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Lupita Mexican Restaurant

13-15 Villiers Street | Strand, London WC2N 6ND, England
+44 20 7930 5355
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“tacos” (113 reviews)
“guacamole” (137 reviews)
“burrito” (86 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13-15 Villiers Street | Strand, London WC2N 6ND, England
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Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Not the best food experience. We ordered tacos and mexican salad, the salad tasted very unfresh, the tacos were small and "dry" (without taste). The service was quite polite but not really nice. Also the boss shouting in middle of the restaurant seemed weird to...More

Thank Miriam K
Reviewed August 1, 2016

First I must say - THE GUACAMOLE IS A MUST, THE MORE EXPENSE OF THE 2 OPTIONS. I have eaten here many times but this was the 1st with the family and it was the best meal there so far. The food is amazing, the...More

1  Thank andy o
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

What a great little restaurant! After checking the menu we decided to eat in Lupita. One member of our party had been before, but we still had to persuade one child to eat there. Very pleased we did! Whilst the restaurant almost has a 'cafeteria'...More

1  Thank ITM0nkey
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

What can I say? I don't think I have ever written a bad review but I guess there is a first time for everything. The choice was between here and Wahaca. Advice: always choose Wahaca. Lupita is over priced. Waiter was nice enough but the...More

Thank sophy217
Reviewed July 31, 2016

This is the 5th or 6th time my wife & I have eaten here. When we first went it was when it was a single restaurant, now there are 3 which suggests they are doing something right! It's a good place for a lighter meal...More

1  Thank RDJWilson
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We ordered spicy meals as indicated by the peppers on the menu. My kids aren't normally adventurous, and they don't really eat Mexican food in the U.S., but they (and we) thoroughly enjoyed Lupita. The server was a young man from Portugal and he was...More

1  Thank ami_maedel
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Ate at this restaurant the other day and was completely underwhelmed by the food. I order a burrito with Tangy Chicken and some mexican rice. It was on the lunch menu for £9.95. Which still was pretty steep for what I received. I do not...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant for many years now every time we are in London. It is the best Mexican food we have had in London, the prices are reasonable and staff very friendly and accommodating. Also a perfect location as it is close to...More

2  Thank Juljen83
Reviewed July 26, 2016

i went to this restaurant cos i love mexican food and i was close to my hotel. Only one waiter at work so the service was very slow, but he was nice and tried his best to keep up. The food was quite horrible, not...More

Thank Jonas R
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at Lupita and was amazed by the great service and very tasty food in an authentic Mexican setting! I would really recommend the Tacitos!

1  Thank Fredrik R
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
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hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
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popular cultural attractions including the National
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13-15 Villiers Street | Strand, London WC2N 6ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighborhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7930 5355
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London's most authentic Mexican taqueria. The same tastes, ingredients, flavors and smells found in Mexico City. As one of the most popular restaurants providing authentic Mexico City cuisine in London, the chefs at Lupita pride themselves on the authenticity of their dishes. Choosing to use only fresh, flavoursome ingredients to create exciting and tastebud tingling dishes, the menus at Lupita are a true reflection of the incredible flavours, colours and smells found throughout Mexico. In September 2012, Zagat, the worldwide ratings and reviews website for restaurants, released their London 2012 survey results announcing that Lupita had made the top five Mexican restaurants in the city.Enjoy a wide range of dishes from tacos, tostadas, quesadillas and enchiladas to salads, soups and totopos (traditional homemade tortilla chips) before washing it all down with one of Lupita’s much loved margaritas, made with 100% agave tequila.
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