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El Vergel

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132 Webber Street, London SE1 0QL, England
+44 7956 527409
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08:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

tasty south american recipes at affordable price. place is being refurbished but still in line with the previous industrial/craft style. walkable from the crowded London Bridge area if you are seeking a quiet escape.

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Thank loziodima
Dunstable, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first visit to El Vergel since they downsized (by about 75%, I estimate). The whole experience is cosier, but the staff are still friendly and the menu the same as it was. The soup of the day (spinach) was hearty and the bean stew (with or without pork) filling and warming on a chilly Spring day.

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Thank Sam_and_Gran
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Simple cafe food good for breakfast, brunch and lunch. tortillas empanadas with a fusion of mediteranian flavours.

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Thank Phil M
Cayenne, French Guiana
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118 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The place is very relaxing with open spaces and big tables. They have a live kitchen in front of the tables, and it is nice to see the cooks preparing your food. The food is quite nice but not too sophisticated, the prices not too high. I paid about GBP7 for the day's special (rice, salad and meat). You can... More 

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Thank fabmc
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I have only been there for breakfast - quality is good, relaxed atmosphere. Unfortunately is closed on Sundays and week nights. Good option for lunch breaks though.

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Thank YiannaDem
London
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Sometimes have it as Takeaway it is a great choice. I have tried other dishes but I will always return to my favourite.

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Thank LondonHappyGuy
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Went for a late lunch by myself. Walked in to be greeted by a grumpy looking waitress. Took a seat, only to be told I had to move to another table. The restaurant was entirely empty, so presumably this was just so it was easier for them to serve me?! Looked at the menu, then tried to get someones attention... More 

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Thank Lee W
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I love South American food, so living locally I was really happy to spot El Vergel. The decor is outstanding and quirky. The staff unfortunately, seem to be lost, chaotic and don't know what's available what's not (3 times I had to change my order as when everyone in my group got the food the waitress told me that the... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

I have just popped in to grab some lunch and perhaps dinner for 3 tonight. The service was unfriendly, unenthusiastic and I made to feel as if they are doing me a favour by selling me food? I ordered a haloumi cheese salad, that is exactly what it is, two slices of haloumi on top of lettuce sliced cucumber, raw... More 

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1 Thank Adri B
London, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

A bit of a strange one. This restaurant is very casual, you wander in, sit where you like (including, I think, communal tables), pick your cutlery from a pot in the middle of the room and wait for a menu. The menus are paper, crumpled, stained and everything looks a little tired. But the food was surprisingly good. It is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$35
Cuisine
Mexican, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Webber Street, London SE1 0QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 7956 527409

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?