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La Bodega Negra

#2,627 of 18,247 Restaurants in London}
€€ - €€€Mexican, Latin,
9 Old Compton Street, London W1D 5JF, England
+44 20 7758 4100
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
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9 Old Compton Street, London W1D 5JF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I have become very skeptical of Mexican food in London after trying a few different places (one being a large chain with restaurants in every neighborhood). La Bodega Negra is the real deal. The flavors are authentic, the atmosphere is fun and the service is...More

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unbeliveable poor value. Small portions. Very average. Massively overpriced. Fool me. But makes me angry. Will i tell other people not to go? Absolutely.

Thank Detibi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We been on a Saturday night, for a birthday celebration. Our waiter Martin have make us feel like home. He had recommended food and drinks, everything was delicious. All the staff were friendly. Thanks 😁

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Other than the waiter being friendly I would not advise visiting this place unless you want to go for a drink. Food is very overpriced compared to other Mexican restaurants in town. I was incredibly unimpressed by it and would not go back.

Thank Healthy Eats O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out with my wife and family on a Friday evening decided to try this place out for a meal before going to the Theatre nearby. Starting with the only positive the young waiter who was very friendly as for everything else it was all very...More

Thank Hockley-Traveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with some friends to have dinner here as I came here before to have a good night as we didn't see each other for a long time. Upon arrival, the entrance staff, a gent with long hair, while taken our jackets insisted around...More

Thank Maria_Cavaco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place had a great atmosphere. The music was good, decor, pleasing and staff, friendly. The food was mediocre and expensive. I would expect a quesadilla to have cheese on it for £12 - not be smothered in sour cream. Hubby's steak was full of...More

Thank 123minou
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed yet another excellent "Frida" offer here on Monday evening last. Excellent tasty tapas served at outstanding prices - unbeatable! Superb customer service delivered by Tamara. Makes you want to go back over and over again! Cant say enough good things about this place and...More

Thank PatCre C
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

The location is cool and of course the fact that it was a sex shop sells but the dishes themselves are underwhelming, quite small and totally overpriced. We paid a lot of money for Wahaca style quality dishes. Even the presentation of the dishes were...More

Thank Pia W
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We had a bit of difficulty finding this restaurant, but locals knew of the place and directed us--many thanks! I know Mexican food from travels in Mexico and from local experience in the SW US--Texas, New Mexico, Colorado (my home), Arizona, California. La Bodega Negra...More

Thank MHSyd
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18 October 2016|
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Response from Queen L | Reviewed this property |
No dress code in particular, it's got quite a party night out vibe but not too formal either , smart casual is the best to go for
8 July 2015|
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Response from Sum Y | Reviewed this property |
Music is pretty loud normally, and you can always ask can they play more cheesy music. Maybe bring a flash drive with u with the cheesy music. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Old Compton Street, London W1D 5JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7758 4100
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