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Cantina Laredo

#419 of 17,925 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Covent Garden
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10 Upper St. Martin's Lane | St Martin's Courtyard, London WC2H 9FB, England
+44 20 7420 0630
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2016

We are big Mexican fans so were looking forward to trying this out on saturday night, and we weren't disappointed. The staff were friendly and food was excellent. We both had fajitas and there was lots of food! Don't hesitate in having the frozens margaritas they are fab!!

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Coventry
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2016

This was my second visit here and I was very impressed again. Great food, great drinks and great service. Me and my partner shared the guacamole to start which was lovely and we both had fajitas for main course. Our waiter was very friendly and attentive. I would thoroughly recommended checking this restaurant out if you are in the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016

Fabulous selection , beautifully presented and we could not have been better served by Manon We had the pre theatre deal at 2 courses each for £19 but you can add a sweet for £5 so we shared the brilliant apple pie, ice cream and sauce prepared at the table on the hot skillet by Manon. Well worth it

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London
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2016

Its not your average Mexican restaurant, great atmosphere! Been here twice on a Friday night and it was packed, no room to breath but food and service was great!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

Made reservations to dine here one Saturday evening. Had heard a lot of good reports about this restaurant and being fans of Mexican food my wife and I were excited about dining here. Whilst the food we had was pretty good we couldn't help feeling a little underwhelmed by some of it. There just didn't seem to be a wow... More 

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Grasby, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016

Had seen the menu on their website and I really fancied their speciality guacamole made fresh at table. I love guacamole and make a mean one myself, but this was fabulous, it had texture but still creamy and plenty of spice and taste. The rest of the meal didn't disappoint either. Well worth the trip from Lincolnshire!!

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016

We decided to try this restaurant after reading some good reviews about it. We arrived about 10 minutes before our booking time. The staff at the door were very friendly and gave us a beeper as our table wasn't ready. We were told to get a drink at the bar while we waited. There was a lot of people waiting... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016

Nice atmosphere despite the huge size of this place. Friendly staff prep guacamole at your table. Burritos aren't too big - might want to order extra veg but the fajitas are great.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016

We had lunch here in Covent Garden and it was just great! The guacamole prepared at the table was so fresh and tasty! The black beans and rice were also great! Loved it, will go back again.. :)

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

We made a group booking for 18:00 and by the time we were seated it was 19:00. No joke. Unfortunately, this seems standard at this restaurant and it's disappointing. The margarita's and freshly made guacamole which is prepared at your table is nice and the food was good. I would say it is pricey for Mexican food and for what... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Upper St. Martin's Lane | St Martin's Courtyard, London WC2H 9FB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighborhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7420 0630
Description
Cantina Laredo offers something completely new, a sophisticated approach to traditional Mexican cuisine. Our ethos at Cantina Laredo is to blend old with new by using contemporary and traditional techniques to bring a modern twist to the authentic flavours from all regions of Mexico. The menu is a culinary exploration of Mexico's regional cuisines in search of Mexico's most incredible flavours. Traditional and contemporary techniques combine to produce an intriguing menu that pays homage to authentic Mexican flavours. Emphasis is on the bold and intense flavours with simple presentation using high quality ingredients. Dishes are authentic, but not traditional with a modern approach to recreate classic dishes and invent new ones. The menu has been designed to create a sophisticated, yet informal and relaxed dining experience. There is no set procedure on ordering, dishes are designed to be shared at the table or enjoyed individually.

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Covent Garden
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