The Real Greek - Bankside

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!

Book a Table at The Real Greek - Bankside


Units 1-2
Riverside House
2A Southwark Bridge Road
Restaurant Style(s)
Bar & Restaurant
Restaurant Cuisine(s)
Open Hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30.
Average Price for Meal
Average Price for Main Course

Special Offers

Christmas set menu, is valid from 11th November 2019 until 5th January 2020 at all The Real Greek Restaurants. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer / promotion, cannot be discounted. Book this offer

Filoxenia Dinner Menu £12.95pp, is available Sunday - Thursday from 5pm. The Filoxenia Dinner menu also includes Vegan options.This Filoxenia Dinner Menu cannot be discounted.*Greek Salad will be regular size in the Sides & Salads section. Book this offer



Olives (V) (VG) 	£ 	2.50
The ideal Mediterranean nibble, whilst you decide what to order. (317kcal)

Athenian Mixed Nuts (V) (VG) 	£ 	2.50
Roasted and salted pistachios, almonds and walnuts. (479kcal)

Greek Flatbred with Olive Oil & Dukkah (V) 	£ 	2.50
Our twist on an Eastern Mediterranean classic. To experience this dish the traditional way, dip flatbread in olive oil, followed by our homemade Dukkah - a spicy mix of ground, dry roasted nuts and seeds. (538kcal)


Meze [meh-zeh]
  	Small savoury dishes in the Real Greek tradition ? best enjoyed with hot flatbread or our crudités.

  	Cold Meze
Greek Flatbread (V) 	£ 	2.45
Light, moist and incredibly moreish, the authentic Greek classic. (615kcal)

Crudités [cru-di-tay] (V) (VG) 	£ 	2.15
Fresh-cut carrot, celery and cucumber, perfect with one of our homemade dips. (37kcal)

Beetroot, Feta & Lentil NEW 	£ 	4.25
Green lentils, beetroot, red onion and feta in our tangy lemon dressing. (308kcal)

Taramasalata [tara-ma-salata] 	£ 	4.15
Rich, creamy and made fresh every day with naturally smoked undyed cod roe. (913kcal)

Hummus [hum-us] (V) (VG) 	£ 	4.15
Our daily home blend, rich in tahini and delicately spiced with cumin and fresh chilli. (298 kcal)

Tzatziki [tat-zee-kee] (V) 	£
Cool and tangy Greek yoghurt with chopped cucumber, garlic and fresh mint. (163kcal)

Htipiti [hit-ee-pit-ee] 	£ 	4.15
Real Greek feta dip coarsely chopped with roasted red peppers and red onions. (305kcal)

Green Bean, Chickpea & Spinach [v] [vg] NEW 	£ 	4.25
A refreshing meze of green beans, chickpeas, spinach and feta dressed in our fresh lemon and olive oil dressing. (370kcal)

Revithia [v] [vg] NEW 	£ 	4.15
Baby chickpeas with handfuls of herbs, olive oil and lemon. (286kcal)

[melit-zano-salata] (V) (VG) 	£ 	4.15
A light and fragrant blend of smoked aubergine, garlic, shallots and lemon. (236kcal)

Gigandes Plaki
[gig-and-ees pla-ki] (V) (VG) 	£ 	4.15
Hearty giant beans, slow-cooked by our chefs in a rich and herby tomato sauce. (183kcal)

Watermelon, Mint & Feta NEW 	£ 	4.25
Refreshing watermelon, fresh mint and feta on a bed of leaves dressed simply with olive oil and white balsamic and finished with pomegranate seeds. (102kcal)

Tabouleh Salad [ta-boo-lay] (V) 	£ 	4.15
A refreshing salad of rocket, parsley, mint, cucumbers, tomatoes, Macedonian chillies and preserved lemon in an extra virgin olive oil, honey and Kozanis saffron dressing. (117kcal)

Dolmades [dol-ma-dez] (V) (VG) 	£ 	4.25
Daily hand-wrapped vine leaves with our unique rice, herb, pine nut and Corinthian sultana filling. (254kcal)

  	Hot Meze
Tiger Prawns with Garlic & Chilli NEW 	£ 	6.25
Simple but scrumptious, tiger prawns marinated in a garlic and chilli butter. (92kcal)

Grilled Octopus 	£ 	6.00
Beautifully tender octopus tossed in olive oil, garlic and Greek mountain oregano. (447kcal)

Tahini Keftedes NEW 	£ 	6.00
Handmade British lamb patties grilled and served with a tahini sauce. (227kcal)

Tiropitakia [tiro-pi-takia] 	£ 	4.75
Our filo pastry parcels with creamy leek, spinach and feta filling, handmade daily. (416kcal)

Lamb Kefte [kef-ter] 	£ 	5.35
Best British lamb, minced, skewered and marinated with aromatic Anatolian spices. (344kcal)

Grilled Kalamari 	£ 	6.00
Our own unique version, using the freshest squid and a sticky Greek honey and paprika marinade. (286kcal)


Grilled succulent Farm Assured British meat or halloumi, skewered with onions and peppers, marinated and served on a bed of leaves. Choose from...
Chicken (177kcal) 	£ 	4.95
Pork (281kcal) 	£ 	4.95
Lamb (255kcal) 	£ 	5.45
Halloumi [ha-loo-mee] (118kcal) (V)
	£ 	5.00

Bifteki [bif-tek-ee] 	£ 	5.95
Light and succulent British beef patties handmade with spring onion and served with minted yoghurt. (252kcal)

Grilled Asparagus [v] NEW 	£ 	4.00
A real seasonal treat, dressed with olive oil, Greek honey and Kozanis saffron. (140kcal)

Lamb Cutlets 	£ 	6.95
Sweet and succulent British lamb grilled with Greek mountain thyme. (881kcal)

Boureki [boo-rek-ee] 	£ 	4.95
Our handmade filo parcels filled with ground beef and feta, rounded off with a hint of cumin and paprika. (399kcal)

Grilled Aubergine with Tabouleh [v] [vg] NEW 	£ 	4.50
Chargrilled aubergine served warm with a cold tabouleh salad of Corinthian sultanas and roasted pine nuts. (601kcal)

Salt Cod 	£ 	6.00
Fresh cod, home-cured then dipped in beer batter and fried. (346kcal)

Chargrilled Chicken Wings NEW 	£ 	4.95
Four succulent chicken wings coated in our homemade dukkah ? a spicy mix of ground, dry roasted nuts and seeds. (1173kcal)

Grilled Halloumi [ha-loo-mee] (V) 	£ 	4.75
Succulent grilled halloumi with a garnish of charred red peppers. (151kcal)