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The Real Greek - Spitalfields

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Shoreditch
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6 Horner Square | Old Spitalfields Market, London E1 6EW, England
+44 20 7375 1364
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As we were going to the Opera in the evening, we needed a filling lunch. Where better than the Real Greek? Really good, tasty food which left us full (but not stuffed!). There were a number of options that gave us great value - it's really nice to feel there are a real range of options on offer. We opted... More 

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Thank S-JPeters
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the octopus, the lamb cutlets, tzaziki, the Aegean prawns and the olives. Everything was amazing! The house wine is very bad, so try to avoid it. The rest is amazing, the staff is very nice and has nice atmosphere. We highly recommended!

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Thank Sara V
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff and amazing food! They had one of the best hummus I have ever had. I like the concept with small dishes that you order and share. Next time in London, we will be back!

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Thank vichy2
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had such amazing time at this restaurant. The food was lovely as usual and the service was just extraordinary. Our waitress Maddie (or Mady?) was the nicest person in the world. She took such good care of us! I met friends as it was my birthday a few weeks ago. While she was taking our order she heard us... More 

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Thank Clemence S
London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great service - our waiter Kostas was really fun and that only added to a great meal out for under £20 pp. highly recommend

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Thank Georgie L
Santa Rosa, California
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230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The special thing about this place is the service. It's very friendly -- one almost feels like they're visiting good friend instead of a restaurant. But the food is also great. It's served tapas style -- small portions (to be shared). The lamb and potatoes are particularly good. The ambiance is nice -- bright and airy. Prices are fairly reasonable.

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Thank Scott95401
Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Good bread, hummus, aubergine, feta filos. Merlot very nice. Bit loud and crowded. Calamari could be crispier. Generally very good!

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Thank BethGranter
Looe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

We had a great selection of food here. Flatbreads, salad, falafel, seafood, chicken... Coupled with some nice Greek white wine I'd not heard of. It was a nice atmosphere with live music and lots of buzz (it was a Saturday). Good value too. Almost went past as it was in the market itself, but glad we didn't. Worth a visit.

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Thank eh999
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017

Hadn't seen this group of Greek restaurants before. Visited Spitalfields and loving Greek food (& Greece) we decided to give it a try. Went for the Peloponnese sharing menu for two (you do get alternatives to choose within that selection). Very good value at £32 for two. Went for the flatbread, tzatziki, gigantes, tiropittakia, chicken souvlaki, lamb kefte, Greek Salad... More 

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Thank John B
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017

I recently took my sister here, who i have to say was a little reluctant, however we both loved the selection of food a tasty selection which you could share. The platters arrived swiftly. The staff were friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Horner Square | Old Spitalfields Market, London E1 6EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Shoreditch
  • Neighborhood: Shoreditch
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7375 1364
Description
Situated in the heart of the renowned Old Spitalfields Market, voted Best London Market, and just a stone's throw away from the buzzing City, this restaurant is one of its kind.

We pride ourselves in always providing our customers with a healthy, fresh seasonal menu where they are always able to find something different and exciting to tantalize their taste buds! This location is ideal for lunch, business meetings, dinner or even if you just fancy a couple of drinks, it makes for the perfect ending to a stressful day at work or the perfect start to one's evening ahead!

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