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The Real Greek - Bankside

Units 1-2 | Riverside House, London SE1 9HA, England
+44 20 7620 0162
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“souvlaki” (49 reviews)
“hummus” (76 reviews)
“meze dishes” (17 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Units 1-2 | Riverside House, London SE1 9HA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice setting, great service . Ordered from the lunch menu which was very good value and tasty. Lovely wine also . Very attentive service

Thank sdl1010
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excuse the late review but I felt I needed to write something. Let me just l say firstly that I used to love this restaurant. The food, the views and atmosphere all normally fantastic. Have been many times. This is why I picked it for...More

Thank Megan R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Five of us visited and had the loveliest meal. Chose two meze each to share with two large Greek salads and some flatbread. Perfect amount of food to pick our way through whilst chatting and drinking gorgeous wine. Our waiter was a star and the...More

Thank Zoe K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had authentic Greek food, well cooked and presented. Nice location, polite staff and honest prices. Highly recommended.

Thank Vincenzo C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are so glad to have stopped at The Real Greek. Our first time at this chain, and certainly not disappointed. We were seated quickly outside, and our waiter was friendly and helped with our menu choices... and how to pronounce them! We went for...More

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely lunch! Food was good and fast, and the general atmosphere was very nice with greek songs all around. Service was great, our waitress Johanna was also greek and friendly and she gave us very tasty recommendations! We had a set menu each, which we...More

Thank Stuart G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty good food, nothing to write home about. Reasonably priced for a bite to eat, but it didn't wow me. Won't be back, but it served its purpose just fine as a pit stop.

Thank Ginnysays
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been going to this restaurant for a while and gave recommended it to may others but my last visit wasn’t so good. Waiter was scruffy. Portions very small and quite expensive. Probably won’t recommend again. Location great, obviously, and food very nice.

Thank terry o o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on Saturday night, although the restaurant was packed they managed to seat us outside with nice view of St.Paul Cathedral, prompt and friendly service, fab food, and reasonable price for London range, definitely we will come back

Thank Alexandre M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Average food with a decent view. Didn't hate it but didn't love it. Wasn't very authentic and probably wouldn't go back but it did the trick for an afternoon lunch on the water

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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13 December 2016|
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Response from Carole L | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you will have a problem I am sure you will be made welcome & able to enjoy their beautiful food & fabulous location 👍
6 August 2016|
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Response from Alastair M | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they have vegeteraian options but cannot swear to gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Units 1-2 | Riverside House, London SE1 9HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7620 0162
  • E-mail
The Real Greek is not only a must for anyone visiting London but is also a favourite among Londoners themselves and at Bankside, we pride ourselves in providing our customers with a wide variety of the finest quality of freshly cooked Mediterranean food. Perfectly located next door to the Globe theatre and only a few steps from the Tate Modern, Bankside is in an ideal spot for any occasion. Again serving the authentic Mezedes, Souvlakis and Sharers, our venue has plenty to offer for both business and pleasure. Being situated on the banks of the River Thames, this restaurant draws anyone walking past and we do recommend you make a booking. We have live Bouzouki Music every WE Friday & Saturday evening from 7:30pm
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