Leicester Square Kitchen

4.5
334 reviews
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£25 and under
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Mexican
Top tags:
  • Tapas
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Creative Cuisine
Relaxed luxury in the heart of Leicester Square.
Our ethos embraces the art of shared dining with a sophisticated yet unassuming setting.
Leicester Square Kitchen showcases an exquisite selection of contemporary Mexican and Peruvian small plates complemented with the finest wines and our signature cocktails.
Welcome to our kitchen.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mexican, Peruvian, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of Operation
Lunch
Monday – Friday: 12.00pm – 3.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12.00pm – 3.30pm

Dinner
Sunday – Wednesday: 5.00pm – 10.45pm
Thursday – Saturday: 5.00pm – 11.15pm
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Phone number
020 7666 0902
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Public Transit
Closest tube:
Leicester Square (Piccadilly & Northern lines)
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Gift Card
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, High Tea, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Offers

Lunch & pre theatre menu: 3 dishes £20/4 dishes £25

Choose 3 or 4 plates per person from a selection of 15 dishes, including desserts.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 8 diners. Includes VAT, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 8 people

Starts: 2 May 2018

Ends: 2 November 2018

Availability: Mon-Fri 12:00-18:30

4 plates and a cocktail: £29pp

4 plates per person from our selection of 15 dishes including desserts. One signature cocktail of your choice per person.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 8 diners. Includes VAT, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 8 people

Starts: 7 May 2018

Ends: 31 August 2018

Availability: Sun-Wed 12:00-22:00
Thu-Sat 12:00-17:30

10 tacos & 2 margaritas per person: £35

10 exquisite hard and soft shell tacos paired with your choice of two signature Margarita cocktails for £35 per person.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 8 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 8 people

Starts: 22 March 2018

Ends: 22 September 2018

Availability: Tue 12:00-15:00 17:00-22:30

What 334 People Are Saying
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H
London
4.0
Dined 3 days ago

Varied menu with unusual and interesting choices. Had the lamb which was excellent but a bit pricier than I’d have expected for such small pieces. Good cocktails and excellent wine.
Would definitely recommend it but good idea to wear something with deep pockets!

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DT
Kent
4.0
Dined 3 days ago

Very tasty well presented (small) dishes. Service was exceptionally good. Some plates were less generous than we might have liked, but we left reasonably full anyway. Wine prices are on the high side, but I guess the location always means there will be a big mark up. Overall my wife and I agreed we would recommend the restaurant to new visitors to London, but we probably wouldn't pick it out of preference.

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OT
London
5.0
Dined 5 days ago

Simply perfect

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PM
London
5.0
Dined on 14 July 2018

Fabulous meal as always. Been here many times. Great food, service and location. Only gripe was I knocked my own drink over before taking a sip and was charged fully for a replacement after spending over £200 on our meal. My fault I know but even so.....! Paul

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EL
London
3.0
Dined on 14 July 2018

Service was pretty slow and portions v small for price although all food was very tasty!

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TO
4.0
Dined on 13 July 2018

very tasty meal once we had fathomed out the menu choices, staff very helpful recommend it too friends especially for pre theatre meal

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K
Los Angeles
5.0
Dined on 13 July 2018

Wonderful pre theatre early dinner. Amazing food, the flavours were all interesting and superb. Thanks to Antonio for amazing friendly service.

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OT
London
3.0
Dined on 12 July 2018

The portion size of the pintxo was too small. It was ridiculous. We took pictures with a knife and fork to get a scale of it. The food tastes good but not value for the money spent

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MF
5.0
Dined on 11 July 2018

Really excellent tapas - lots of delicious choices and all the dishes were full of flavour. We really enjoyed our meal and the service was most wonderful. Thank you, Peter, for making our day with your kindness and attention to detail.

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S
London
4.0
Dined on 6 July 2018

Food is divine! Delicious and different.
Thoughtful and great customer service.

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JF
5.0
Dined on 5 July 2018

The food was amazing. We tried a number of vegetarian dishes which was some of the best food I have tasted. They even surprised us with dessert as it was our anniversary. Great night.

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SG
London
5.0
Dined on 5 July 2018

This is place is a (I want to say a hidden) gem, who would have thought to find one in Leicester Square? First of all the staff was super friendly and professional. The tall guy with the beard (forgot to ask his name) took patiently his time to answer all our questions about the menu and was very helpful and polite throuout the evening! So were the ladies who were serving us the food.

The food was absolutely delicious!!! I couldn’t eat the Ceviche (pregnant) but if you like Mexican and spicy you will love it! The chicken tacos, the fish, the corn, the nachos were top notch! And the desert: heaven!

The restaurant is beautiful and looks very high end although it’s not too pricy.
Will DEFINITELY be back!!!

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DG
London
5.0
Dined on 2 July 2018

The food is excellent. Small plates but all really tasty. There are mini tacos, salads, little kebabs. The deep fried calamari and prawns are delicious.

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RS
5.0
Dined on 30 June 2018

Cannot speak highly enough of this place. The food, although costly, is great value for money as it is great quality! The staff are attentive and always willing to help and advise on the menu. Try the lamb cutlets, they are out of this world!

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ME
Lincolnshire
5.0
Dined on 30 June 2018

Had the pre theatre deal which was good value. Excellent food and a great beer!

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KL
London
4.0
Dined on 29 June 2018

Leicester Square kitchen is great for a catch up with friends. It is reasonable value with the 3 or 4 dishes deal considering the location. Would definitely visit again.

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f
London
4.0
Dined on 29 June 2018

Pre-theatre menu was great value. Generous portions, beautifully presented and everything absolutely delicious. Also great service, friendly, attentive but unintrusive waiters. Definitely be back again!

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C
5.0
Dined on 29 June 2018

Delicious food and speedy service. The staff were all friendly and helpful. It was quite spicy but we like food with a kick. They gave us a little cake for my boyfriend's birthday which was a nice touch. We sat outside in the sunshine which was great. Would definitely recommend the cocktails, they were amazing!

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B
London
5.0
Dined on 27 June 2018

A great find, in a sea of neon at Leicester Square this chic hotel restaurant is a great find! We sat in the sun watching people go by. A succession of gorgeous “small”plates arrived... they weren’t small at all and for £20 for 3 were great value eg 8 baby paprika ribs, huge chunky spiced Sea Bass perfectly cooked. The staff were exceptional. I can’t praise this place enough and look forward to returning.

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SR
4.0
Dined on 26 June 2018

The food was incredible and we enjoyed ourselves a lot but the portions are quite small and it meant that you had to order more than one plate which wasn't the best but it didn't ruin the experience.

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JY
London
3.0
Dined on 23 June 2018

Good atmosphere and vibe. Would visit again but would instead do the pre theatre offers. Good service - waiter was Peter.

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GM
5.0
Dined on 23 June 2018

Very nice restaurant, food is delicious and a great selection of cocktails

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T
London
5.0
Dined on 22 June 2018

Food is outstanding, service is so good with staff very knowledgeable about food and drink. We were even given a choose of tables.

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T
London
4.0
Dined on 21 June 2018

Brilliant night spent at LSK. Food was fantastic with a lot of care taken over group allergies. Excellent service.

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J
London
4.0
Dined on 20 June 2018

Exceeded my expectations. Food was delicious with minimal waiting time. Staff a little too attentive which was not conducive to conversation flow.
Overall it was a pleasant experience with very good food.

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RG
London
4.0
Dined on 20 June 2018

Loved it! Tapas style food and good drinks!

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JT
2.0
Dined on 16 June 2018

Food was delicious.
Music very loud and difficult to hold a conversation, but was lowered slightly.
Service - the waitress was taking our plates away the moment the last mouthful put to our lips and rushed us to pay the bill, I would understand if the restaurant was full, but it was not. Service let the place down.

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I
France
4.0
Dined on 16 June 2018

Very good food in Central London

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F
London
5.0
Dined on 16 June 2018

Excellent service, interesting dishes and good wine recommendation.

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HC
5.0
Dined on 15 June 2018

Food was absolutely fantastic. Service was also brilliant - friendly and helpful. Very nice look to the place, feels high end, cool without being stuffy. The food is expensive, but considering the quality it’s not outrageous. Definitely one for a special occasion - recommend arriving a little early before you reservation and having a cocktail on the sofas.

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OT
Hertfordshire
5.0
Dined on 14 June 2018

We have been to Leicester Square Kitchen a few times. The food, cocktails and service are always great!!
Highly recommend!

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JP
5.0
Dined on 13 June 2018

Lovely modern restaurant, food was delicious and the service spot on. We had to rush away as had tickets to a show, but will definitely be back to enjoy a much more leisurely experience. The staff made a lovely gesture of a happy birthday treat for my daughter which was very kind. I would recommend this place, which is how I came to hear about it. Always nice to have a recommendation from a friend and she is usually very reliable, well done her!

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CP
Manchester
5.0
Dined on 13 June 2018

Ate lunch here with my girlfriend before a matinee play. They had a lunch deal of 4 dishes from a set menu for £25 so we shared 8 dishes all of which were excellent. Duck salad, matchstick chicken and spicy asparagus were her favourites, the chicken and the tiger prawns were mine. Service was prompt and efficient and with drinks (add a cocktail to the set menu for £4 - bargain) and service charge the bill was around £70 which I thought was good value as we were both full by the end of the meal and the quality of the food was outstanding. Some really interesting flavours - be warned the habanero sauce with the chicken is really fiery. I was surprised that the restaurant was 3/4 empty - I would certainly need no excuse to go again.

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TF
4.0
Dined on 3 June 2018

Great place and great location. Food is pretty good, not excellent. Cocktails were great. Value for money very good.

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T
Chicago
3.0
Dined on 2 June 2018

Food and service was outstanding. They even accommodated a change in time for us.

Really impressed with everything!!!! Birthday dessert as well for my dad!

Except the music.Thumping club music quite loud the entire time...I swear it was the same song. Could not have any reasonable conversation or even order without yelling!

Definitely not for kiddos. But food and service impeccable!

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K
London
5.0
Dined on 2 June 2018

Food was some of the best Mexican I have eaten anywhere in London. Genuine heat in some of the dishes as you’d hope for. Service was excellent and prompt. Highly recommended.

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LR
London
4.0
Dined on 24 May 2018

Great location and spacious, however the tapas sizes varies and I feel starters are a bit of rip-off, we ordered shredded duck and avocado and orange salad, and literally 90% are leaves and 10% were the actual meat or other ingredients >_<

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OT
Seattle
5.0
Dined on 22 May 2018

Very modern dining room and excellent food. Every dish we had was superb, especially the calamari, the matchstick chicken and the donuts. Service was a bit inattentive, but I've found that to be pretty universal in London so it may just be that my expectations are out alignment as a visitor. Would definitely come back here.

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KB
London
4.0
Dined on 21 May 2018

Service was hit and miss. We were not provided with the pre-theatre menu even though the booking was made against that menu. The food also took a long time to arrive even though we had stated we were going to the theatre. We then had to rush our food.

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IZ
London
3.0
Dined on 19 May 2018

Dined here with some girlfriends for my 40th birthday dinner.
The food was delicious. The ambience was good I liked the music. Service was ok, had to ask a number of times for a number of things and we always had different waiting staff.
As a big group this works as a central location spot, but I have eaten at better places before.

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