Offering a Mexican-inspired menu, eclectic selection of cocktails and an array of quirky and entertaining features, Tonteria is a unique evening experience from nightlife entrepreneurs Guy Pelly and Marc Burton.

Look out for of sharing cocktails presented in vessels shaped in the form of "la calaca" (skulls) used in Dia de los Muertos celebrations, and the shot train delivering tequila shots to tables.

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Venue Details & Map


7-12 Sloane Square
+44 (0)20 7881 5991
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 9 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Tonteria

1.0 out of 5 23 March 2014
by Nina P.

This place is absolutely horrific. It's tacky and cheap and if that's what you're looking for then eat your heart out.

Let's start with the doorman, who puts you off immediately and even early in the night tries to make you feel like you are in debt to him for the privilege of coming in and spending your money.

Once in, the waiting staff inside are rude and couldn't care less about...more

2.0 out of 5 10 September 2013
by Sanj M.

This place is nuts. I think the name translates as 'silliness' which in hindsight should've tipped me off!

Started with generic platters of quesadillas, burritos and nachos to line the stomach. Then we ordered a mega sharing cocktail (as the most cost effective group option), and the madness began.

An ominous tribal drum beat starts up as 2 waitresses carrying fireworks get everyone's...more

1.0 out of 5 6 September 2013
by Rosie E.

"Do not disturb Thursdays"?

"Do not bother Thursdays" would be a more appropriate name for this disaster of an evening! That is unless you like spending 2 hours queuing with gurning door staff eye balling you. Completely shambolic queue organisation, grimy bouncers matched only by the grimier clientele, flowing with over inflated egos, fake tits and peroxide.

Don't believe the hype, this...more

5.0 out of 5 4 May 2013
by Jenny T.

What a fun place! My friend celebrated her 30th birthday here and we realised just how old we are compared to the energetic drunk 21 year olds scattered in this place!

The tequila selection is unmatched! And you really can't beat the dancing giant mucha lucha heads serving drinks and running the show. Love this place, even though I'm nearing 30..more

4.0 out of 5 8 November 2012
by Kristen C.

Finally a proper tequila bar in London!

While London has become the culinary capital of the world, its weakest link has been authentic Mexican cuisine. While the landscape for good and spicy food is slowly improving, many places are still often reduced to cheap bars doing drunken shots. Not so at Tonteria on Sloane Square which understands that tequila is high end, sophisticated, and...more

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