Bar Salsa Temple 1

Temple Place , London, WC2R 2PH

1 reviews

Bars Covent Garden

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SquareMeal Review of Bar Salsa Temple

A turbocharged take on the Charing Cross Road original, this offshoot of Bar Salsa replaces the same owners’ vast Walkabout site on Victoria Embankment. Garish graphics, fake palms, straw sombreros and funky fiesta grooves create a riot of Rio Carnival kitsch, so bag a booth overlooking the action or hole up in the quieter gallery bar and separate cantina off the frenetic main hall. Fruity Caipirinhas, Mojitos and disco drinks appear on an affordable list of rummy rinses, punches, pitchers and tropi-cool cocktails such as house signature São Paulo Rude Boy – a garish cachaça, banana liqueur and blue Curacao sling. Otherwise, order Latino beers and easy-drinking Spanish/South American wines with tapas (nachos, gambas pil-pil, chicken taquitos) or trade up to Tex-Mex burgers, pork hock feijoada, quesadillas, steaks and salads served in tortilla baskets. Shake off that lot Ricky Martin-style on a dance floor that throbs until ‘las wee small horas’! 

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Temple Tube Station 2m

Blackfriars Tube Station 707m


Address: Temple Place , London WC2R 2PH

Area: Covent Garden

Opening times

Mon-Sat 10am-2am (Mon -1am Fri-Sat -3pm) Sun 12N-2am

Nearby Landmarks

Middle Temple 206m

New Theatre 221m


Telephone: 020 7395 3690


Cuisine: Bars


Food & Drink: 8.0

Service: 6.0

Atmosphere: 10.0

Value: 8.0

Food & Drink: 4.0

Service: 3.0

Atmosphere: 5.0

Value: 4.0

Jill C. bronze reviewer 12 October 2017

I tried this on a Thursday evening as they have individual and group lessons available from Latin Krazy on Thursdays. Also happy hour from 5-8pm! We had drinks and food before the beginners' lesson began at 7.30pm, and the food was good, although it did take a long time to arrive. There is quite a selection of Mexican and Spanish food, tacos, nachos, tapas and even burgers! Something for everyone but the gourmet... A fun evening out in a great place.