Food fit for the gods – OPSO Greek Restaurant

Greek food has got to be up there with one of my favourite cuisines. Kalamata olives, souvlaki, pastitsio, spanakopita – I love it all! So when I heard about OPSO, a modern Greek restaurant located in the heart of Marylebone, I jumped at the chance to check it out.

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‘OPSO’ – meaning a delectable morsel of food – couldn’t be a more appropriate name for this place. The menu is made up of a various small plate dishes, all of which sounded absolutely delicious (with the exception of the snails and chips, which I was slightly skeptical of).

As usual, my eyes were much bigger than my stomach and we completely over ordered. We kicked things off with the dakos salad – a mix of semi dried cherry tomatoes, olives, feta cheese and crispy bread rusks (yum!), the smoked metsovone cheese with homemade rhubarb jam (this was a favourite) and the handmade spanakopita. The larger plate menu provided further temptation – the 16-hour slow cooked lamb shank served on a bed of tomato and lemongrass orzo is an absolute must-order.

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Despite having eaten enough food to feed a small family – we couldn’t resist trying a couple of the traditional Greek sweet treats they had on offer. In an effort to be as authentic as possible – we chose the two we couldn’t pronounce – the galaktoboureko and loukoumades (hard huh?!) – and god, I’m glad we did! They. Were. Amazing!

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OPSO’s laid back, yet still lively atmosphere makes it the perfect date night, or girl’s night catch up destination. Definitely check it out.


10 Paddington St,
W1U 5QL,
Marylebone,
London

Telephone: 0207 487 5088
opso.co.uk/

Feature image photo credit: standard.co.uk

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