The Real Greek - Reading

(281 Reviews)
The Oracle, Reading, South East England, RG1 2AT
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Lunch Menu £7.95 per person

Lunch Menu is available Monday - Friday from 12-5pm.


Main course: £8
Food spend: £12

Restaurant description

With outdoor seating overlooking the canal, The Real Greek Reading gives diners an authentic taste of laidback, inviting Mediterranean dining. Set inside The Oracle centre with its shopping and cinema attractions, this is a perfect spot to unwind after a day at the shops. The kids' menus makes this a versatile spot for families too.

Showcasing robust flavours, The Real Greek menu presents an array of wholesome specialities. Ideal for sharing, tasty hot and cold mezes sit alongside souvlaki wraps, served straight from the grill. Favourites from the wide selection include juicy tiger prawns in a rich tomato sauce, with spinach, pickled peppers and sprinkled with feta, or handmade British lamb patties with Greek yoghurt.

Extending tradition through to the dessert menu, The Real Greek Reading offers a tantalisingly sweet selection, from Greek filo custard pie, to luxurious homemade baklava. Family-friendly The Real Greek offers a fun meze and skewer selection for everyone.

Filled with traditional Greek styling and with a warm Mediterranean ambience all through the day, The Real Greek in Reading is just a 9-minute walk from Reading Rail Station.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for The Real Greek - Reading
(based on 281 reviews)

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  • afternoon tea (7)
  • al fresco (48)
  • breakfast (2)
  • business (21)
  • child friendly (39)
  • dinner (226)
  • entertainment (24)
  • large parties (79)
  • lunch (154)
  • luxury (7)
  • private dining (19)
  • romantic (40)
  • trendy (76)
  • value (84)
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  • By James B from Basingstoke
    18 October 2020

    The food is great, but so are the staff. Been back a few times as the combo is really good. It's a chain of restaurants, but the staff make it feel like you're visiting a family owned place. On this occasion we were there to celebrate a 70th birthday and I the staff helped with candles and a sparkler on a cake for the birthday boy.

  • By Lisa S from Thatcham
    16 October 2020

    Favourite lunchtime venue. Service and food the best in Reading. Have the trio, humous, Tzakizeki with Flatbread, chicken skewers and chips. Fantastic.

  • By Beth C from Reading
    15 October 2020

    I’ve been here a few times and every time the quality of food has been amazing! The staff are so friendly and welcoming and the service is very fast. My favourite dish is the chicken skewers and I recommend getting the flatbread with hummus! I will definitely be going back again soon

  • By Rakhi M from Reading
    10 October 2020

    Lovely friendly service, good tasting food. Small portions for the price charged, surprised we needed to order bread separately with our £5 Tzatziki - not something you would experience at a traditional Greek restaurant...

  • By Maia C from Reading
    10 October 2020

    Lovely staff - very attentive

  • By Zac Y from Reading
    7 October 2020

    The staff were friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. The outdoor tables were well sheltered and comfortable. The food was delicious - we had forgotten how good it is, it'[s been so long! Many vegan options and all well labelled. The Real Greek is a real treat.

  • By Katarina D from Basingstoke
    6 October 2020

    the food was excellent

  • By Nigel M from Reading
    3 October 2020

    Restaurant experience was very good, well set out and service was quick with no issues. For me though, I was hoping for a more authentic Greek experience and have been looking forward to visiting the Real Greek for a long time and can’t help feeling it was a little too commercialised and the food felt almost “rushed” which was a real shame

  • By Molly E from Reading
    2 October 2020

    Fab service, the waitress was really lovely, offered us to try a selection of wines before we bought some, highly recommend the pork belly!

  • By John G from Reading
    29 September 2020

    Had a few dishes .. chicken dish was horrendous and was more like a small portion of pulled chicken. Looked like cat food over priced ... I then had a lamb dish .. over cooked flavourless lump of mince ... service overall was good .. food was overpriced and not good value at all ... would not go back.

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The Real Greek - Reading
The Oracle, Reading, South East England, RG1 2AT

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