As the days get cooler and darker, we all know that this can only mean one thing… winter is almost upon us. But never fear; we’ve got your plans sorted now that London’s first dedicated Guacamole and Tequila Bar is due to open within the acclaimed modern Mexican restaurant, Cantina Laredo this winter.
10 Upper St Martin’s Lane
Discover the heart and soul of Modern Mexico by heading down to Covent Garden where this Guacamole and Tequila Bar will feature their own in-house “Guacamaestro” who will theatrically prepare ‘The Great Eight Guacamoles’ in front of you. You’ll be able to sit back and watch these guacamole artists use only the best house-selected and perfectly ripened Hass avocados with truly sensational ingredients to create one of a kind, and we think – the best guacamoles you’ll ever have! The menu includes Grasshoppers (don’t worry, they actually don’t taste so bad!) with Grilled Avocados, Creamy Blue Cheese with Almonds and Pineapple with Pomegranate Seeds.
You will also be able to expect cocktails galore and leading the new Mexican wave of ‘sip, don’t slam’ is 100% blue agave tequilas along with a range of Mezcals that will delight the smoky spirit lovers. A talented bar team will take you on a spirit-ual journey through creation of their premium margaritas and signature cocktails that embrace Mexico’s true spirit. Note: there will be certified ‘Tequilistas’ will be on hand to guide you through the unique tequila infusion menu.
An independent restaurant, Cantina Laredo is owned and operated daily by the Ginsberg family who are dedicated to creating a truly authentic modern Mexican experience. Tarryn Ginsberg has teamed up with one of Mexico City’s culinary experts, Roberto De la Parra to create an informal sharing menu that takes diners on an unforgettable journey through Mexico’s diverse regional cuisines.
Damas y caballeros will be treated to dishes such as Aubergine Tostadas with Green Habanero Mayonnaise and Duck Tacos with Nutella Mole and Plums, so delicious you may lose your manners and forget how to share! They can then treat themselves to a juicy Jumbo Prawn with Guajillo Achiote and Aged Rib-eye with Yellow Habanero Butter, before finishing with indulgent desserts such as Chocolate Fondant with Dulce de Leche Ice Cream – we highly recommend!
And if you’re looking for a place to host a private event, Cantina Laredo can also accommodate for up to 100 people seated and 150 people standing. For those looking for a smaller and more intimate get together, there will also be the ‘Frida’ Private Dining Room that seats up to 14 people. From educational tequila tastings to live Mexican music, Cantina Laredo and their new bar will ensure the merriest of Mexican fiestas.