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 29 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Lima

5.0 out of 5 30 July 2015
by Jimmy B.

In light of a trip to Peru later this year, I thought I'd prepare myself a bit culinary.

The only reason to put the bread and dip on the table is the colour (purple and orange), there is no flavour in it at all!

Luckily you can rinse your dry throat with an excellent pisco sour!

Maybe it's a strategic move... The octopus with purple olive sauce (I guess purple was on sale)... It's a small...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

5.0 out of 5 28 November 2014
by Steve W.

Well well well... Well done Lima. Let's get the Michelin star thing out of the way... yes it's been awarded one, and does it deserve it? Probably. Food is superb in terms of taste and presentation, but unlike most other Michelin star restaurants it has a nice relaxed atmosphere whereby the food is the real star. I might not have understood everything on the menu but it wasn't because Lima...more

3.0 out of 5 15 May 2014
by Pen L.

Lima London is an informal 1 Michelin star restaurant serving modern Peruvian cuisine. We arrived before 6pm to order by 6.15pm from the lunch/pre-theatre 2 or 3 courses set menu at £20/£23. We opted to order and share all 6 dishes on the set menu. Preferred dishes are marked with an asterix.


* 1) Salmon Ceviche

2) Tuna Causa


* 1) Lamb Seco

2) Swordfish (replaced...more

5.0 out of 5 14 April 2014
by Smaïn A.

Another wonderful discovery I made in London.

This is a wonderful place. And I just heard it is the first Peruvian restaurant awarded with a Michelin star in the world!

I came here because I was craving for good ceviche.

No hesitation after I was seated, I immediately chose to order the sea bream ceviche, then the salmon one.

Well presented, the seafood is marinated and it has the...more

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