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Machete

3.6
3.6
13 Reviews
£25 and under
Traditional Mexican

Our talented Head Chef from Mexico City has curated his own menu full of mouth-watering Mexican favourites made using only the freshest of ingredients, as well as a range of fusion foods, creating a mezcla of Mexican and modern European cuisine. Our succulent meat dishes are cooked in a homemade smokey chipotle salsa, and our chef even prepares the ceviche like they do on the streets in Mexico.

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What 13 people are saying

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3.6
3.6 based on all time ratings
  • 3.7Food
  • 3.6Service
  • 3.5Ambience
  • 3.7Value

72% of people would recommend it to a friend

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  1. MB

    MattB

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 12, 2016

    overall4food4service3ambience3

    Had a great time at Machete from my Birthday with a group of friends, really good cocktails and genuine Mexican food that had great flavors. Definitely going back.

  2. j

    joco

    London

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2016

    overall2food1service3ambience3

    Everything tasted like it had come out of a tin. Pretty bad. The nachos were the only decent thing. I would suggest best to go there just for a cocktail (margaritas were great) and nachos, rather than anything else on the menu.

  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 22, 2016

    overall2food2service2ambience3

    The food was mediocre, the restaurant was pretty empty and the toilets were filthy. The cocktails were nice though

  4. s

    strooka

    London

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 19, 2016

    overall4food5service3ambience4

    Great food and cocktails in a lovely little rustic set up. The margaritas were a bit special and the Prawn Burrito was perfection .. and massive! Staff were lovely but the place seemed a little short-staffed so service and payment took a little while. None of that was down to the fault of the staff.

  5. J

    Jay2012

    London

    116 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    116 reviews

    Dined on July 19, 2016

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Lovely authentic Mexican cuisine! Had a really lovely prawn burrito here, good gluten free options and a lovely cocktail menu! Definitely will be visiting again!

  6. S

    Staylor

    London

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2016

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    I have always really enjoyed Machete. The staff are lovely and accommodating and the food is tasty and feels much fresher than normal Mexican fare in the UK. I really enjoyed the prawn burrito and the quesadillas over several margaritas with my friends on a rainy Saturday afternoon.

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 1, 2016

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Excellent experience. The service was very warm and friendly (plus efficient!), the cocktails were delicious and the food was good. Good vegetarian options, despite the fact that cerviche is a key menu item. Enjoyed the rich mushroom burritos. Would also recommend the salads. Really enjoyed trying some new "South American root vegetables", which I'd never even heard of!. And don't forget to check out the cool lampshades!

  8. K

    Kala

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2016

    overall1food1service3ambience1

    We have friends that love this restaurant so were looking forward to trying machete out but the food was terrible. I ordered tacos - dried bits of pork with a little salad thrown on top. No sauce or flavour. They weren't edible. My Other half had a mushroom burrito and wasn't keen on his either. We ordered 2 'large' guacamoles which were absolutely tiny at £7 each! One of the group had to send his back as rice was burnt. Out of 8 of us, 3 enjoyed their meal. Maybe it was an off day as they all raved about how good it was when they had visited just a few months ago. A shame!!

  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2015

    overall3food4service3ambience3

    A bit disappointing...I booked this place as it had good reviews and wanted a fun yet romantic evening with my partner. We were given a bad table but the food was ok. The set menu for the evening was overpriced, we ended up spending over £70 for 2.

  10. JB

    JoshB4URUS

    London

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 8, 2015

    overall4food5service3ambience3

    This really was excellent, I picked it for a date at random based on points scored within a location and it came up trumps. Portions are very big, food is very tasty and drinks were excellent. Cost was about 50 quid for two of us with a couple of cocktails and we were stuffed.

  11. SD

    SD12

    London

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on October 23, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    We've been going to Machete for a few years and absolutely enjoy the warm welcome from the manager Fede, great service from the bartenders and staff and quality of the food. Machete delivers with terrific tasty and fresh food with super burritos and dangerous-to-your-waist nachos and of course killer margarita's. It's not pretentious, but it's a place you'll be happy to come back to again and again.

  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2015

    overall4food4service5ambience3

    The Chipotle Beef Burrito was brilliant. It was a real shame that it was a quiet night there, as I'm sure it would have been more buzzing!

  13. NY

    NYCGirlinLondon

    London

    60 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    60 reviews

    Dined on August 22, 2015

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Cheap and cheerful, good food, GREAT value, and AMAZING cocktails (try the spicy ones!). Great place to come with friends.

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Machete is rated 3.6 stars by 13 OpenTable diners

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