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
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
Bad, very unprofessional service. They dropped the dish on the table pouring sauce on my shirt, drinks arrived when first course was almost over, difficult to get one additional napkin, impossible to listen to my partner due to the incredibly noisy atmosphere. Tables so packed that permanently somebody is asking you to move your chair to get through....
Avoid this place.more
Good service, and the best Mexican I've had since moving to London from NYC (except when we make it at my flat)... Portions are just right and the waiters are super friendly. Spicy chicken burrito and veggie chimichangas were spot on. Nachos had some sort of special seasoning. Sangria was worth getting the pitcher. Some of the customers were wearing sombreros- not sure what that was about but...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