Chico Bandito is a fabulous Mexican Restaurant and Cuban Cocktail Bar located in Shoreditch, London. The venue is perfect for a quick bite or a long leisurely meal. The food on the menu is perfect for enjoying with family, friends and colleagues; ideal for any occasion and group size. Popular Burritos, Enchiladas, Fajitas and Steaks are featured on the menu alongside inventive mains, such as chicken, beef and vegetarian dishes. We also have daily specials to spoil your choice. Enjoy fantastic and fresh flavours of South America. Arriba, Arriba! There is also a delicious choice of exotic and modern Cocktails to make your meal go down smoothly. Chico Bandito specialises in different blends of Mojitos, Margaritas, Daiquiris and other cocktails. At Chico Bandito the experienced and friendly staff aims to make your dining experience enjoyable. Put your Sombrero on and let your Mexican experience begin!
£25 and under
This is a semi-regular favourite for me. Purely for pricing and easy taste card usage. No bookings required (to use the taste card), and as the Tastecard deal makes it handy even as a solo diner.. for me it's handy as I only work around the corner and it's great for lunch (NB: if you use taste card you will have to order from their dinner menu, basically same food but with slightly higher...more
Another Tastecard owner here! I went with a girlfriend for Sunday hungover lunch. The woman who took my reservation absolutely did not understand me. When my friend arrived, there was no reservation under my name for that day (who knows when it actually was scheduled for). The server was really nice about it though and still let us use the card. Many places are strict about the "no reso, no...more
I wasn't overly impressed with Chico Bandito, although I'll probably return a couple of times before writing it off completely (you know, to triangulate my findings). Walked in and was completely ignored by staff, eventually just accosted one of them to ask where I could order take away (go straight to the bar, fyi).
Ordered a peri peri chicken burrito which I guess is probably some kind of...more
I think that every single American in London is on a continual quest for decent Mexican restaurant. I join that crowd without reservation... Mexican food is my absolute favorite.
Last weekend I had dinner here with three of my classmates and a restaurant full of hen and (bachelor... I don't know the British equivalent) parties, and not nearly enough hats to go around (they give out cowboy...more