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Desperados

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6 Station Square | Petts Wood, Orpington BR5 1NA, England
01689 836655
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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great night out

Had a great meal staff we very good will go back again. The food was of a high standard and orders were served very quickly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Joanna L
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Orpington, United Kingdom
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  • Late Night
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English first
Orpington, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Had a great meal staff we very good will go back again. The food was of a high standard and orders were served very quickly.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Popped into Petts Wood for a quick meal as I did not fancy cooking this evening. Wish I had stayed at home and had beans on toast now! I have eaten at Desparados 4 or5 times before and found it to be reasonable, so expected much the same this evening. Was ushered to a dirty table then the spray gun... More 

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Such an amazing restaurant! The atmosphere is incredible, matches the Mexican theme! I haven't been to Mexico but this is the best Mexican food I have tasted! The staff are very welcoming and go the extra mile. The cocktails are fantastic and they are happy to alter them to your taste. It is suitable for everyone family's, couples friends etc.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Just a quick review. The service was ok, quite attentive until the main course was served and then we were pretty much ignored so there was no offer of dessert and getting the bill was a bit of a mission The food was average. The nachos were pretty good but frozen deep fried wedges were disappointing. We both had chimichanga... More 

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London
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34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Just got back from a great night out at Desperados with a group of friends and family. Saturday nights have a good vibe with loads of people coming and going and mexican music adding to the party atmosphere. Although the pace is hectic, service is pretty good and friendly even when you have to tug their sleeve! Never seen such... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This restaurant is very Mexican in every sense; very colourful interior, fab music, great service and outstanding food. My wife's birthday dinner was just perfect. The food was excellent, which I ddit to expect. I have had bad experience from Mexican restaurants in London therefore this one was just a punt. The food was great; adequate spiciess without overpowering, the... More 

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Orpington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This has to be the worst restaurant experience that i have ever had. 11 of us went to Desparados for a 50th birthday party. We had booked over two weeks ago but were shoved onto a table too small and in the way of the bar so that we had to keep moving for the waiters to get to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Desperados offers fantastic food and great cocktails, and the staff are so attentive. There's always a great atmosphere there and I would highly recommend it to everyone!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Had an amazing time, service was great, food was fab and atmosphere was brill! 100% recommend to everyone!

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We have all experienced how microwaved dinners taste, the experience at this establishment certainly tasted the same and came with a pricy price tag. However, the art deco was amazing.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Station Square | Petts Wood, Orpington BR5 1NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Orpington
  • Phone Number: 01689 836655

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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