Canela, Portuguese and Brazilian Cafe, London

This friendly Portuguese and Brazilian café on Earlham Street, just off Covent Garden’s Neal Street, has a simple and straightforward vibe. The dining area, with simple wood tables and benches or café tables and folding chairs outside, is dominated by a chiller cabinet over which the food is served. In the cabinet you’ll find a range of genuine dishes, cakes and snacks.

Portuguese snacks, including chicken-stuffed coxinha (a pointed, deep-fried parcel resembling a drumstick) start at a low £2, with main courses such as chorizo tart and vegetable lasagne around £6-£7. Canela also serves Brazilian cheese bread, which comes in chorizo, basil, olives flavours or just plain.

If you have wheat or gluten allergy, there’s a good selection of allergy-friendly cakes.



Large glasses of fresh berry and apple juice are as popular as the strong black coffee. For more potent drinks, there are Portuguese and Brazilian beers, wine and great caipirinhas.

Canela
33 Earlham St
WC2H 9LS
London

Phone: +44 (0)20 7240 6926
Covent Garden or Leicester Square tube

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Last updated by Jack on 18 February, 2010 in Food And Drink.

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