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La Bodega Negra

#2,513 of 18,135 Restaurants in London}
$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
9 Old Compton Street, London W1D 5JF, England
+44 20 7758 4100
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9 Old Compton Street, London W1D 5JF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed yet another excellent "Frida" offer here on Monday evening last. Excellent tasty tapas served at outstanding prices - unbeatable! Superb customer service delivered by Tamara. Makes you want to go back over and over again! Cant say enough good things about this place and...More

Thank PatCre C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The location is cool and of course the fact that it was a sex shop sells but the dishes themselves are underwhelming, quite small and totally overpriced. We paid a lot of money for Wahaca style quality dishes. Even the presentation of the dishes were...More

Thank Pia W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a bit of difficulty finding this restaurant, but locals knew of the place and directed us--many thanks! I know Mexican food from travels in Mexico and from local experience in the SW US--Texas, New Mexico, Colorado (my home), Arizona, California. La Bodega Negra...More

Thank MHSyd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only a couple of vegetarian options with huge prices for small meals. Paid £12 for half a stuffed pepper. Had to pick up more food afterwards as left feeling hungry and ripped off. The decor inside was good and staff friendly but there's nothing about...More

1  Thank CML678
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A cool entrance going down into a great bar and restaurant area. great service from cool staff while you watch the other super cool people dine and wine. Main courses are great (and the ribs superb), starters disappointing to the point where they felt a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Night ! Went to La Bodega Negra for dinner and cocktails on a Friday night. Very quirky place with entrance looking like a sex shop. (You are in soho after all)

Thank Vassago21
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Was brought here for dinner before our show while staying in London and to be honest it was the quirky building that first attracted us to it! And although a little on the pricy side it's probably normal for London, the food was beautifully made...More

Thank Emma P
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Visited Bodega for a girls night out. Though I am a sucker for quirky places, this didn't quite meet the quirk factor completely. The evening was lovely purely because of the company I was in and not because we were blown away by the food...More

Thank LeeJay32
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with a friend whilst in London for the weekend. Concept is good but very over priced for what it actually is and such a limited menu. Left feeling very our of pocket, hungry and disappointed.

Thank GuinnessEm
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We always try a few new places each year durning London Cocktail week but this was the worst we ever had. It just tasted pure lemon and even though we sat at the bar we were never once asked if it was ok or anything....More

2  Thank JimmySverige
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
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compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars,
and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
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19 October 2016|
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Response from Queen L | Reviewed this property |
No dress code in particular, it's got quite a party night out vibe but not too formal either , smart casual is the best to go for
9 July 2015|
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Response from Sum Y | Reviewed this property |
Music is pretty loud normally, and you can always ask can they play more cheesy music. Maybe bring a flash drive with u with the cheesy music. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Old Compton Street, London W1D 5JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7758 4100
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