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28.04.12

RESTAURANT — LA BODEGA NEGRA If your free this weekend hidden away within the back streets of busy Soho, the new restaurant La Bodega Negra, at 9 Old Compton Street, London, W1D 5JF is causing quite a stir. But what you’ll find amongst the hordes of cafes and other pandering establishments is the illuminated evocative entrance to a sleazy Soho ‘Sex Shop’. We advise you venture closer and step inside because you’ll be rewarded with one of the most talked about eating hangouts in London. Owned by NY-based restaurateur Serge Becker, who was behind the success of La Esquina over the Atlantic. La Bodega Negra would seem to continue the same successful recipe (Mexican) and is worth the worship to the restrictive policy of ‘reservations-only’ but once inside you’ll receive as much a bar, hangout and popular nightspot as just a restaurant. We recommend the headache and you get to feel just a little bit sinful too…