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Summary

For a “flavourful and fun”, “dependable and quick” meal, fans of Thomasina Miers’ group of street food cantinas still feel it’s “one of the best chains around”, citing its “decent Mexican eats” and “fab cocktails” (and that it’s “great with kids”, if “a bit yummy mummy at the weekends”). But while ratings for its “friendly and prompt” service and energetic vibe have proved surprisingly enduring over the years, its food score dipped this year, with some regulars noting it has felt “a tad off-the-boil” of late.

£39
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3
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3
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Fun and lighthearted” style – and providing “zingy” dishes at “great-value” prices, “fab cocktails” and “friendly service” – Thomasina Miers’ feisty street-food chain “shows no sign of decline, despite its expansion”. It’s “streets ahead of other Mexican groups” and “always a solid standby when you want a quick meal”.

£37
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3
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3
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3
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Bustling and so fun!”; Thomasina Miers’s “easygoing” Mexican chain offers a “constantly refreshed” menu of zesty dishes, which – “even if consistency can vary – are usually good, filling and amazing value”. Service is “accommodating too”, but “that branches get so rammed can impact wait times”, and queues to enter “are a pain” too.

£33
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3
Good
3
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Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Fun, fresh Mexican street food” served by “obliging” staff underpins the “cheap ’n’ cheerful” appeal (and “unstoppable expansion”) of Thomasina Miers’ “colourful and casual” chain; even some who feel “the buzz has gone” since its early days say it’s “still decent”.

£33
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2
Average
3
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3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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