Mole Taco Bar

4.2
135 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Mexican
Top tags:
  • Casual
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
Exciting new Mexican/South American restaurant located in the heart of London's West End.
Serving up both classic and experimental Mexican/South American cuisine and cocktails in a vibrant, quirky space.
Our menu offers refined South American classics, with an innovative take on traditional comfort food updated with modern cooking methods and ingredients, including tacos, ceviche, anticuchos burritos and many more 80% of our menu is gluten-free, including the signature tacos, made on site from Masa (cornflour).
The carefully curated drinks menu consists of thirteen contemporary cocktails all using house made syrups, fresh fruit and infused spirits.
We also have an extensive tequila and mezcal list as well as a superb variety of wines beer and spirits.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mexican, South American, Latin American
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday: 12pm - 11pm

Sunday: 12pm - 10.30pm


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Phone number
020 7486 1995
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Paval Baranovs
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Public Transit
Bond street station
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Wine

Special Offers

1,000-Point Tables

See availability for 1,000 point tables

Mon - Fri 3:00PM - 6:00PM

Reviews from verified diners
135 reviews
4.2 out of 5 stars
Outstanding
54%
Very Good
26%
Good
14%
Fair
4%
Poor
2%
4.3
food
4.0
service
3.9
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Moderate
77% of people would recommend it to a friend
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HT
4.0
Dined on 12 July 2018

I was introduced to mole by my work friends and we usually have this as our pay day treat lunch. I've been raving about it so much I had to take my boyfriend! If you get anything from the menu get the beef tacos! Nice yummy food great for sharing and dates, good cocktails and lovely Mexican decor
Safe to say I've converted him!

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AT
5.0
Dined on 6 July 2018

Really friendly staff and delicious food. Took one to chat and gave us a free round. Excellent guacamole!

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TH
4.0
Dined on 25 June 2018

The tacos were amazing and perfect for sharing, aprticuarly as we arrived during happy hour with 2-for-1 cocktails and tacos! We had the beef tacos, octopus tacos and baja fish. I'm from California and have missed proper baja fish tacos and these were great! The fish wasn't too battered and was plump and juicy!
We also ordered the sea bass ceviche, which was quite disappointing as it was more of a gazpacho and didn't come with any tortilla chips, which traditionally ceviche is served with.
Our waiter was not very helpful and when we would ask his opinion he seemed annoyed/bothered and would say "I really don't know." However, the vibe of the restaurant was great and buzzing. The guacamole was very good, as well with the added sweet crunch of pomegranate seeds. Don't come here for traditional Mexican food, but definitely do for some lighter and brighter eats with Mexican influences :)

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L
London
4.0
Dined on 2 June 2018

This is a great place for sharing plates of tacos, tostados etc. We enjoyed the tuna tostada and the octopus taco. The garlic prawn main with ancho sauce was very good. Steak was disappointing. Next time we will have more smaller plates and perhaps only 1 main. Margaritas were excellent.

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R
London
3.0
Dined on 28 May 2018

Food was good. Unfortunately the service was non existent. They swapped out my partner’s pulled pork because they ran out of pulled pork and couldn’t be bothered to let him know. Also one of our dishes didn’t arrive.

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V
London
2.0
Dined on 25 May 2018

Le service était peu accueillant et la table était trop petite.

Résultat décevant

Notre réservation n’etait Pas respecté

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JS
5.0
Dined on 10 May 2018

The best guacamole and chips in London! The tacos change seasonally while a few favourites are kept. They come in twos so it's a lot of fun to try a few and share.

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LD
London
5.0
Dined on 30 April 2018

The food and drink were outstanding! Best we’re the shrimp taco 😍

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OT
London
4.0
Dined on 29 April 2018

Affordable Mexican cuisine in London

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c
Wales
5.0
Dined on 14 April 2018

excellent restaurant with attentive staff. food choice good and beutifully cooked. prices excellent for London.

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A
London
4.0
Dined on 31 March 2018

The food was really very good, however the service was a little slow at times. Would recommend overall

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GS
New York Area
5.0
Dined on 27 March 2018

Went for lunch, great service, the food tasted like authentic mexican food, the staff and the owner very friendly people, overall a great experience. Trying the coconut tequila its a must!

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OT
London
4.0
Dined on 20 March 2018

Really enjoyed the place however service is always complicated. You need to ask several times for water/menus/anything.

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j
London
5.0
Dined on 18 March 2018

Tacos all the way- fish, pork, beef and chicken were all delish! Wash down with margaritas!

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MA
4.0
Dined on 8 March 2018

The Tiger Shrimp Taco was awesome! Will get back soon.

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FD
London
5.0
Dined on 8 March 2018

Great food and choice of food and the service was amazing.
Get in there for happy hour and seabass ceviche is recommended !

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F
San Francisco
2.0
Dined on 7 March 2018

We were in the mood for the authentic Mexican molé dish, so we were very excited to go to a restaurant with this name. Turns out, despite the name, molé (or even guacamole) doesn’t exist on the menu and the staff didn’t have a clue what it was. Quite misleading; you’re not going to call your restaurant ‘Pizza’ if you only serve burgers, right..?

Despite this disappointment and the additional long wait (both food & drink orders were forgotten multiple times), the food we eventually received was actually quite tasty. I would recommend the food but I wouldn’t recommend the service.

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L
London
1.0
Dined on 20 January 2018

Worst mexican in London. Tasteless, bad service, could not drink the margarita : no real lemon juice
Do not go there ! Chipotle is better

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OT
London
3.0
Dined on 19 January 2018

Poor choices for vegetarians. Menu very limited. Good cocktails.

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OT
London
4.0
Dined on 13 January 2018

Great tacos, both ingredients and tortillas. Interesting tequila and mescal list, ask for the mysterious but very nice drink. And very good service.

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OT
London
4.0
Dined on 26 December 2017

Very nice selection of tacos, would recommend the ones with tempura prawn and fish, delicious! Staff is very attentive and friendly, cocktails are good, this place definitely is worth a visit. Be careful with last minute bookings as sometimes you can arrive and there won't be a table available for you, but I'm sure it won't be a problem if you'll book a couple of hours ahead

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A
London
2.0
Dined on 13 December 2017

Quality of food was poor, didn't taste very authentic (pomegranates in the guacamole?), wont be going back.

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PG
London
3.0
Dined on 1 December 2017

The food, once it arrived, was pretty good but the service was awful. They forgot 2 of our dishes, we had to wait ages for drinks and we ignored for ages. There seemed to be a lack of communication between the staff.
Such a shame as the food was lovely and not too expensive either, but we probably wouldn’t go back.

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OT
London
5.0
Dined on 17 November 2017

They were great, it was my friend’s birthday and they were nothing but warm towards him! :)

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K
London
4.0
Dined on 17 November 2017

Its a great cosy restaurant. The food is wonderful and there is a good selection of cocktails. Space is a bit tight but that actually add to the ambience. They have good background music playing and the service is friendly. I would certainly go back. They have a special Xmas menu - i would certainy go back for this.

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OT
New York Area
5.0
Dined on 16 November 2017

Outstanding !!!
Everything !!!
Drinks, food, service !!!

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OT
London
4.0
Dined on 9 November 2017

Food and cocktails were great! Fun place for a catch up with a friend

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C
London
2.0
Dined on 3 November 2017

Noisy, food very basic. Apart from the palm heart ceviche, quite tasteless food. Great margaritas

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L
London
3.0
Dined on 2 November 2017

My son and I had a quick lunch at Mole recently. There was a good selection of Mexican dishes on the menu both large and small. Everything came at once which we hadn't expected and meant the table got a bit crowded. The food was tasty and service swift.

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OT
Edinburgh
5.0
Dined on 28 October 2017

Great tacos and atmosphere!

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Denver
5.0
Dined on 28 October 2017

Fantastic tacos, though a bit over-priced.

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OT
London
4.0
Dined on 20 October 2017

Prefect for quick lunch and get together, delicious small plates.

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OT
London
5.0
Dined on 15 October 2017

Worth every penny

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SF
London
5.0
Dined on 30 September 2017

Amazing place, amazing food and amazing service. The perfect place for a great girls night out!

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V
London
4.0
Dined on 28 September 2017

Food was amazing but service was really mixed unfortunately - there was one waitress who was amazing - very friendly and attentive, but the rest of the staff seemed not to care that we were there. We had to wait a really long time to place our order, despite asking for service several times, and the restaurant was not even that busy. I’d come back again, in case they were just having an off-night - because the tacos and cocktails were so good!

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G
London
5.0
Dined on 22 September 2017

I discovered this little gem evening for a quick after work bite and went back this week with friends for a quick lunch and it was super. Fast friendly but most importantly so so delicious! Freshest and yummiest guacamole followed by ceviche and tacos! What more do you want except more of the same

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OT
London
5.0
Dined on 19 September 2017

I cannot recommend this place enough. We booked it for a birthday dinner and I had mentioned this on the reservation. On the day the staff surprised us with a candle in our creme brulé and the birthday song. Really made our day!

The staff was friendly all round and the food was fantastic (the beef skewers were my favourite). I'm a truly satisfied customer.

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G
London
4.0
Dined on 8 September 2017

This New Mexican has been open a month. It was very quiet on a Friday lunchtime. Service initially was excellent but fell during our visit. It is mainly small portions of mixed quality. Excellent duck tacos but soft shell crab tasteless. The sauces with the Philpot and squid also too bland. Good cocktails but feels over priced for the portion size. Would we go back probably not.

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JJ
London
3.0
Dined on 16 August 2017

Had a nice time, there staff is really nice. I loved the special pulpo tacos I had but wasn't to keen on the pork one I had better. They have good cocktails.

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D
London
5.0
Dined on 3 August 2017

A great, fun place for good food and enthusiastic service. The menu tasted authentic and generously portioned. Cocktail list was original and there was even a descent craft ale from Mexico. The tequila list was educated and if there had been tables available outside I would have happily sat there all evening smoking a good cigar and drinking fine tequila.

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