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Punters out late can live la vida loca at this dippy cocktail pit attached to El Camion’s Mexican grill. Choose from more than 300 class-act Tequilas, served with homemade sangrita (salt and lime
is for Philistines), plus a savvy selection of mighty mescals. Pink Chihuahua’s margaritas and daiquiris have plenty of bite – hardly surprising, given that the head honcho here is Dick Bradsell,
the man who masterminded London’s ascent to cocktail capital of the world with help from protégés such as Tony Conigliaro. If Tequila isn’t to your taste, try fruity cachaça-based batidas or any
off-menu fix you fancy – not forgetting bottles of cerveza served Mexican-style with spices. The low-rent decor is nothing to write home about, but when the DJ cranks up the party after midnight,
this kooky kennel is top dog.
I am a big fan of Mexican food. I’ve never been to Mexico, but the proliferation of Mexican restaurants in London means I’m never short of options and I thought it was about time to write a Mexican restaurant review. El Camion, in the heart of Soho, is a funky little place with hundreds of different bottles of chilli sauce lining the walls and Speedy Gonzales cartoons playing on the TV in the corner. Its size makes the service feel friendly and personal, and its slightly tongue in cheek attitude gives it a great atmosphere.My dining companion and I shared a starter of chicken tinga quesadilla served with...
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