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Wahaca Covent Garden

66 Chandos Place, London WC2N 4HG, England
+44 20 7240 1883
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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66 Chandos Place, London WC2N 4HG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my second visit as i thought i would try this restaurant again although dissapointed on a previius visit to the chain.Visited as a solo diner and was not offered any choice of table in a quiet restaurant. The food I ordered was poor....More

Thank vikki88196
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited Wahaca on Friday February 9th for an early dinner (c5.30pm) with a guest. I have been to Wahaca quite a few times and have always enjoyed the evening. But this time it wasn’t great. I started with a Margarita... excellent! But after this...More

Thank Adelmart
WahacaCoventGarden, Manager at Wahaca Covent Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Adelmart, Thank you for you review. I am sorry to hear about your experience. I believe the standards fell on this occasion and I will bring up this issue with our head chef regarding food quality. We would love to try and show you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good variety and a choice of small bites or bigger meals. We chose 3 things each and shared them, there are generally 2 or 3 pieces per portion so it was good to have wide variety. Good flavours and well presented food. I quite liked...More

Thank janeandmo
WahacaCoventGarden, Manager at Wahaca Covent Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi janeandmo, Thank you for you review. I am glad you enjoyed and hope to see you soon. Regards Driton

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love this restaurant chain, the food is amazing, so tasty and fresh. Fast service which was great for pre theatre eats. I am coeliac and the staff are so knowledgeable about the difference from just an intolerance . Wish there was one in CheltenhamMore

Thank Rachael213
WahacaCoventGarden, General Manager at Wahaca Covent Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for such a lovely review - we pride ourselves on knowledgeably catering to dietary requirements so that everyone can enjoy delicious food, so receiving feedback like this means a lot to us! Please do let us know if you're in the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love it here. Simple Mexican food. Brilliant service, vibrant atmosphere. Reasonably priced. Come here all the time when we visit London.

Thank cooldad49
WahacaCoventGarden, Manager at Wahaca Covent Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Cooldad, Thank you for your review. Nice to hear you had a great time. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have tried lots of different places and normally try and stay away from places in really busy tourist areas as they can be a bit rubbish with food quality but not this place, it was sooo good, very busy so would suggest getting there early,...More

Thank beachgirl085
WahacaCoventGarden, Manager at Wahaca Covent Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Beachgirl085, Thank you for you review. I am glad to hear about your experience. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards Driton

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sorry to say, despite the other good reviews, we are really sad that our Wahaca experience this week was poor. The service very slow and inattentive, food only OK and overall not as good as we expected. It is a shame. We respect Thomasina Myers...More

Thank Tanzey K
WahacaCoventGarden, General Manager at Wahaca Covent Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tanzey , Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback, we are very sorry to hear about your experience. We are really proud of delivering great food as well as a great experience, sadly this time we dropped the ball. We would...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! We loved it here! No complaints whatsoever! Our waiter "Patrick" was OUTSTANDING - he made us feel so welcome and was so helpful and he knew his stuff ( he should be the manager)! Delicious food, great cocktails and beer and music that makes...More

Thank 22Natty05
WahacaCoventGarden, General Manager at Wahaca Covent Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review, we're all glad that you had a fabulous time (and clearly our Patrick is one to watch in the future, our management team will have to watch their backs...!) We hope to see you again sometime soon,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal on Saturday night. We ordered a set menu for 2 (£25) which includes enough food and all of it delicious. It’s worth to try the new special- The egg-less truffly ‘scotch egg’. Nice staff and lovely atmosphere. Recommend it.More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
WahacaCoventGarden, General Manager at Wahaca Covent Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for the lovely review - glad you enjoyed the scotch egg! We're always updating our street food specials so make sure you let us know when you're next in town on coventgarden@wahaca.co.uk - we'll make sure to look after you and tell...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love it here! Always a fantastic, friendly welcome. During our last visit there was a staff changeover in the middle of our ordering - it was seamless. Really well communicated. We love the pork pibil, and the citrus fizz is the perfect drink when...More

1  Thank GerHey
WahacaCoventGarden, Manager at Wahaca Covent Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi GerHey, Thank you for an amazing review. Glad you had a great time and please do come and visit us whenever you are in London. Kind regards Driton

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Soumya A
18 May 2017|
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Response from Dorlcote | Reviewed this property |
Yes lots of vegetarian options . My daughter's friend a vegetarian and she loves it !
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lynda v
15 April 2017|
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Response from EmilyWahaca | Property representative |
Hi Lynda - definitely! You can see our gluten advice menu on our website, and our team can advise on lactose on the day. Often this just requires removing a cheese or crema garnish. Hope we'll see you soon.
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Ang B
30 March 2017|
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Response from johngfry55 | Reviewed this property |
Yes just ring them to make a booking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Chandos Place, London WC2N 4HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 1883
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Description
The original and still the best! As popular now as the day it opened, Wahaca Covent Garden collides the heat of the Mexican market with all the coolness of London's trendy West End, in an explosion of colour, texture and noise. Enjoy the funky music and lively surroundings in the bar while you wait to be seated.
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