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Retsina Restaurant

) #4,771 of 18,190 Restaurants in London ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mediterranean, European, Greek
48-50 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5AR, England
+44 20 7431 5855
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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48-50 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5AR, England
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading some mixed reviews I confessed I was a bit apprehensive...but glad we went anyway. We had the meat mezze, for three. Food was fresh and delicious, with great variety and portion size. Staff was so nice and attentive. Nothing was amiss. Looking forward...More

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Retsina is a place i've wanted to try for many years, as i live in the area, but never had the chance really. So i was quite excited to go there at last. As soon as we arrived, the waiter seemed completely lost, very tired.....More

1  Thank Misto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The mixed souvla is one of the best dishes! Owners and waiters are very friendly and caring for the customers.

Thank Constantina1984
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we visited Retsina Restaurant while staying in Belsize Park on Sunday night. They were extremely busy with a christening but allocated us a table for 2 outside on the pavement on a lovely sunny evening. The waiter gave us menus & took our drinks order...More

Thank lLiverpoolSteve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always nice to visit a restaurant for the first time and want to return. The waiter was attentive and took our orders quite quickly. Starters were served very quickly. I had the Sea Bass fillets as a main meal. It was a very good sized...More

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

Thank you so much for your positive comments. We are happy you enjoyed your evening at Retsina, We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best, Harry, Zeta & Leon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in this place over the week-end to test and compare with others Greek places: The mezes were terrible, the greek salads was 60% lettuce base (since when we use lettuce in a greek salad!) and the feta (presented as feta) was just awful, no...More

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

Thank you for your comments - But unfortunately really I can not agree with them this time round, Salad - Seasonal and adapted to taste, unfortunately we do not have the luxury of the greek climate to produce a fully authentic greek salad, NO UK...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely friendly restaurant. Good food. Lots of it ,nice atmosphere. Had my favourite, lamb cutlets and tomatoes and onion salad. Simple and fresh. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank loulouleopeo
Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive comments, We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Retsina is fantastic. I am actually going tonight, but have been 4 times in the last 2 months and it really is a joy each time. The service is great. We have waited for our bill for quite a while on a number of occasions...More

Thank cnhptl
Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you so much for your positive comments. We are happy you enjoyed your evening at Retsina, We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best, Harry, Zeta & Leon

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The food we both thought was really good but i was expecting the service to be amazing because of all the other reviews i read. First of all we waited for sometime at the entrance before being seated. When we ordered our wine the waiter...More

Thank Jermaine B
Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Dear Customer, Thank you for your comments - we take all serious honest comments seriously and appreciate each and every one, We are happy you enjoyed the quality of the food and I would personally like to apologise if our service was not up to...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017

This restaurant is nothing special the food is overly salted. I went there on Saturday night and there was about 10 of us, I had Kalahari that had no sauce and the Kalahari was cold and like elastic bands. My daughter's had hummus that was...More

Thank lorraine19562014
Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Dear Customer, I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your meal - this is not the norm and our 30 plus years of successful business is testament to this, unfortunately you sometimes can not please everyone and we are sorry if the meal...More

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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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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