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Viva La Vida - CLOSED

134 Fore Street | Edmonton, London N18 2XA, England
+44 20 8345 5667
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good4%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
9 Apr 2013
“mexican”
14 Oct 2012
“Sorely Disappointed”
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Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
134 Fore Street | Edmonton, London N18 2XA, England
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 9 April 2013

My family and I have been to this restaurant a numerous amount of times. Why u ask? well because the food is out of this world, the cocktails are lovely and awesome, the prices can be a little high, but we believe it is a...More

Thank aquagirl06
Reviewed 14 October 2012

After all the good reviews on this website, it feels like we went to another restaurant due to the poor service.I am a big fan of Mexican food and for my birthday, I wanted somewhere new to try. Upon arrival, the atmosphere was fairly welcoming,...More

1  Thank axf_08
Reviewed 4 October 2012

I lived in the US for many years and have been to Mexico many times. I LOVE TexMex (which this is) and Mexican (which it definitely is not) food so was very surprised that (at the time of writing) this was the #1 "Mexican" restaurant...More

1  Thank HakimK494
Reviewed 30 September 2012

At first I was a bit apprehensive about going to this place, however I couldn't have been proved more wrong.Being number 8 on trip advisor but in 'Edmonton,' I really wasn't sure what to expect. I went on a Friday night, the ambience was spot...More

Thank Malisa D
Reviewed 30 September 2012

Went here last night with my girlfriend, the atmosphere / ambience is amazing, the decor is excellent. Service by the waitress's was prompt, attentive and polite at the same time (could not ask for more), the owner himself was very very friendly and welcoming, made...More

Thank Al_Enfield
Reviewed 23 September 2012

Visited this great mexican for a girlie night out...wasn't disapointed. I love a good cocktail and Viva la Vida has an extensive list to choose from, between us i think we tried them all! The food was excellent with really big portions and full of...More

Thank Holly-Jane W
Reviewed 10 September 2012

The Food choice was great, i shared a Combo Fiesta with Garlic mushrooms and Jalapeno cream Cheese with friends, the portion size was very generous, Our main meal was delicious and again a generous portion. The service was great as the owner was really flexible...More

Thank R G
Reviewed 25 August 2012

If you like mexican food, great cocktails with a friendly fun atmosphere then you have to try this place. I have eaten here quite a few times and food and service never disappoint. The starters and fajitas are amazing, the portions very generous. I have...More

Thank ed12hus
Reviewed 24 August 2012

Great food that doesn't disappoint at every visit, it has become our local. You can entertain friends or have a romantic meal for two, it's just perfect. The owner of Viva has a great sense of humour and is always there to make us feel...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 24 August 2012

10 of us went to the restaurant for a meal. The greeting was fantastic with all staff friendly and welcoming. They were always at your assistance immediately if needed. The food was fantastic with a generous portion for a very reasonable price. The atmosphere is...More

Thank Joe A
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Cuisine
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Fore Street | Edmonton, London N18 2XA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8345 5667
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Description
Fiesta comes to the North London suburb of Edmonton in the colourful shape of Viva la Vida, a Mexican restaurant which really does live up to its name. Surrounded by one off artworks painted with bright colours evoking images of Mexico at its best, diners enjoy those favourite South American dishes including the likes of nachos, enchiladas and chillis as well as US influenced burgers and tex-mex dishes. The resident chef adds a little twist to some choices while staying true to the origins of others, encouraging diners to experience something outside of their comfort zone. As well known for its cocktails as for its food, Viva la Vida is a popular local choice for drinkers too, offering a wide range of those beloved South American cocktails as well as tequila and beers from South of the border. A partygoers paradise, Viva la Vida is vibrant and lively, open until two in the morning so after a little dinner you can stick around for salsa sounds and dancing as late as you like.
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