We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Real Greek - Spitalfields

$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
6 Horner Square | Old Spitalfields Market, London E1 6EW, England
+44 20 7375 1364
12:00 - 22:30
Open now
See all hours
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

292 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 260: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For a reasonable, hearty evening meal, this place is a nice contrast to all the Euro gastro pubs dotted around Liverpool Street. The food looks pretty ordinary, but was actually pretty damned good. Flat breads and humus, slaw, Greek salads, charred octopus and aubergine dip - lovely. I really enjoyed it, and would do it again for a family meal.... More 

Thank Ofneph
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For the size portions you get, it is overpriced. We popped in probably an hour or so before their last orders and had one of their meze type menus for two. Wasn't quite sure whether some of it was meant to be cold meze or hot, as at least two of the dishes were simply Luke warm. Bean dish was... More 

Thank Fishpond1
Reading, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited this place on Good Friday - 2nd time I have used this chain - ironically last time was good friday too... anyway I wont be going back - We took one of the sharing platters and a bottle of the house red - Its basically a vegetarian meal the chicken skewers have 5 small pieces of chicken on them... More 

Thank 7Fish
Chichester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to Old Spitalfields Market. So many tempting aromas from the stalls, but after a long morning we were desperate for a civilised lunch in the warm. The Real Greek hit the mark perfectly! Excellent food, expertly prepared and presented, great house wine, good atmosphere with friendly, helpful service.

Thank KiChichester
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good, relaxing atmosphere. Big thanks to Kostas A. for taking such a good care of us.

Thank Rosana B
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks Kostas for looking after us. Great service, great atmosphere, great food! Tasty Greek food enjoyed by the whole family.

Thank TheDistanceTraveller
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite places for lunch break. This Real Greek has a streetfood deli as well, and a full box is only £5.50. The meat is super good. I also visited for early drinks and dinner with colleagues recently; we sat at one if the cozy booths. Service was great, and the food was perfect, although I think their... More 

Thank johnnathanD
Paris, France
Level Contributor
15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last Friday, my friend and I took away a lunch box from The Real Greek in Spitafields. Every dish looked very good and very tasty. Unfortunately, the pleasure was short lived, I have been sick the whole following night. On Saturday morning, I received a text from my friend telling me she had also been sick the whole night. So... More 

Thank LouDut
Level Contributor
102 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

As we were going to the Opera in the evening, we needed a filling lunch. Where better than the Real Greek? Really good, tasty food which left us full (but not stuffed!). There were a number of options that gave us great value - it's really nice to feel there are a real range of options on offer. We opted... More 

Thank S-JPeters
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We had the octopus, the lamb cutlets, tzaziki, the Aegean prawns and the olives. Everything was amazing! The house wine is very bad, so try to avoid it. The rest is amazing, the staff is very nice and has nice atmosphere. We highly recommended!

Thank Sara V

Been to The Real Greek - Spitalfields? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$26
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Horner Square | Old Spitalfields Market, London E1 6EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7375 1364
Situated in the heart of the renowned Old Spitalfields Market, voted Best London Market, and just a stone's throw away from the buzzing City, this restaurant is one of its kind.

We pride ourselves in always providing our customers with a healthy, fresh seasonal menu where they are always able to find something different and exciting to tantalize their taste buds! This location is ideal for lunch, business meetings, dinner or even if you just fancy a couple of drinks, it makes for the perfect ending to a stressful day at work or the perfect start to one's evening ahead!

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Real Greek - Spitalfields staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Spitalfields

Neighbourhood Profile
For a glimpse of Georgian and Victorian London at its most pristine, or a peek into what's apt to be the next big global trend, the hipster zone of Spitalfields can provide hours of amazement. Around the clock, this is a haven for early morning bargain hunters sizing up its street markets, foodie foragers throughout the day, or late night revelers hitting some of London's most popular bars and clubs.

 Wedged between the business-minded City of London, expressly trendy Shoreditch, and zestful Whitechapel, the lines between traditional and contemporary beautifully blur in this historic East End nexus.
Explore this neighbourhood