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Benito's Hat

#2,188 of 17,689 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Covent Garden
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19 New Row, London WC2N 4LA, England
+44 20 7240 5815
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We accidentally went in thinking it was a full restaurant, and debated leaving, but soo glad we stayed. Ok, it has plastic forks, but got over it - because it does great burritos, cheap drinks and is a friendly place to relax. Makes you realise that it's the friends and quality of food that matters, not the name above the... More 

Thank Adyward
London, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food wasn't so filling. They ought to provide bigger portions of meat. Calm and relaxed environment. Prefer here to Tortilla and Chipotle, as it seems a lot cleaner.

Thank camah17
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled across this place while looking for a quick bite to eat in Covent Garden and the fact it was a busy was a great sign. The staff are very helpful to guide you through the menu and the sodas look fun too. We ate in and enjoyed a quick, healthy and cheap meal. Watch as this chain expands.

Thank David C
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Benito's Hat do the best burritos in London by miles - generous portions. best prices, and free nachos. Loyalty is slower to build up with the new cards but at least it is logged online so if you lose your card you still have the points.

1 Thank Hughdlb
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I walked into this place didn't really know if I should just sit down or wait to be seated. I saw that there was a queue in the front and assumed I could take any seat I liked. At an empty table there was only one menu. The menu said I could either order at the counter or wait for... More 

1 Thank AllieFromDown
HolaBenitos, Public Relations Manager at Benito's Hat, responded to this review

Thanks for you feedback, it is highly appreciated - either we do great or not. Would you mind sending an email at hola@benitos-hat.com? More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We arrived at Happy Hour (between 5 and 7) so were able to benefit from two for one cocktails which was a great start! We ordered the Nachos which our 12 year old demolished as the year were sooo good. We then hadn't burritos which were delicious and very filling. This was a lively place, we sat in the window... More 

1 Thank Alison N
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Good Points: food very tasty, fresh ingredients, good portions. Flexible plate construction - I just pointed at what I liked and it appeared in my bowl. Super pulled pork and quite good refried beans. Not too spicy but right for my tastes. Price was good, especially for Central London. Poor Points: On my first visit I started with the chips... More 

1 Thank m0rris_dancer
Kent, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Great value for London, a lot of variety and authentic mexican food. Spicy cactus salad a highlight as a side!

1 Thank Ben G
Brechin, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

What a find, our Burrito was packed with fresh, tasty filling. There was plenty of choice and the person who served me was friendly and helpful, even more so when she realised I had never been before. We also had the salad option which had all the filling of the Burrito but on a plate on top of lots of... More 

1 Thank judith048
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

If you are in the mood for some tasty fresh Mexican with a good hint of spice, you've found the right place. Always popular at lunchtimes, you may have to queue but it moves fast and the food is great. One of my favourite places in Central London for lunch.

2 Thank Jenny E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 New Row, London WC2N 4LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 5815

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

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Covent Garden
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