View My New Menu!

My New Menu!

I’ve recently had my chef hat tightly screwed on in the kitchen working on my **NEW MENU**. Just as much as ever, I’ve been focussing on the highest quality ingredients, whilst maintaining Hungry Donkey’s organic and sustainable ethos.   When the weather has been this good, what better than summery Greek food to match these…

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View Greek Easter – 7th/8th April 2018

Greek Easter – 7th/8th April 2018

So I know you’re probably all done with Easter, but over here we’re not! Let me tell you a bit about what a typical Greek Orthodox Easter weekend looks like…   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…

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View Acoustic Nights

Acoustic Nights

If you’re feeling a civilised but fun Saturday evening, sharing a chinwag with some close friends over dinner with some prime traditional Greek entertainment, then look no further than my Spitalfields establishment.   This Saturday 10th February, I am bringing in Greek rebetiko/entechno group, Peran music, to kick off the very first in my Acoustic…

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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,…

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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 Greek Restaurant in Aldgate East – Review: Flux Magazine

Greek Restaurant in Aldgate East – Review: Flux Magazine

You could call Greek food many things, but rarely is it ever complicated. Greek cuisine is laid-back. You won’t find many references to jus or specialist cooking apparatus. Fork, farm and fishing rod provide fodder for the oven or grill, and a smattering of herbs, flatbreads and sauces do the rest at this Greek restaurant…

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View London’s Best Breakfasts – Review: The Handbook

London’s Best Breakfasts – Review: The Handbook

Next on our list of London’s best breakfast is Hungry Donkey. They describe themselves as serving simple and authentic Greek street food to the hungry hipsters of east London. Egg dishes are imaginative and breakfast is served all day, we like the sound of Strapatsada – eggs scrambled with tomato, mizithra cheese, basil and olive…

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View Authentic Greek Restaurant: Review – Harper’s Bazaar

Authentic Greek Restaurant: Review – Harper’s Bazaar

New eatery The Hungry Donkey is an authentic Greek restaurant serving up 5-star examples of classic meze dishes – including Pan-fried saganaki cheese, Aubergine dip, and Zucchini fritters – in a light and modern venue in East London. Authentic Greek Restaurant – Hungry Donkey A super friendly team serve up excellent value dishes: the tasty…

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