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... and we've found the best restaurants to find them in London.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.