Zócalo Mexican Restaurant

Zócalo is a multi-award-winning Mexican restaurant serving fresh and healthy dishes made with the finest ingredients.

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Welcome to the Zócalo Mexican Restaurant franchise opportunity

Zocalo franchise opportunity

Give the UK a taste of Mexico with the multi-award-winning, innovative, and lucrative Zócalo franchise.

About Zócalo franchise

Zócalo is a multi-award-winning Mexican food restaurant cooking delicious meals from scratch using carefully selected ingredients.

  • Best Fast Food of the Year - Arla Guldko, 2012
  • Tastemaker of the Year - Restauranggalan, 2011
  • Fast Food Restaurant of the Year - Fast Food Awards, 2013

Today there are 31 restaurants across United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland.

Zócalo is more than just food, it’s a whole Mexican experience! We offer a carefully selected range of Mexican beers, along with traditional Mexican cocktails including our signature margarita. We are all about having fun and uniting people over fantastic food and drinks.

Zocola UK franchise for sale

The Zócalo Opportunity

Our objective is for each of our franchisees to build a successful business with good profitability and to develop their business over time.

Did you know that Mexican food is the 3rd most popular cuisine in the UK? 

You will own your own Zócalo Mexican restaurant, serving up a storm for your customers in your chosen location.

Here at Zócalo we have created an unrivalled service that has gained a fantastic reputation as well as multiple awards. We are in a brilliant position to help you create your own success with our credible brand and sustainable business model.

Sales training

We place great focus on sales training in order to optimise the financial situation of our business.

Personal development 

Zocalo has extensive experience within personal development and we strive to always share our insights with our franchisees. We work towards our goals, adopting the right mindset and securing the things we need to succeed.


Zocalo franchisees meet at least twice per year for a conference within an overnight stay. 

Your Role:

  • Managing and running your local business
  • Selling and developing customer relationships
  • Purchasing materials and products from Zocalo
  • Attaining and retaining profitability
  • Undertaking local marketing efforts
  • Participating in network-wide activities such as training courses.

The Franchise Model

Territory Franchise

You will be running your own Zócalo restaurant in your chosen territory in accordance with the original concept whilst attaining and retaining profitability. You will be strengthening relationships with customers and your local community to encourage them to return to your Zócalo location.

The Investment

Our Territory Franchise fee is £20,000. The Franchise Package Fee will be dependent on size, condition and fit-out of your premises.

Government-led funding is available for the cost of our franchise fee to help you get started.

What you will receive

  • Zacalo business app
    A multi-award-winning concept
  • Design, signage and fit-out of your Zócalo restaurant
  • Project management at start up
  • The latest ordering technology including kiosks and our Zócalo app
  • Partnership with Deliveroo, Uber Eats, Just Eat
  • Finished cooperation agreement with suppliers of selected products
  • Initial training and on-going support
  • Sales and menu training
  • Product development
  • Conferences and meetings with other franchisees
  • Lease negotiation
  • So much more!

Zocalo ideal franchisee

The recruitment process involves a significant investment from both parties. 

We will be looking to ensure you are compliant with our systems. As a franchisor we'd be entertaining into a partnership with you which demands a significant level of trust and confidence from both sides.

You don't need previous restaurant or fast food experience as you will receive all the training you need to start your Zocalo franchise.

You must show the following:

  • Love our restaurant
  • Have passion for good food
  • Outgoing and sociable
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Be business minded with a focus on service and quality

What’s next?

Like the idea of running your own modern Mexican restaurant. If you think you could be the perfect Zócalo franchisee then fill in your details to receive further information about this tasty franchise opportunity!

International Football Star José Fonte is set to conquer a new field as he ventures into the culinary world with the grand opening of the first Zócalo franchise in the heart of London's vibrant Soho district. Inspired by the taquerias in San Francisco's Mission District, Zócalo's Fresh Happy Mex concept has won the hearts of food enthusiasts worldwide since its inception in 2002. Known for serving Mexican food made from scratch with the finest, high-quality ingredients, Zócalo has become a...

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