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La Bodega Negra – Restaurant
9 Old Compton StreetLondonW1D 5JF
Full disclosure, I'm from Southern California and have eaten a lot of Mexican food, street and 'fancy.'
I wasn't expecting much from this place, but I was really pleasantly surprised! The lamb, carne and carnitas tacos were really great. We also got some ceviche, salads and pork belly. I loved everything I ordered and the service was immaculate. Definitely get dessert, the churros and lemon...more
I basically consider myself a taco connoisseur. Haven't eaten tacos deep in the heart of Mexico and in some of the best hole in the wall spots in California. I was shocked at how good the tacos were at a place in London.
Go here. Open late. Good service.more
I came here for drinks recently and loved the place. There are two entrances - one side looks like a standard, respectable place and the other is a lot more risqué with its Soho sex shop vibes... I know which one I found more fun to go through!
All the staff were really cheerful and friendly, the cocktails were really well made and considering it was busy, we didn't have to wait too long to...more
Ahh, if only we were rating pretension, this place would be a solid 5-star vote!! But alas, we are judging quality of offering, and this joint is a 3-4 star place at best.
It's a solid option for drinks in SoHo, but not too many. They are aggressive about stating their two-hour maximum, but then when the place starts emptying out, they begin to "do you the favour" of allowing you to stick...more
The entrance is just like a strip club entrance. Black door, you would never guess that it's a restaurant!! And still when they take your coat you are still wondering if you entered in the right place. The restaurant is downstairs! Quite dark but it needs to be so!
Food is good, mexican, I would say nothing special but still ok.
Music is very loud (maybe too much)more