or
or

Lupita Central

13-15 Villiers Street, London, United Kingdom, WC2N 6ND
Restaurant info
Opening Information

Monday - Thursday: 12pm-11pm
Friday and Saturday: 12pm-11:30pm
Sunday 12pm-10pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Business Lunch

About Lupita Central

Offering some of London's most authentic Mexican dining, Lupita Central is inspired by a single charcoal grill taquería, which has drawn hordes of diners from all over Mexico since it opened in 1962. Enjoy views of South American delicacies being rustled up in the island open kitchen, which sizzles with the sound of chefs at work.

Lupita Central has a bright, funky décor. Which is as vibrant as the Lupita menu, which offers everything from Tacos, Tostadas and Enchiladas to Salads, Soups and Totopos.

Lupita Central has an extensive drinks list, some of Mexico’s hard-to-find beers, including Pacifico, Modelo Especial, as well as our much-loved margaritas, made using the best Agave Tequila.

Cuisine: Mexican, Vegan, Vegetarian
Dress Code: Casual
Price point:
£ £ £ £ £

Availability

Available Offers
This offer has price variations on different days. View full details.
Description
Available Dates
This reservation cannot be modified online. Please contact the restaurant directly to update this reservation.
Avios will be awarded within 14 days from dining.
Select an Area
Offers Available
The time you have requested is not available. Please try a different time or date.
The time you have requested is not available. Please try a different time or date.
Diners Review
5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star
Sort By:
5 Stars:
9
4 Stars:
3
3 Stars:
3
2 Stars:
4
1 Star:
1
Visited On Sunday, 20 May 2018

Food and drinks were amazing as usual. Service was rude and impolite, you could feel we were bothering them for the fact to be dining there. I booked my 7 people table at 8, but I've to call to change the time to 8.30 due a misfortune happened. Even though, three of my friends arrived at 8.20, but the other 4 (me included) they did at 8.50 because they were stuck in the tube. What was my surprise when at 8.45 I received a text of one of my friends telling me that the kitchen would be close at 9 and we have to order. I was shock, how could it be possible? No one told me that when I called to change my booking and the opening time was until 10! When we arrived the waiter received us with a lovely '' we are closing in 5min'' not even a good evening or hello!. They rushed us to make the order, waiter informed us that they will keep the kitchen open for our order as a favour despite the closing time far away from there ... you could feel they were pissed at us! Service charge was included in the bill. We decided to pay it, kitchen and bartender did their job very well. I don't think we will come back to Lupita central.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Sunday, 13 May 2018

Very disappointing. I reserved several weeks before we came and was given a terrible table in a side corner of restaurant near dish clearing center which was noisy and dark. Our entrees were brought to table before our drinks or starters were and had to be sent back and when returned were only lukewarm. Afraid I won't be booking again!

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 19 May 2018

It wasn't the best mexican food ever, but it was tasty and definitely good value for money. The staff was friendly and the service was fast. All in all, I'll definitely go back.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Thursday, 17 May 2018

We didn’t have an enjoyable experience at Lupita last night. Such a pity as it is generally one of my favourite London eateries and I eat there regularly. Lately the service has been poor. The atmosphere on this occasion was so stilted and awkward and one of two of the staff members were very rude. The staff members were all standing around and we needed to call attention every time we wanted something, despite them not appearing busy. They were laughing with each other and telling each other to ‘stop flirting’. I made a mistake with my order and realised immediately and called the waiter to change, he turned away without looking at me and rudely told the chef who huffed and looked at me angrily. I totally appreciate I was in the wrong but there is no excuse for being treated like that. We won’t be returning anytime soon.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Very good meal and exceptional staff and service.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

Some staff were very nice but some were rude. Food was fine but nothing special. Got the impression that we were bring rushed through and the aim was to get us fed and out ASAP. I won't be coming back unless I hear that things have improved. Restaurant could definitely do with some noise absorbing materials - it's too noisey.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 05 May 2018

Lively restaurant serving authentic Mexican food - the best we have found in London :-)

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Friday, 04 May 2018

All good. The food and service are great, and the atmosphere very friendly and fun.....

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Tuesday, 01 May 2018

Waitress wasn't very good and the food was disappointing

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Tuesday, 01 May 2018

Our waiter was lovely but didn’t seem to understand much English so ordering became a little tricky!

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Friday, 27 April 2018

Great food

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 28 April 2018

Being from California, I haven’t been able to find a Mexican place that makes me feel like home. Do you guys have changed that! I’m a huge fan and will be recommending to friends.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Thursday, 26 April 2018

A nice change from visiting Italian or Indian restaurants, good location in the heart of London.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Not coming back. It's very expensive for bad service, average food and the place is looking pretty run down.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Monday, 23 April 2018

Very friendly, quick service, a good vibe and very convenient. The food was absolutely delicious too!

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 21 April 2018

Staff were good. Basement eating area had a stale damp smell. We ordered a round of tequila which tasted like water. Doubt I'd book again.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 21 April 2018

Some plates were better than others, some plates were a bit bland considering it is a “real” Mexican restaurant.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Wednesday, 18 April 2018

9.6 out of 10- 0.4 taken off for the amount of ice in the jug, but otherwise perfect

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 14 April 2018

Would be nice to have a cheaper option of guacamole for 2 people.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 07 April 2018

Had a reservation for 12:30. Promptly arrived at that time. Waited for 3 - 5 minutes for someone to come and seat us whilst the cooks stared at us. Once seated we ordered drinks and food including water. We had to ask repeatedly for water. Once the meal was finished we had to repeatedly ask for our bill. It wasn't particularly busy so I can only assume the staff was faffing about which particularly frustrating.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money