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  • Wahaca
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Contact Info

Aldgate: 1-3 Widegate St, London E1 7ES (map)
Blackfriars: One New Change, London EC2V 6AG (map)
Bluewater: Bluewater Shopping Centre, The Plaza, Bluewater, Dartford, Greenhithe DA9 9SG (map)
Canary Wharf: Canary Wharf Group, Park Pavillion, 40 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5FW (map)
Coldharbour Lane: 20 Atlantic Rd, Brixton, London SW9 8JA (map)
Covent Garden: 66 Chandos Pl, London WC2N 4HG (map)
Fitzrovia: 19-23 Charlotte St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1RL (map)
Islington: 68-69 Upper St, London N1 0NY (map)
Oxford Circus: 26-28 Great Portland St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 8QT (map)
Soho: 80 Wardour St, Soho, London W1F 0TF (map)
South Bank: Southbank Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX (map)
Waterloo: 119 Waterloo Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8UL (map)
Cuisine: Mexican
Website: http://www.wahaca.co.uk/
Price: ££

NoBread Facts

Gluten Free Menu: Yes

Cross Contamination: Yes

Malted Rice: N/A

Gluten Free Pasta: N/A

Gluten Free Bread: N/A

Gluten Free Taco Shells: Yes

So here's what we think...

Wahaca is a Mexican chain serving up street style food across London, and we couldn’t be more excited to share all of their delicious, gluten-free options!…

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Wahaca offers a completely separate gluten-free menu where they separate items that are 100% gluten free and those of which have no gluten in their ingredients but have a higher risk of cross contamination – making it easy to pick food based on your own level of gluten intolerance!

We started our Mexican food journey with guacamole and certified gluten-free tortilla chips, which were fresh and perfectly crunchy.

The tacos – I absolutely love tacos especially soft ones, so when a restaurant offers proper corn tortillas (gluten-free), I get pretty excited. My friend and I shared the pulled pork taco; the meat was succulent and tender. Our next choice was the crispy prawn taco with salad, which was my absolute favourite.

For our main, we shared the classic enchiladas. These are served with grilled chicken, tomato salsa roja with a side of beans and rice.

Even though we were both absolutely stuffed we managed to fit in a cricket brownie. I was very hesitant at first as its made from ground insects, but it came highly recommended by our waiter so we couldn’t say no. WOW, it did not disappoint, the brownie was crispy on the outside but warm and gooey in the inside. And it’s gluten-free!

With endless amounts of NOBREAD friendly options on the menu, I will definitely be back to try more of the tacos and have another cricket brownie!