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 Place
+44 (0)20 3002 2640
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 31 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Lima

5.0 out of 5 24 March 2016
by Eric M.

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

2.0 out of 5 14 March 2016
by Ines R.

I went to Lima tonight with my son and it was highly disappointing ! We ordered the tiradito and it was good and interesting. We also ordered the causa to start and it was bad. I am Peruvian so I know what a good causa is all about. This one had lots of potatoe mash and mayonnaise -not a lot of scallop filling. The causa was cold when it should be room temperature. My son ordered the lamb...more

5.0 out of 5 12 March 2016
by Luca D.

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

4.0 out of 5 25 February 2016
by Celia R.

So this is a bit of a weird review - I've now been to Lima twice. And had different experiences.

The first time was a client a la carte lunch. Well that was amazing, the food was delicious, fantastic combinations of flavours. The ceviches are of course absolutely amazing, but the menu itself is just full of excitement. Desserts are not bad either.

Of course, must bear in mind it's not...more

5.0 out of 5 24 June 2015
by Paul D.

Wonderful impromptu meal with my wife.

We have read about the new Peruvian restaurants opening in London and having travelled in Central America we thought we would give it a go.

Well known Peruvian chef brings his cuisine to central London.

What a treat.

Super authentic Piscos some with a twist.

The flavours and colours along with wonderful presentation made for a super meal.

The corn bread -...more

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