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Retsina Restaurant

#4,401 of 17,838 Restaurants in London
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48-50 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5AR, England
+44 20 7431 5855
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18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Tue 11:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sun 11:45 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice local Greek place. The decor gives you a nice reminder of a Greek holiday with its slightly nautical feel. The Greek salad I had was a bit boring with not particularly special vegetables, feta or dressing and the pitta bread was also a bit average, but my partner had a delicious meat dish, so maybe I just ordered badly.... More 

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. They are very much appreciated from all the staff at Retsina. More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Came there on Wednesday evening, it's my second visit, came with some friends, we had an amazing three course dinner, couple bottles of wine. First of all after starters I was already quite full, but when I saw the mains... you can see that the food is made with love! Will come back again and again! Lovely family always welcoming... More 

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. They are very much appreciated from all the staff at Retsina. More 

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182 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place to go if you want some authentic and delicious Greek food. Its quite busy so I recommend booking in advance. Food is delicious and service is great. Highly recommended.

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. They are very much appreciated from all the staff at Retsina. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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95 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the nice collection of Belsize Village restaurants, good particularly since the Turkish Beoglu closed down there. It's the fll range of Greek specialties, in an easy setting.

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. They are very much appreciated from all the staff at Retsina. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We organised a group event at the Retsina for our charity to raise funds. We had agreed a set menu but when we came to paying the lunch for 34 people, the manager changed the details and claimed some things were not included in the initial price. On top of that, some people paid extra drinks and deserts on the... More 

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

I don't usually respond to rewiews such as this in a defensive matter but on this acation I feel I have too. You received a menu detailing exactly what was included. A 3 course meze menu. Starters - middle courses and main courses wjth vegetarian options. No drinks and no deserts where included. You preceded to lie on the evening... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We treasure our local Retsina and feel so thankful to enjoy this restaurant as part of our local community. It's with some reluctance I post this review as I'd prefer to keep this treasure known amongst our community. But how selfish to not share this wonderful experience with those fortunate enough to visit the area. Where to start regarding the... More 

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. They are very much appreciated from all the staff at Retsina. More 

Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Dinner this evening at Retsina, a local greek restaurant. Service was prompt, friendly and courteous.Two of us ordered the avgolemono and were delighted with the flavorful soup. Also ordered starters and a lamb kabob that were delicious. Definitely recommend trying this delightful restaurant.

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. They are very much appreciated from all the staff at Retsina. More 

Sydney, Australia
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305 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was very near to our apartment and it is an excellent local restaurant in a local group of shops. We went there because it was 200 yards from our apartment, but it would be worth travelling a little for. Great classic Greek food menu. Not imaginative or tricky, just good quality. Service a little grumpy but good. Limited... More 

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. They are very much appreciated from all the staff at Retsina. Thank you More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Yes, nice Greek food but avoid the party season! Unfortunately our kebabs and souvlakia we a tad overcooked and burnt! And they were so busy that our Greek mixed salad came without the feta cubes. Not our usual experience for eating at Retsina, at least the service was attentive and prompt.

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This restaurant was one of the best for Greek we have been to the food was very good. we had 3 courses . the food was very good It was looked very new . The service was very good. We would go again if you like Greek food I would highly recommend it.

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Leon M, Owner at Retsina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive comments. Thank you. The whole of Retsina's team and the Mina family. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:45 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:45 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:45 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48-50 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7431 5855
Description
Retsina, an award-winning family run restaurant serving traditional Greek and modern Mediterranean cuisine. Located in lovely Belsize Park Village, NW London. With over 30 years of service, with an emphasis on quality fresh ingredients, friendly service and value. Retsina has been described by Gordon Ramsey as "Exceptional"

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