View Greek Easter – 7th/8th April 2018

Greek Easter – 7th/8th April 2018

Greek Easter at Hungry Donkey Read on to learn a bit about what a typical Greek Orthodox Easter weekend looks like… Our traditions Spit-roasted lamb, but also goat take centre stage, with whole villages and towns spit-roasting hundreds of lambs on every street, and then sharing the meat with visitors and locals. It’s a great…

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View Acoustic Nights

Acoustic Nights

If you’re feeling a civilised but fun Saturday evening, then look no further than my Spitalfields establishment. Join us for dinner and live music in London’s best Greek restaurant! On 10th February, I’m bringing Greek rebetiko group, Peran music, to kick off the very first in my Acoustic Night series. This event contributes towards my…

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View Tsiknopempti 2018

Tsiknopempti 2018

Huzzah, it’s Greek Carnival season a.k.a. my favourite time of year! Not only because it’s the time of year that the entire Greek community comes out to celebrate together in a Mardi Gras style, but also for ‘Burnt Thursday’ – a day devoted entirely to devouring as much meat as possible before Lent commences. We…

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View A Very Donkey Detox…

A Very Donkey Detox…

How are those New Year’s Resolutions coming along? Are you showing 2018 who’s boss or have you let it slip by the wayside hoping nobody was looking?  Either way, I’ve got plenty of detoxing happening right here in the heart of Spitalfields at your favourite Greek restaurant in London. Greek food is notoriously healthy, with…

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View A Hungry Greek Christmas

A Hungry Greek Christmas

Christmas is my favourite time of year, whether I’m in London or the motherland. I love everything that the Greek festive season stands for, so I thought I would share some of my favourite traditions with you. On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… lots of naughty goblins. Kallikantzaroi come…

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View A Greek Easter

A Greek Easter

Greek Easter is a special celebration of local customs, colourful traditions and plenty of delicious food! Preparations begin on Holy Thursday, where Easter bread is baked, and continue through to Easter Monday. Greek Easter dates fall differently to Easter in the UK, but this year they fall over the same weekend. To celebrate, we’ve got…

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View Tsiknopempti 2017

Tsiknopempti 2017

We will once again be celebrating the Greek day of Tsiknopempti on 16th February! We’ll serve our spit-roasted ‘pay by the kilo’ souvlas for groups to share, with a selection of traditional sides. Tsiknopempti is the Thursday during Greek Mardi Gras marking the beginning of the last weekend that Greek Orthodox  members can eat meat…

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View The Hungry Donkey Sell Wine to Takeaway!

The Hungry Donkey Sell Wine to Takeaway!

Love Greek wine? Wish you could enjoy more of that Rakomelo you finished your meal with last time you were here? Well, you’re in luck, because we’re excited to announce that we’ve started selling all of our wine, beer and spirits at retail prices for you to take home. To buy yours simply pop by the restaurant or…

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View My Favourite Winter Drinks

My Favourite Winter Drinks

These cold dark evenings call for festive drinks inside, and plenty of them! I’ve picked out a few of my favourite tipples from my menu for you to enjoy… – Rakomelo – you can order this in either a 50ml glass or a 100ml caraffe to share with a friend. Rakomelo is boiled tsipouro with…

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