"The Greek" Takeaway & Restaurant is dedicated to the memory of "Mama Vivi" who was our Head Chef and Owner Mimis Mother. In the early 80's Vivi had the vision to transform an empty property with four walls into one of the most popular, traditional yet modern restaurants in South East Crete, Greece.
We hope our food gives you an insight into the traditional cooking that to this day, still provides many happy memories, aromas of food being prepared and cooked but most importantly the taste of Greece. Our menu is inspired by Mimis journey from being a young boy in South East Crete, surrounded by family eating freshly cooked food made with love by Vivi.
Mimis is now proud to carry on the memory of Vivi through the food he makes, his passion and love for this food is reflected in our small menu.
"KALI OREXI" (Bon Appétit)
All our ingredients are the highest, freshest quality available and where possible, sourced from local farmers and suppliers. Any Olive Oil used in our dishes is imported from our Olive Grove in our village of Makrygialos in South East Crete.
Chicken or pork cooked on a slowly-rotating, vertical rotisserie. Gyros means “turn” in Greek as the meat is constantly turning and continuously basted in its own juices. Once cooked we thinly slice the meat and serve it wrapped in a pitta bread with sliced onions, sliced tomatoes, chips and tzatziki.
Your choice of pork OR chicken Gyros meat, served with pitta bread, tzatziki, onions, tomatoes and chips - served in a box
Pork AND chicken Gyros meat, served with pitta bread, tzatziki, onions, tomatoes and chips - served in a box
All our dishes are freshly prepared and cooked by our Head Chef in our kitchen every morning
Layers of thinly sliced potato, courgette and aubergine with beef mincemeat, topped with a creamy béchamel sauce and slowly baked in
Greek style lasagne
Tubular pasta with beef mincemeat with
shallots, creamy béchamel sauce, topped
with cheese and slowly baked in the oven
Traditional Greek beef stew
Diced beef, shallots, slow cooked in red wine and tomato sauce with herbs and spices
Stuffed tomato and stuffed pepper
Slowly baked in the oven, stuffed with rice, diced carrots, courgettes, aubergine, potatoes and herbs
Marinated meat, pepper and onion cooked on skewer sticks over an open grill
Three Souvlaki sticks of your choice served with salad, tzatziki and chips
Tomatoes, cucumber, peppers, onion, feta cheese, olives dressed with Greek oregano and olive oil
Greek yoghurt mixed with shredded cucumber and fresh garlic
Blended chickpeas with olive oil and fresh garlic
Traditional Greek sausage - served with tzatziki and salad
Pork OR chicken Gyros meat with chips and choice of soft drink
Pork, chicken OR lamb Souvlaki meat on a skewer stick with chips and choice of soft drink
2 x Traditional Dishes & 1 Greek Salad
4 x Souvlaki, 1 x Greek Salad, 1 x Tzatziki Pot, 1 x Chips & 1 x Pitta Bread
4 x Gyros, 1 x Small Tzatziki & 1 Big Bottle Drink
2 x Gyros & 1 x Chips
Orange or Blackcurrant
Please advise us of any allergies when ordering
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