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Retsina Restaurant

#4,213 of 17,575 Restaurants in London
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48-50 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5AR, England
+44 20 7431 5855
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18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:45 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Tue 11:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sun 11:45 - 23:00
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was one of the best for Greek we have been to the food was very good. we had 3 courses . the food was very good It was looked very new . The service was very good. We would go again if you like Greek food I would highly recommend it.

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Thank Paul M
Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive comments. Thank you. The whole of Retsina's team and the Mina family. More 

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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Retsina several times as it has been a competitor for my personal award of Best Mixed Grill in London. While it does not win my award it is very good indeed and worthy of regular testing. The restaurant has a relaxed neighborhood feel; you can be assured of a warm welcome and being well looked after... More 

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive comments. Thank you. The whole of Retsina's team and the Mina family. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely service. Adorable people. Helpful and gentle Food average to poor at best. Appetisers were ok. Main course heavy and unrefined.

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Thank Gad1972
Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi , Thank you for you comment's, good or bad we apreciated all comments and will always axt accordingly to our highly valued patrons. I'm sorry if you feel the food did not gome up to your expectations on this acation .. could you please tell me when you had lunch / dates with us and what you ate. Please... More 

Breda, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At our regular familytrips to London we frequented (for dinner) the Beyoglu restaurant in London Belsize Lane. This time our son ( just returned from a trip to Greece ) wanted to continue his positive experience there, via a dinner at Retsina, a Greek restaurant nearby our beloved Beyoglu. Retsina is also a Family business. We had a Very pleasant... More 

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you positive comments. They are very much appreciated. ( Always bring a smile to the lady of the house "My Mother" ) We look forward to seeing you again. The Mina Family and all the staff at Retsina More 

Gosport, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

went to retsina as our short stay in london was coming to an end.this was our first visit to a greek restaurant in almost 6 years.it was very good.the interior of the restaurant is nice. we had starters which are always a good indication of how the rest of your meals are going to turn out to be,and they were... More 

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you positive comments. They are very much apreciated. We look forward to seeing you again. The Mina Family More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I have been to Retsina a number of times and each time I am greeted with amazing hospitality and the most delicious food. The service is outstanding and the staff are always attentive. This is the best restaurant in london and I recommend this restaurant to anyone who enjoys food of the highest standard and wants to be welcomed in... More 

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you positive comments. They are very much apreciated. We look forward to seeing you again. The Mina Family More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Visited Satyrday as a group of 2 couples. All started off well and the starters of humus and tatsziki were well sized with some nice fresh bread. The mains came and again all good sized. My mixed grill had calf liver, which I'd have preferred to have seen written on the menu, as when it said beef I was imagining... More 

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, they are very much appreciated. Regarding the slow service I would like to apologise as we had same staff absences due to ilness this weekend unfortunatly. We pride our selves on our service and quality and if this did not meet your requirements on this acation my appoligies, Regarding the Liver as part of the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Very high standard of cooking excellent Greek food. Huge portions and a great choice of starters and mains. Lovely ambiance, crisp white linen and silver service with attentive waiters and a charming owner

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you positive comments. They are very much apreciated. We look forward to seeing you again. The whole team at Retsina. More 

London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

My husband and I have had many cheerful evenings out here - nothing fancy but stick to the traditional greek options and you won't be disappointed. Be warned though - the portions are huge! My husband can eat a large meal but even he has conceded that sharing a main is still a tonne of food.

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive coments. It's very much appreciated. We try our best even after all these years of trading. Thank you. The who team at Retsina. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Very busy and for good reason. Outstanding food. Have been here many times and yes somtimes the service can be a little slow but mostly it is spot on, depends I guess how manic and busy the night has been. but one thing is consistant.. the food is quality. Dont expect a fancy dish, expect good portions of well cooked... More 

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments, We are always happy to hear our customers opinions. Thanks from the whole team at Retsina. Best, Leon More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:45 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:45 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:45 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48-50 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7431 5855
Description
Retsina, an award-winning family run restaurant serving traditional Greek and modern Mediterranean cuisine. Located in lovely Belsize Park Village, NW London. With over 30 years of service, with an emphasis on quality fresh ingredients, friendly service and value. Retsina has been described by Gordon Ramsey as "Exceptional"

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