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    • Qype User birkop…
    • London
    • 2 friends
    • 28 reviews
    5.0 star rating
    21/8/2009

    I was there 2 or 3 times with friends who had showed me this restaurant in Brixtion. Every times all of us left happy and very full;-) Excellent value for many with real south American kitchen. I recommend biggest (churasco) steak on the menu. Real pleasure. Mostly visited by south Americans it will take you to the roots.

    • Qype User thenus…
    • London
    • 65 friends
    • 104 reviews
    4.0 star rating
    2/7/2009

    Excellent truly local spot in Brixton, transporting you to the tastes of South America and salsa.
    No fluff or strass here. You get the real deal.

    We went as a friend of us wanted to go salsa dancing. This is a great venue, well roots. Decor is definitly outdated which adds to the charm of the place. Go there to have fun, not for a romantic date.

    • Qype User diamon…
    • London
    • 2 friends
    • 4 reviews
    4.0 star rating
    2/4/2008

    Amazonica is hidden gem in London, its a great place to eat due to the rich variety of south american food - most of the dishes are colombian. I recommend the 'carne la brasa' at least its something like that lol! consisting of a big fillet of steak,rice,potatoes,salad & plantain, you MUST try the 'ahi' which is chilli, it's a nice and common accompaniant to many latin dishes. Its a bit pricey at £10.50 but the quality of the food is very good and the portion size is generous, i took the rest home in a doggy bag!

    Friday and saturday night is 'la rumba' like a party, its £6 to get in after a certain time and unless your a hardcore salsa fan then It may not be for you because it does get a bit repetive occasisionally they'll play the odd reggaeton song. Drinks are a bit pricey though. What people tend to do is go in groups and put together to buy a bottle of whisky which is about £60 - YES I KNOW , ITS EXTORTIONATE, but once you spread the cost its not so bad.Alot of the crowd that go are young south americans - again mainly colomobians.

    The staff are pleasant you might get the odd moody one, but its very rare. The decor is wayyyyyy dated but I think they are trying to preserve a traditional colombian setting..Overall This is worth going to if you want to have a taste of another culture.

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