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Retsina Restaurant

48-50 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5AR, England
+44 20 7431 5855
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
48-50 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5AR, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we did not plan or book a table, so came on spot. The decoration inside is cosy, athmosphere is warm. We ordered Stifado, Kleftiko accompanied with stew potatoes and greek salad. We were welcomed with free-of-charge starters (olives, bread, carrot sticks). There is greek beer...More

Thank Vitamin_KA
Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your positive comments, We hope to see you again soon,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bottom line with restaurants is wether you'd return or not. That question is an emphatic yes with Restina and in fact we did go twice while in London. Sure, the other Greek restaurant we wanted to try was overbooked but we happily came here...More

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your positive comments, We hope to see you again when next in London,

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Charming bustling local eatery, with authentic Greek fare served up with Greek savoir faire! Service was somewhat sloppy, but lack of finesse was more than made up for by generous portions of yummy food at reasonable prices - which probably explains why it was fairly...More

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive comments, We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we had a very disappointing meal here last night. The olives they give you when you arrive we’re the worst I have ever tasted. They seemed past their use by date and had white flecks on them. We both thought they were awful. The...More

2  Thank Alexander P
Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Dear Alexander, I’m so sorry your experience was not to it’s usua standard, This should never of happened and you should of been compensated / looked after immediately. I’m not sure where the communication process has been lost here but your issues should of been...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018

We visited this restaurant for dinner. and were delighted with the ambience varied menu and comfort generally. Delicious food, careful and attentive service, in this long-standing venue in a lovely part of London Highly recommended - we'll come again.

Thank ANGYPAUL
Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive comments, We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

retsina consistently fine quality....friendly atmosphere....some unusual and delicious choices ...lamb casserole marvelous.

Thank skovacevich
Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive comments, We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Classic Greek and Cypriot cuisine here, Love it and have been coming for 10 plus years and never been disappointed by my evening, If your after the new fangled Greek fashionista food served in London maybe this is not for you but if you are...More

2  Thank Paulgambling1974
Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive comments, We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 January 2018

Had a great time here. A local restaurant in classy Belsize village, Very friendly and obviously good quality food done well, Considering location very good value also. Great find and will be back again soon. Recomended.

Thank Travelmetoday1
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We decided to spend NY's Eve at Retsina, Hampstead. Parking was easy. Service was good. There was a set menu; starters were below average; there was a second course with fish/seafood: prawn and sea bass were good. Third and final course with lamb and chicken...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful place...Tasty genuine Greek flavours...Feeling like home...The staff very helpfull and kind...

Thank Stathis K
Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive comments, We hope to see you again soon.

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merseygull
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Response from Leon M | Property representative |
Hi, We are open every day - 7 days a week - Lunch 11.30am - 3.00pm, Dinner 5pm until 11.30pm, If you would like to know anything else please feel free to call us on 0207 431 5855. Best, Retsina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
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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