Cantina Laredo

4.2
1198 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Mexican
Top tags:
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Casual
  • Group Bookings
Cantina Laredo offers something completely new, a sophisticated approach to traditional Mexican cuisine. Our ethos at Cantina Laredo is to blend old with new by using contemporary and traditional techniques to bring a modern twist to the authentic flavours from all regions of Mexico.

The menu is a culinary exploration of Mexico’s regional cuisines in search of Mexico’s most incredible flavours. Traditional and contemporary techniques combine to produce an intriguing menu that pays homage to authentic Mexican flavours. Emphasis is on the bold and intense flavours with simple presentation using high quality ingredients. Dishes are authentic, but not traditional with a modern approach to recreate classic dishes and invent new ones.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Mexican, Mexican / Southwestern
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Hours of Operation


Monday - Thursday: 12:00pm - 11:30pm

Friday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:00am

Sunday: 12:00pm - 10:30pm
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Phone number
020 7420 0630
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Public Transit
Closest Tubes are Leicester Square and Covent Garden
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Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining , Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Offers

Lunch & Pre Theatre: 2 courses £24

From a set menu, 3 courses £27.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes VAT, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 14 May 2018

Ends: 14 August 2018

Availability: Daily 12:00-18:30

1,000-Point Tables

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Sun 12:00PM - 9:00PM
Mon - Thu 12:00PM - 10:00PM
Fri 12:00PM - 6:00PM 9:00PM - 10:30PM
Sat 12:00PM - 5:00PM 9:00PM - 10:30PM

What 1198 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.2
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4.1
service
4.1
ambience
3.7
value
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on 2 June 2018

Amazing service as always. Not sure why I didn't get my 1000points?

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5.0Dined on 1 June 2018

The guacamole was divine...will be back soon! The service was excellent and the restaurant was spacious

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4.0Dined on 31 May 2018

Food was good - lots of vegetarian and gluten free options which was required by members of my dining party. Food was tasty. Service was slow and a bit inattentive but they were friendly. If you re not in a rush it’s not much of an issue but we did have moments when our drinks ran dry.

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1.0Dined on 27 May 2018

Sadly the food didn't have much flavor, the service was extremely slow when ordering drinks and waiters and waitresses managed to smash 3 glasses in the 2 hours we were in there. It's certainly not baby friendly as it's quite loud but that's quite common in London restaurants. When we complained they didn't offer anything other than a emotionless apology and when you're paying £150 for a meal you expect them to care about the customers opinion. I wrote a formal complaint to the management and received an email back quizzing every opinion I had and even referred to CCTV footage to argue that it only took them 15 minutes to make a G&T. Madness! They obviously don't understand the hospitality industry and it's quite sad that people are that rude to paying customers. I would NEVER eat here again and urge anyone thinking about booking to go find a proper Mexican restaurant that care about what their customer thinks. 1/10

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4.0Dined on 26 May 2018

Lovely friendly staff. Service could not be faulted. I thoroughly enjoyed my dishes. My vegetarian friends were very happy too.

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4.0Dined on 25 May 2018

Food was not as good as the last time we visited, mojitos were excellent!

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4.0Dined on 23 May 2018

Extremely good mexican food (best in town I think), ambience is fresh, simple and smart. Very good cocktails. Not cheap but worthy.

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3.0Dined on 23 May 2018

Very good guacamole, all the ones I have tried have always been excellent. Other dishes generally fine, but overall the bill came to a bit more than anticipated probably because some of the portions are quite small. Good range of drinks.

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4.0Dined on 18 May 2018

A planned evening with friends, thoroughly enjoyed our evening at this great restaurant.

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3.0Dined on 12 May 2018

A nice meal and good service - good for pre theatre dining

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1.0Dined on 8 May 2018

Food was tasteless.

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3.0Dined on 6 May 2018

When I am in London, I try to visit Cantina Laredo. This place has the best Mexican food in London. Unfortunately, this time the service was extremely terrible. The waitress took my drink and firsts order then was not be seen for quite a while. Once she took my main order, it came out quickly but then again she disappeared and had to wait for the check. I am hoping this is an anomaly and will give them another try.

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4.0Dined on 6 May 2018

Guacamole was the best ever! Pomegranate margarita delicious too.

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4.0Dined on 6 May 2018

Went with family and friends for Sunday lunch. Very tasty food, friendly and efficient service. The frozen margaritas are delicious. Will be going back.

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5.0Dined on 5 May 2018

Phenomenal experience and we only had time for the 1 hour pre-theatre menu. Classic guacamole made at the table, delightful cocktails, generous tapas portions and amazing flavours and presentation too. We will be back!

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4.0Dined on 27 April 2018

Everything was very good, service, food, ambience! Our guests arrived first and when checking in did not have our reservation. Luckily for us they did have a table.

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2.0Dined on 24 April 2018

This is an upmarket restaurant so we expected gourmet Mexican food. All the dishes that me and my friends ordered were not that great and none of us were impressed. The starters were quite bland, the mains lacked flavour and the desserts were quite large that we immediately knew that we were not about to tuck into delicious food.

Sorry for the harsh review guys but this is not gourmet Mexican food. Customers are better going elsewhere...

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5.0Dined on 21 April 2018

Food was excellent as always here. Great atmosphere and staff extreme nice and friendly.

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4.0Dined on 21 April 2018

We had the pre-theatre fixed price menu. Good value for Covent Garden. The fajitas were very good and enjoyed the churros and the frozen margaritas.

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5.0Dined on 19 April 2018

We have been to CL several times pre theatre and have always had a very enjoyable experience. On this occasion we were served by Mariano who maintained the normal high levels of service as well as instructing a trainee.

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5.0Dined on 18 April 2018

Great experience! Amazing food!

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5.0Dined on 18 April 2018

Service food and ambience all first class. Have gone several times and consistently excellent. Highly recommended.

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5.0Dined on 11 April 2018

this is a mexican restaurant with difference. They make guacamole at your table.

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4.0Dined on 7 April 2018

Fabulous food but service not great. Would certainly eat here again though.

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5.0Dined on 31 March 2018

Amazing food will definitely be returning. The starter was made in front of us and tasted delicious.

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5.0Dined on 31 March 2018

Fantastic family meal during easter weekend. Food was fantastic especially the choice of smaller bites. Cocktails were especially nice. Would highly recommend and will be back the next time I’m in London with family.

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5.0Dined on 30 March 2018

Catching up with family. Great food, friendly and professional service. Would recommend and definitely go again!

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5.0Dined on 25 March 2018

Bottomless brunch - excellent value
Food is absolutely delicious especially mini pork tacos
Good service
Would recommend and will return

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4.0Dined on 25 March 2018

Very friendly staff and the bottomless brunch is great value. Tasty food, but portions aren't huge. Would go again.

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1.0Dined on 22 March 2018

Food quality was terrible. Experience and service even worse

They bought our mains out while we were still eating our starters and instead of apologising they got into a strop about taking it back

Wouldn't recomended it

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4.0Dined on 22 March 2018

I went for the veg choices this time, there wasn't too much to choose from. However as usual thoroughly enjoyed the guacamole.

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5.0Dined on 21 March 2018

Been there a few times! Good margaritas and tasty food! Friendly happy staff.

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5.0Dined on 17 March 2018

Very attentive staff, lovely food, great amosphere

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5.0Dined on 10 March 2018

Absolutely superb service. We had a great night as the food, as always, was superb.

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5.0Dined on 10 March 2018

Great food, good fun, good service, excellent margeritas

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4.0Dined on 8 March 2018

Staff were lovely. Service a bit too attentive, probably because it was quiet. My quesadillas were the same as my tacos (I thought they were 2 different things), but the food was tasty and the churros excellent.

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5.0Dined on 24 February 2018

What a great spot! Went twice while we were in London.

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3.0Dined on 23 February 2018

The food was good but unfortunately are table was sat next to two noisy big parties. This made having a conversation virtually impossible. The restaurant should look to keep large parties separate. I will not be going back.

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5.0Dined on 13 February 2018

Absolutely brilliant. The venue was buzzing, the food outstanding and service impeccable. Making guacamole at the table - delicious and genius. So many dishes I could point to as being incredible. I have already booked my next trip!

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4.0Dined on 11 February 2018

We had a lovely evening, celebrating our friends 50th.
Very fresh , great food.

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