Peruvian cuisine is colourful, flavourful and creative. Sample specialities including ceviche, grilled meats and fish, sizzling barbecues and more at London's favourite Peruvian restaurants.
Choose from a range of delicious drinks to wash it all down: wine from South America, beers imported from Peru or the nation’s classic cocktail – a pisco sour.
Treat yourself to Michelin-starred Peruvian food in London, with delightful modern twists on the cuisine from the land of the Incas, at Lima. Choose from vibrant and creative dishes full of flavour and intensity, including classic ceviche, tuna or scallop tiradito, beef saltado and more.
Where: Fitzrovia (31 Rathbone Place, W1T 1JH)
2. Monmouth Kitchen
Savour tasty Peruvian and Italian delights at high-end restaurant Monmouth Kitchen in Covent Garden. Share a selection of tempting contemporary Peruvian and Italian small plates, including tacos, ceviche, robata-smoked paprika ribs and signature lamb cutlets. Then tuck into moreish desserts such as chocolate spring rolls and dulce de leche ice cream.
Where: Covent Garden (20 Mercer Street, WC2H 9HD)
3. Leicester Square Kitchen
Taste a delicious selection of Peruvian and Mexican small plates, complemented with fine wines and signature cocktails, at Leicester Square Kitchen. Balancing heat and rich spices with clean and crisp flavours, Leicester Square Kitchen embraces shared dining in both style and atmosphere.
Where: Leicester Square (31-36 Leicester Square, WC2H 7LH)
Martin Morales’ original Peruvian restaurant Ceviche instantly cooked its way onto locals’ favourites when it opened on Frith Street in Soho. Expect classic ceviche, deliciously tender grilled meats, colourful salads and excellent pisco sours.
Where: Soho (17 Frith Street, W1D 4RG)
Inspired by traditional, family-run Andean eateries, Andina in trendy Spitalfields brings South American cooking to the UK by pairing traditional Peruvian recipes with great British produce. Find a menu designed for sharing, featuring much-loved classics such as chicken pachamanca, grilled octopus and of course delicious ceviche.
Where: Spitalfields (60-62 Commercial Street, E1 6LT)
6. Floral by Lima
Like its sibling Lima in Fitzrovia, Floral excels in small Peruvian plates designed for sharing and packed with flavour and top-notch ingredients. Try the succulent sea bream ceviche, the baked beef empanadas or the pancetta plantain tart, and make sure you order a pisco sour from the excellent and lively downstairs bar, The Lost Alpaca.
Where: Covent Garden (14 Garrick Street, WC2E 9BJ)
From Cornish sea bass ceviche to crispy lamb belly, feast on freshened-up takes on Peru’s most famous dishes using the best of British ingredients at Pachamama. Choose from two locations, down a trendy basement in Marylebone or in hip Shoreditch, and enjoy the finger-licking food, tasty pisco-based cocktails and buzzing atmosphere, complete with moody low lighting and weekend DJs. Pachamama’s bottomless brunch is equally legendary.
Where: Marylebone (18 Thayer Street, W1U 3JY) and Shoreditch (73 Great Eastern Street, EC2A 3HU)
A King’s Road staple, Chicama is Pachamama’s seafood-obsessed sibling and a locals’ favourite. Here, you can delight in gorgeous coastal dishes, inspired by the tranquil northern Peruvian beach town the restaurant is named after. Standouts include the blackened octopus, the flamed langoustines and the succulent ceviche and tartares.
Where: Chelsea (383 King's Road, SW10 0LP)