RestaurantsLondonKing’s CrossN1C

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The big sister of El Pastor and Tortilleria El Pastor is now open in Coal Drop Yard, promising "tacos, mezcal, music and more"

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Within the arches of ever-so-hip Coal Drops Yard, this Hart Bros spin-off was one of the first tenants of the development. Surprisingly, given the trendy locale and regular queues, feedback in our annual diners’ poll on its mix of tacos, tostadas and sharing plates is thin on the ground and rather lukewarm.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Noisy!…but great margaritas” and some “very tasty” bites are the draw at the Hart Bros’ Mexico City-style street food specialist in Coal Drops Yard. On the debit side, it can be “hard to feel truly relaxed in this mammoth space”. See also El Pastor.

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“Reliably magnificent” Mexico City-style street food has arrived in Coal Drops Yard, courtesy the Hart Bros’ El Pastor brand, a big hit when it launched at Borough Market five years ago. The adjoining Plaza Pastor is the outdoor (but covered) branch. The “authentic” tortillas are freshly made every morning at the outfit’s tortilleria in Bermondsey, using Mexican corn.

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“Decent Mexican food finally arrives in the ’hood” – the Hart Bros’ Latino yearling in the new Coal Drops Yard development mixes “a bit of party atmosphere” with the “authentic” flavours of Central America (“the frijoles charros give me that beany homey hit that has finally filled the void left when I moved to London from San Francisco!”). Top Tip “great kids menu with DIY tacos”.

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Coal Drops Yard, London, N1C 4AB

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No dress code
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Casa Pastór & Plaza Pastór Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Casa Pastór & Plaza Pastór Restaurant in N1C, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Casa Pastór & Plaza Pastór restaurant.
Stephen L
Serviceable lunch...
Reviewed 3 months, 21 days ago

"Serviceable lunch"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£9.40 £13.00 £6.50 £8.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Coal Drops Yard, London, N1C 4AB
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday5 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday5 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑11:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑8 pm

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