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.
Venue Details & Map
31 Rathbone PlaceLondonW1T 1JH
- +44 (0)20 3002 2640
Top 5 reviews of Lima
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
You almost don't want to eat the food here, because it's so beautifully plated the dishes look like paintings. Don't bother ordering the brunch menu; indulge and go à-la-carte for a fuller spectrum of what the kitchen is capable of producing! And yes, the pisco sour is excellent! more
I want to premise this by saying that had I not been to Casita Andina a month prior to this, it would've got an extra star.
So, I came here on a TimeOut deal - two courses and a pisco sour for £19 at a Peruvian Michelin star restaurant. I love Peruvian food, pisco sours make me merry (in every sense of the word) and it had been awarded that special star, so I came in with pretty high... more
After experiencing Central in Lima Peru, we found out that master chef Virgilio Martinez also opened a similar restaurant in London, so we decided to give it a chance. After a long taxi ride trying to find the restaurant we finally reached it and were surprised how small the establishment is compared to flagship location in Peru. Due to the cold weather, the exterior did feel very cozy and... more
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