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Canela Cafe

Portuguese Restaurant££££
Holborn and Covent Garden, London
  • Cristiane P.
    "... must try these dishes: coxinha, bacalhau a canela, carne seca com abobora..."(4 Tips)
    Francesco S.
    "Amazing cod with potato and egg cream, try also the chorizo in wine"(2 Tips)
    Alexia K.
    "beans Stew and the chicken with thyme!"(2 Tips)
    Simon M.
    "Try the Salt Cod, Potato and Egg."(2 Tips)
46 Tips and reviews
  • coxinha
  • wine
  • bean stew
  • potato and eggs
  • good for dates
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  • Julia K.
    Julia Kozina2 weeks ago
    I can’t say that I was impressed with this place. Pretty calm and quiet, lovely and nice. There are not many dishes on the menu, so, you choice will be limited....
  • Naomi L.
    Naomi LMay 6, 2014
    The squid is beautiful, as are the Portuguese wines. The cafe has just expanded and the menu re-focused on Portuguese specialities.
  • Marco S.
    Marco SilvaMay 21, 2015
    The deserts are amazing, great Pastel de Nata and Caramel Pudim!
  • David M.
    David MartinhoFebruary 24, 2014
    Great food and coffee although the place is small enough for the 'dine in' prices to be high. There's also no toilets facilities.
  • Bernie F.
    Chorizo in wine - sharing plate and authentic pastel da nata
  • Steffi C.
    Steffi CFebruary 21, 2016
    Great Portuguese place in 7 dials, very good breakfast
  • Alexia K.
    Alexia KSeptember 20, 2014
    Nice environment, consise selection of foods, try the beans Stew and the chicken with thyme!
  • Alessandra A.
    Alessandra AlariJune 25, 2015
    Excellent food and wine. Good for both a quick snack or a for an informal dinner.
  • Cristiane P.
    Cristiane PereiraJanuary 31, 2011
    You must try these dishes: coxinha, bacalhau a canela, carne seca com abobora and brigadeiro ! Those are delicious dishes !! Worth trying !!
  • Bob S.
    Bob SmithMarch 24
    We shared several small plates and wines as a tasting menu. A great experience.
  • Francesco S.
    Francesco SommarivaDecember 16, 2014
    Amazing cod with potato and egg cream, try also the chorizo in wine
  • Simon M.
    Simon MossNovember 8, 2014
    Great Portuguese Cafe. Try the Salt Cod, Potato and Egg. Amazing.
  • Rohan T.
    Rohan TambyrajahMarch 21, 2015
    I would go as far as to say the chorizo omelette sandwich is among the worst sandwiches I have ever eaten and extortionate for a cold omelette with minimal chorizo in baguette
  • Bill F.
    Bill FinnMay 15, 2013
    The Brazilian espresso was simply better coffee than anywhere I had it in London.
  • Charlotte L.
    Charlotte LewisApril 3, 2016
    Specials seem really good, and not too pricey! Great wines.
  • Bruno g.
    Bruno garcezApril 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Apart from the Brazilian and Portuguese specialities, try the Mozabique chicken curry.
  • Mihnea M.
    Mihnea MiculescuAugust 17, 2014
    Try the Vinho Verde (Quinta de Paços).
  • Bruno g.
    Bruno garcezNovember 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the coxinha and the pao de queijo.
  • Stavroula K.
    Stavroula KonidariJune 12, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The coxinha and bacalhau a brass are very good.
  • Maria .
    Maria 🍎September 20, 2012
    Try the organic cinnamon or lemon tea. Absolutely fantastic.
  • david s.
    david sargeantJanuary 12, 2011
    You have to love the cinnamon banana cake with your coffee
  • Simon B.
    Simon BeckermanMarch 28, 2012
    Nice little place to have lunch with some good veggie dishes.
  • Abbey L.
    Abbey LeeMay 22, 2014
    Now the food here is pretentious. Service amazing as usual but I'm sorry I won't come here any more to come and chill with my guarana. Sad times.
  • Patrick E.
    Patrick EJune 14, 2014
    Custard tarts are very good
  • Robin H.
    Robin HowieAugust 20, 2014
    Pastel del Nata and great wines
  • Andrew F.
    Andrew FMarch 30, 2015
    Lovely Portuguese Tapas.
  • Photini
    PhotiniNovember 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Awesome soups!
  • Lamy C.
    Lamy ChoiMarch 16, 2015
    Coxinha is good but pricy!!
  • Elsy V.
    Elsy VillegasFebruary 18, 2015
    Feijoada is delicious!
  • Bruno g.
    Bruno garcezNovember 28, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Have a guarana and a pao de queijo
  • David V.
    David VVAugust 9, 2014
    The food is tasty but the portions are RIDICULOUS!!!!. It is really expensive. I just finished eating a two course dinner but I feel I could start over again. Not recommended.
  • V'z
    V'zJune 8, 2012
    Try the Black Bean Stew
  • lupe M.
    lupe MsCastroRidesMarch 19, 2012
    Cheese bread really nice tapa
  • Nora W.
    Nora WendelAugust 11, 2011
    Drink guarana antartica... Typically Brazilian!
  • V'z
    V'zJune 8, 2012
    Try the Salted Cod
  • Hel G.
    Hel GaSeptember 17, 2014
  • Anthony Z.
    Anthony ZacharzewskiFebruary 9, 2014
    Decent if expensive food. No toilets.
  • Amanda
    AmandaJuly 28, 2011
    Good, but very expensive
  • Montse C.
    Montse CanoNovember 17, 2015
    Nice food, but quite overpriced and slow service.
  • Charlotte S.
    Charlotte SallisJune 12, 2010
    Mmmmmm Brazil.
  • Matthew Albert K.
    Matthew Albert KerlyDecember 9, 2009
    One word- Caipirinha's...
  • Helena
    HelenaMarch 25, 2013
    Muito bom!! Tempero gostoso e barato. Prato do dia por 5,90.. Bem servido ..e p quem gosta de suco tem suco natural ..
  • Lisa P.
    Fabulous coffee, and friendly Brazilian staff. Food looks amazing too - pão de queijo, quindim,daily specials. Love it!
  • Felipe P.
    Felipe PiresJune 25, 2013
    Atendimento fantástico , comida deliciosa!!! Preciso voltar!!!!
  • Leonardo G.
    Leonardo G. de SouzaDecember 20, 2012
    Brazilian food (feijoada, pão de queijo, etc), very nice!
  • Joana J.
    Joana JaegerAugust 13, 2015
    caro pra dedéu. 3 libras um pastel de nata? nao, obrigado.
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