Wahaca brings the spirit of Mexican market eating to London: respect for quality ingredients, passion for vibrant, fresh and honest food and the pleasure of sharing with others.
Venue Details & Map
66 Chandos Place
- +44 (0)20 7240 1883
Mediocre. If you have ever eaten real Mexican food, then you will be sorely disappointed. Great venue and atmosphere, but this is average food for people who like their food bland and not too spicy. Tacos are a dry and tasteless disappointment with all the warmth of a cold bath.more
I had this spot "bookmarked" since the day I found out I was going to London. I was only there for about 4 days and I knew I HAD to fit this place into my schedule. The colorful and abstract decorations are what caught my eye at first and as I did some digging, I found out their food was right up my alley as well. They have bigger plate options, along with smaller portions (which I enjoy, so...more
Oh Wahaca, I want to love you so much more.
Here's the thing, it's fine. It's got a giant menu of Mexican favourites and the staff are friendly and on their game. We came at 11pm with a group of seven people and they sat us easily and took care of us even though the place was packed.
And it is packed, always. And still, there's room, because even though it doesn't look like it from the...more
For me, Wahaca is a bit like New Year - there's all the hype but once it's finally here it's good but not what you were expecting. Don't get me wrong, there are some hidden gems within the menu but overall I see Wahaca as a means to an end, not somewhere I would crave to go.
We headed to the Wahaca by Covent Garden after a long day. Food was most definitely needed and I was happy to head for...more
I always like the idea of Wahaca more than the actual experience itself.
We arrived one person short as she was running late, and were told they only seat 'whole parties'. I kiiind of get that, but there were loads of spare tables and we would have ordered drinks and nibble while we were waiting, so it was a little annoying.
The menu selection is great and I enjoyed the food I had. I like...more