Latin American Restaurants in Elephant & Castle
Looking for the best Elephant and Castle Latin Restaurants? Check out our guide here.
- 05 August 2021
‘Born in Brazil, Made in London’ goes the tagline for Tupi, this Elephant and Castle Latin restaurant. Putting a South American twist on a modern European menu, Tupi’s has you covered for breakfast, brunch, and dinner, with ceviche, huevos rancheros, and delicious Brazilian stews and casseroles among the choices. Their bottomless brunch is a particular highlight, served every Saturday and Sunday.
Since opening in 2009, Leños & Carbón is now a bit of a local institution and sits very close to Elephant Park. Colombian food is their main focus, with a menu featuring Latin American favourites like arepas, deep fried cassava, fried plantain, and a variety of grilled meats and fish. And make sure you try the traditional brevas con queso y arequipe – Colombian figs with syrup, cheese and caramel.
Situated in Castle Square, Latin American takeaway Coma y Beba serves up fresh arepas and empanadas daily, as well pandebono and almojábanas which are types of Colombian cheese bread traditionally eaten for breakfast, warm from the oven. Just a few minutes from Elephant and Castle tube station it’s the perfect place to grab a bite and some freshly brewed Colombian coffee for the morning commute.
If you’re looking for Peruvian food in Elephant and Castle, Sabor Peruano should be at the top of your list. This family-owned spot serves authentic Peruvian food such as lomo saltado (fried beef slices with vegetables), seco norteno (marinated lamb stew) and, if you’re feeling a little more adventurous, antichucos (grilled beef hearts). Round it off with a delicious arroz con leche – a Lima-style rice pudding, with speces, cinnamon, and evaporated milk.
Mercato Metropolitano has a plethora of food vendors serving up cuisines from all over the world, and is home to some of the best Elephant and Castle Latin restaurants. Among these is Guasa, who deliver tasty authentic Venezuelan arepa buns, guasacaca (Venezuelan Guacamole), yuca frita (crispy cassava fries) and tajadas (fried plantain).
Moving north of the continent, Hermanos Tacos offers top Mexican cooking, serving tacos, burritos, and burrito bowls with a variety of fillings available; including slow-cooked beef and pork options. Throw a quesadilla on the side, a bowl of nachos, and wash it all down with a cold, refreshing bottle of Jarritos. For those who have a sweet tooth, how about some churros to round it all off? Perfect!
Miko’s serves up a range of cuisine native to the countries and cultures of Latin America. You can expect dishes like ceviche; a traditional dish originating in Peru made from chopped seafood, vegetables and spices; or patacons, deep fried plantain fritters which are served with a side of guacamole. Find them at 17 Sayer Street, making them a close-by Elephant and Castle Latin restaurant.
Faye Gomes has been cooking Guyana’s most popular dishes since 2003, including the ‘Pepper pot’ served with Spanish rice. Kaieteur Kitchen also offers a daily menu that includes a variety of homemade food at a very affordable price. Located in Castle Square, their website offers a clear, concise map to help you find them.