Our Little story.

What Candelaria Means?

behind the scenes

Candelaria is a traditional woman’s name in Latin America; it’s meaning is related with the Virgin Madonna, the most important woman in Latin American religion and culture. Our aim with this name is to pay tribute to Latin woman through an environment full of color, flavour, fiesta and soul.

Who's behind the idea?

behind the scenes

For more than three years Johanna Zapata has developed this concept, she has had overcome some difficulties typical of foreign entrepreneurs, but always focused on offering Londoners the best latin american environment, fortunately, the customers has taken the concept with love and they have helped the idea continue to work successfully, she says that her dream to create a restaurant in London would not have been possible without the support of her family, friends, especially her best friend Julian, customers and her staff members.

Fundraising Event

Our social project

Candelaria Latin Tapas Bar is please to announce a monthly a charity findrasing event. Funds raised will help the vulnerable children of wayuu indigenous community from Palomino, La Guajira, Colombia through @seincupalomino, this foundation helps to develop educational and support programs for this community.