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Poncho 8 - CLOSED

5 Steward Street, London E1 6FQ, England
+44 20 7247 2008
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible25%
21 Jul 2016
“Lunch time burrito!”
9 Jun 2016
“Small portion size, rip off price and charged \£1 extra for guacamole”
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Mexican, Fast food, Central American, Latin, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
5 Steward Street, London E1 6FQ, England
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Could not have asked for a better, affordable and filling lunchtime meal. My chicken burrito was fab, I hurt wish I had got the extra hot one!

Thank Louise F
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Ordered the 'salad'. I say salad because it was basically lettuce. I had to ask for the salsa! Charged £1 extra for the guacamole without being told. Farrrr to expensive and very stingy on the portions. Box 2/3 full. Wont go back here.

Thank jamesalecwalker
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

I ordered the salad which was watery and had zero flavour. The same can be said about the burrito which my boss ordered and the size is tiny given the price. Do not go here.

Thank Shanika1990
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Grabbed lunch from work. This store sits right next to Chilango and is a million times better than its bigger competitor. The veggie option was brilliant, two veggie fillings with some decent crunchy vegetables that give it a bit more bite. It was still piping...More

2  Thank James C
Reviewed 4 March 2016

The most painful is to see staff trying their best to spoon in the smallest quantity of fillings and than to pay 7:15 for that. I could walk into a restaurant or any other place and get more value for that. Also the best part...More

1  Thank apellantmani
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

After a night out my friends and I ordered Mexican burritos from Poncho 8 and it made our day!!! I am a big fan of Mexican food and usually get disappointed, but not this time. Burritos were amazing and guacamole was just perfect, absolutely fresh...More

Thank Diana J
Reviewed 13 November 2015

After living in California for a few years I was super excited after reading reviews to go try a Burrito at Poncho 8 in Paddington Basin. There was a queue which was a great sign. Oh how I was disappointed. A watery, bland soggy burrito....More

Thank GracieAmsterdam
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Pleasantly surprised to discover that they offer a marinated tofu filling. It makes a change from the usual offering of limp onions and peppers. Big portion, also have a choice between brown rice and tomato rice. Altogether a good experience. This will certainly be my...More

1  Thank sue s
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Read a lot of hype about Poncho 8 ( written by Poncho 8)- what a load of rubbish. I ordered a salad box, which consisted of a few bits of lettuce, pitiful ( albeit tasty) amount of chicken and some chilli and cheese. the box...More

1  Thank Hkfaye2003
Reviewed 7 August 2015

This place is a complete rip off and they are unbelievably stingy with their portion sizes. I asked for a large Burrito and they put an amount of meat on that would still be questionable for a small Burrito. I asked for a bit more...More

Thank mranonymous44
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$13
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Steward Street, London E1 6FQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7247 2008
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Poncho 8 was started by two friends, Frank and Nick. After developing a healthy obsession with Mexican food they felt that setting up a business to make and sell the stuff was a pretty straight-forward decision.Poncho 8 specialises in gourmet burritos and tacos using the freshest ingredients.
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