The Real Greek - Bankside

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Ideally located next to the Globe Theatre and near to the Tate Modern, this popular restaurant serves fresh, authentic mezedes, souvlakis and sharing platters to its buzzing clientele on the banks of the River Thames. Perfect for sightseers and Londoners themselves who fancy a spot of Mediterranean dining, The Real Greek prides itself in providing a wide variety of the finest quality cuisine, based around the concept of Greek 'street food'.You can opt to dine in the outdoor dining area or prop yourself up against the sleek industrial interior of the restaurant itself - a venue suitable for both business and pleasure. This restaurant attracts the attention of anyone walking past and invites you to enjoy a genuine Greek dining experience here!


Average main course £8.00 per diner
Average food spend £12.00 per diner

Venue Details & Map

The Real Greek - Bankside

Riverside House
2A Southwark Bridge Road
+44 (0)20 7620 0162

Yelp Reviews

6.00 out of 5
based on 52 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Real Greek - Bankside

5.0 out of 5
21 December 2016
by Michal K.

Absolutely wonderful. I have organised a Christmas Party there yesterday and was delighted with the service. Meze was great, I enjoyed the diversity of food on my plate, followed by Lamb with small potatoes and young carrots - a very simple but delicious dish. The sauce was excellent, moist and with right amount of acidity as for my taste. The whole experience was complimented with a wonderful... more

4.0 out of 5
09 August 2017
by Alice C.

Lovely Greek restaurant along the River. The menu consists of cold and hot small plates that you can pick and choose from. There's also the option to do a set menu, but I got drawn in by the pork belly and octopus do opted for a la carte.

We really enjoyed the grilled octopus, watermelon and haloumi salad ( seasonal) and branched out the try the cod roe dip. The pork belly eat tasty but on... more

5.0 out of 5
07 January 2018
by Andrea T.

Fantastic night. We were a party of 8 half soused individuals and they took great care of us. My husband has many food allergies and they worked with us to ensure that he could order safely and that his order was delivered directly to him.

Food was fantastic. We ordered pretty much the entire menu and every plate was delicious. Desserts were well enjoyed.

Much more economical than... more

2.0 out of 5
01 August 2016
by Lauren V.

I love Greek food, but this spot seemed a washed out, toned down version of it. Lots of options which will please a large group, or a mix matched group with different tastes, but ultimately the food itself was fairly boring.

I got the halloumi salad which was the healthiest thing on offer, but not very healthy at that - not a shred of lettuce or green in there (despite the menu's promise of a... more

2.0 out of 5
16 January 2018
by Kyle M.

When my wife and I lived in london we used to visit TRG every two weeks, we loved it. After moving to the US we talk about how much we missed it. So when we had came back we quickly scheduled in some time to stop by our favourite restaurant.

We where meeting friends there, we arrived first and was shown to a table. We sat and waited for our server to take our drinks order.... we waited and... more

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