Brazil in the UK
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Academic Institutions & Organisations

ABEP – Association of Brazilian Post-Graduate Students and Researchers in the United Kingdom.

Canning House – The home of the Hispanic and Luso Brazilian Council, a non-political, non-profit organisation founded in 1943 to strengthen the links between Britain, Spain, Portugal and Latin America.

Centre for Brazilian Studies (Middlesex University) – Carries out research, and also organises and facilitates collaborative academic ventures between UK-based and Brazilian academics.

Centre for Brazilian Studies (University of Oxford) – Contributes to the formulation and teaching of a number of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses.

Institute for the Study of the Americas (University of London) – Promotes, coordinates and provides a focus for research and postgraduate teaching on the Americas in the University of London.

King's Brazil Institute – Coordinates and develops Brazil-related research and programmes of study across a range of disciplines at King's College London, as well as building links with relevant organisations in Brazil.

Portuguese and Brazilian Society (University of Edinburgh) – Provides an environment for students to meet and exchange experiences. Organises social events throughout the year promoting traditional holidays and celebrations characteristic of Portugal and Brazil.

Arts Organisations

Friends of Latin American Expression (FLAME) – Organisation with an aim to promote understanding of Latin American culture in the United Kingdom through projects that engage the public in multicultural activities.

Latin American Film Festival – Aimed at promoting Latin American films in the UK, this annual London festival showcases the best of new Latin American cinema.

Something from Brasil – Aiming to promote and create awareness of Brazilian cinema and culture, this new venture is involved in exhibition management, education, co-productions and magazine publishing.

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants

Bankete | 3 Bell Lane, London E1 7LA | 020 72475479

Barraco (Camden) | 4 Ferdinand Street, London NW1 8ER | 020 72840050

Barraco (Kilburn) | 10 Kingsgate Place, London NW6 4TA | 020 76044664

Burger House | 40-42 Willesden Lane, Kilburn, London NW6 7ST | 020 73721001

Cabana | 5 Chestnut Plaza, Montfitchet Way, Westfield Stratford City, London E20 1GL | 0208 5362650

Cabana | 7 Central St Giles Piazza, London, WC2H 8AD | 020 76329630

Canecao | 17 York Way, Camden town, London N7 9QG | 020 74854738

Canela | 33 Earlham Street, London WC2H 9LS | 020 72406926

Casa Brasil | 289 Regent's Park Road, London N3 3JY | 020 83711999

Cravo & Canela | 72 Westow Hill, Crystal Palace Road, London SE19 1SB | 07531 760184

Floripa | 91-93 Great Eastern Street, London EC2 3HZ | 020 76135228

Galpao | 1024 Harrow Road, Kensal Green, London NW10 5NN | 020 89601811

Guanabara | Parker Street, London WC2B 5PW | 020 72428600

Ipanema Café | Queensway Boutiques, 7-9 Queensway, London W2 4QJ | 020 77929050

Made in Brasil | 12 Inverness Street, London NW1 7HJ | 020 74820777

Preto | 39 Queenstown Road, Battersea, London SW8 3RE | 020 77201700

Rodizio Brazil | 62 Clapham Street, Clapham, London SW4 7UL | 020 76273747

Rodizio Brazil | 26 Putney Street, Putney, London SW15 | 020 87801750

Rodízio Rico (Bayswater) | 111 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UW | 020 77924035

Rodízio Rico (Islington) | 77-78 Upper Street, London N1 0NU | 020 73598059

Rodízio Rico (The O2) | Greenwich Peninsula, London SE10 0DX | 020 88586333

Rodízio Rico (Fulham) | 11 Jerdan Place, Fulham Broadway, London SW6 1BE | 020 71836085

Sabor Brasileiro | 639 Harrow Road, Kensal Green, London NW10 5NU | 020 89691149

Sabor Mineiro | 63 Station Road, London NW10 4UX | 020 89652050

Salsa! | 96 Charing Cross Road, Camden Town, London WC2H 0JG | 020 73793277

Sushinho | 312 Kings Road, London SW3 5UH

Tia Maria | 126 South Lambeth Road, London SW8 1KB | 020 76223602

Brazilian Specialities

Boutique de Carnes | Queensway Market, Unit A15, 23-25 Queensway, London W2 4QP | 020 81270171

Brazil Bazaar | Online market for handmade Brazilian fashion

Casa Brasil | Queensway Market, Shop E3, 23-25 Queensway, London W2 | 020 77922931

Favela Shop | 12-18 Hoxton Street | London N1 6NG | 020 32220042

Ferreira Delicatessen | 40 Delancey Street, London NW1 | 020 74852351

From Brasil | 118 Dartmouth Park Hill, London N19 | 020 72724954

Lisboa Delicatessen | 57 Golborne Road, London W10 | 020 89685242

Lisboa Delicatessen | 6 World's End Place, London SW10 | 020 73763639

Lisboa Delicatessen | 4 Plender Street, London NW1 0JT | 020 7387 1782

Mercearia Brasil | 773 Harrow Road, London NW10 | 020 89620252

Minha Casa | 51 Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AN | 020 74286900

Sabor & Cor | 27 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1 | 020 72339686

Trem de Minas | 0796 915 2018 | 07791 000878

Charities & Community Associations

ABC Trust – Information on the social projects run by Action for Brazil's Children.

ABRAS – Brazilian Association in the United Kingdom. Provides various social services for the Brazilian community in London.

ABRIR – Brazilian Association of Educational Projects in the UK. ABRIR provides free information about educational projects for the Brazilian community in the UK.

Anglo-Brazilian Society – A London-based charity passionately committed to raising funds for Brazilian charities which address the needs of the underprivileged, especially children. The Society organises lectures, exhibitions, musical events and talks by both Brazilian and British speakers.

Brazilian Educational and Cultural Centre – A nonprofit cultural and educational organisation dedicated to promoting Brazil and the Portuguese language.

ChildrensAid – A charity that works to improve the lives of children from poor communities in Brazil, having as its main objective the generation of opportunities through education, sports and citzenship.

Infância Missionária Meu Pequeno Jesus – A Catholic community association which organizes artistic and cultural activities (such as dance and drama) and Portuguese lessons for children between the ages of 3 and 12.

Latin American Disabled People's Project – Founded in 1990, this organisation supports over 480 disabled Portuguese and Spanish speakers based in UK.

Task Brasil – Task Brasil's projects support children and teenagers living on the streets in Brazil.

Music & Dance

London School of Samba

Nossa Voz - Open to all, Nossa Voz is a London-based choir that sings Brazilian songs.

Paraíso Samba School

Quilombo do Samba


Brasil.Net – Magazine covering Brazilian affairs. Also contains information for Brazilians living in the UK. (in Portuguese)

Brasileiros em Londres – Brazilian web portal in London. Information about travel, shopping, accommodation, culture, events and entertainment. (in Portuguese)

Brazilink – A portal providing access to a huge number of articles on Brazilian social, political, economic and environmental issues. Edited by experts and maintained by volunteers worldwide.

Brazilian News – Weekly newspaper covering Brazilian and British affairs. (in Portuguese)

Brazilian Sports Press – Fortnightly newspaper covering Brazilian sporting news and events in the UK. (in Portuguese)

Culturart – Website promoting Brazilian art, culture and events in the UK. They also publish the freely-distributed 'Brazilian Events Guide'. (in English)

Geleia Cultural – Online magazine for Brazilians about London, focusing on entertainment, culture, education and accommodation. (in Portuguese)

Guia Verde Amarelo – Monthly directory of services for the Brazilian community in Britain. (in Portuguese)

Jungle Drums – Monthly magazine in Portuguese and English. Articles on Brazilian popular culture, society and politics, plus listings for Brazilian cultural events in London and elsewhere in the UK.

Leros – Monthly magazine on Brazilian affairs. Also contains information for Brazilians living in the UK. (in Portuguese)

Oi Londres – Website with information for Brazilians in London. (in Portuguese)

Revista Real – Monthly magazine on Brazilian affairs. Also contains information for Brazilians living in the UK. (in Portuguese)