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.
|Average main course||£13.00 per diner|
|Average food spend||£22.00 per diner|
Venue Details & Map
Elephant & Castle Shopping CentreLondonSE1 6TE
- +44 20 7701 9166
Top 5 reviews of La Bodeguita
Yummy tapas...we did not get any entrees.
We went for a quick pre-dinner bite, I was extremely impressed with the tapas. We ordered the fish soup which has hearty provisions in the soup. I ordered the "Patacon con Carne Desmechada" which I believe translates to crispy fried green plantain served with shredded beef. The fried plantain was shaped into small cups and loaded with shredded... more
It's about as authentic a Colombian restaurant as you're gonna get in London (ie it's FOR Colombians rather than aimed at Londoners and tourists). The food's awesome, baseline excellent everyday Colombian food. Try the Picada Colombiana - a big bowl of pork belly, sausage, green plantain & tomatoes - enough for two. If you've spent any length of time in South America, this kinda place will... 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
If you want to eat Colombian food in London you head to the Elephant and Castle neighborhood. One of the best Colombian restaurants here is La Bodeguita located inside the shopping center at the roundabout. A recent pre-theatre meal with a friend here (the Southwark Playhouse is only minutes away) was pretty good. I began with the Aborrajados which had a nice mixture of fried guava,... 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