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Inspired by a modest charcoal grill which drew crowds from all over Mexico City, Lupita is the London manifestation of this 'charcoal taco' haven. Blending authentic Mexican delicacies and an electrifying atmosphere, Lupita restaurant favourites include loaded burritos and hot quesadillas. Guests at Lupita in London can watch the action unfold from every angle in the centrepiece open kitchen.


Average main course: £6.00 (USD7.55) per diner
Average food spend: £17.00 (USD21.40) per diner

Venue Details & Map


13-15 Villiers Street
+44 (0)20 7930 5355

Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 120 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Lupita

4.0 out of 5 21 October 2016
by Nikki H.

We were wandering around, looking for someplace to eat, when we stumbled upon Lupita. We weren't sure what to expect, but we were actually kind of excited to try out a Mexican place in London. The food was good; the cheese crisp (Chicharron de Queso y Guacamole) we started with was sooo good: super cheesy and crispy! I had the Campechano tacos, and they were tasty; the mix of meats went...more

3.0 out of 5 2 October 2016
by Becky O.

It's interesting...Mexican food is "all the craze" right now in London. Who would've known? It's that California influence (and I'm proud that my ancestor's cuisine is appreciated in so many parts of the world). Having said that, the ingredients here are just not the same. The tortillas are rubbery and too thick...they are missing an ingredient and I'm not sure what it is. Their totopos...more

4.0 out of 5 24 July 2016
by Jeff B.

Happily found Lupita open after 11pm on our last night in London a few weeks ago. After hours of walking around and seeing the sights we were pointed down the Embankment area for food and were surprised to see the string of shops and small restaurants that lined the street. Unfortunately, we were too late for some of the options but Lupita turned out to be exactly what we needed. Their taco...more

4.0 out of 5 30 June 2016
by Zeynep K.

Lupica is a good alternative to Wahaca in Covent Garden area. I had a team lunch and ordered their £9.99 lunch deal, including:

1 main: 3 soft corn taco shells topped with cheese and chicken (spicy and filling!)

1 side dish: avocado salad

Quite tasty and somehow lunch with a chill atmosphere, however the menu is rather small. If Lupita can add some regular mexican staples on the menu and up...more

5.0 out of 5 27 November 2015
by Jules M.

A cool informal Mexican joint alongside Charing Cross Station just off the Strand and on a street corner, Lupita is easy to miss so keep your eyes peeled. Definitely more Mex than Tex Lupita has an air of authenticity serving up fresh, colourful and very tasty Mexican street food. The menu isn't huge but there are plenty of options for vegetarians. You can check the menu out online and also...more

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