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
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4.0 out of 5 based on 36 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Lima

5.0 out of 5 24 October 2016
by Erika V.

I truly enjoyed every single course I had hence the very high marks. I started with the black bream ceviche which couldn't have been fresher and more flavorsome. Then we ordered the halibut and the beef pachamanca again the combination of flavors and the fresh ingredients were just incredible and we finished it all with the guava ice cream.

The only criticism I have will be the space itself,...more

4.0 out of 5 29 June 2016
by Elisa T.

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

4.0 out of 5 5 June 2016
by Yuji T.

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

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

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

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