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13 -14 Cockfosters Parade | Cockfosters, Barnet, England
+44 20 8441 1003
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“veal chop” (4 reviews)
“souvlaki” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
13 -14 Cockfosters Parade | Cockfosters, Barnet, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a really good experience. Being Greek in origin and very keen in Greek cuisine, I would say this is the place to get a really good taste of Greece. Lovely desserts to finish the night in a sweet way.

Thank George P
Reviewed 1 week ago

June 2017 was my second visit to Desire. As Greek Cypriot myself, I noticed that it's a popular place amongst our community which in my opinion, means it's authentic and is a real 'meze' although many other dishes are available as a main. Buzzy and...More

Thank annaanzoulides
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I frequently visit this restuarant, up to 3 times a week. The food and service is fault less. I have never ordered something that I haven't enjoyed and George the owner does an excellent job!

Thank L15sy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my partner and i went there recently .she had king prawns lots of them .i had a lamb sheftalia.the food was absolutely delicious .and served on warm plates .take note a very close rival in cockfosters

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined here this evening having visited the restaurant many times before. It's always been consistently good and I've never left a review before but tonight the food was amazing. Sea bass in particular was really fresh and melts in your mouth. Me and my...More

Thank izzimarie
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Love, love the souvla, lamb chops anything​ that's cooked on the charcoal. A typical busy,loud Greek Cypriot ambience!

Thank vwebster67
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I have visited a number of Greek restaurants, this is number one! The owner is always at hand to help you select from the menu. He oversees everything. Great food !!

Thank George L
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite Cypriot restaurants the standard is always high and the good is well cooked.My only criticism is the noise level makes it difficult to converse and listen to what is being said.

Thank Underhill19
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Made a special journey to this out of town eaterie as its very hard to find a " souvla. " Which I had when I was here last and loved it was very nice but not up to previous standard Nevertheless less great atmosphere our...More

Thank msugarm
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This has become our regular Greek Cypriot restaurant due to it being within walking distance and we can have a drink and its excellent, staff friendly, food great and reasonable prices. You have to try this place, be sure to book as it gets very...More

Thank Savas T
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Margaret H
28 April 2017|
Response from Maria P | Reviewed this property |
EN4 0BX It's opposite Cockfosters station
1 August 2016|
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Response from jotheo03 | Reviewed this property |
I am not the owner - just done there
29 January 2016|
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Response from nigeljcook | Reviewed this property |
Restaurant is on a parade of shops, parking is available in theory, but you can park a little away from the venue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 -14 Cockfosters Parade | Cockfosters, Barnet, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Barnet
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8441 1003
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