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La Bodega Negra

#4,159 of 18,551 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, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
9 Old Compton Street, London W1D 5JF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place for a cool fun place to eat. Portions are on the small size and the staff pressurise you to hurry up, eat and leave for the next customer. Worth a visit if only for a short time.

Thank fideli01
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were able to book a last minute table on a Saturday for 6 people. The staff were amazing and extremely accommodating. Delicious cocktails (frozen margaritas!!) and great food. We ended up staying late dancing. Would definitely recommend, such a fun night out for friends.

Thank mjb2009
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the food, to drinks, to the atmosphere, great spot! Quite funny to bring there friends who’ve never been before, fun dining experience!

Thank Alessia K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there with our colleagues. The entrance was something to remember. But of course we could not get a table because it was really packed! So we decided to kick off with some drinks. The bartenders were super nice and we had way too...More

Thank ArmasKadri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food overpriced 50 pounds per head just with beers. And they charge 15% service charge instead of 12.5%. They bring all the food at the same time. They want to quick you out ASAP and have the more rotation as possible

Thank josepeix1985
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very cool place, great decor, and pretty darn good food. There was only one thing that tainted my experience at Bodega Negra. I'd brought my girlfriend there for her birthday and our server offered us two glasses of mezcal on her, as a birthday gift...More

Thank cfav11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

excellent service, excellent food. the only thing was at the end of the dinner when the waitress pushed a little bit to let us out, it felt a bit rude but overall very good!really recommendable

Thank Wario M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was great - though that is only part of the experience! The entrance is... well.... an inexperience in its own right! And the restaurant? Well. Whoever designed the wall coverings needs a medal! The service was brilliant; the location is brilliant; the food...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I visited this establishment expecting it to be a peep show and offer girls, girls, girls and sex, sex, sex, but contrary to the misleading advertising on the exteria, it was in fact a Mexican restaurant. So embarrassed at our error were...More

1  Thank CJR1271982
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here based on reviews and glad we did. Service was prompt and the drinks were delicious-had different kinds of margaritas. Ceviche was delicious along with the burrito and tacos we ordered. Wasn’t too crowded at the time we came but had a very fun...More

Thank Kristy H
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Questions & Answers
15 March 2018|
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Response from Ana H | Reviewed this property |
They do check IDs but they do not have the scanning machine so they don't scan.
18 October 2016|
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Response from MrVilliers | Reviewed this property |
No suits / jackets
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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
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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