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Fiesta time at Casa Wardour – Soho’s new immersive Mexican pop-up

Mexico comes to London’s Soho (100 Wardour to be exact), with tequila-based cocktails, flavoursome Mexican food, art, live DJs and the occasional Mariachi band. Casa Wardour has partnered with Don Julio tequila to launch this joyous fiesta

Becoming Casa Wardour

100 Wardour St reflects its neighbourhood’s spirit of fun and indulgence. On the ground floor there’s a laid-back lounge bar, while downstairs, the restaurant and club are filled with live music – and killer cocktails – five nights a week. The venue’s new Mexican décor sees the atrium as the main focus; an art wall brings the vibrancy of Mexico to life through colour, with Mexican styled flag bunting, tropical plants and cacti. Look out for the mini replica of Don Julio González’s Chevrolet truck from the 1940s (he used to drive it around the Don Julio Primavera). Plus there are traditional poncho blankets and cushions providing something to snuggle into. And for Halloween (30th and 31st October), the roaming band will dress up with themed ‘Day of the Dead’ face paint.

A luxury tequila for every occasion

Don Julio dates back to the early 1940s, a handcrafted spirit made with 100% blue agave from Jalisco, Mexico. The brand’s varied range includes Don Julio Blanco, the Don Julio Reposado, Don Julio Añejo, Don Julio 70 and the Don Julio 1942. Offers a taste for all palates, these tequilas make the perfect cocktails, especially for those who wish to be a little more adventurous with their beverages. 

On the drinks menu…

All cocktails are priced at £15 each and you can choose from: 

Don Margarita – Don Julio Blanco, lime juice, triple sec

Don Peach – Don Julio Blanco, lime juice, peach liqueur, dried peach

Don Chilli – Don Julio Blanco, Passion Fruit puree, sugar, chilli

Don Aperol – Don Julio Reposado, Aperol, lemon, St Germain, sugar, dry orange

Don Fino – Don Julio Anejo, Manzanilla Sherry, pomegranate syrup, Balsamic vinegar

Don Dragon – Don Julio Blanco, mango puree, lemon juice, dragon jam, raspberry powder 

A special food menu has been created for the pop-up too, with diners tucking into the following: 

Chicken Taquitos  – £9 – Pico de Gallo, avocado salsa, queso fresco

Tuna Tostada –  £14 – Blue corn tortilla, avocado crema, almond tahini, seaweed

Tacos Al Pastor – £12 – Pork shoulder, dried chillies, pineapple, tomatillo salsa, pickled red onion

Baja Fish Taco –  £13 – Battered cod, shredded cabbage, chipotle mayonnaise, Pico de Gallo

Black Bean & Sweet Potato Quesadilla – £9 – Pico de Gallo, avocado, queso fresco (V)

Triple Cooked Chip – £6 – Chipotle mayonnaise (V)

Don Julio Blanco Tequila & Lime Jelly Tart – £8

For those of us who are unable to travel at the moment, this multi-sensory experience represents a real sense of escapism, with the potential to reminisce about fabulous overseas experiences. To find out more about this fabulous fiesta, visit