If you need a helping hand this Orthodox Easter, you are in luck!

Greek restaurants and cafes are offering to cook some of your Easter favourites like lamb, yemista and much more to support local families and their business during these trying times.

Here is where you can get some delicious Easter feast staples:

South Australia

Kalymnos Pastries
3/158 Henley Beach Road, Torrensville, 5031
(08) 8443 9333

Kalymnos Pastries owner George Diakomichalis prides himself on his daily fresh baked goodies This year they have a range of tsourekia starting at $10, and $40 for a kilo of koulouria.

George has been getting into the Easter spirit by hosting online cooking classes so you can make your own Easter biscuits too. Keep an eye out for his next live streamed cooking class on the Kalymnos Pastries Facebook page.


Ilios Taverna
735 Heidelberg Road, Alphington, 3078
(03) 9939 9626

Although doors will be closed on Easter Sunday, if you are feeling peckish for some fasting-approved dinner, Ilios Taverna is the place to go. Fresh dolmades, yemista and calamari are all on the menu.

Take a look at their full menu here and give them a call to place your order.

Spitaki Souvlaki
115 Station Street, Fairfield, 3078
(03) 9482 5701

Spitaki Souvlaki will be offering lamb off the spit and their full menu for an Easter Sunday pick-up.
Make sure you get your order in by 16 April.

Spitaki Souvlaki Orthodox Easter menu Photo: Facebook

Venus & Co
183 Victoria Avenue, Albert Park, 3206
(03) 9699 5618

Venus & Co are taking a slightly different approach offering a banquet style take away. You can also view their full menu online.

Venus & Co’s Easter Banquet menu Photo: Facebook

Philhellene Provincial Greek Cuisine
551-553 Mount Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds, 3039
(03) 9370 3303

The team at Philnellene have also got their own Easter menu serving up roast lamb and sides. Make sure to get your order in by 16 April for a Easter Sunday pick-up.

Philhellene’s Easter menu Photo: Facebook

Gracie Greco
536 Riversdale Road, Camberwell, 3124
(03) 9191 6009

Gracie Greco will be operating on Easter Sunday offering all of their takeaway menu items for pickup. You can dig into some lamb gyro and mousaka along with dessert too.

Theo’s Greek Cakes
11 Fosters Road, Keilor Park, 3042
0434 099 450

You cannot do Orthodox Easter without tsourekia and koulouria and Theo’s Greek Cakes makes sure you won’t miss out.

Tsourekia start from $10, with the option of a Nutella tsoureki at $15. You can also snag a kilo koulouria or kourabiedes for $27. Their full range of cakes and sweets are also available for takeaway too!

Degani Northcote
Breavington Way, Northcote, 3070
(03) 9489 5000

If you are after something a little different, Degani Northcote has got your back. With a full takeaway menu you can ditch the lamb this Sunday for a chicken parma or a fettucine carbonara.

Degani’s Takeaway Menu Photo: Facebook

Nikos Tavern 
190 Mount Dandenong Road, Ringwood East, 3135
(03) 9870 0554

Nikos Tavern will also be open for takeaway orders from now until Easter Sunday taking care of both your fasting and fast breaking needs. You can order online here.

27-29 Eaton Mall, Oakleigh, 3166
(03) 9939 6372

If you forget the tsoureki, never fear, Kentro is here! Open all the way up to Easter Sunday, Kentro has a range of boxed biscuits starting at $11.90 and you can pick up a large tsoureki for $18.

If you are after something more savoury the team will be cooking up some lamb and chicken gyro too.

Pick up a tsoureki at Kentro Photo: Facebook