Benito's Hat serves up a selection of signature freshly made burritos, tacos, salads and soups with a range of cocktails, beer and wine.
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19 New RowLondonWC2N 4LA
- +44 (0)20 7240 5815
I don't know who Benito is or why his hat is so special, but I do love him all the same. I always think of Mexico as the proper and only home of the chilli and Mexicans as the only people who really understand its subtle qualities. I thought of this when I ordered a carnitas (pork) burrito with habenero sauce (the volcanic version). I then huffed when the lady tried to swizzle me out of some...more
Spent the day in London walking around exhibitions and en route to the station came across this place. Popped in for a pick me up to boost those sugar levels. Margaritas were very good and the barman pleasantly chatty while he made ours. Tacos were really delicious. I had 3 corn tortillas with grilled spicy chicken and all the other bits! Not too spicy and great fresh tastes.
I regret coming here again, what was I thinking? I was hungry so just went anywhere that seemed quick.
The burrito I ate was horrible, it was not Mexican food at all. The rice was not real Mexican rice, the meat was ok and salsa chips/crisp didn't come with salsa, don't count on a salsa bar.
If you know what real taquieria should be, please don't go there. I overheard the manager asked...more
A decent option for lunch in this area, plenty of seating, good options, nice American drinks and helpful staff, I enjoyed a tasty steak burrito, I didn't find the medium salsa at all spicy though.
I liked having extra tortilla chips and the proper cutlery and plate to eat from; I eat my burrito with cutlery-don't ask!
Overall, a great relaxed vibe, only criticism was the staff were a little...more
Chipotle style joint next to the place we were staying at. Took our burritos to go for our train/plane ride home. They give you a handful of tortilla chips, yummy but salty. The spicy salsa is incredibly spicy, so beware! The meat was cooked fine, but had a cumin type of flavor that I wasn't big on. The tortilla got really wet for some reason, which was a total yucky factor for me. Lots of...more