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36 Snowsfields , London, SE1 3SU

Londrino London restaurant South Bank salmon
Londrino London restaurant South Bank interior dining room
Londrino London restaurant South Bank octopus
Leandro Carreira London restaurant bar chef

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Chef Leandro Carreira is the brains behind this super-sleek operation, which looks like an urban chic oasis tricked out by Oliver Bonas, all geometric tiles, soft greys and brushed concrete. Earning his stripes at a succession of East London hotspots, including Viajante and Lyle’s, Carreira’s style takes his native Portuguese cuisine as a base but adds international influences, with a particular nod to Japan. It’s inventive and surprising cooking that doesn’t always gel, but when it does, it’s glorious. Stand-outs on our visit included soft slivers of squid in a lip-smacking umami-rich miso broth with celeriac crisps, and moist presa paired with dry buttermilk and salsify. An unusual dish of fermented potato (it gives the humble spud an apple-like note) dipped in a glowing orange globe of egg yolk caused heated debate: love it or hate it? You decide. A dessert of grilled brioche soaked in sour caramel with crisp bites of hazelnuts was less contentious: it’s an instant hit. An on-trend drinks list keeps pace with the creative food, from the oh-so-hip P&T aperitif (white port and tonic) to new-wave Portuguese wines such as the red Vinho Verde from biodynamic producer Aphros. 

Londrino Location

36 Snowsfields , London SE1 3SU

Opening times

Tues-Sat 12N-2.30pm 6-9.30pm Sun 12N-3pm

Londrino's Reviews


Food & Drink: 10.0


Service: 10.0


Atmosphere: 10.0


Value: 10.0


Food + drink: 5

Service: 5

Atmosphere: 5

Value: 5

30 August 2018

I visited Londrino on a friends recommendation, taking a client for a business lunch. Everything they do here is impeccable. From the gin and tonic with a dill twist to the oysters that were out of this world. Really reasonably priced too especially considering the obvious passion that has gone into every dish.

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