Is Greek the only cuisine in the world that’s harder to get your mouth around the syllables than the food? We can’t pronounce ‘spanakopita‘ but we do love the delicious Greek spinach pie. From sizzling souvlaki to delectable dolmades, there are a myriad of Greek restaurants in Bristol that will transport diners to the Mediterranean.
With an emphasis on fresh, high-quality ingredients and flavour combinations that stand the test of time, it’s a cuisine that celebrates simplicity as well as bold flavours. Whether you’re craving tender lamb kleftiko or want to indulge in the creamy delight of tzatziki, Bristol’s Greek restaurants always deliver an authentic culinary experience.
1. Hat Bistro
Hat Bistro is a haven of Greek delights by the Hippodrome. With an impressive Greek menu, this cosy, eccentric eatery offers a plethora of tantalizing dishes. The lamb kleftiko is an absolute revelation, tender and succulent, while the moussaka is a classic delight. Hat Bistro’s unwavering commitment to culinary freshness is evident in their homemade dishes, lovingly crafted by the owner, Christina. Indulge in a Greek feast fit for the gods!
📍5 Denmark St, Bristol, BS1 5DQ, United Kingdom
No, you’re not in the Aegean, but Redland. Elia, a true taste of Greece, is as authentic as Greek restaurants come in Bristol. Offering authentic, tasty Greek meze dishes are perfect for sharing in the evenings whilst sipping a refreshing beverage. You’ll table will quickly fill up with everything from spanakopita to baked feta, moussaka and pastichio to dolmades. Basically every Greek food you can imagine. The owners hail from Greece too, so you know you’re getting an authentic taste too.
📍50 Cotham Hill, Redland, Bristol BS6 6JX
The Athenian provides Greek cuisine aficionados with a tantalising array of souvlaki delicacies in Wapping Wharf. Nearly down to the halloumi and pita is handmade, what’s not is either locally sourced or from Greece. There’s an array of souvlaki, gyros and plant-based alternatives available too. Complementing these delights are the crisply divine chips, offering the perfect pairing.
📍Unit 16, Cargo 2 First Floor, Gaol Ferry Steps, Bristol, BS1 6WD, United Kingdom
Prepare to be spoiled for choice at Zest with some mouth-watering Mediterranean options and authentic flavours. The main focus is definitely on Greek food, from souvlaki to spanakopita, but there are plenty of other Mediterranean cuisines represented too like Italian and Turkish. As you savour your meal, why not complement it with one of their cocktails?
📍75 High St, Hanham, Bristol BS15 3DG, United Kingdom
5. Taka Taka
Taka Taka is a right of passage for anyone new to Bristol. In this late-night food gem, you’ll discover an impressive selection of post-night-out Greek eats. From satisfying pita wraps with souvlaki or gyros, traditional Greek salads, mixed grill and plenty of vegetarian options Taka Taka ensures no one goes to be hungry. Just don’t forget to order the extra delicious Taka halloumi fries – trust us on this!
📍3 Queens Rd, Triangle S, Avon, Bristol, BS8 1EZ, United Kingdom
Honestly? We’re at Sotiris Greek Bakery almost every day. Offering an array of authentic Greek eats, this place is a true haven for food enthusiasts. From heavenly feta and spinach pie to tantalising Mediterranean tarts, the pastries are exquisitely crafted and visually stunning. Indulge in a kokaki or sample the irresistible ice cream baklava for a sensory explosion. The aromatic Greek coffee is a testament to their perfection too. Uncover this hidden gem and immerse yourself in the vibrant flavours of Greece.
📍16 Park Row, Bristol, BS1 5LJ, United Kingdom
The All In One bar and restaurant is a sanctuary in Bristol for late-night drinking and eating. Brimming with succulent souvlaki, tantalising halloumi and fresh salads, the menu presents an enticing array of choices. The nostalgic 80s melodies serenading the air will also make you think you’re on holiday. It’s the perfect pitstop on your way up or down Park Street.
📍46 Park St, Bristol, BS1 5JG, United Kingdom
8. The Real Greek
The Real Greek is an Athens-inspired eatery catering to both vegans and meat-eaters. It’s an absolute delight discovering all the vibrant vegan delicacies that go beyond the realm of a simple salad – think jackfruit stifado, chickpea filo parcels and vegan meatballs. Other standout options include crispy halloumi bites and creamy hummus, and there are plenty of meat options too. Be sure not to pass on the heavenly Loukoumi dessert either – truly a stroke of genius.
📍84A, Glass House, Cabot Circus, Broadmead, Bristol BS1 3BX, United Kingdom
If you’re in search of restaurants that combine the tradition, flavour, and warm hospitality of Greece hospitality, look no further than these Greek restaurants in Bristol. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to experience the magic of Greece right in the heart of Bristol. Opa!