Mexican Cuisine

What are the big restaurant openings for April 2024

Restaurant radar: April 2024

By Restaurant

A brace of restaurants from David Carter and Harts Group and follow up venues from Los Mochis, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, and Josh and Paul Katz are among this month's openings to have on your radar.

Founder of London-based fusion street food brand Mexican Seoul Ashley Chipchase on becoming a restaurateur

Flash-grilled: Ashley Chipchase

By James McAllister

The founder of London-based fusion street food brand Mexican Seoul on his first experiences working on Brick Lane market, solving problems, and the two best meals he's ever eaten.

Yahir Gonzalez head chef at Mexican restaurant Zapote in Shoreditch

Fash-grilled: Yahir Gonzalez

By JamesMcAllister

The head chef at modern Mexican restaurant Zapote in Shoreditch on his dislike of truffle oil, a love of mole and Pokemon toasties.

Taca Tacos to launch second site

Taca Tacos to launch second site

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Taqueria Taca Tacos will open its second bricks and mortar site following the success of its Deptford debut.

The Lowdown: Taco Tuesday

The Lowdown: Taco Tuesday

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Taco Bell has filed an appeal to cancel trademark restrictions on the popular marketing phrase Taco Tuesday.

El Mexicana heads to Gloucester Quays

El Mexicana heads to Gloucester Quays

By Joe Lutrario

Burrito brand El Mexicana will launch a site in Gloucester Quays later this year bringing its total number of sites back to double figures.

Images: Sim Canetty-Clarke

Latest opening: Zapote

By Restaurant

The former Eyre Brothers restaurant site in Shoreditch is home to a new Mexican restaurant and bar.

Edie Jobson GM at high-end Mexican restaurant KOL in London's Marylebone on her career

Flash-grilled: Edie Jobson

By James McAllister

The GM at high-end Mexican restaurant KOL in London's Marylebone on working at The Groucho Club, the best drink to pair with fish and chips, and keeping calm under pressure.

Taco Bell reaches 100 UK sites amid 'ambitious growth plans'

Taco Bell reaches 100 UK sites

By James McAllister

Mexican-inspired quick service restaurant brand Taco Bell has opened it 100th UK site following 18 months of rapid growth.

The Restaurant Group buys Mexican chain Barburrito for £7m

TRG buys Barburrito for £7m

By Restaurant

The Restaurant Group (TRG) has bought fast-casual Mexican chain Barburrito for £7m with plans to double the number of venues over the next four years.

Mezcalito doubles up in London with opening in Islington

Mezcalito doubles up in London

By James McAllister

Chelsea-based Mexican restaurant Mezcalito has launched a second site in the capital on Newington Green Road in Islington.