We walked past all the other restaurants on Hardware Lane to end up here and couldn't have been happier that we did. There was no need for coaxing or free drink offers, just the simple statement, 'Greek street food.' Yum.
I ordered the lamb souvlaki and was expecting a kebab-style meal similar to those I've had from street vendors in other cities. What I received blew me away. The lamb was tender, succulent and oh-so delicious. The bread was a perfect balance between tortilla and flatbread, with just a little bit of sponginess that allowed it to soak up all the flavorful juices from the meat and gravy. I was surprised to find that there were chips tucked in alongside the other ingredients, but they added a surprising 'crunch' instead of a soggy 'squish'.
All up, the meal was the prefect size for a light dinner and cost under $20, even with an imported Fix beer.
The atmosphere is 'Mediterranean shabby-chic meets trendy Melbourne cafe' and even though we waited around 15 minutes for our food, the wait staff let us know they were having kitchen delays and the food was so good we still would have been happy if we had to wait longer.
My friend ordered a slice of baklava for dessert, which was somewhat dry but thankfully not sickeningly-sweet, and a slice of custard pastry, which was the winner of the two.
Will definitely stop here next time we're in the area!
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