Mestizo Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar

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Mexican
Mestizo, Mexican Restaurant opened in March 2005 and was the first to bring authentic Mexican cuisine back to London. It is a stylish, elegant restaurant serving traditional cuisine. With Mexican owners, chefs and staff, we are perhaps London’s most authentic Mexican restaurant. Our elegant bar, displaying over 260+ tequila & mezcal. It is the largest Tequila bar in the UK. Our Mexican Sunday Buffet Brunch is our chef's special day. All buffet style with a large selection of traditional Mexican dishes each Sunday. Our separate ‘DOWNSTAIRS’ at Mestizo lounge bar, provides a different atmosphere and can be used for cocktail parties, product launches, dining and corporate or private occasions. For all groups over 8 people we ask for a cc number to confirm. For CHristmas bookings we require a deposit of £5.00 per person before the reservation is confirmed. Our Mexican Thursday (Jueves Mexicano) is a popular weekly gathering of the younger Mexicans in London. From 7pm with a £5.00 cover.

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London Restaurant Festival Taste of Mexico £25 with a welcome drink

Oct 1-31, 2020·Sun 16:15-23:45, Mon-Sat 00:00-23:45

Enjoy a set menu to share £25pp Welcome drink per person (small mother margarita or glass of house wine or corona beer or soft drinks)

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Sun 12:00PM - 4:00PM 5:00PM - 10:00PM
Mon - Sat 12:00PM - 11:00PM

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Chiara
London
12 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

No disappointed, taste truly authentic mexican, great variety and delicious! All confirmed by my bf who lived in Mexico for several years :)

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Legit Mexican food in London! Stop by the market next door and take home some groceries and frozen pre-made meals.

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ValeriaM
Austin
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as always, great food, great drinks and super nice staff!

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vipFoodiewithKids
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent value for money. Staff were polite & helpful throughout. We arrived for an early dinner with our children & by the time we left it was very busy. Great menu & a lot of options for vegetarians. It would be nice if they introduced a children’s menu.

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Trabow
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent little piece of Mexico in North London! Great food, setting, Excellent drinks! Super staff! Loved it! Cant wait to visit again soon!!

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DanielaCM
London
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely staff, amazing food, good atmosphere, diverse menu

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Aphrodite
London
2 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I went to the buffet brunch on Sunday which I would highly recommend.

The service, food and ambience is amazing and really gives you a taste of Mexico.

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PaolaV
London
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I think the way they adapted the buffet to be covid safe is great! And the food was amazing as usual

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MarielaM
London
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, Juan Carlos was really warm and welcoming.

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vianneyc
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great place to eat traditional mexican food. I really enjoy celebrating my birthday at Mestizo.

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MandyR
1 review
Dined on 15 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What an amazing evening I had. The service was phenomenal and the food and margaritas were exceptional. The only drawback was the 10pm closing time.. Thank you Boris!!!

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SebastianS
London
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was very nice and the staff were very attentive! Great meal.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 13 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place. Very nice having an authentic Mexican restaurant in the heart of London. Plus, the store was amazing! I was able to buy lots of little things I never thought I’d be able to find in London!

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ScottW
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food. Friendly, helpful service and good recommendations from staff. Excellent choice of drinks.

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AmyH
London
3 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Being from California, I struggle to find good Mexican food in London. Excellent tacos, can't wait to go back!

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ErAG
London
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Proper Mexican Food, everything is Mexican, the ambience, music, drinks. Sundays they have a buffet, which allows you to try more things.

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Momo
London
53 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall2food4service1ambience3

We went for Sunday brunch. Food was nice - not personally my fav cuisine but it was good to try different Mexican dishes. However service felt very unorganised. We had our taco order mixed up (several items missing), weren’t offered margaritas as part of the brunch menu until we asked, then almost got charged separately for them (despite social media posts indicating it was included). None of the staff seemed well-versed in how the brunch menu worked (all had contradictory advice). So not a very pleasant or relaxing brunch, though it was fun trying the different foods.

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Carlo
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience3

Nice place, I was hoping for some more authentic Mexican food, however still pretty good

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ShreyaS
Kent
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Had a lovely time and the best mexican food in the city! Lovely vibe to the place and helpful staff.
I just wish we were given a table in the main dining area rather than took downstairs as we had booked a place 2weeks in advance and were on time.

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Louis
Kent
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Went out here for a Saturday evening with a friend and she loved it! The food was wonderful and each dish was delicious. The atmosphere was good, lively but not overbearing or distracting.

I would definitely visit here again to try the rest of their dishes. Perfect for a night out with mates or a date.

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Sammy
London
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Get a margarita and the emipinadas- really really good

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vipOpenTable Diner
Sydney / NSW
3 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the mole and the pastel tres leches! Will come again :)

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Toni
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food and service were both very good. I would definitely eat here again, and recommend it to friends.

I deducted a star because in a dining room filled with empty and clean tables, they seated all 3 parties that were in the restaurant at tables immediately next to one another. I wouldn't have been thrilled with that under normal circumstances, but during a pandemic it seems especially egregious.

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LuisZ
Houston
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

This is the really the only Mexican place I've found in London that offers such a wide range of traditional dishes. You can find nopales, moles, enchiladas, all kinds of tacos and authentic Mexican food from top to bottom (forget about burritos and nachos, please). Go have jalapeño margarita, a nice set of Mole enchiladas and finish off with the flan or tres leches :)

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was absolutely delicious and we loved the pitchers of margaritas! Flauras. Enchiladas. Mole. Wow!!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

It was amazing food and service as always. I just felt it was quite busy and crowded, so not sure about the social distancing.

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ShellyH
London
2 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Met a friend that I hadn't seen in a very long time. Neither of us had been here before and it was amazing. We were served by Jorge who was welcoming, energetic and knowledgable, giving us very good suggestions even when we were indecisive.
The menu is more hearty, homestyle cooking as opposed to the usual generic Mexican restaurant which was such a pleasant surprise.
The wine list is good, we didn't try the cocktails but they looked amazing across tables of other guests. Would definitely recommend

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OpenTable Diner
London
5 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely venue, a nice place to eat. The staff were relaxed and friendly but took safety precautions seriously. The food was just amazing. The Taco plate for two was awesome, as were the spring onions. Above all that the tequila was simply worth going for! Highly recommended!

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MariaC
London
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place! The food is authentic Mexican. Delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
London
5 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing as usual plus we knew Mestizo is a safe place

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DelyanE
London
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and great people! Had a nice lunch meal.

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StewartP
London
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

My only complaint is that there was too much to choose from on the menu. Very friendly and helpful staff and decent prices. A nice local restaurant. Wish I lived in the area.

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RaymundoR
London
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best Mexican restaurant! I promise they have a wonderful variety with delicious flavor!

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ValeriaM
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mestizos is always a great experience, amazing margaritas, perfect food and very nice staff!

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Nury
London
2 reviews
Dined on 27 September 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food es really good , we have many options for Mexican food

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Jonathan
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Great atmosphere. the place was clean and guidelines were followed. Staff were very helpful.

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vipGaiaRomana
London
28 reviews
Dined on 26 September 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This is hands down the best Mexican restaurant I have experienced in Europe. I have eaten here now twice in the space of just a few weeks. The menu has an outstanding selection of dishes it makes it difficult to choose. The food is delicious, fresh and authentic. The margaritas come by the pitcher and are excellent (made with proper fresh lime juice not the horrible ready-made concoctions used in some bars and restaurants). All of us commented that we will be coming back soon. The only negative for us is that they are based quite far away from where we live in London. However I heard they are opening a branch soon in the SW part of london. Hurray!! Please sign me up to opening night! :)

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PaulD
London
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great menu v authentic and busy place. highly recommended.

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Tzctopen
London
4 reviews
Dined on 26 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Mestizo Is the best Mexican restaurant in town, they avoid the Tex Mex fare, delicious and very similar but not Mexican, so if you want a burrito don't come here, it's the wrong place.

They serve authentic Mexican food like mole, tamales, both in corn and banana leaves, a very nice guacamole, and many other delights including dishes popular in certain Mexican festivities (pan de muerto around Day of the Dead festivities, chiles en nogada around Independence Day in September and so on).

I've taken many friends here and it never fails to please and surprise.

I would agree that the food sometimes could be better, but I never had a terrible experience here, to me the important thing is real Mexican flavours are on offer, unlike most places with burritos on their menus.

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Faisel
London
25 reviews