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Retsina

#212 of 1,351 Restaurants in Liverpool
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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73A Derby Lane | Old Swan, Liverpool L13 6QE, England
+44 151 220 4490
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Booked for a surprise 50th birthday tonight. We arranged for them to have the table ready with a few balloons, banners etc. (Which we dropped off). They where brought to us as we sat down only to put them up ourselves. We had to blow them up and put them up. The food was below average, I ordered a mixed... More 

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4 Thank tonyefc3
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

A lovely meal with friends at the Retsina. First time here and I wasn't disappointed. The food was authentic and reasonable. Only thing is you have to pay extra for chips or rice and surcharges on some meals but well worth it. Our server was very pleasant and friendly. A good two course meal with two soft drinks for £20... More 

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Thank Jan H
Liverpool
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Visited last minute to catch up with friends. Went early evening about 6pm. Friendly helpful waitress and staff. All enjoyed our meal and I had the hummus, veggie moussaka and baklava. Had the Greek wine which was lovely too. Lively atmosphere but enough to enjoy ourselves. Got quite busy for a Wed too.

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Thank JHughesLiverpool
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit,the kebebs cooked to perfection and paklava to die for,true greek night with live greek music.

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Thank Chris V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We visited Restina for my fiancé's birthday last week. There were 5 of us in total and all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The food was all freshly prepared and cooked at the back of the restaurant in full view. My fiancé and I have recently got back from Greece and it is also where we are getting married next year and... More 

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This restaurant is a hidden gem, we must have eaten here 6 times over the summer months. The 2 course set menu for £9.95 is such good value I can HIGHLY reccomend the mixed grill it's so so tasty i'm salivating just thinking about the lamb chops.

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Thank Cheryl S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Quick & simple . Review Good proper Greek Cypriot traditional food Huge variety Greek chefs & waiters Lovley surroundings & outside garden to . Food was delicious & service good & reasonable priced . Would re visit .better through the week as weekend is rather busy .😀

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Thank Yatchs
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

It took 30 minutes before anyone even asked if we would ike a drink. The food took an age to finally arrived. The prawn skordates was vile. The sea basswas overcooked and the gammon was impossible to even cut. The waitress, if you can call her that, slammed the drinks down so hard my elderly mum jumped out of her... More 

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2 Thank jameslibbie
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Last night I celebrated my birthday at the Retsinia, it was my first visit and definitely won't be my last in fact I've booked our staff Christmas night out there too. The place and the atmosphere perfectly captures a Greek tavern as does the background music, the staff are warm and friendly, the cook came out to speak to us... More 

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Thank angelabillin
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Never had Greek before and after eating here I can't believe what i've been missing. Recommend to anyone. Cheap, authentic, quality, staff fantastic, welcoming atmosphere

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73A Derby Lane | Old Swan, Liverpool L13 6QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 220 4490

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?