Hispanic Life in London

Whilst a move to the UK is always extremely exciting and being immersed in a new culture is one of the main highlights, we also understand that there are days when you just miss home and need that little pick me up and sense of familiarity. For some things it is just useful to know where you can go to find a Spanish speaker or get hold of that item you need.

When it comes to medical and technical issues, making sure you are understood is very important. Sometimes you don’t always have the necessary vocabulary and so having a Spanish speaker available is reassuring and ensures effective communication and understanding.

We have therefore put together a list of all things Hispanic in London to help make the transition a little easier.

Screen Shot 2016-06-10 at 14.59.52Medical Services

Dr Jose Gonzalez-Garcia

60 Harley Street, W1G 7HA

The Monteiro Clinic

2 Clapham Road, SW9 0JG

Bupa Cromwell Hospital 

164-178 Cromwell Road, SW5 0TU

Screen Shot 2016-06-16 at 15.32.46Dentist

Maria Mejias- Sonria Dental Clinic

25 Devonshire Place, W1G 6JD


Various locations

Dr Rafael Gonzalez Barrosso – London Canary Wharf Dental Centre

2 Churchill Place, E14 5RB

Dr Pilar Gesto – Fleet Street Clinic

29 Fleet Street, EC4Y 1AA

Dr Maria Diez- Apple Dental Care

94 Lillie Road, Fulham, SW6 7SR

The Smart Clinics 

13 Crescent Place, South Kensington, SW3 2EA

15 Bellevue Road, Wandsworth, SW17 7EG

Screen Shot 2016-06-16 at 15.48.45Restaurants

Hispania – EC3V 9AY

Ibérica – various

Cambio de tercio – various

Jose Pizarro restaurants and tapas bar – various

Boqueria – SW8 4LR – SW2 5UL

Brindisa – various

El pirata – W1J 7AQ

Barrafina – various

El vergel – SE1 0QL

Gaucho – various

Santa Maria del Sur – SW8 3RH

Cantina Laredo – WC2H 9FB

Mestizo – NW1 3EL

Screen Shot 2016-06-16 at 15.50.39Delicatessens

Ibérica – various

Brindisa – various

R Garcia & Sons – W11 1LL

Screen Shot 2016-06-16 at 15.51.22Bakeries

Chatica – SE17 1LB

Morena – E2 6EH

Porteña – SE1 9AA

Granier – N22 – SE18 6HZ

Screen Shot 2016-06-16 at 15.38.07Clothes 

Bershka – W1D 2LJ – E15 2JU

Blanco – W12 7GF

Zara – various

Pull & Bear – W1C 2HS – E15 2JU

Mango – various

Desigual – W1B 5TR – W12 7GD

Adolfo Dominguez – WC2H 9BJ

Stradivarius – E20 1EJ

Screen Shot 2016-06-16 at 15.39.12Children’s Clothes

La Coqueta – NW3 6TP

Masiele Bebe – W9 2JQ

Pepa & Co – SW6 7BW

Screen Shot 2016-06-16 at 15.42.14Hairdresser

Cristina at Colour Nation – W1W 8HG

Marco Aldany – various

Soho Barbers – W1F 0HB

CV Hair – WC1N 1AP

Screen Shot 2016-06-16 at 15.40.10Libraries 

Queen Sofia – SW1W 9AN

The European Bookshop – W1B 5LU

Grant & Cutler – WC2H 0DT

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Red Driving School


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Inevitably it does take time to settle in to a new culture and way of life, especially if you do not speak the language. If you feel like you or your family could use a little extra help in making this transition run smoother, please do not hesitate to contact us.

TTA Relocation has connections with a number of providers that offer language and cross cultural training. The various suppliers offer professional, flexible and friendly services either on a one to one basis or group/ family training. Courses can vary from one week of intensive coaching to regular sessions taken over several months. Training is normally delivered in-company but may also take place at your home.

For assignees arriving in the UK, English language courses can be offered to partners and children. Courses cover the need for practical language such as that for banking, shopping and socialising, as well as vocabulary for homework, popular culture, fashion and sport.

DISCLAIMER: TTA are not responsible for the contents of this post or the consequences of actions taken due to the information provided. The information and services included in this post do not constitute advice and we cannot guarantee the precision of the information. We would advise all readers to look for professional medical help in the event that they are suffering from a medical problem.

We have also done a similar post on all things French in London and so please do take a look.


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