Restaurant & Bar Awards 2024

34 | LUXlife Magazine Best Casual Tex-Mex Restaurant 2024 - London The next time you plan for Tex-Mex food, think of Plan Burrito on London’s Southampton Row. Much more than a mere Tex-Mex restaurant, Plan Burrito London is instead a celebration of culture, community, and amazing flavour all under one roof. With exquisite dishes such as its signature beef brisket burritos, fresh tacos, loaded nachos, and soft churros, there is something for everyone at this exceptional restaurant that offers unparalleled taste and an unrivalled atmosphere for all. Leveraging its renowned blend of authenticity and innovation, Plan Burrito takes traditional recipes and applies a modern twist, the result being timeless food that can be savoured with a modern palate. Since opening its first location back in 2015, Plan Burrito has used nothing short of the finest ingredients and tried, tested recipes to provide street food vibes in the comfort of stylish, casual indoor restaurant. Experts in catering to customers of all ages and dietary requirements, the tremendous food on offer from this multi-award-winning restaurant is available for dine-in, takeaway, or even delivery. The menu at Plan Burrito London follow the four-step approach to maximise customisation and ensure you go home full and grinning from ear to ear. This process begins by choosing the dish, and with three sizes of burrito, tacos, burrito bowls, quesadillas, and nachos all on offer, any cravings can be swiftly settled. This process begins by choosing the dish, and with three sizes of burrito, tacos, burrito bowls, quesadillas, and nachos all on offer, any cravings can be swiftly settled. The second step includes choosing your main ingredient, and thanks to the likes of chicken, beef, vegan chilli, and seasoned vegetables all being available, there truly is something for everyone. Now that the staples of your main course have been assembled especially to your liking, it is time to accessorise with a number of extras. Once again, the choice is incredibly varied, so whether you favour yellow Mexican rice, refried pinto beans, salsa, jalapenos, sour cream, or grated cheese, the possibilities are almost endless to craft your perfect Tex-Mex meal. Finally, wash things down with a refreshing drink to complete your authentic experience, and with the Jarritos brand of Mexican soft drink available in a number of tasty flavours, in addition to a selection of waters, you can finish your meal off in your way. As touched on previously, Plan Burrito is famous for its family-friendly experience, and those who are bringing younger children to the restaurant but are concerned the food may be too much for them need fear not. One of Plan Burrito’s most cherished menu items is its Jungle Box meal, with this budget-friendly offering able to be filled with either a burrito or a taco or a cheese quesadilla, a portion of salted nachos with a dip, and a Fruit Shoot. Grown-ups in search of a meal deal will also find two options, with either a burrito or three soft shell tacos partnered with salted nachos, a dip, and a Jarrito/water for one low price. Recently, Plan Burrito’s quesadillas have been made permanent in the menu and can be devoured along with other offerings. Regardless of which of the items from this menu are chosen, patrons will witness for themselves the dynamic atmosphere of Plan Burrito London, the excellence that it embodies every day, and the commitment to quality at a reasonable price that distinguishes it so effectively from other Tex-Mex street food alternatives, many of which charge excessive amounts for ingredients of a similar quality, often without the talented team to back this up in the kitchen. Unlike its competitors, every team member working at this location embodies the wider company’s ethos for authenticity and quality, reflected in the location’s stellar reviews. The future is equally as bright for Plan Burrito London, as after closing its doors for a few weeks between November and December last year, it celebrated its grand reopening just in time for the festive period and has gone from strength to strength in the months since. There are also more product launches planned for later this year, with these set to feature exclusive flavours that all contribute to customers attaining the ultimate Tex-Mex dining experience. With this ongoing commitment in tow, it is difficult to dispute that the best burrito in London can indeed be found here. Contact: Cat Liyan Company: Plan Burrito London Web Address: