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Canela

33 Earlham Street, London WC2H 9LS, England
+44 20 7240 6926
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“custard tart” (5 reviews)
“bacalao” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
33 Earlham Street, London WC2H 9LS, England
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1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I love Portugal so was keen to eat here before going to the Donmar Warehouse. Good to see Bacalhau au Bras on the menu but it wasn't as expected lacking the gutsy flavour I am used to - rather a refined take on the dish....More

Thank KarenKew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for a quick bite after watching Matilda. They had a really good wine selection and the piri piri chicken was very good.

Thank Tinuks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee stop before the bustle of Hampton Court Flower Show. Perfect coffee and good- value Colombian inspired menu. Great service and a relaxed atmosphere with a range of seating options. We wished that we hadn't had breakfast before we left home - the food looks...More

Thank drsue22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a place to go if you're starving and after a massive meal. everything here is served small and light, or in platters. The charcuterie board was great, and some nice house wine. sparkling was like cider though, so wouldn't recommend it and we regretted...More

Thank VickyL87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice service, very good appetizers We appreciated a lot Even it's a bit expensive but it worth.

1  Thank xiaweii
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Great food, friendly staff - but need to work on timing! We ordered 2 drinks plus 2 glasses of tap water; and 3 food items. 2 drinks arrived within 5 minutes; 2 of the 3 food items arrived within 10. The third food item arrived...More

Thank minty_mel
38susana, Owner at Canela, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you for your feedback on your experience here in Canela. First of all, I am very sorry for the quite unacceptable wait you had for your food, and secondly for your not receiving the tap water you had requested. All of the staff are...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Yes but only if you compare to the very bad restaurants in Portugal. Poor service and arrogant staff. The food quality and quantity is substandard. And, one item of the menu indicated one price and they charged more! When this was pointed out the waiter...More

Thank Fernando C
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I saw this place and stop after the show looking for eat some Portuguese food... didn't fell welcome, but I can survive that. The food looks ok but was COLD, I said to the waiter and he took back and brought me another one COLD...More

1  Thank Luciana C
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Canela was the first choice of Portuguese restaurants in the Covent Garden area. It was well placed for a meeting place. The restaurant was above basic, the staff very very charming and helpful. The choice of starters was good except for the Tinned Sardines. The...More

Thank Evylyn P
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing! I went there for the first time and I am not expecting to go back! The place is very nice but the staff are very rude and unprofessional. I believe they look down on Portuguese customers. I felt not appreciated as a customer...More

2  Thank PBSerra
Nearby
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
...More
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thesamquinn
24 November 2016|
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Response from Gary W | Reviewed this property |
They are good for both but probably better for lunch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$35 - US$35
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Earlham Street, London WC2H 9LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 6926
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