Chico Bandito


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!

Typical meal price: From £25.00 (USD38.91) per diner

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96% customer satisfaction rate

Venue Details & Map

Chico Bandito

74 Luke Street
The City
Public transport:
Old Street, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews


3 out of 5 based on 17 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Chico Bandito

2.0 out of 5 10 April 2015
by Rahul A.

Absolutely the most hyper tacky Mexican place I have ever been too...and I thought the Americans were the experts at this.

They seem to completely think that people which just come into their place for the ghastly Mexican cliche decor and it kind of shows with the people in there who seemed less than impressed when Their food came

The food is plastic and boring, not fresh and cliche. I had...more

4.0 out of 5 29 October 2014
by Chris L.

I shouldn't like this place but I do. Owner, at least of this branch, is fun and we often chat outside. Get the nachos.more

4.0 out of 5 28 October 2014
by Travis B.

I've been to this restaurant a couple of times over the last couple of years, most recently just last week.

I've seen some of the awful reviews and can only say this has never been my experience.

The staff are polite and helpful, the atmosphere is nice too. It might seem cheesy to some but we always love the cowboy hats and sombreros you can put on while eating here, it adds a nice touch....more

4.0 out of 5 4 December 2013
by Akira C.

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

2.0 out of 5 5 October 2012
by Natalie W.

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

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