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Wahaca Waterloo

119 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UL, England
+44 20 3697 4140
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“taquitos” (20 reviews)
“burrito” (32 reviews)
“guacamole” (27 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
119 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 couples on a double date in a fabulous atmosphere; both inside and out of the restaurant. One member of the party a diabetic, and one on a low-sugar diet. After several drinks between the 4 of us, (not a two-for-one special, as advertised on...More

Thank Alice L
WahacaWaterloo, Manager at Wahaca Waterloo, responded to this review

Hi there, Sorry to hear your experience far from acceptable. However I'm unsure if you actually dined in our restaurant as your description of the evening does not fit with what we sell or the offers we have. We are a Mexican restaurant and do...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate here with my son, whilst in the area on business. This was my first experience of this chain, but it came highly recommended by my son and I can see why, having eaten here. We hadn't booked, but were given a buzzer upon...More

Thank BigWoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick and friendly service once seated. Popular eatery built in old shipping containers by the waterfront. Great atmosphere, food was delicious.

Thank Margaux Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a works night out. Taco Tuesday. Great food, lots of it and the service was great. One downside the Wahaca pay app was not working so for a big group of us paying the bill was hard work and the poor server had...More

Thank The_Larsens192
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is absolutely fantastic if you are on a budget. The team are brilliant, Spanish bar man makes the best Spicy Chiladas and what can I say about Bengy, the guy who served our big table, He is absolutely star. We were team of...More

Thank ficovijaym
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time here. Really nice place with friendly helpful staff. the place was mobbed which is always a good indication. the Surroundings are pleasant. We had the £40 sharing meal which was really well prepared and there was plenty of food. Would definitely go again.

Thank Frank H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was good. Food nice but portions perhaps a bit small. We went pretty early on a Wednesday evening but the place was so loud our party of three had to communicate through a combination of shouting and lip-reading. I will probably try another venue...More

Thank CPHayward
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very impressed with this place. Food was tasty and very good service. Taco Tuesday is a great deal. Best churro stop! Liked being able to pay on the app.

Thank Shushc7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never been before, and loved it, went for the share menu, so therefore had various delights. Would love to say exactly what we had, but had consumed a few beers. Nice food, nice atmosphere and generally enjoyed and will take the family there next time...More

Thank Barnandy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family meal at around 18.30 on a Sunday in early May, the restaurant was packed. We had the guacamole, grilled chicken, cod tacos and burritos. All was delicious, especially a side of sweet potato fries which were salty gorgeous. We finished off...More

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Jane O
can i book a table
November 28, 2015|
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Response from EmilyWahaca | Property representative |
Hi Jane! We take some reservations for larger groups (6+) up to around 6pm, give the restaurant a call on 0203 697 4140. But as others have answered, if there's a wait for a restaurant table you can grab a margarita and some... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $19
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 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 - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3697 4140
  • E-mail
Delicious Mexican street food on the corner of Waterloo Road and the Cut. Walls are constructed from recycled railway sleepers and over 4 miles of bright yellow cord make up the relaxed seating, bringing the bright colours of a Oaxacan market to this corner of South London.