London is a multicultural potpourri with people from all across the world calling the city home. And this reflected in the arts, cultural and food scene, which makes it one of the most attractive holiday spots in the world.
With so much is store it has millions of visitors to is shores every year. Whether you are looking for top luxury boutique hotels in London or budget accommodation, you have plenty of options to choose from.
If you want more value for money staying in a boutique hotel at an affordable price, The Montcalm London Marble Arch Hotel is the perfect choice. An added advantage is its location in the heart of London. Once you done with sightseeing and visiting the top attractions in the city how about doing something different, like getting a taste of Brazilian culture in the city! Some of the best spots to enjoy a Brazilian experience in London are as follows:
Brazilian Cafe: If you are in the Tottenham Road area head straight to Brazilian Cafe to sample the best culinary delights of the Brazil. Although it is a no frills place in appearance it makes up in the quality of food, which is excellent. Apart from the famous coxinha, try their esfera ( a round pie) a chicken filled empada or the traditional Brazilian delicacy feijoada, which is simply excellent! A terrific place to sample the best of Brazilian food in London!
Barraco Cafe: If you want to try some of the best authentic Brazilian cuisine a visit to Barraco Cafe/ restaurant is recommended. With a nice warm ambience and feel to the place, friendly staff and great food it is a great place to dine. While there try their famous coxinhas, which comprises of chicken and potato and is in the shape of a chicken leg, accompanied with their famous Brazilian beer “Brahma”. Just the place to hang out with the amigos in the city!
There is a good selection of Brazilian bars to be found in London. One of the best bars is Coco Bananas that is a fabulous place to spend a long night. Other notable places to hop in for a drink are Barrio Central, Made in Brazil and Guanabara among a good number of others to be found all over London.
Brazil is synonymous with great music and to get information about the latest and best of Brazilian music in London, visit the Sounds & Colours or the Sounds do Brazil websites, which will keep you updated of the latest Brazilian gigs to be held in London. If you do plan on throwing a party and want to add some Brazilian flavour you could hire a Brazilian Band or the Tropicalia Show group.
Shopping for Brazilian food
If you would like to taste the best of Brazilian food stuff a visit to the Brazilian Cafe or the Barraco Café (both also sell Brazilian food items). Other notable spots where you can buy Brazilian food items are Casa Brazil Londres (near Notting Hill) and Supermercado Portugal in Maida Vale (sells both Portuguese and Brazilian food items).