This high-end eatery is the first Peruvian restaurant in London to gain a Michelin star. Using ingredients sourced locally and from growers based in Peru, chef Virgilio Martinez and his team create vibrant and fresh dishes full of flavour and intensity.
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31 Rathbone PlaceLondonW1T 1JH
When I first walked in I thought it was a bit rough around the edges.. for a Michelin starred restaurant.
But then the food came and I understood. Our tuna ceviche starter had thick chunky tuna slices drenched in a delicious sauce. The black cod main was the stand out dish though. I don't know what was in it but it all paired perfectly together.
My lobster main was a slightly...more
First, I ate on my own, on a weekday for dinner.
Food: great display of contemporary kinda style of dish. Personally, I enjoyed looking them. However, I found a little pricy for two courses
What I had:
Starter- OCTOPUS OLIVO, Braised Octopus. Purple Corn. Botija Olive. 14£
Overall, it has the Peruvian kinda ingredient, such as corn down there. The octopus is nicely cook. Chewy and flavored....more
Although Lima's dining room is a little too modern and bare for my taste, it is very calm place to enjoy a meal and actually hear what your friends at your table are saying.
The menu really excites me. After visiting twice, I have been impressed with the presentation, bold flavours and colours in each dish. In fact, each dish looks like a piece of art.
Great pisco sours...more
Lima is absolutely outstanding. It is arguably the best South America food I've ever had (including literally in South America) and definitely the best Peruvian food. The restaurant is small, but large mirrors make it feel bigger than it actually is. The service is the quality that you would expect from a restaurant with Michelin Stars. In the two times I've visited Lima, i have ordered 6...more
It's quite rare that everything I order at a restaurant convinces me 100% from starter to dessert. It has just happened at this restaurant.
Lima is a great place, great food, great presentation, pleasant decor, very kind staff. Can you wish for more? No wonder it got its Michelin star.
I will surely come backmore