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The Real Greek Covent Garden

#473 of 17,958 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Covent Garden
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60 - 62 Long Acre | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9JE, England
+44 20 7240 2292
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked in at 7.30pm on a Saturday evening with no reservation and little hope of getting a table - however, we were told just a 15 minute wait and they could squeeze us in. Brilliant service from the moment we walked in the door, very attentive staff who were polite and friendly - particularly Stavros. But the star of... More 

Thank Lucy S
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114 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited at 6pm on a Sat evening which was obviously a really busy time with pre theatre goers, luckily I'd booked but still needed to wait 15mins. However, the staff were apologetic and friendly and showed us to our table as soon as they could. The menu is great and food delicious and all the staff were smiling despite... More 

Thank Shirly310
Dwygyfylchi, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

While in London recently and visiting the Royal Opera House to see the opera “The Meister Singers”, which, with intervals, spans a period of more than five and a half hours, we found it necessary to have a late lunch as opposed to an early dinner just before the start of the performance. Having enjoyed Greek food on many occasions,... More 

1 Thank Heddwyn J
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here back in December with a friend when we were visiting London. Restaurant was packed but staff found us a table. Can't remember the name of what we ordered but it was absolutely delicious!! Both my friend and I agreed that it was the best Greek we'd had in ages and enjoyed every second of our meal. Can't wait... More 

1 Thank Loulou0687
Munich, Germany
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly and professional service, when the place is full it gets more than cozy - one could say crowded with limited space. The food is adapted to British taste, standard nothing special. The food is tasty and well cooked, yet if the place is called "Real Greek" one would expect the food is alike.

Thank Victor H
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely friendly place to eat - we were served by a jovial, jocular man called Stavros and the food was incredibly excellent

Thank georgedanilewis
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sister in law found this place on Trip advisor. Reviews were great so off we went. This place was amazing ! They got us a table for 5 people. The menu, had a great selection. If you didn't know what you wanted - order the 2 person share menu £36. Some of my favourites was the flatbread and spicy... More 

Thank lynzp
Plantation, Florida
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Searching for a spot to eat dinner prior to 7:30pm show at the New London Theater, we found The Real Greek via TripAdvisor. And we are so glad we did. We took a chance on "showing up" between the lunch & dinner crush as we didn't have a reservation & couldn't one find available. Stavros greeted us warmly & told... More 

1 Thank valmcc
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here on a busy Saturday night. For all those rating low due to lack of tables- what do you expect in busy Covent Garden restaurants? We easily booked a table online the night before visiting. The food was delicious and there were lots of authentic Greek options. We had the souvlaki for two which was... More 

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious meal at this delightful restaraunt.Friendly and helpful staff were attentive and the atmosphere was lively.The food was fresh and well cooked and presented. Glad we pre booked as many people were turned away. Would recommend.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $26
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 - 62 Long Acre | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighborhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 2292
The restaurant caters for Covent Garden's mix of locals, tourists and those who adore the theatre and opera, serving a delicious selection of Mezedes, freshly char-grilled Souvlakis and Sharers. We have a private room downstairs in the restaurant that can seat a maximum of 14 people, if you wish to make a private booking.

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Staying in Covent Garden

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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 

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