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El Mariachi

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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The Best restaurant in Tonbridge serving Tex-Mex dishes in a relaxed and vibrant atmosphere. The Chefs at El Mariachi use only fresh, high quality ingredients to create our exciting and tastebud tingling dishes
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed today via mobile

Very authentic restaurant , with a good atmosphere. Good selection of dishes at reasonable prices. Staff and owner all lovely.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank fiona s
Reviewed today via mobile

Brilliant night at this little gem of a restaurant. Friendly team , great value good food and a wide selection of tasty cocktails. Whats not to like.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First visit tonight and was so surprised how tasty the food aswel as the service here was, definitely returning. Reasonable prices aswel and helpful fast working staff

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Upon arrival the restaurant was empty but we have it the benefit of the doubt. Starter was fine, we ordered from the tapas menu and the quality of food was well below expected. Jalapeño poppers tasted like what you would get from a kebab shop,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DionWB
SudipD152, Manager at El Mariachi, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Customer, I am so sorry that you have encounter such issue. I was made aware of this situation next day and apology for not being there to deal the situation. As i was made aware that you refuse to pay the bill after dining...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable meal. Excellent service. Staff asked us several times if everything was ok. Varied menu for both food and drink. A little gem in Tonbridge.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 951traveller
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

We had a really fun evening here last week, great food and a really happy atmosphere. Thank you for a lovely time.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank theWebbFamily
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Visited on Saturday night at 7pm. We waited for our friends to arrived but they didn’t seem to realise this and kept asking us to order. I think they got it in the end. It felt like we were being rushed and when I mentioned...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank ClareBatch
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Well first the fire alarm went off because they delivered a sizzling dish to a table,, 5 minutes of ear piercing noise. Then I asked if they could make a kids portion of Tacos, no joy there - not interested. Next asked for Nachos with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Pbutterworth67
SudipD152, Manager at El Mariachi, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2018

Dear Customer, We are so sorry to hear about your experince with us. In regards to the kids menu, we are updating our kids menu shortly and there will be more option available for kids. With the fire alarm, it is for customer safety and...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

Friendly staff and atmosphere. Service was ok, but it was a busy night so can't say too much on that. Starters were amazing, however, that's where the praise stops. Mains of paella and chicken burritos left a lot to be desired. There was more rice...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kiwi111067
SudipD152, Manager at El Mariachi, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2018

Dear Customer, We are so sorry to hear about your experience with us. We are also pleased you liked our starters and service. In regards to the paela, I can assure you that we have already worked on your concern and if we get chance...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Visited last night (Friday 26/10/18) for dinner with my bestie - fantastic food, friendly staff, great atmosphere, delicious cocktails- what more could you want on a Friday night or any night! Will definitely be visiting here again and very soon.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sarah28phillips
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25 October 2016|
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Response from libbz18 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure any of these have cheese sauce?? Maybe the enchiladas. I like all of the above and like spicy food probably enchiladas are least spicy. The restaurant will give you recommendations - always helpful staff.
20 July 2016|
Response from SudipD152 | Property representative |
Yes we do
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