Where To Find The Best Birria Tacos In London

Hailing from Jalisco, this Mexican specialty sees adobo-marinated meat cooked in a broth and served with corn tortillas, onion, coriander and lime. Whether you fancy the traditional goat or beef, or something totally different, these are the best places to find the street food staple right here in London, from west to east and everywhere in between. Looking for the best birria tacos near you? Coming right up…


Birria Taco UK

As the name would suggest, this West London favourite is cooking up authentic Cal-Mex-style dishes that also happen to be halal. After moving from its previous Edgware Road home, Birria Tacos have taken over the Bait Lounge on Edgware High Street. You’ll find the warm meaty stew paired with onions, shredded cheese and all the usual suspects, plus a red, stewy sauce for dipping. Options include the classic taco alongside beef birria ramen, loaded nachos, vegan options and churros – all washed down with a variety of Jarritos.

๐Ÿ’ธ: ยฃ15 for beef birria tacos
๐Ÿ“: DarMarrakech, 422 Edgware Road, London W2 1EG
๐Ÿš‰: Edgware Road or Warwick Avenue stations

Taca Tacos

Southern California and Northern Mexico come together under the arches of Deptford Market Yard. Cooked for 6 hours, Taca Tacos’ staple beef birria is available in a quesataco, softshell or broth form, as well as a combo of all three. Non-meat eaters can choose between the likes of Baja fish, pulled shrooms and house black beans. Don’t miss the monthly specials either – recent editions have included a mouthwatering banh mi taco and Halloween pumpkin flavour.

๐Ÿ’ธ: ยฃ16 for the birria combo
๐Ÿ“: Deptford Market Yard, London SE8 4BX
๐Ÿš‰: Deptford station


Located in the heart of Marylebone, Cavita serves ceviche, tostadas, esquites and more gorgeous Mexican plates. Their birria recipe sees smoked beef shin birria smothered in adobo sauce, topped with crispy cheese and paired with a veal bone consomรฉ for dipping every last morsel. After lapping up the best birria tacos in central London, venture downstairs where the secret agave-focussed Mayahuel bar offers a menu of tequila and mezcal-soaked cocktails.

๐Ÿ’ธ: ยฃ14 for the smoked beef shin quesabirria
๐Ÿ“: 60 Wigmore Street, Marylebone Village, London W1U 2RZ
๐Ÿš‰: Oxford Street or Bond Street station

Dos Mas Tacos

Currently operating out of Fairgame, Dos Mas Tacos is home to the finest birria tacos in Canary Wharf. What started out as a market stall has made way for kitchen residencies at top London bars like Satan’s Whiskers, and KERB at the National Theatre. You can expect a slice of Latin American flavour, with tacos such as chicken tinga, cauliflower vegano and beef birria made with spicy tomato salsa and beef jus.

๐Ÿ’ธ: 2 for ยฃ10 or 3 for ยฃ13 tacos
๐Ÿ“: 25 Fisherman’s Walk, London E14 4DH
๐Ÿš‰: Canary Wharf station

Image credit: Dos Mas Tacos x Fairgame

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