtime as a famly with 2 six year olds. We picked from the fixed menu for us and from the kids menu from the boys. The service was fantastic, we weren't rushed nor did we have to wait. The...More

Thank VBM20
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this this busy restaurant late on a Saturday evening and it was a good choice (it was between Greek or Italian). We chose an outside table, which gave us a great view of St Paul's cathedral lit up at night. The food was good...More

1  Thank Mathew W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is nothing like Greek food . It is cheap tasteless rubbish. All the other bad reviews are spot on. Don't waste your time or money.

Thank jimbo318
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service and food is great here, a busy tourist area but they never fail to look after you. A favourite of ours whenever we visit with friends and family to do the the tourist bit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service and great greek food. We were in a hurry as we had tickets for the Globe theatre. our meals came very quickly and were very good. The restaurant was packed so very popular.

Thank prclements
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant on the river. Great variety of veg and non veg. Staff helpful and attentative. Live music a bit too loud thankfully it stopped by 10pm . Otherwise will definitely visit again.

Thank K P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit in family, don't expect too much about the food, but great prices and great service costumer.

Thank rocio m
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12 December 2016|
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Response from Carole L | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you will have a problem I am sure you will be made welcome & able to enjoy their beautiful food & fabulous location 👍
6 August 2016|
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Response from Alastair M | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they have vegeteraian options but cannot swear to gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
00:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Units 1-2 | Riverside House, London SE1 9HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7620 0162
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The Real Greek is not only a must for anyone visiting London but is also a favourite among Londoners themselves and at Bankside, we pride ourselves in providing our customers with a wide variety of the finest quality of freshly cooked Mediterranean food.
Perfectly located next door to the Globe theatre and only a few steps from the Tate Modern, Bankside is in an ideal spot for any occasion. Again serving the authentic Mezedes, Souvlakis and Sharers, our venue has plenty to offer for both business and pleasure. Being situated on the banks of the River Thames, this restaurant draws anyone walking past and we do recommend you make a booking.
We have live Bouzouki Music every WE Friday & Saturday evening from 7:30pm
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