Best Tacos in London
Melt into Mexico and the lands of Latin America as you wander your way through the Big Smoke and try your tastebuds at the best in top-quality taco tasting. Mexico's age-old native 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, chopped over with cheese or spread with sour cream or guacamole, this versatile dish is an uber-appetising eat that harmonises a whole host of hungry tummies.
Last updated on 21st December 2017
Tucked away in Brixton are some of the best tacos in the business. Found at Beast of Brixton, these affordable morsels are perfect over a date night, getting to know one another, and a hungry catch up with mates.
Not after a sit-down meal, or at least want fast-casual dining? Then mosey on down to Benito's Hat Oxford Circus for a taster of some of the finest tacos in London as they promise classic flavours set alongside a top selection of margaritas.
A colourful and fun restaurant in the heart of Chelsea, Chimayo are coming at you with the best tex-mex options in the city from artisan tacos down to tequila cocktails. Don't miss out on a party too, as their basement is open until a rowdy 2am.
No tequila bar would be complete without tacos, and Cartel Battersea are more than aware of that fact. Join them not only as they come as you with the best in mezcal moments, there's plenty of tacos and Mexican flavour to suit all occasions.
Jack's Bar may be notorious for their beers and they may be impressive when it comes to pizza, but they're also churning out some of London's best tacos. From glazed bites down to a roster of vegan options, these morsels are a must try in Waterloo.
Mighty Mexican munch is just a hop, skip and a "chomp" away. Whether you're picking up a boozy thirst-quencher in Latin-inspired lairs Azulito Bar in Soho, Mezcaleria Bar in Fitzrovia or Terrace Bar in Canary Wharf, make sure to whizz on over to adjoining Wahaca for a taco tasting extravaganza. Snack hard on soft corn tortillas that promise a pile of fragrant flavours from slow-cooked Pork Pibil and sweet onion, smoky chipotle Chicken Tinga to flash Grilled British Steak and sweet crispy Plantain with frijoles and feta.
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 is one London's best Mexican restaurants. Their tacos come with a great array fillings from battered fish to braised pork.
If there's anyone that knows about tacos, it's Breddos Tacos. Hailed for having some of the best in the city, their Soho output often has queues out of the door for these original, and flavour-full pieces.
One of the most sleek destinations in London for tacos, Corazon has taquiera at its core. Join them for some of the most interesting taco flavours in the business as you enjoy slick drinks and all the ingredients that Mexico can muster.
Craving tacos while you're loitering in Hackney? There's only one place for it, and that's Del 74. While the interiors may hark back to a sexy, 70s den, the taco menu is one of cool bites and top flavours as you hunker down to plates and cocktails aplenty.
Colourful cantina Cafe Pacifico is a majestic Mexican-inspired eating house 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 belly needs with one of five mouth-watering taco fillers: pick from Roasted Pork Belly and Chicken Tempura to Tempura Scallops and King Prawn to Smoked Chilli Glazed Duck Confit - we have a feeling this taco taster will be one to remember.
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.
Neatly nestled behind Brixton station, you'll find a scrumptious slice of Mexico in South London, where Casa Morita restaurant retreat serves up a stonker of spicy, Mexicano meals inside the market that really does shoot you to the shores of Puerto Vallarta. A hip hangout amongst Brixtonians, this inviting eatery hones a hearty, home-style feel to their gastronomy, so go gorge on tacos in their truest form.
Tequila-tailored tavern Crazy Homies conjures up a colourful, vibrant and easy-going atmosphere, and from its fairy-lit bar to its candle-lit tables, this intimate, yet no-less-raucous happening hideaway will have you hooked. To wash down those tantalising tequila cocktail treasures, treat yourself to the eclectic, eight wholesome homemade tacos, from the Baja Shrimp with Black Beans and Guacamole to the Tender Spiced Chicken and Melting Pork Picadillo.
Ever-popular, UK-wide Las Iguanas drinking and dining den would definitely not go amiss when it comes to lip-smacker, Latin-inspired eats, and thanks to a sizeable sprinkling showered over the Big Smoke including celebrated Spitalfields Market, you Londoners are in luck. An interior encapsulating a cool-contemporary and funky feel, catch up with comrades over the Taco Sharing Tray stuffed with Smoked chipotle chicken, Lamb braised in mint, tomato and chipotle and Lemon, garlic and chilli prawns to name a few fillers, not forgetting the troop of tasty trimmings to top it off.