Spartan serves up a Greek delight

IF YOU have ever known a Greek family and been lucky enough to join them for Sunday lunch, you will have fond memories of a lunch spread that seemed almost endless!

With treats such as spanakopita (spinach and feta pie wrapped in phyllo pastry and oven baked),

OH SO SWEET : Galaktoboureko is a Greek custard pie with Syrup that is served at Spartan Eatery

(grape vine leaves stuffed with mince and rice), keftedes (meatballs with fresh herbs and spices), pastitsio (layers of macaroni and mince, topped with a béchamel sauce), baklava (phyllo pastry layered with almonds and syrup served straight from the oven), souvlakia (flame- grilled pork and chicken kebabs), tzatziki (Greek yoghurt with cucumber, garlic, lemon juice and mint) and many more.

Join Spartan Eatery for the latest edition of this authentic Greek experience for a Sunday Lunch buffet for R120 per person and served from 11.30am till 2.30pm. Spoil dad this Father’s day on Sunday and come try it out for yourself. Kids under 12 pay R80.

Bookings are encouraged. Spartan Eatery, 9A Devereux, Vincent. (043) 7266808.

Learn a bit of Greek:

The Greek word for language is “glossa” which directly translates to “tongue”. Some Greek words you can teach yourself or your friends:

Nostimo – when something is delicious.

Kali nichta – good night.

Ta Leme – chat soon.

Kali Orexi – said when you are about to eat, directly translated means “good appetite”.

Ti Ora Eina – what time is it?

Tiri – cheese.

Portokali – an orange.

We open daily from 11am, and now serve a Brunch menu. If you need a quick bite or want to relax and pass some time, we have a variety of meals, wines, cocktails and drinks to suit your mood. Visit our website for more information on or send us an e-mail to


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