After a successful Kickstarter, the much-loved Santo Remedio has returned with their new Cantina & Comedor, a two-storey bar and restaurant on Tooley Street, with a charcoal grill, a bigger kitchen and reservations available for lunch and dinner.
Updated with opening date
Mexican food in London really seems to be going to the next level at the moment. With El Pastor, Breddos, Corazon and hopefully the return of Santo Remedio in 2017, it really is the next big thing. And now another top Mexican chef is coming to town...
Martha Ortiz has won plaudits for Mexico City's Dulce Patria and now
Update 7/6/17 - they're currently at £44k, well overtarget with hours to go.
There was much rejoicing in 2016 when a genuine Mexican eatery opened in East London by the name of Santo Remedio, making it one of the capital’s first permanent spots for authentic Mexican food (and one of our favourites). However, it
Tiger prawn tacos, Mayan-spiced chicken ensalada and Robata-grilled Pisco-glazed smoked paprika ribs with lime are some of the sharing plates up for grabs at the new Leicester Square Kitchen, a new restaurant in a Leicester Square hotel.
Two of London's best are getting together for this mighty burger - on sale for March only.
An American/Mexican hybrid called The Wall (you can guess what that's based on), it's an aged beef patty, brisket birria, American cheese, burnt morita chile, sesame seed salsa, jalapeño, lemon, onion. All that plus for each burger sold they'll be donating £1 to Save the Children charity for their U.S border
The next residency at Dalston's Pamela is about to kick off as Club Mexicana takes over. They are, as the name suggests, all about Mexican food - but it's all vegan too. They're on a mission to show that vegan food can be way more than what people expect.
They've been popping up at street food markets all over town and their menu recreates classic Mexican dishes including:
We head down to Borough Market to check out El Pastor, a Mexican taco stop and the latest from the Hart Bros, the family behind Barrafina.
Updated 8/12/16 with soft launch info
Until recently, it's felt like London's tacos have played second fiddle to the burrito, their gut-busting cousin. So it’s great news that street vendor Breddos Tacos, winner of the Taco Wars 2014 (yes, it was a real thing) will be setting up permanent shop in Clerkenwell later this month as they finally close the doors on their roving
24/11/16 - updated with soft launch details.
London may be down one Mexican joint with the closure of Santa Remedio, but come November there'll be a new taqueria to boost our spirits. Corazón is opening in Soho on Poland Street (taking over the spot where Posini's used to be). So if you're after casual, comfort food with a kick, this is where you'll need to be. Expect to be mesmerised by watching all their homemade tortillas being freshly made in front of
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We bring very good news for Shepherd's Bush folk - ex-streetfood trader Killer Tomato is opening a permanent taco and burrito joint on Goldhawk Road.
They've been described by Metro as having the best burritos in London, with their speciality being the "Torpedo Burrito". That has a guacamole-filled taquito in the middle (that's it above) which will have a choice of hot sauces
They've already done a pretty good job on delivering some of the best Spanish food in London with Barrafina, but now the Hart Brothers have their sights set on Mexican food. They're launching a new taqueria called El Pastór at Borough.
It's something they've had form in before - they're bringing in Crispin Somerville with who Sam Hart owned and ran cult Mexico City nightclub, El Colmillo in
Updated 5/5/16 with launch offer
There's a lot of activity going on in Exmouth Market. Hard on the heels of Dirty Burger, Pizza Pilgrims and Macellaio RC all opening, comes Cielo Blanco. The Mexican restaurant first opened in Leeds back in 2013 and this will be their first London site, taking over the space that was Bonnie Gull.
Inspired by the barbacoa markets of Oaxaca you'll find speciality sharing boards on offer alongside and feast menus. A quick
We take a visit to Santo Remedio, a new Mexican restaurant in Shoreditch finally bringing some authentic Mexican cuisine to London.
Marylebone continues to be a bit of a growth area for interesting new restaurants. And the latest we've heard about is Molé, a "boutique Mexican restaurant and taco bar" coming to Picton Place, right beside Selfridges. Run by the team behind nearby Cocochan the 50-seater restaurant is going to serve up modern Mexican/South American cooking (and cocktails).
80% of Molé’s menu will be gluten-free, including their tacos which they'll be making themselves from Masa
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