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.
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Venue Details & Map
19-23 Charlotte StreetLondonW1T 1RL
- +44 (0)20 7323 2342
- Public transport:
- Goodge Street, Underground
Had a great time here, during a short trip to London. The pork tacos were amazing and the chorizo emenadas were just as good. I tried a couple new to me mezcal based cocktails that were very good. The bartender even took time to discuss mezcal combos I knew of from the states and he was more than happy to experiment. All around great experience.more
This is a spacious branch with some nice people serving there, so worth dropping into. Wahaca food can be hit and miss. Some of the items are bland (the black bean quesadilla), but others pack a good punch (the pork taco and the sweet potato side). I generally find that I need to load on the sauces, but both those two are tasty just as they are.
The horchata is surprisingly flavoursome and...more
1. Amazing margaritas that are quite strong!
2. Delicious burritos that are big enough to satisfy you.
3. Good guacamole.
1. Service can be slow, especially on weekends so be prepared.
2. On the weekends the food is not nearly as good because it is so crowded. My burrito had about 4 pieces of steak in it which was very disappointing.
Overall, good Mexican food and drink. But...more
The service is a little bit questionable at this particular Wahaca. When confronted with a 30 to 40 minute wait for a table on a Saturday evening, Vicky L and myself elected to skip the queues and eat under the heat lamps on the seats outside. It's late November but actually pretty comfortable outside. After a 15 minute wait, no drinks menu or server came to take our order - despite my frantic...more
Finally, a Mexican restaurant that tastes like "real" Mexican! Fairly large menu, most in small portions, so you can choose two (or three) items to try. We ordered appetizers, mains, and dessert, and were satisfied by the freshness of each. And let me just say -- get the guacamole!
They start all of the dishes at the same time, and bring each out as it is ready. This means that my main dish...more