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El Cantara - CLOSED

45 Frith Street, London W1D 4SD, England
+44 871 962 0674
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible22%
26 Jan 2016
“Easy light lunch with friends”
17 Sep 2015
“Sheesha with some belly dance”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Spanish
45 Frith Street, London W1D 4SD, England
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Reviewed 26 January 2016

Had lunch here with a group of friends after a day out sitting down relaxing chatting the night away with good food and drinks a little prices but tasted yummie. We shared several tapas and a few bottles of wine to wash them down.

Thank crunchynu
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Visited this place last November with some friends and had a nice time. We sat in the open terrace area which had some good belly dance performances along with sheesha and good food..Overall nice ambience and good place to hang around with friends.

1  Thank Unique_1511
Reviewed 18 January 2015

This place, next door to Ronnie Scott's, looks good and seems to be busy - the night we visited there was a big noisy party going on upstairs although the downstairs area had only 4 other customers. We were waiting for friends who had been...More

3  Thank 1204maggiemay
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Really good fine fab food service good wine mmmmm. Good selection of food nice decor. Very clean toilets. Nice buzz. We were actually looking for another tapas place which turned out to be little bit further down the street. But so glad we stopped at...More

1  Thank Gerard M
Reviewed 3 January 2015

This restaurant served really good food in a mixture of spanish and moroccan flavours. The atmosphere is good and even late at night you can order food here. Upstairs there is a shisha lounge but we stayed downstairs. The prices are quite high but the...More

Thank Mellanie88
Reviewed 2 January 2015

An excellent independent restaurant just round the corner from the hubbub of overcrowded chain restaurants in Soho. This one is ideal for a pre-theatre meal as it was not too busy but had a good atmosphere and service was quick.

Thank David D
Reviewed 21 October 2014

This is an intimate restaurant with charming Moroccan/ Spanish decor. We ate there as part of a Travelzoo deal. The food was good enough though not exciting, the red wine very drinkable. Our waitress was enthusiastic and good fun. Would I go there if not...More

1  Thank Robin M
Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

+good food. Hummus and aubergine in particular were very good +belly dancers and Spanish singers -service is average -review is mostly reflective of the Shisha service which was the worst Shisha of my life. Non alcoholic sishia left the 8 of us that dined there...More

Thank ComeFlyWithMe007
Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere is nice and it stays open till late so its a nice place to chill. The main courses are terrible to put it lightly if i could i would rate it a 0. Went there with about 15 people and no one could...More

1  Thank Mrs_nonamee
Reviewed 14 October 2014

First impression of the place is very nice. I loved the decor, nice warm colours, decorations, etc. I cannot also complain about the service as the waitress was very polite and attentive, however when it came to drink and food I was badly surprised. I...More

Thank Malgorzata C
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$35 - US$54
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Frith Street, London W1D 4SD, England
  • Public Transportation: Their are two underground stations that are both a short walk from the restaurant. Tottenham Court Road - Central and Northern Line Leceister Square - Northern and Piccaddily Line
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 871 962 0674
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