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96 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0JG, England
+44 20 7379 3277
17:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sun 17:00 - 03:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

When we arrived the staff seemed very stressed especially the lady behind the counter making our cocktails. Not very polite service the cocktail just tasted like her bad mood. The music and the Latin American decoration is very nice.

Thank chefnightmare
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Average food and the worse customer service ever! Arrived at 5pm and decided to sit outside but were told we couldn't as we had reserved a table and it was inside. We didn't mind so moved downstairs however when we got down there they didn't have a table for us... thankfully the table outside was still free. We were told... More 

Thank Faye_T89
Liam2018, Manager at Salsa!, responded to this review

Hello Faye_T89 Thank you for your review and please let me start by reassuring you that it is never our intention for a customer to leave having a negative experience. I discussed at length with Daniel and his colleagues about your concerns and it was believed there was no rudeness or arguments. The manager on duty advised me that the... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't recommend this place. I was with my family and friends there for eating something like at 8 p.m. The manager was so rude and he told us that we couldn't eat there because my friend (he's 25 years old) didn't have the ID. This place is a shame. I don't gonna come back NEVER!

Thank Esther S
Liam2018, Manager at Salsa!, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I reviewed and investigated the complaint through speaking the manager and reviewing cctv. Its very clear that the manager on duty requested I.D, however due to a person not having the Identification was put in a difficult position having to explain and repeat that it is against our policy with local government to ensure all... More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival were told quickly and abruptly that we had to order at desk and pay immediately!!! Keep your hair on we never expected to get our food for free! No cocktails until 5.00pm they might tell you this when you sit down considering place is empty! Food very average, cheap and cold. Stick to dancing and leave the food... More 

Thank Mairead R
Liam2018, Manager at Salsa!, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, upon looking at the cctv and following up with the member of staff it correlated that he explained the ordering process. The mannerisms on cctv from all persons involved was friendly, and although you were disappointed that cocktails were not on offer until 5pm this is purely a logistical issue. It is totally understandable that... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for dinner before seeing a show. The food and cocktails were brilliant and good value for money. Great atmosphere.

Thank Fkdw21
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time at salsa bar! It's was a really good night. Missed the salsa lesson and happy hour (will definitely go for this soon). Food was amazing (the beef burger with avocado) service was abit slow as it was very busy. Music was good and dance floor was packed. Definitely visit again.

Thank taiwo a
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Salsa! last week for my birthday. As we were a group of 12 i was told that i would need to pay a deposit of £5 per person to secure the booking which i did. On the day when it came to payment i asked one of the waitresses if she could return my deposit back in cash... More 

Thank Gemma C
Madrid, Spain
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a chance to go there with a friend and found a very virbrant atmosphere plenty of good music and nice people. This is a must in London if you're looking for Latin scene. Will go back anytime I can.

Thank JorgeLozanoM
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was average. Service at the bar is super slow. Rude barman named Arthur was slow and aggressive.

Thank ajdiaz83
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there for the bachata lessons, which are great. But, upon arrival I waited for 25 minutes at the bar, although when I got there, it was only one other client! Did not get served, as the bartenders were too busy making cocktails and taking a looooong time just for that, was told to wait, did that, until I... More 

Thank Diavera13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Spanish, South American, Mexican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7379 3277

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

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Covent Garden
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