Situated on Barker Gate, directly opposite the Capital FM Arena, is a lively and unique restaurant in the form of Eviva Taverna. Open until 2am in the morning, Eviva Taverna is in the perfect location for a pre-show bite to eat or, if you’re feeling peckish, a post-show dinner. It is also ideal for those looking for a lively start to a night out in the Lace Market or venturing towards the bars and clubs that encircle Market Square.
As you step down into the traditional Greek restaurant, you are welcomed by the warm, homely atmosphere and authentic Greek music that plays in the background. The dining area has a rustic feel with exposed brick walls and an indoor terrace which brings a little slice of Greek life to Nottingham. With a white and blue colour scheme and room dividers adorned with vines, Eviva Taverna brings all of the charm, flavour and excitement of Greece to the streets of Nottingham, without the hefty plane ticket!
The menu provides a huge selection of authentic Greek dishes which showcase the exciting cuisine from across the country. The Mezze’s are a particularly good choice for those who are not particularly familiar with Greek-Cypriot food. These buffet-style selections allow you to sample many different dishes, a guaranteed way to find something you like for your next visit. On the main menu you can expect to find dishes such as Kleftiko, a slow-cooked shoulder of lamb served with potatoes and mushrooms; chicken Souvlaki, a char-grilled Greek kebab served on a bed of pilaff rice, with hot pitta bread and a salad garnish; and Mousakka, minced meat layered between aubergines and béchamel sauce served with broccoli and mushrooms.
Hosting regular live entertainment nights complete with bands and, on request, lively Greek dancing, Eviva Taverna Greek restaurant in Nottingham is the perfect venue for a lively evening meal or exciting lunch. Its location and size makes it ideal for larger parties looking to host a celebration, all the way to couples looking for an exciting pre-show bite to eat.