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Las Iguanas - Leicester

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13-15 Belvoir Street, Leicester LE1 6SL, England
+44 116 285 9180
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

10 of us went for a meal last night. Took a while to be seated then we waited for ages to order a drink eventually managing to ask a passing waitress. We then ordered the food and the starters came ok. Eventually our mains arrived, well all apart from mine. After a few minutes the waitress returned to ask me... More 

Thank MidlandsPebble
LasIguanasHQ, Manager at Las Iguanas - Leicester, responded to this review

Hello MidlandsPebble, Thank you so much for contacting us via TripAdvisor. We truly apologise for the issues you experienced during your visit and have ensured that the team are aware to prevent these issues occurring again in the future. We would really like the opportunity to speak with you further about your visit. Could you please email lisa@iguanas.co.uk with your... More 

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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cocktail expensive with clearly little alcohol in them, service was friendly but slow for drinks. I had chicken burger and for over £11 very average presentation was shocking for amount paid, came away feeling a bit ripped off

Thank Emma F
Barcelona, Spain
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Mexican food, even for non-spicy lovers, we were invited for a 2x1 cocktails o discount in beers.

Thank Carol M
Cambridgeshire, UK
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we got there we were put on a table which felt sticky, when pointed out the waitress said that some of the tables were old and the varnish made them feel sticky - but she moved us to a different table which was much better for us. It was very slow at first as we received our starters before... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived about 9.30 and had some of the cocktails (Pink Passion and a lovely Rum one served in a can but I can't remember the name) which were delicious, throughout the evening we sampled different ones, strawberry daiquiri, pina colada, I can't remember any other names im afraid but there was a lovely one which mixed pina colada with... More 

Thank sam9486
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant at 5.30 on a Saturday night. Not particularly busy with fewer than half of the tables occupied. Eventually someone came to greet us. When we asked for a table for 2 we were told there was only 1 table - right at the back, next to 2 large parties. We walked past MANY unoccupied tables -... More 

Thank marsshuttle
LasIguanasHQ, Manager at Las Iguanas - Leicester, responded to this review

Hello Marsshuttle, thank you so much for your feedback. We apologise for the light in the area you were seated, we were unfortunately waiting on an electrician to fix the light just to the right of your table. We pride ourselves on serving fresh, great quality dishes to our guests, so its disappointing to hear we let ourselves down on... More 

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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my husband. Service was appalling. We chose our drinks and the server was insisting that we choose other more expensive drinks even though we politely said "no" at least 3 times. The tables were sticky. It made me feel unclean to rest my arms on the table. I told the server and they said there's nothing they... More 

Thank Heenz1000
LasIguanasHQ, Manager at Las Iguanas - Leicester, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for providing your feedback following your visit with us. The service and food you received really isn't our usual standard and we would really like the opportunity to apologise and chat with you further about your experience. Please email lisa@iguanas.co.uk with your name, TripAdvisor ID and contact no. We look forward to hearing from you.... More 

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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is fast becoming a firm favourite for my girls night out. The service is always rendered with a smile and the drinks are really reasonable and well made. I enjoy the tapas as well. The ambience is lovely and all in all the place has a really fab vibe.

Thank Reggil
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went as my husband loves mexican were shown to a table that was sticky as were the menus could not hear each other over the music then the lights were turned down and we could not see the menu, had been there about 10 minutes and no one had come to take an order so we left.

Thank julia l
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a regular visitor - fast service, great food and always good offers on cocktails. Very good atmosphere for a relaxed evening. only downside is sometimes can we quite expensive.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Mexican, Brazilian, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13-15 Belvoir Street, Leicester LE1 6SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 285 9180
Walk through the doors of Las Iguanas and find yourself transported to Latin America, full of rich, vibrant colours, quirky features and custom-made wooden mosaic tables made especially for the restaurant from sustainable woods in Brazil. Each restaurant is unique and the staff love bringing unusual things back from their travels, ranging from large lobster sculptures to giant drums. The philosophy of Las Iguanas is to serve delicious and authentic Latin American food and drink in an environment which evokes the very best of Latin life. With recipes dating back to the 16th century, the food successfully fuses native Latin American Indian, Spanish, Portuguese and African influences. Working hard to ensure that everything comes from the best possible source, Las Iguanas is proud of its fresh GM free food and top quality ingredients

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?