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Elia Greek Restaurant

24 George Square, Glasgow G2 1EG, Scotland
+44 141 221 9988
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
24 George Square, Glasgow G2 1EG, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Authentic Greek taverna serving specialities normally only found in Greece itself. Generous portions of said traditional fayre. Very reasonable prices too. Chilled Retsina, an acquired taste, admittedly but once acquired, never forgotten. Lunchtime menu which could masquerade as a dinner menu at a fraction of...More

Thank normadaremas
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited this lovely restaurant for lunch on a Thursday. It was very quiet, so much so there seemed to be more staff than customers. I had the hummous with pitta bread which was amazing and kind of reminded me not to ever buy it...More

Thank BarryMcmichael
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am being completely honest when I say it was one of the best Greek restaurants I have been (given that I am Greek). It is more than just representative of Greek cuisine. The staff was exceptionally friendly and polite with perfect timing and respect...More

Thank ZetaTsavalou
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my wife really enjoyed our meal here, the service was excellent, the staff were very friendly and helpful with the menu. The food was excellent, I honestly can’t think of a bad thing to say about it. I’ll definitely be back 👍

Thank stuadams
Petrokefalianos, Public Relations Manager at Elia Greek Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your super review. We are really glad you had such a great time and look forward to seeing you next time!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our meal. Lovely ambience and staff are drlughtful. Best calimari starter I've had in a long time cooked to perfection. Also lovely olives and fresh bread. Had the estofado. To be honest and reason 4 star rather than 5 on this occasion the meat...More

Thank lewis107
Petrokefalianos, Elia Greek Restaurant at Elia Greek Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks @lewis107 for your review. We only use chuck tender meat (Scottish Beef) for our stew. Depending on the animal it can be different results from cooking the same way - however this is unusual for us. Glad you enjoyed the calamari - one of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was very lucky to find this incredibly accommodating restaurant in a central location in Glasgow, conveniently 2 minutes from our hotel. The staff from start to finish were extremely friendly and could not have done more to suit our needs. They have exceeded my expectations...More

Thank Christina S
Petrokefalianos, Elia Greek Restaurant at Elia Greek Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for much for your review Christina - hopefully we will see you again next time you are in the city!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Am Greek so my expectations were very high. It was a lovely surprise. Food was very tasty. Staff was more than helpful. Very nice decoration. Clean. At a Central position. Try the Olive oil with bread as a start. Excellent view.

Thank PavlosMetaxas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was another terrific find. Run by a Greek family, just off the square. Was quite busy, but as we were only 2 people, they managed to find a place for us; so booking recommended. The food was great and service was efficient. We shared...More

Thank sandy r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I love Greek food and were looking for a new local since moving here 2 months ago. We decided to give Elia a try and we weren't disappointed! The seating was spacious and not too cramped, the decor was well thought out...More

Thank Jessica C
Petrokefalianos, Elia Greek Restaurant at Elia Greek Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your 5 star review Jessica - hopefully see you again very soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide recommended this restaurant and we sat down with a party of 5. I have celiac disease and found the owner, George Ieronymidis, extremely accommodating and I was served an excellent and totally gluten free meal. All of my family enjoyed their meals...More

Thank PaulanDennis
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30 December 2017|
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Response from RobertaFyti | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don’t know if they do or not. I don’t like large portions either but found the quantities on the lunch menu were very manageable and at £6.99 for 2 courses it’s not going to be a big deal if you can’t finish it
14 December 2017|
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Response from Tilli T | Reviewed this property |
Most of the delicious food is naturally gluten free - fish, meat,cheeses, vegetables and fruit for example. easy to avoid bread and pastries. Most entrees are grilled - if you go for one of the casseroles etc worth... More
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18 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 George Square, Glasgow G2 1EG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 221 9988
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