Our Story

El Greco Greek and Italian Eatery is the creation of Kostas and Sarah Grigorakis. Kostas is the public face and personality of the business serving you divine, fresh food that is authentic to the Mediterranean.

Kostas has a pedigree in the hospitality industry and a long-term career as a chef and restaurant owner. His culinary education commenced as a home-taught chef learning from his mother to prepare traditional Greek dishes at an early age. After years of experience - beginning in the Greek Army, then as a chef for a major entertainment venue in central Athens, then his own Taverna in Crete and eight years in New Zealand as a pizza chef and front of house - he opened Divino Pizzeria in Milford in 2011.

Kosta and Sarah always dreamed of opening a larger restaurant together, but one that stayed true to Kostas' traditional cuisine and fresh Greek and Italian food philosophy - hence El Greco was born. After several years' of successful operation, disaster struck in June 2020 when fire ripped through and destroyed the premises. Refusing to give up on their dream, Kostas and Sarah worked hard to rebuild the restaurant and, just several months after the fire, the phoenix rose from the ashes. Today the restaurant offers the same delicious, genuine food experience of Greece and Italy with an updated authentic vibe.

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Our Kitchen

We are open for both lunch and dinner. We have a great kids menu to keep our younger diners entertained and happy with simple menu options.

Yes we can also do catering!

We can take group bookings from 2 -75 people.

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