Wahaca brings a taste of the real food of Mexico with an evolving, seasonal menu.
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Venue Details & Map
South BankSouthwarkLondonSE1 8XX
- +44 (0)20 7928 1876
- Public transport:
- Waterloo, Underground
I went to Wahaca on a Thursday evening with my friends and we were greeted at the door very politely and informed that it would be an up to 45 min wait for a table (to my understanding they don't take reservations at all). This was fine for us and we went in. They gave us a device that rings / flashes lights when the table is ready and after about 15-20 minutes it was already ringing. This...more
I would give this place four stars for providing London with decent Mexican food but the service here was very slow so they deserve these three stars. I tried this place the last time I visited London because my friend had a huge craving for burritos, as it's difficult to find decent Mexican food in the UK, and I was interested in tasting what this place had to offer, coming from...more
Ate here with the family on Saturday.
quick tips: the food is very good value;
Street food is done very innovatively using their British sourced ingredients, especially the meat based tacos. Bursting with flavor.
The tequila sampler for £10 is excellent although the blanco was underwhelming and rather unrefined.
The fish main course with green rice was a little underwhelming too.
After almost three years of living in London, I finally made it to a Wahaca. In my head I imagined it to be terrible because there are several locations, but I still wanted to try it. I also thought it would be terrible as the people who own it clearly don't know how to spell Oaxaca, and when I lived in the states I had lovely experiences at an authentic Oaxacan restaurant, so I just figured...more
Came here from my friend recommending to try their Michelada, which is indeed not too bad itself matching with a Corona. Guacamole was made fresh, and the tortilla chips were fried to just the right amount, leaning towards more of a thick cut.
The wait is quite long, so a cocktail drink or two is kind of an expected move.
For their dishes, I would definitely recommend Sweet potato & feta...more