We enjoyed the entree of bread and 3 dips and then our mains of slow cooked lamb and pork souvlaki. The service was prompt and friendly even though we did not have a booking. We wanted to try dessert but the meals were very filling.....
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The retro Greek/Kiwi decor of the restaurant looks clean and appealing. All the meals were excellent, with fresh, quality ingredients, cooked and presented with care. The meals were not large, but were perfect for us. Both of our kids really enjoyed their grilled octopus followed...More
We stopped in Greek National after just walking by, and even though we didn't have a reservation they were able to squeeze us in. We were very happy that worked out! The vegetarian moussaka, Greek salad, and Kessaria pies were all excellent, with flavors that...More
You are crazy if you miss trying at least one dining experience at the Greek National Café in Napier
First time here on recommendation from others. We shared an entrée of pita bread with 3 dips. The pita bread was stunning, the dips less so. The tzatziki was very nice bit the other 2 were pureed like baby food and had no texture or...More
A great night. Lovely food. Prompt friendly personal service and beautiful house made ice cream. The maze platter was a great way to try out different dishes. I hadn’t tried Greek before and was a bit wary of olives. Had no need to worry. The...More
Wonderful experience. Okay, modest decor, but very good/authentic greek cuisine. "Ithaca style" says the front of house guy*, so a different but very tasty take on kleftico (slow cooked lamb) a salad with tomatoes, cucumber and olives but no greens, etc. Good selecton of modestly...More
The decor is incredible - an absolute time capsule, the food is remarkable - authentic and cooked to perfection, and the staff were a delight.
A group of five of us dined here. The restaurant is aa old 1970s style cafe, so do not expect to be blown away by the decor but it's really neat that they have maintained the original fittings and furniture. The dinning area is small...More
From start to finish we had a great experience at the National Cafe. So lucky to have this amazing place preserved and turning out great family service in Napier. Flavoursome Greek food that had us all sharing the delicious meze platters and competing for who...More