View Tsiknopempti – Not your average Thursday – 4th March 2021

Tsiknopempti – Not your average Thursday – 4th March 2021

On the 4th March 2021, Greeks all over the world get together to celebrate Tsiknopempti – Smokey Thursday. Being the Greek version of Mardi Gras, it is part of Apokries – the three weeks of Greek Carnival. It is the climax of the second week of Carnival, Kreatini (meat week), marking the last big week of feasting on…

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View The unique Greek Christmas

The unique Greek Christmas

A small run through history  Let us introduce you to the wonderful tradition of Greek Christmas – Χριστούγεννα. It is a unique experience in its own right with great tradition and devoutness. Rooted deeply in Greek Orthodoxy the history and symbolism are unique and have survived for centuries. You will find no Saint Nicholas or…

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View Why Stifado is the best food in Greece…

Why Stifado is the best food in Greece…

It was really exciting to read Susan Smillie’s article on why she thinks that Stifado is the best food in Greece! Our guests definitely seem to agree with Susan. Stifádo is one of our top selling dishes! The dish reached Greece with the Venetians in the 13th century. That deep tradition and history of the dish is a fascinating…

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View Creating the Perfect Greek Orthodox Easter Meal with Hungry Donkey

Creating the Perfect Greek Orthodox Easter Meal with Hungry Donkey

Easter weekend in the Greek community is a very special day. Greek Orthodox Easter is the biggest date on the calendar – it is where whole families, groups of friends, villages and towns come together to celebrate with a massive feast on Easter Sunday. For a London-based Greek restaurant like Hungry Donkey, we have served…

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View Celebrate Greek Mardi Gras – Thursday 20th February

Celebrate Greek Mardi Gras – Thursday 20th February

Join us at Hungry Donkey to celebrate Tsiknopempti, where meat is king, and you can enjoy delicious grilled meat platters in a carnival atmosphere! Tsiknopempti, meaning “smokey Thursday”, is part of the traditional Greek Carnival celebrations, marking the last meat feast before Greek Lent begins. This particular Thursday of each year provides the high point…

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View Tsiknopempti, the Greek Mardi Gras

Tsiknopempti, the Greek Mardi Gras

We are fast approaching one of the biggest celebrations on the Greek calendar, and one where there is a brilliant excuse to partake in some of the finest Greek cuisine. Tsiknopempti is on the 20th February this year and is the official beginning of Greek Mardi Gras and carnival. This is the day where Greek…

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View The Beauty of Greek Meze

The Beauty of Greek Meze

We might be biased but at Hungry Donkey we all believe there is nothing better than Greek Mezedes and Mezedakia in the whole world. Many people look at Greek Meze as similar to Tapas, and although there is the similarity of small plates, Mezedes provide more of a feeling, a way to come together as…

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View Enjoying the Best Greek Food Delivery in London

Enjoying the Best Greek Food Delivery in London

Is there anything better than a delicious Souvlaki? Maybe there is. That same delicious Souvlaki, delivered direct to your door. If you are having a lazy day and want to stay in your PJs, or you want to order something nice to eat on your way home from work, to arrive at the same time…

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View Celebrate Veganuary at Hungry Donkey

Celebrate Veganuary at Hungry Donkey

2020, a new year, a new decade, and a chance for us all to reinvent ourselves, or just to try out something new. Veganuary seems to be all the rage this year, and after a sustained growth in popularity since it was started in 2014 by the non-profit organisation ‘Veganuary’, there are now more people…

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