South American Bars in London
There’s no denying it – London loves Latino. From the street food to the burritos and of course not forgetting the sumptuous tipples. There are not many credible bars that don’t have a hint of Latin American flavour. Whether it’s the music, the margaritas, the mojitos, the rum, the tequila or even the lime-chocked bottles of Sol, there is evidence of our cross-Atlantic chums in most bars. But if you like your salsa in much bigger portions, here are few South American bars in London that are worth checking out.
Barrio Central, Soho
Barrio central is cool and funky Latin and Caribbean cocktail bar that has been getting Soho-ites to shake their booty for years. A very warm and colourful feel to the décor sets the scene and creates a truly exotic environment - the South American beers, rum and tequila compound this. Expect a young, hip and trendy crowd, Latin beats and lovely cocktails.
Cubana Restaurant and Bar, Waterloo
Cubana in Waterloo really has it all for the full Latin American experience. There is an extensive Latin American food menu, fresh tropical cocktails and smoothies, and late night Cuban music. For those looking for a quick bite, Cubana also has a daily street-food vendor. With some of the most drinkonomical mojitos (£5.50) and late weekend opening time (3am) Cubana is a great South American night that will keep you boogying on down until the early hours.
Barrio North, Angel
Barrio North is a South American themed bar that brings some samba to North London. There are Happy Hours throughout the week and the South American party vibe is the perfect choice or something a little different for birthdays and having a great time in London. Barrio North also has a great sharing and tapas menu, so what are you waiting for? Book your area or table online with us.
Barrio East, Shoreditch
Barrio East is one of London's most exciting South American themed cocktail bars. This fun time party bar is a great place in Shoreditch for letting your hair down and enjoying delicious cocktails. Barrio East is a cool and quirky cocktail bar that raises the bar of South American themed cocktail bars in London, and is the perfect setting for partying in to the early hours. Book your place online with us.
Located in the heart of Soho, Floridita provides an array of Latin American classics, from delicious steaks to classic Latin cocktails and even a wide variety of live music and entertainment from authentic Cuban bands to glitzy cabaret nights. Floridita is a tribute to the original El Floridita that first opened more than 150 years ago and has captured the spirit of the famous bar beautifully.
Barrio North, Angel
For a true taste of Latin America in one of London's best South American themed bars, Barrio North is the true winner. Expect South American vibes - with everything from the bright unique decor, rum-based cocktails, tasty tapas dishes, and of course the party starting music. Head down to Barrio North for an authentic South American Bar and Restaurant experience like no other, but make sure you book online first.
Made In Brasil, Camden
This South American haunt aims to bring the best of Brazilian and Latino culture, food, drink and music to London. The vibrant interior of this venue captures the spirit of a Brazilian beach party with natural warm colours and tropical décor. For the connoisseurs, the bar holds more than 200 different Cachaca’s from around Brazil.
Salsa, Leicester Square
Salsa Bar on Charing Cross Road is the perfect place for an authentic South American experience in London. The food menu is a sumptuous selection of Latin inspired dishes with something for everyone and the drinks menu has a great selection of classic and signature cocktails. The entertainment varies from Salsa dancing, to live music and even a spot of cabaret dancing!
Caipirinha Bar, Archway
Caipirinha is hidden gem between Archway and Highgate. As the name suggests, it is a South American themed bar specialising in Latin inspired cocktails. It is an intimate venue that hosts regular live music, guest DJs and events. Whether it’s a quick drink from the extensive bar or a wild night on the brilliant range of cocktails available, this is a great place in London to get your South American fill for the evening.
La Bodega Negra, Soho
La Bodega Negra is a Mexican themed cocktail bar, restaurant and speakeasy in the heart of Soho. Enjoy tasty snacks such as tortillas and enchiladas, and sip some unique and mouth-watering Mexican cocktails. La Bodega Negra has a New York style and vibe but still maintains its Mexican roots. The true magic is in the downstairs speakeasy. With its secret ‘Sex-Shop’ entrance, fantastic drinks, candle lit tables, and trendy crowd; La Bodega Negra truly is a bucket-list bar.
Tonteria is the Mexican tapas bar and nightspot on Sloane Square. Upon entering Tonteria you immediately feel like you have been teleported into a hacienda in the heart of Jalisco, Mexico. Quirky features such as the actual train on the ceiling that delivers tequila shots to your table make this place a special and unique hotspot. From 10:30pm the vibe is built up as the resident DJ turns up the music and transforms Tonteria into a vibrant nightclub.