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The Real Greek Covent Garden

#463 of 17,936 Restaurants in London
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Neighbourhood:
Covent Garden
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60 - 62 Long Acre | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9JE, England
+44 20 7240 2292
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12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed my visit to this restaurant, the staff were accommodating and the food was delicious. We ordered a sharing meal for two which was good value for money and the food was served on what looked like a tiered cake stands, (very nice presentation). The only problem with this restaurant was how small the tables were. It was... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great restaurant. The staff was friendly and helpful. The food is very good. Would go there again. Got a lot of food for very good price

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here after a theatre matinee and not having a reservation were lucky to get a table. The space is quite limited and makes eating an intimate experience with other diners. That aside we were pleased to be seated and our order was taken quickly. Drinks arrived promptly followed by the food and that is where the problem lies.... More 

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Thank shirlloyd
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cheap so-called Greek food all dripping in oil, very small portions and the place was so cold I thought we were sitting in an ice cube as the heating was down. The toilets were in need of a good cleaning too. 2 *stars for Ok service though would never like to visit this place again.

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Thank Deryl E
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice humous and good amount of bread given, the custard dessert was good too. However the main was a let down because the lamb was chewy and the service was true. I would go back, I've had much better Greek food elsewhere.

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Thank if661 .
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although we had the worst table in the restaurant (right by the door) , it was wet & windy, people constantly coming in waiting for their tables , literally surrounding our table, they were practically sitting with us! But still rate it 4* as the food was soo delish, and such great value! I think if we were sat elsewhere... More 

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Cumbria
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for dinner on 25th February and absolutely loved it! We were seated right next to the door which people kept opening and leaving wide open despite being asked politely by the waiter to close it. As it was a wet and windy night this was quite annoying but we were offered a different table (without even asking) before our... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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240 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

TripAdvisor 'near me now' App guided my wife and I to this gem of a Greek restaurant for a delicious lunch. We chose to do the lunch special instead of a la carte. It seems the approach is to mix and match mezzo style Greek food which is served on a small tower. Two meals of juicy minced lamb perfectly... More 

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Thank stephenjason
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was just around the corner from our hotel tucked away down a side street. What a fantastic Greek restaurant warm friendly atmosphere and great food it was a pleasure eating here, we share a peloponese and a bottle of wine The waiter was brilliant nothing was to much trouble. Stavros made us feel like family. Best restaurant around Covent... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On 24 Feb 2017, I tried to get in the restaurant in Covent Garden. The restaurant is small however there were a few tables apparently free. As soon as I opened the door to ask if was possible to get a table for 3 people, one of the waiters shouted across the restaurant to shut the door. I tried to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 - 62 Long Acre | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 2292
Description
The restaurant caters for Covent Garden's mix of locals, tourists and those who adore the theatre and opera, serving a delicious selection of Mezedes, freshly char-grilled Souvlakis and Sharers. We have a private room downstairs in the restaurant that can seat a maximum of 14 people, if you wish to make a private booking.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Covent Garden

Neighbourhood Profile
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 


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