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The Real Greek - Bankside

Units 1-2 | Riverside House, London SE1 9HA, England
+44 20 7620 0162
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“souvlaki” (53 reviews)
“flatbread” (67 reviews)
“htipiti” (11 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Units 1-2 | Riverside House, London SE1 9HA, England
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1 - 10 of 1,058 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Turned up on a Saturday evening on the off chance that they had a table for three. They managed to squeeze us in and serve us promptly despite being busy. We chose 3 small plates each and this was more than enough with flat breads....More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food with live Greek music. We ordered Flafel, Humus, and Greek salad for starter. Lamp skewers, Lamb kebab and chicken skewers for main course. And they all tasted delicious. We ordered Greek custard pie and baklava for desert.

Thank Ashraf A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrible food, terrible environment. Music is ok. However there are much better places for greek food to visit.

2  Thank Arman S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is always a good bet for me when I’m hungry and want some Greek comfort food. I like the little tower of Greek selections which are always freshly made & tasty. I’m never disappointed by the food although it’s true the servings can be...More

Thank tazmaniak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to The Real Greek on a recent visit to London with friends. Coming from Yorkshire we expected it to be a costly night, but we were given quite a surprise. They booked us in when I called in the afternoon and were very...More

Thank George W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met for a reunion with friends. Unfortunately the live music was too loud for conversation. We chose a mix of the set menus (~£20/ head) and mid priced wine (£22/ bottle). the quantities were reasonable but uninspiring. I wouldn't bother to go again

Thank PeteAndJanet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Real Greek due to its proximity to the Globe. I asked the waiter to help me select a red Greek wine but he brought a bottle of white wine over (which he had to change). We had one of the set...More

Thank AJMglobaltraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fantastic location wouldn't mean so much if the food didn't match but, thankfully, it does! Delicious Greek food that will satisfy meat eaters, seafood lovers and vegetarians. The views across the river (Saint Paul's included) are stunning. Very convenient to Shakespeare's Globe with several...More

Thank aerodrome62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Real Greek was really Real Greek :) Foods was amazing. Mezes was delicious.. Definetly I'll go again..

Thank Büşra A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking forward to trying this restaurant out because I love the location on the Thames. However, I had to wait to be served for a long time and others were served before me. I ordered the souvalaki which were small lifeless wraps with...More

1  Thank Adam D
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Nearby Attractions
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
7,095 reviews
.11 km away
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.29 km away
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13 December 2016|
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Response from Carole L | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you will have a problem I am sure you will be made welcome & able to enjoy their beautiful food & fabulous location 👍
6 August 2016|
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Response from Alastair M | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they have vegeteraian options but cannot swear to gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 AM - 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: Units 1-2 | Riverside House, London SE1 9HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7620 0162
  • E-mail
The Real Greek is not only a must for anyone visiting London but is also a favourite among Londoners themselves and at Bankside, we pride ourselves in providing our customers with a wide variety of the finest quality of freshly cooked Mediterranean food. Perfectly located next door to the Globe theatre and only a few steps from the Tate Modern, Bankside is in an ideal spot for any occasion. Again serving the authentic Mezedes, Souvlakis and Sharers, our venue has plenty to offer for both business and pleasure. Being situated on the banks of the River Thames, this restaurant draws anyone walking past and we do recommend you make a booking. We have live Bouzouki Music every WE Friday & Saturday evening from 7:30pm
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