Best Tacos in London
Mexico's age-old nosh, the traditional taco, has been chomped on for centuries and is today a global grub hit on many a world menu. Varying its middle, showered with salsa, pibil pork, Baja fish and more, London's taco restaurants are bringing you these flavours like never before. From the cheap to London Bridge, Shoreditch and Soho favourites, check out our recommendations below.
Home to some of London's best tacos, Primos Mexican Cantina is championing authentic eats in a colourful setting. The Finsbury Park restaurant and bar is offering you a range of corn tortillas loaded with pulled pork, sea bass and king prawns, chicken tinga, beef or sundried tomato and roasted aubergine.
While you wouldn't necessarily expect to find mouthwatering tacos at a reggae-themed brunch, Burlock are coming through with the good stuff. Join them on a Saturday at their home in Marylebone and you'll find tasty dishes, free-flowing booze and top tunes to start the weekend.
Home to some of the best tacos in London, Santo Remedio is the Mexican restaurant that's bringing an authentic taste to London Bridge. We're talking hibiscus margaritas, chicken pibil tacos and feasting from brunch to dinner and everything inbetween.
Home to some of Hackney's most delicious taco options and Mexican cocktails (for the thirsty), Caldera offers up everything from pork carnitas to vegan kimchi, all wrapped in their soft tortillas.
Near & Far are delivering a little taste of Cali to Camden with their palm tree roof terrace, pink flamingos and mouthwatering Mexican street food from Elote's pop-up kitchen. They're sure to be the perfect pairing to rooftop lounging and cocktail sipping once summer rolls around.
PartyLab may only have one taco dish up for grabs, but it does not disappoint. Whipping up a trio of flavours onto purple corn tortillas, the delivery-only kitchen will have you chomping on pulled beef, pulled pork and smashed avocado, finished off with toppings such as lemon chilli jam, pickled onions and crispy shallots.
When it comes to tacos, Breddos make some of the best in London and their latest venture is no different. You'll find Super Tacos from Breddos as this eclectic space, alongside bars, coffee shops and a whole host of restaurants and street food spots.
Amigos y amigas, laid-back Barrio Soho beach-style bar in Soho showcases some of the most authentic eats from the Latino lands before embellishing with a colourful, contemporary Barrio bang. To pack your tortilla, pick from pulled pork with mango salsa, marinated beef with Barrio pico de gallo or a blend of veggies with spicy bravas sauce topped with spring onions, coriander and lime before sprinkling on your desired spice level.
With a huge selection of delicious tacos, this stunning restaurant in Camden (overlooking the canals no less) is one London's best Mexican restaurants. Their tacos come with a great array fillings from battered fish to braised pork, all set alongside margaritas and Mexican beer aplenty.
Colourful cantina Cafe Pacifico is a Mexican-inspired restaurant right in the heart of Covent Garden, boasting a broad and brilliant banquet of Latin bites that will have you foodies no doubt lip-smacked. Within this exquisite array of superior Central American scrum, satisfy your needs with a delicious and varied taco selection.
Classic, authentic and atmospheric, cool cafe La Bodega Negra boasts traditional Mexican munch that will have you mouth-watering for more week after week. A tasty trio of soft corn tortilla tacos can be dished up in nine totally toothsome mixes, so chow down on Chorizo & Potato with arbol sauce, Pulled Lamb with salsa borracha or Pork Belly Carnitas with salsa verde, all served up with cowboy beans and green rice for an added fiver.