The Athenian Comes to London Bridge

Greek Street Food Gods The Athenian have now opened their flagship restaurant in London Bridge. Peter Gray reports.

When it comes to Greek street food, few do it better than The Athenian, and if you are a fan of the brand, then you’ll be delighted to know that they’ve opened a new branch in London Bridge.

The chain’s seventh London restaurant (and new flagship) is situated in a spacious new venue in one of the arches in St Thomas Street with space for those who want to eat in as well as for those who want to grab and go.

The Athenian are famous for their totally moreish take on Greek street food and their build your own approach to restaurant eating.

Customers can choose between a range of protein options (they’ve got chicken and pork skewers as well as halloumi), flavour (Athenian sauce, Tzatziki, Tyrokafteri and aubergine dip), style (wrap, box or naked) and size (super, meaty, or regular).

The chain also do a great line of gyros (shavings of meat marinated in herbs, lemon juice and olive oil), pitas, loaded fries and tomato croquettes. A selection of soft drinks and a limited dessert option (chocolate brownies) makes up the menu.

And just to make a visit to the new restaurant even more appealing – the Athenian are currently taking part in Rishi Sunak’s Eat Out To Help Out initiative. The scheme offering diners a 50% discount on eating out during August (with a maximum discount of £10). You can read more about the offer here.

More information about the Athenian can be found here.

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-London's Best Events-
What: new restaurant
When: open now
Where: London Bridge
Website: The Athenian