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
40 Canada SquareCanary WharfLondonE14 5FW
- +44 (0)20 7240 1883
- Public transport:
- Canary Wharf, Underground
Having lived in Southern California for many years, I know what Mexican food is. I know they are a 'boutique' Mexican restaurant, but they missed it. The chips are commercial, made in a factory and not meant to be fresh. If you want salsa with your chips, it costs more, same if you wish to add guacamole, that is to say you have to order that order, meaning one order chips and salsa and a...more
Wahaca is right in be middle of Canary Wharf's Canada Square - in a great location - and perfect for meeting up with friends and colleagues for lunch or after work.
It's a big space so I've never had to wait in a queue for seats during lunch or dinner, but there's always lots of people so it's buzzing so it's got a good vibe.
In terms of the food itself, proper Mexican food in London simply...more
I think that Linzi wrote a great review of this place, way back when - wow - nearly 6 years ago now.
Unlike Linzi at that point, I have spent quite a bit of time facedown in a lot of Californian Mexican-type grub. So, I could write this review from the point of "disappointment", but my expectations have been most definitely adjusted to fit what a London "Mexican" eatery will give me and what...more
We went to meet friends for lunch and I suggested Wahaca, based on two fantastic experiences in the past and Wahaca lived up to its expectations, again!
There was me (of course) and three vegetarians. It was a busy afternoon and we were told we'd be seated in a few minutes whilst we waited in the bar. The buzzer buzzed soon and we were on our way.
We mostly ordered vegetarian options like...more
Wahaca is one of the better places to grab Mexican food in London. My dining experiences at the Canary Wharf location have always been great. Service is fast and efficient, and the food is good. I like having the choice between getting 3-4 small plates or one entree.
I highly recommend the plantain tacos - they're pretty darn tasty. I'm always down for a black bean and cheese quesadilla, and...more