Whether you’re looking to recapture the flavours of your South American adventure or trying cuisine for the first time, we’re here to answer your questions about dining out at a Brazilian restaurant in London.
Brazil is a nation of meat lovers – and its most popular dishes are as carnivorous as they come. You’ll often find smoky skewers of lamb and pork being served with sizzling picanha steaks – carved straight off the skewer and onto your plate. Here are some mouthwatering highlights on the menu in London’s top Brazilian restaurants:
Many Brazilian restaurants in central London provide delicious vegetarian and vegan versions of its classic dishes. You’ll also find gluten-free options, so absolutely everyone can enjoy the tastes of Brazil.
There are a few veggie options you’ll find on the menu anyway, including:
Kilburn and Kensal Green in north-west London have some of the biggest Brazilian populations in the city. So for authentic flavours and a carnival atmosphere, that’s the way to go – especially when the live music starts on the weekend.
Central London is similarly rich with Brazilian dining options. Preto is a quirky, colourful Brazilian restaurant which has branches in Victoria and the West End, among many others.
There’s a carnival going on in Clapham too, with delicious restaurants including Touro Brazilian Steakhouse and Flavours of Brazil going all out with big, juicy picanha steaks. Wash it down with a caipirinha or two – Brazil’s national cocktail – to really get the party started.
For more inspiration, check out this guide to the best Brazilian restaurants in London.
For picanha steaks, it has to be Brazilian. But there are loads of steakhouses in London where you can tuck in to a top-notch hunk of beef. Here are the top five, as ranked by esteemed food blogger Christ Pople:
You can find out more about these meaty haunts in our article, Best Steak Houses in London.
London’s best Brazilian Restaurants The traditional image of the Brazilian restaurant is the churrascaria, where customers usually pay a set amount for all-you-can-eat selection of charcoal or wood-roasted meats, carved tableside according to whether a paddle is displaying green on one side (more meat please) or red on the other (no more meat pleas