33 Earlham Street , London, WC2H 9LS

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SquareMeal Review of Canela

A Covent Garden favourite for years, the old Canela Café has recently been extended and has re-launched as a two-pronged venue incorporating a bustling daytime deli and more intimate wine bar/eatery for the evening crowd. Inside, retro quirks such as old radios blend with delicate chandeliers, marble-topped tables and well-stocked wine shelves, while the kitchen makes the most of top-notch Portuguese imports for a menu of tapas-style ‘petiscos’ and larger plates. Offerings range from Alheira mini burgers with quails’ eggs or squid ‘boats’ with chorizo, peppers and spiced tomatoes to creamy black rice with prawns or bacalau à bras (salt cod with potatoes and eggs), while desserts feature Romeo & Juliet – goiabada (guava paste) with mascarpone. Canela is also proud of its exclusive range of boutique Portuguese wines sourced from small, independent vineyards.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Covent Garden Tube Station 145m

Leicester Square Tube Station 371m


Address: 33 Earlham Street , London WC2H 9LS

Area: Covent Garden

Opening times

Mon-Sun 11am-11pm (Sun -9pm)

Nearby Landmarks

Donmar Warehouse Theatre 33m

Cambridge Theatre 39m


Telephone: 020 7240 6926


Cuisine: Portuguese

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