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Chatica

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2 Elephant Road, London SE17 1LA, England
+44 20 7231 2282
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here a number of times whilst having meetings at Elephant Park. The food served is first class, very friendly staff, great atmosphere and very reasonable prices. If you haven't been, go there now!

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Thank Dave S
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best Colombian places in London. Do not get me wrong, its not extraordinary but the colombian places are not really the best of the best (Im Colombian so I know what Im talking about) This place is clean and the design and organization makes me want to stay there and bring my non colombian friends... More 

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Thank Valencastarias
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

Have been here a few times since this opened a few years ago. Food is normal, nothing wow but is extremely over priced and not fresh at all, some food is sitting there for a few good days before finally sold. Staff not very well trained, they lack good customer service, but the owner is the worst I have witnessed... More 

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Thank tatianal426
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Always stop here when I am in Elephant and Castle. Friendly staff and love the corn bread and scrambled eggs! A big selection of snacks and breakfasts.

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Thank ellis150
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Service average, but food was good. Nice atmosphere, columbian feel to it, best place to have a coffee or breakfast around that area in elephant and castle.

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Thank Olivia A
London, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 19, 2016

I really like their empanadas and pan con queso! You can also try their Pony Malta one of my favourite drinks! Always very friendly service!

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Thank Karolina P
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, lovely staff and customers , serving home made fresh Colombian dishes and treats, lots of stock/ home cooking produce. Got to practice my Spanish,well worth a visit.

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Thank reef_wahine
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2016

Service is about average but the food is good and the shop section has many Colombian treats that are only available in a handful of other places my wife and I have been to. I must give them a special mention for honesty as on one occasion when we bought some food to take home and they forgot to pack... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2016

I've been to Chatica a few times for breakfast, they do great coffee by the way, and it's always had a selection of Latin American's and students eating there which gives it a nice buzz. The food isn't too bad and typical street food from South America; the arepas are peculiar though and not at all like what we're used... More 

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Thank Chris_Howard_88
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

I usually go to La Chatica when I'm in Elephant , it is the best place to sit down as they usually have empty tables. Service is bad, none of the waiting staff speak good English! And they don't know how to smile neither. They are unable to understand even their own menu! Local has too many tables and chair,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Colombian, Cafe, Spanish, Venezuelan, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Elephant Road, London SE17 1LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7231 2282
Description
Welcome to La Chatica Cafe shop, a modern day Colombian coffee shop serving the most delicious freshly cooked meals, baked breads, empanadas, our own organic cheese, fresh tropical juices and more!

We use the finest South American ingredients to make our version of the much loved Pan de Bono, Pan de Yuca and Empanadas.

Come and try our famous tasty Pan de Bono bread, which was served at all Groucho Grill restaurants, made with the family secret recipe.

When La Chatica Coffee shop opened it immediately became a neighborhood fixture with locals and people from all walks of life gathering to enjoy freshly made Colombian goodness.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?