Latinos in London
Are you a South American in London or someone looking to experience South American culture in the capital? If so, here is where you will find everything related to South America in London.
South American Population in London: Estimated 400,000
Main Areas for South American Expats in London: Elephant Castle, Bayswater, Vauxhall, Stockwell, Tottenham
Famous South American London Stranger: Paddington Bear is a story about a bear from Peru who came to live in London with just his suitcase and rain coat. The bear is an inspiration for the adversity he overcame to win the hearts of British children.
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South American Bars and Restaurants in London
Floripa Floria is a restaurant, bar and live music venue located in Shoreditch. Serving typical Brazilian cocktails and dishes, it is a great place to head out for a fun and unique experience.
Marlon's Kitchen Marlon is a Colombian chef who has worked in many first class International and michelin star restaurants. He now runs a supper club serving delicious South American and European dishes.
Mestizo Restaurant & Tequila Bar Bringing Mexican traditions, authentic cuisine and over 250 different types of tequila to London, Mestizo has become a hub for Latin American expats.
Cafe Pacifico Cafe Pacifico is London's original Mexican restaurant, opening in Covent Garden in 1982. Due to its lively atomosphere, Cafe Pacifico attracts plenty of regulars and tourists.
Lima Lima is an innovative gastromic explosion that showcases the best of Peruvian food. Sourcing the majoity of produce from the British Isles and speciality items from growers in Peru, their dishes are fresh, seasonal and unique.
Chotto Matte Offering a fusion of Japanese and Peruvian food, Chotto Matte brings the energy of Tokyo to Soho. With live music, colourful cocktails and Nikkei cuisine, Chotto Matte is a very funky and chic place to head to.
Buen Ayre Already a favourite with Argentinean expats, the down to earth steakhouse serves authentic and reasonably priced Argentine food in the east end of London.
La Bodeguita Is a lively family run restaurant, deli and shop that serves traditional Colombian dishes throughout the day. At night the Latin American music is turned up and it becomes a bit of a party venue.
South American Food/Delis/Cafes
El Vergel Cross between a cafe, restaurant and canteen, serving wholesome Latin American and Mediterranean food. Priding themselves on using fresh ingredients, all of which are cooked in-house, El Vergel is a great little spot for breakfast, brunch or lunch.
Arepa & Co. Is a small Venezuelan cafe serving delicious and freshly made arepas, coffee and rum. With hanging hammocks and colourful decor, there is a cool and relaxed vibe.
La Bodeguita Is a lively family run restaurant, deli, and shop that serves traditional Colombian dishes throughout the day. At night the Latin American music is turned up and it becomes a bit of a party venue.
South American Shops in London
South American Fitness & Leisure Clubs
Maloca Latin American Fitness Centre: Is the leading hub for South American fitness and leisure activities. They regularly run fitness sessions in Zumba, Capoeira, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
South American Services in London
South American Community Groups/Associations in London
LAWRS: Supports Latin American women in the UK to achieve personal change and live their lives free from abuse, through specialist advice, information and tools to enable them to adapt and grow.