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Las Iguanas - Derby

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
21-23 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1BX, England
+44 1332 297515
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (30 reviews)
“ensalada” (4 reviews)
“fajitas” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Brazilian, Latin, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
21-23 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1BX, England
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1 - 10 of 394 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our daughter chose this restaurant for her birthday. Her favourite halloumi starter had ran out, so not a good start. My hubby ordered ribs for his Main and they had ran out too! Staff were friendly but service was so slow. Our drinks sat on...More

Thank MelfromDerby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for lunch and really enjoyed the tapa dishes the serve, the mushroom quesadillas were so tasty.

Thank Debi B
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Great service from Misbah the moment we walked through the door, looked after us and the food and drink were excellent

1  Thank jennifermilliams
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Al though this is a chain. We found the food and portion size perfect. The service was also very good.

1  Thank maxskitz
Reviewed 30 July 2018

My partner and I came here on a Saturday night around 8pm. We hadn't booked a table, but still managed to get a table in the bar area rather than the restaurant, this just meant we had to order our food at the bar. We...More

1  Thank Ellie W
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Went here for my daughters 30th birthday good selection on the menu particularly if u need gluten free options. There were 10 in our party and everyone enjoyed the food.

Thank Roger H
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We used to go to Las Iguanas quite often but the last couple of times has made us think we won’t be bothering again anytime soon. Went there tonight in a group of 8 including 4 children. Took ages for them to come and take...More

Thank JohnH8864
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Took my daughter here for graduation treat. It’s a lovely building inside, very impressive. It was fairly busy for 7pm on a Tuesday but there was only one waiter working (Misbah?). He was working incredibly hard taking orders and delivering food but he was extremely...More

Thank JCC_ptk
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We visit Las Iguanas a few times a year and on this particular visit we were surprised to see a new menu with some exciting additions! The level of service is still top notch. Recommend the XimXim - superb, even if it was a generous...More

Thank msharda90237
Reviewed 7 July 2018

So I will admit I had concerns. We booked for a Firday night at little notice and after reading reviews on here I was expecting slow service and OK food, but it was arranged last minute as somewhere that would cater for veggie and gluten...More

Thank John H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21-23 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 297515
  • E-mail
Description
Walk through the doors of Las Iguanas Derby and find yourself transported to Latin America, full of rich, vibrant colours, quirky features and custom-made wooden mosaic tables made especially for the restaurant from sustainable woods in Brazil. Each Las Iguanas restaurant is unique, and the staff love bringing unusual things back from their travels, ranging from large lobster sculptures, to giant drums. The philosophy of Las Iguanas is to serve delicious and authentic Latin American food and drink, in an environment which evokes the very best of Latin life. , The food successfully fuses native Latin American, Spanish, Portuguese and African influences. Working hard to ensure that everything comes from the best possible source, Las Iguanas Derby is proud of its fresh GM-free food and top quality ingredients.
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