This unassuming little place off the Seven Sisters Road feels a genuine part of north London’s Portuguese community. Powder-blue walls and a simple café aesthetic give a hint of the Med, while the sunny little back courtyard holds families tucking into plates of Portuguese food as kids run around or slurp Ucal chocolate drink. Juan the owner is busy but friendly, and regular customers greet one other as they wander in and out.
We snacked on salt cod fish cakes with a smooth potato centre and the house speciality of empada chicken pie, which could have had a punchier filling. If you’re hungry, go for chicken gizzard stew (moela) or picadinho pork stew with chips. It’s also worth checking what other people are eating, as not everything that comes out of the kitchen is on the menu; we spotted some tasty-looking grilled prawns with aïoli.
Bom Pecado means ‘good sin’, and there are plenty of freshly baked cakes on offer; pastel de nata (slightly bigger than standard) had a thick custard filling and a crisp, flaky edge, and were served with a cute cinnamon shaker.
|Venue name:||Bom Pecado||Contact:|
91 West Green Road
|Opening hours:||Meals served 7am-8pm daily|
|Transport:||Tube: Seven Sisters|
|Price:||Main courses £6.50-£9.50|
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Wonderful place!! Little Portugal!!The people, the food are so great.I feel like Home.The staff welcome me and my friend the best way possible...Congratulations BOM PECADO!!!!
This cafe is always very friendly, customers always seem happy when eating here and the staff are always friendly and make you feel welcome. I'd recomned eating here to anyone amazing value for money if you want to try a bit of the portuguese culture.
This place it's really nice and cosy. The people are lovely and welcoming. It's food and pastries are just amazing.