Established in the heart of London?s biggest Latin American community, at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre, La Bodeguita strive to bring customers a chance to experience culture and atmosphere found within the urban districts of South America through dine and dance.Dishes include a 450g Argentinian steak and the Colombian bandeja paisa which includes sausage, fried pork belly, ground beef, traditional red kidney bean soup and more! A true taste of the culture is on offer on the weekend when music and dancing to Salsa and various other music genres experienced in Latin America.
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Elephant & Castle Shopping CentreNewington,Elephant & CastleLondonSE1 6TE
- +44 20 7701 9166
Great steaks at reasonable prices. There are also some traditional ranch hand meals for a few nights transporting cows in the olden days. Good selection of soups and appetisers as well.more
I strongly suspect I got food poisoning from the Bodeguita deli (not the proper restaurant but a few steps from it). I got the delicious arepa con queso and a pandebono around 4pm 24 December and felt great until about an hour or so later. After drinking a cup of hot mulled wine at a pub I immediately felt sick and it seems unlikely mulled wine would cause such a reaction.
Anyway I have been...more
I'm surprised this place hasn't got more reviews and more stars. I've been coming here off and on for a few years now and have never been let down.
Plenty to choose from,lots of Steak which are all lovely,some classic Colombian dishes (Bandeja Paisa, Empanadas),most things are served with rice and Plantain and cassava which is similar to a potato.
Lovely fish dishes also,grilled Salmon to...more
I haven't come here for the night life, and I should cause I bet it would be interested. But I just came here for food... we were starving! and the menu seemed interesting.
The prices are a bit high for the area if you want a steak, so i scratched that idea and we got some tapas.
Now the waiter was latino, so I assume the cook was. So why on earth did they make nachos for us... that looked...more
So my new BFF or 'mini-wife' as she's affectionately known is Colombian. Naturally in a concerted effort to understand her moods, fashion choices and food habits it was necessary to visit this Colombian institution. So on a bright, sunny April day we visited the ultra-glamorous, not-to-be missed balcony-less Elephant & Castle shopping centre. If you can't afford to visit Latin America, you'd...more